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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Home.

We are home now, on day two of being back in our home time zone. The rest of the flights went well and everyone’s bags made it home so we were quickly through the doors and saw our kiddos waiting for us. Ezra just stared at my face with a huge smile on his face, […]

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The last day.

Friday was our last day in Estonia. We woke up and had breakfast at the usual time (8:00) and then left around 8:45 for Old Town as many of us needed to grab some last minute souvineers. We only had about 30 minutes and then we needed to take the tramm to the bus station […]

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Thursday

Yesterday (Thursday) was our last working day of our mission trip! We seriously can’t believe we are finished now. It started with a devotional lead by Peter, and we even sang some worship songs in both English and Estonian. We still had a lot of work to do with painting so we got straight to […]

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Wednesday

Today, my group was on for team devotional, and JP lead it. Lisa read scripture, I lead singing and Reid prayed. After JP’s emotional and inspiring devotional we got right to painting with purpose :) We had our two lessons and the first one talked a lot about forgiveness and humility and the second one […]

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Tuesday

On Tuesday we started our day off with a devotional lead by Ashley, Meghan and Brenam. After the devotional we got straight to painting and started to make a bit of progress in the church building and some outdoor painting too. We have been painting for 2 hours or so every morning, as a gift […]

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First Reading Day

Today was our first day of the YoungFriends component of our trip. We started the day off with a team devotional and then we began the service project portion of the trip. We are doing some renovations to the church building, both inside and out. Some of us were inside taping baseboards, light switches and […]

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Camp Balchyoca Slideshow

Here is a beautiful slideshow made by Jaime Banks of our camp experience.  

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Sunday in Tallinn

Today was our second Sunday in Tallinn and we met with the Asunduse church but we met at a school on Sakala street instead to allow for more room for visitors from camp. The school is a private Russian school owned by Kate, a church member, who is also the school principal. Peter delivered the […]

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Free Day – Tartu

Today was a day off for our team so we decided to take a bus to Tartu to see the city and visit friends. First, Peter, Glen and Meghan took our clothes to a laundry service and then we all had breakfast together in our hotel. After that we trammed to the bus station and […]

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Camp Balchyoca – update 2

I last left off saying that my reader from last year, Ragne, was going to be baptized. It turns out, not only was Ragne going to be baptized, but Martin as well! To connect the dots, in 2005 Peter and I were in Tartu doing a six-week LST mission and Peter read with Merlin who […]

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