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Saying goodbye to Jamaica

Problems with internet prevented an update the past few days.   Now that we are home a final few words. Saying goodbye to the people of Jamaica was very difficult for us all.  The children at Miipah School created a farewell thank you song that we sang all the way home.  The boys at …

Posted by creynolds on Sunday January 15
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Day Five.

Our two schools are bonding so well together.     Today we continued our work at Mitzpah School.  The students started the mural which included an integration of the Jamaican flag and the US flag. It also has a beautiful scene of clouds.  More work was completed on the music / …

Posted by creynolds on Wednesday January 11
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Day Four. Mitzpah School.

Today we spent our time at Mitzpah School teaching, painting, and playing.    Mitzpah means The Lord is watching between me and thee.  The principal greeted us with those words and also shared the phrase: "small things bring big things". Well that was so true.   Students
Posted by creynolds on Tuesday January 10
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Day Three. We became farmers

This morning we began with the morning offering prayer and another delicious breakfast. Our day was spent learning about sustainable farming and our speaker and guide, a farmer himself, brought us to his farm and showed us how he works the land planting yams, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, and
Posted by creynolds on Monday January 9
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Day Two. Making friends

Our day began with a true Jamaican breakfast.  Salt Fish, eggs, papaya, oranges, and breads.  So delicios.  Then to the Mt. Olivet Church.  Music that was so uplifting.  A bible study in the middle of the service that lasted 45 minutes.  Then more music and scripture
Posted by creynolds on Sunday January 8
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Day One. travel ... travel ... travel

We left Louisville for Atlanta on time. Delay in Atlanta almost 2 hours. We arrived in Montego Bay to 82 degrees.  When we found the bus we left for Mandeville.  However we were pretty hungry as it was 6:30. Attempts to find food were interesting.  Stopped at KFC but the wait was an
Posted by creynolds on Sunday January 8
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Jamaica 2017 Mission Trip

We are extremely excited for our school’s first international Mission Service Trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica. Thirteen of our young men will serve the poorest of the poor in rural Jamaica. Some of our projects include refurbishing Mizpah’s Library, revamping the exterior of the primary …

Posted by mlittell on Wednesday January 4 at 03:12PM
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