March 2008 Newsletter

Dear Friends,

In early February we had a short term mission team from Southridge Community Church in Langley, BC, join us in Tricotte for nine days.  They took over 100 soccer balls and uniforms with them and put on six mini soccer camps for children in our schools and orphanage.  The kids really enjoyed learning a few soccer moves and probably shared a few of their own with the team. One of the team members, Sandra Heppell, shared a flannel graph gospel presentation at each session.  The children appreciated the opportunity to see the story of creation and the cross in a visual form.

We really appreciated the work that was accomplished by this team as well.  They spent many hours pressure washing the orphanage walls and ceiling and then painting most of the walls.  The orphans got right in there and gave a cheerful helping hand.  They were rewarded with a party at the end of the week. Continue Reading →