Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Catch up!

I have a lot to catch up on! From Rosemont (Georgia) being here and the 412 we had at VBS, to a week off in between, to now Clanton (Alabama) being here doing a discipline workshop and various other projects, it's been busy!

Look at this adorable picture I found of our Lulu Bug!

Our kids SO enjoy the team campfires! (Cold season here - it was 45 this morning!)

A great picture of our twins!

Mrs. Barbara from Rosemont spent all her time holding our babies!

Charles at VBS - love this boy!

We even sent some Rosemont team members to the grocery store to help with the weekly shopping trip!

Anna Beth painted this mini-mural in our dining hall!

Sweet little Joy - 3 weeks and 2 days old!

A highlight of every trip - tank stand climbs!

Love those smiles! This was our 6th VBS, so the village kids know a little of what to expect!

Wendy helping out at the school

They redid our sponsor board - looks amazing!

And then on to our Clanton team...a little Kids Club basketball!

Beef jerky for Caedmon!

Science experiment fun in the afternoons - building a bridge!

Mrs. Charlotte worked with the kids on the Evangecube!

Fun fact - Mrs. Charlotte's husband, Burks, came on a trip to New Day 6 years ago! A lot has changed since then!

Christy working in our dreaded wonderful clothes container!

Building church "pews!"

Gum for Cambree!

Hudson helping out with the Science projects

Kids Club - Christy did a great job!

Nurse Mandy is back!! Helping out with homework time!

Cason loves him some Mr. Goodbars!

Steve has been doing it all - from installing a battery, to Choma grocery shopping, to building church pews!

Trish washing clothes - Steve & Trish have been to New Day tons of times and have done a wide variety of things!

A gorgeous June sunset!

Monday, June 12, 2017

Happy June Birthdays!

Today we squeezed our June Birthday Party in between two teams! We celebrated Caedmon, Papa Tembo, Emma, Justin, Mama Dee, and Ben, and we had a blast doing it!

Ben (turns 13 on June 26!) got a Hardy Boys cake! This boy LOVES the Hardy Boys series! (Thanks to the Rosemont team for making all six of our cakes!!)

Caedmon (turned 12 on June 2) had a Minions cake of course!

He's getting "too cool" for stuff like this...

Emma (turns 3 on June 15) loved her Dora cake and all of her gifts too!

Justin (turns 3 on June 15) loved his truck cake!

Mama Dee (turns 61 on June 24) had a chocolate "sewing" cake!


She looks so young here!

Papa Tembo (turned 59 on June 8) got vanilla sprinkles!

Time for some water pouring!! Thankfully this day was nothing like yesterday and it was warm for these 6 - they lucked out!

Emma & Justin both had a blast!

The group!

Run, Justin!

I enjoyed watching Mom's faces!!

Papa Tembo sees Mama Tembo coming for him!

And a few pictures from the last week...somehow I didn't get ANY pictures of the 412 kids at VBS!!!

Some of my favorite "purple shirt" shots!

We enjoyed getting new clothes & potholders from the Rosemont team - so blessed!

And new geoboards for my Math classes!

And Randy, team leader, enjoyed getting his first ticket in Zambia for not wearing his seat belt in the backseat!!

That's a wrap on last week! A few calm days before our next team from Clanton, Alabama arrives on Friday!