Thanks for checking in on us again this week! I do apologize for us not posting last week (we let the weekend roll by and forgot to post! Yikes!). Hopefully you didn't think we got lost in a storm or melted due to the heat!
First off, how are you liking the new site design? Kate put in a lot of blood, sweat, and tears to pull it off and I personally think it looks great! The general layout and styling have improved, but my favorite improvement had been the font update. When you are staring at the words on the screen as long as we do the font does make a big difference.
The past few weeks have picked back up in the busy-ness department. We had a team from North Carolina come down a couple weeks back and they left a week later. They were a great group from a church called "Garner Christian Fellowship." They stayed here on the campus, but worked with our satellite campus in Timonete. They spent their mornings doing VBS style activities for the kids at our church in Timonete, but also in a couple of other churches in the village as well. Their afternoons would be for working on construction related activities related to the church there. Mixing concrete by hand can be quite a labor intensive activity as they found out.
The second team we had came from YWAM Tyler's SST program. The SST program is designed to be a summer camp for high schoolers. Part of the time is spent on the SST campus in the classroom and the other part is spent on the mission field. It is broken up into 3 different phases with Phase 3 being the group that came down to our campus. They got to hear Terry share about the history and founding of the mission and then actually go do ministry in the areas they heard about:
They were a great group and we hope to see many of them again. Perhaps for a DTS? That would be something.
We are getting ready to welcome our Mothers on their first trip to our lovely island! They will be here on Tuesday!!! We are super duper excited for them to be a part of Isaac's first birthday!! He is growing up like a weed! Thanks again for tuning in! We love you guys! Thanks for making this all possible!
I figured I would let the videos do most of the talking this week! Here is a video we have put together for our home church. Each year they have "missionary sunday" and because we are their new missionaries, we put together a video to show them what we are doing down here!
This video is a small portion of what the base has been doing overall. Starting this month, our Director, Wayne Snow, is making monthly video updates for the base as a whole.
Want to help with the electrical project Wayne was talking about? Well right now we have an awesome way for you to support this project, and receive something in return! We are hosting a T-shirt campaign. where you can order a (AWESOME!) T-shirt and a portion of the cost comes back to us. Check it out!
Who says that missionaries never have fun? We sure don't! Many Haitians are HUGE Soccer (futball) fans, and the Brazil is a major favorite. You can imagine the dismay during the World Cup Germany vs.Brazil game earlier this week when Germany scored four times within 6 minutes! Our friend Kristian got our staff's reaction on film......
Reminds me a bit of Americans at Super Bowl time...... hehe!!
Have a great fun filled week!