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10th Class Farewell

The 10th Class Farewell was a bittersweet gathering of commemoration and celebration. On February 17, the Riverside staff, faculty, and 9th class students attended a ceremony to honor the beloved students who will soon graduate. The event was filled with joyous song...

Launching Off The New Year

Here at Project India, we ended 2017 and began 2018 with thoughtful reflections and praise for what God has done in our lives. We enjoyed beautiful holiday celebrations with the Riverside Staff, Smart Village team, and special guests. Randy Thompson (co-founder &...

Celebrating the Children

The school bustled with excitement as students prepared their dance performances, fixed their fancy dresses, and hung hundreds of balloons on campus. At Riverside, we celebrated Children’s Day with a festive program full of dance numbers, songs, and touching speeches....

10th Class Farewell

The 10th Class Farewell was a bittersweet gathering of commemoration and celebration. On February 17, the Riverside staff, faculty, and 9th class students attended a ceremony to honor the beloved students who will soon graduate. The event was filled with joyous song...

Launching Off The New Year

Here at Project India, we ended 2017 and began 2018 with thoughtful reflections and praise for what God has done in our lives. We enjoyed beautiful holiday celebrations with the Riverside Staff, Smart Village team, and special guests. Randy Thompson (co-founder &...

Sherley’s Got Talent

With more than 40 members in the third-grade class, it can be hard to manage, but one student always shows her talent in the midst of the chaos. Sherley, who jumped straight from first grade to third grade, has a love of learning paired with a heart of service. She...

Prayerful Heart

Fourth class student, Sampson Raj, asked Ms. Sara to pray for his family. His parents were in the process of getting a divorce. Upon hearing this, Sara became heartbroken, and she cried for him. She prayed for Sampson Raj in the classroom, and she also became a...

Becoming A Man Of Character

According to his teachers, Unmesh used to be a troublemaker in the classroom. They describe him as “rough” and difficult to handle. Now, Ms. Indira says that she has noticed a change in character. Unmesh says that his goal is to get good grades, graduate, and obtain a...

Biblical Manhood/Womanhood – June 14

Biblical Womanhood The women of the Simpson and APU team led three sessions on Biblical Womanhood for the high school girls of Riverside School. Our goal was to teach these young women how to nurture their bodies and their relationship with Jesus. By exploring how...

Presence – VBS June 10

God has been working in so many different ways throughout all the events our teams have been serving at throughout Andhra Pradesh. June 10th was the final VBS of this trip, and God definitely showed Himself in multiple ways. Upon arriving to the church, more than one...

Witnessing Care – June 12-13

Jesus reached out to the "untouchables" of his day – the people with leprosy that were shunned and outcast from society. His compassion to heal lives on through Christian brothers and sisters today.  And a leper came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees...

Answered Prayers – VBS June 8

By Annela Flores Before we started our summer ministry work, Pastor Gerry and Pastor Kay encouraged our teams to bring specific prayer requests to God. This way, we would focus on what we want to happen, and we can clearly see how God answers our prayers. We are so...

God’s Faithfulness – Medical Camp June 9

By Allie Maxwell, Simpson University This morning some of our group decided to wake up early and take a walk to see the cashew farms. It was a really pleasant morning spent with wonderful people. Afterwards we met for our daily devotions and set out for our medical...