Dear family and friends;
May you have a very blessed Christmas this year! Thank you for your faithful prayers, encouragement and support. We have appreciated it more than ever this year, and most of all, we are thankful for God’s faithfulness unto us.
We’ve been very blessed to have a few visitors this Fall, including Duane and Ruth from Michigan who shared Thanksgiving with us.
This week we have Steve and Jeff and Steve with us for the week and they are repairing vehicles, and doing numerous projects around the camp which we really appreciate.
Katie does a great job of leading the Sunday school kids in singing every Sunday morning, and she also looks after the technical / computer duties, which is a great help to us.
We spend time in the evenings packaging rice into heat sealed bags. This process not only keeps the bugs out of the rice, but makes it simpler to distribute the smaller packages of rice (rather than large sacks).
Rod continues to use the sawmill. Here he is cutting a mango tree into 2 X10 boards which will be used to make bed frames.
Katie is doing great with her pottery. She is getting ready to glaze these creations.
Volleyball continues at Camp Mahanaim and we have about 20 teams made up of children and youth from our village that play every week. The kids love it when we have granola bars to distribute.
We would appreciate your prayers as we are planning a Christmas camp for these young volleyball players. We have invited Joseph, Stanley and Berlin from the Sunday school to come and be the speakers / evangelists, and we are asking you to pray that God will use us all to really reach these young people with the Gospel. (The camp will be next Monday , Tuesday and Wednesday, Lord willing and there are about 70 young boys in this volleyball group)
Thank you again and Merry Christmas,
bye for now,
Love Rod, Debbie and Katie