The Moth youth kohvik is a coffee shop with a unique mission: to create an environment that nurtures the spirit of local community in Rapla by promoting social entrepreneurship among youth. Our vision for The Moth emerged over the last few years as a possible answer to a range of perennial problems that we face … Continue reading The Moth Student Kohvik
In March 2018 we opened a consignment store in Rapla together with the company Sõbralt Sõbrale (Friend to Friend). Sõbralt Sõbrale now has 17 stores around Estonia and uses revenues from their sales to promote a number of good will campaigns for children, the disabled and needy throughout Estonia. When the opportunity to open the … Continue reading Sõbralt Sõbrale Shop
Each June, the town of Rapla celebrates the community by holding a street festival. Each year, the Rapla church hosts a one-day parking lot restaurant as a run-up to our anniversary celebration. This is a whole-church event with opportunities for everyone to contribute something special. Over the years we have developed a now famous hamburger … Continue reading Rapla Street Cafes
Each advent an ecumenical team gathers from local churches to organize our annual search for the Christ child. This is a unique retelling of the Christmas story to a population that may have never heard it before. Each successive search has grown in number such that now we have kids streaming out behind our famed … Continue reading Christ Child Search
In partnership with a team of youth from Woodmen Valley Chapel in Colorado Springs and the Estonian organization KOMA, our youth hosted our first ever summer English Camp this year in the small town of Kaiu. The camp was a great success for our first foray. Not only did we see campers with little to no faith … Continue reading English Camp
A youth mission outreach with partners in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Our first event in Rapla was the Union's annual youth event. This was quite an undertaking for our little church, but the team came together so well. We even managed to press the envelope and use the conference as an opportunity for regional service projects. Proud of my team!