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Update from First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich, CT
Noah's Arc and Moving Dirt

by Emma | July 2, 2013 7:53 PM

Today we started the day off with a delicious breakfast of Peanut Butter and Jelly then it was off to Vacation Bible School at Good Shepherd Orphanage. The day went great and the kids learned about Noah’s Ark. They got to color sheets and make pipe cleaner eye glasses! After a long day of VBS we ended it with some singing and some snacks! After we stopped in for lunch we headed out to the work site, and instead of moving buckets of concrete we got to move buckets of dirt! We had to level out the ground where they made the footers so that they could start laying the foundation. We found out that the place we’re working on is bathrooms for the church! Some of us were given the opportunity to use a pick axe and break up the ground while some of us shoveled the dirt into the buckets to be passed. When we finished the dirt buckets we had another sports ministry with the kids in Mariani. Of course another game of soccer was started and this time we had a group that was coloring and making string bracelets! We also had some Haitians showing off their gymnastic talents! It’s been a long day and we are all anxious to get some sleep! Pray for us tomorrow as we have our last day of VBS and continue work at Mariani!
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Nicole Hadley

July 3, 2013 9:54 AM

Great work! Love seeing you all and hearing about the daily adventures and mission. Keep up the good work. We are so proud of you!

Joan and Jack Mather

July 2, 2013 11:29 PM

Wow! Jack - we are really amazed at the amount of work you are all doing. Great Job! Passing buckets of cement has now changed to passing buckets of dirt. We enjoy seeing all the photos and especially the ones we can spot you in, Jack! Every body has a smile and obvious good spirits while "pitching in" and it looks like there is good fun going on as you truly help out. We look forward to the daily news and check each day for the next adventure. Love, from your Los Altos Grandparents.

Nicole Hadley

July 1, 2013 11:25 AM

Thanks so much, love the update and photos! So happy to hear all is well.

Bonnie Hann

June 30, 2013 9:36 PM

-June 30- Now THAT"S an update! Thanks for some great insight, detail, and pictures! LOVE the group picture - everyone seems to be smiling - whew! xo Bonnie Hann

Bonnie Hann

June 30, 2013 7:13 AM

Pleeeaaassee add more detail!! Like what's a "traditional" Haitian dinner and what is your new "home" like?? We are dyin to know, ya know! That way you won't be so pestered when you come home, so like, spill the beans! xo Bonnie Hann

Nicole Hadley

June 30, 2013 5:59 AM

Yippee! Wishing you a wonderful first day full of new experiences and service. Praying for you all- Nicole

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