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Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church

Serving In Costa Rica
July 18, 2015
Community: Liberia
Staff: Nathan Norman

Staff is ready!

by Nathan Norman | July 18, 2015 10:26 AM

The PPM staff is excited and ready to receive your team today! God has great things in store for us all as we serve in San Vicente, Costa Rica this week!

We made it!

by Nathan Norman | July 18, 2015 7:45 PM

We all made it safely to our host church. Soon we will be having dinner and our orientation meeting. God is going to do great things this week!

Worship Time

by Nathan Norman | July 19, 2015 3:45 PM

This morning it was a priviledge to worship with Iglesia Biblica de Santa Barbara. They have a contagious joy that is from the Lord!
Worship Time

Construction has begun!

by Nathan Norman | July 20, 2015 12:17 PM

This morning we are leveling out the dirt inside of the church's classroom building. Soon we will be mixing cement and laying the floor. Check back for an "after" picture!
Construction has begun!

Walk this way!

by Anna Morgan | July 20, 2015 6:37 PM

Prayer Walking:  this morning we took a prayer walk around San Vicente. We prayed for our host church, pastor, the school, and for God to move in big ways throughout the area
Walk this way!

VBS Day 1

by Anna Morgan | July 20, 2015 6:40 PM

40 kids gathered today for Day 1 of VBS. We are having so much fun showing the love of Jesus Christ!
VBS Day 1

Progress being made

by Nathan Norman | July 21, 2015 1:20 PM

This morning was very hot as we served by mixing concrete, sand and rocks together. Progress is being made to the be floor for the churches classrooms!
Progress being made

Snack Time

by Nathan Norman | July 21, 2015 8:37 PM

Every afternoon we are served Costa Rican coffee and a dessert. Today we had fresh empanadas!
Snack Time

VBS Day 3

by Nathan Norman | July 21, 2015 8:38 PM

Today we had our 2nd day of VBS complete with songs, games, Bible Story being acted out and crafts. We love the children of San Vicente so much!
VBS Day 3

All smiles

by Nathan Norman | July 22, 2015 10:23 AM

We are all smiles as we head out for our last day of ministry!
All smiles

Mixing cultures...and cement

by Nathan Norman | July 22, 2015 11:17 AM

We have been learning the art of hand-mixing cement! It's hard work but we are having fun.
Mixing cultures...and cement

Finished Product

by Nathan Norman | July 22, 2015 1:01 PM

Check out the finished product! No more dirt floors for the Sunday School classroom.
Finished Product

VBS Day 3

by Nathan Norman | July 22, 2015 5:13 PM

For our final day of VBS our attendance almost doubled! We taught about the prodigal son and how Father God always welcomes His children home. We are going to miss these children so much!
VBS Day 3


by Nathan Norman | July 22, 2015 5:43 PM

To end VBS we held a party to remember how the Father welcomed home the prodigal son. No party is complete without pinatas!

Goodbye Service

by Nathan Norman | July 22, 2015 10:19 PM

Tonight we had our goodbye service. It was great worshiping with the local church again and seeing the people that we formed relationships with this week. Our hearts are bound with these people! And Joe preached a great Word tonight!
Goodbye Service

Rec Day

by Nathan Norman | July 23, 2015 2:25 PM

After a long week of serving we are now spending the day at a Playa Tamarindo. The water is so refreshing!
Rec Day

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