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#3 From Kenya

by ccumcadmin

Today we woke up in our new hotel, shared a wonderful breakfast of fried eggs, toast, chapati, fresh fruit and coffee. We boarded the vans and headed to Zoe headquarters in Meru. Zoe is housed in a government compound in a serene setting, and because Zoe is doing such good work, the government charges Zoe […]

Day 2 in Kenya: Visiting The Graduates

by ccumcadmin

Hello from Maua! Today began with a wonderful buffet-style breakfast at our Nairobi Hotel. The omelets and potato pancakes were amazing. We then loaded two cars and headed out for a long day of travel across the equator, along the Rift Valley, under the shadow of Mt. Kenya toward Maru. We stopped for lunch at […]

Jambo!

by ccumcadmin

First report from Carla & Peter’s journey to Kenya After a long travel day, we caught our first glimpse of Kenya from the window of our airplane. I turned to Peter and mentioned how beautiful the.mountains looked. The man behind us, a native Kenyan, said, in his lovely musical accent, “Oh, dat ees not a […]

Day Five in Costa Rica

by ccumcadmin

So hard saying good bye to all the kids & staff at the mission. However, with this view, life isn’t too bad either. We are staying at the base of the volcano Arenal & will be going to the hot springs tonight.

Day Two in Costa Rica

by ccumcadmin

Great day so far connecting with the kids. So proud of our youth stepping up to serve even in the rain & volunteering to pray at every opportunity. Our team is doing a great job drawing in the Tico teens. Mostly because our youth can actually hang with them playing soccer. They even have older […]

Day One In Costa Rica

by ccumcadmin

Everyone slept great & woke up feeling rested today bc of time change. Eggs, rice/beans & mangos for breakfast. Rice/beans, chicken & salad for lunch. Rice/beans, pork, salad for dinner. See a pattern? All sites went great today. Rain held off until we got back from our second site. Our team met a family of […]

Easter Sunday

by Media Media

John 20:18 Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord”; and she told them that he had said these things to her.

Holy Saturday

by Media Media

John 19:40-42 They took the body of Jesus and wrapped it with the spices in linen cloths, according to the burial custom of the Jews. Now there was a garden in the place where he was crucified, and in the garden there was a new tomb in which no one had ever been laid. And […]

Good Friday

by Media Media

Romans 11:1-6 I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means!…God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. Do you not know what the scripture says of Elijah, how he pleads with God against Israel? “Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have demolished your altars; I alone am left, and they […]

Maundy Thursday

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Matthew 26:48-50 Now the betrayer had given them a sign, saying, “The one I will kiss is the man; arrest him.” At once he came up to Jesus and said, “Greetings, Rabbi!” and kissed him. Jesus said to him, “Friend, do what you are here to do.” Then they came and laid hands on Jesus […]