Chilliwack Ladies Group - October 2014 | Hungry For Life

October 2014: ,

In October, a group of 7 ladies plus HFL leader Jessica Goshulak went to Kenya on a two week service trip. While there, the team focused on three aspects: ministering to local widows; serving and educating orphans at both the Mukumu Children's Home and local schools; and helping a small group of disabled children. Prior to the group leaving, they actively fundraised and were able to raise enough to drill a well in the community of Kakamega and build a house for Margaret, a local widow. These activites were completed before the team arrived so they were able to see the finished product.  

Thank you for all your prayers and support over the two week period they were gone. 

Team Testimonials:

"[I have been changed and will] sacrifice more so others can have more!"
"It breaks my heart to see widows struggle day after day to supply food, clothing, shelter & school fees for their dear children."
"I knew of their (orphans & widows) poverty but pictures do not do justice; smells, sounds & conversation speak loudly. My heart cries out for them."
"[Because of this trip I] have become more aware of the needs here — personally aware of specific people & situations."
"I will truly count my blessings one by one. Having seen the poverty I don't have an excuse NOT to help. I have a responsibility."
"I need to take more time to give thanks to God for all I have."
"I have grown to understand the sacrifice Jesus made when he came from heavenly riches to dwell in our poverty."
"[In the next six months] I would like to pass on my passion for the widows, orphans & disabled!"

Team Blog:

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

In London!

Just letting you all know we made it to London safe and sound. It was an 8 1/2 hour flight for most of us. But Janey claims it was only an hour and a half due to her melatonin cocktail. We have a 12 hour layover.... ok that is an exageration... it's only 11 hours and 45 min.

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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

They're coming home!

Here is one last blog post to let you know that this group of ladies is heading home very soon! They will be landing in Vancouver on Wednesday, October 29, at 7:50pm on British Airways Flight 85 from London.

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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Bethwells blog... a drivers perspective.

My safari started 2 weeks before with Hillside Church. The girls came and the time I was picking them at the airport I was a bit tired. Then I received 8 beautiful girls and they were lovely and making jokes. The group has been wonderul and I gonna miss them for sure.

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Monday, October 27th, 2014

Transition day

Today was “Transition Day”.

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Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Praise the Lord, praise the Lord again!

Sunday morning started with out the characteristic roosters crowing in our new acccomodations in Kisumu.

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Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Our Starfish...

Matthew 25: 31-40 "When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne.

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Friday, October 24th, 2014

Witnesses of Your love and mercy

This morning we were off to the Boro Health Centre.  We were given a tour by the nurse, Raphael, who likely would qualify more as a nurse practitioner.

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