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TEAM 6 SATURDAY/SUNDAY

Update from Bill Davis We began our trip early yesterday morning. We all arrived at SeaTac at 5:30 a.m. Checked in, went through security and began the wait to board our flight. The atmosphere relaxed as we all made it through without serious incident. Breakfast consisted of a breakfast bagel with jalapeno peppers. Excitement is…

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TEAM 5 FRIDAY

Update From Cathryn Today’s blog entry will be brief. Mostly because we need to get up and be ready to leave by 4am, so my bed is calling to me. Today was our full decompression day, and it was a very full day. We started by going to Mombacho, one of the volcanoes near Granada…

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TEAM 5 THURSDAY

Update From Amy Hola, Amy here. Today was our last day in the village and as you may imagine, it’s quite emotional as the day progresses. As we travelled to the village from the hotel, we encountered a parade in practice (Nicaragua’s Independence Day is this Saturday) and a passing of a torch in a…

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TEAM 5 WEDNESDAY

Update From Kelsey Hola mis amigos! Me llama es Kelsey y that’s about all the Spanish I know. Going into our 3rd day in the village today, I have found personally that connecting with the people here is a lot less challenging than I thought it would be despite the obvious language barrier. With the…

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TEAM 5 TUESDAY

Update From Abby Today is Tuesday and was our second day in the village of San Jose. Unfortunately 5 of our team members have been sick these past 24 hours and 4 stayed back today. Prayers appreciated for our sickies. Upon arriving in the village, we were introduced to an ingenious new system (at least…

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TEAM 5 MONDAY

Update from Kris J. Hello, it’s my turn to blog today. (Kris J, not to be confused with Chris D) Today is my Father’s 80th birthday, I spent it meeting wonderful people who were so happy that we had come to visit. When we first got to the village, Noe introduced himself to me and…

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TEAM 5 SATURDAY-SUNDAY

Update From Tim Oh hey, I didn’t see you there. It is I, Tim, your guide to our travel day down to Nicaragua. I will present to you nothing but facts, so you may experience it looking through my eyes. Well, not literally through my eyes, that’s impossible. Stop taking everything I write so literally….

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MISSION TEAM 5

Mission Team 5 having fun at their last training meeting. Pictured left to right (back row): Ashley Unger; Amy Swasey; Erin Klein; Abby Mariott; Bill Davis; Kris Johnson; Chris Davis; Cathryn Klein; Tim Klein. In front: Kelsey Machado; Hal Becker. The team departs for San Jose, Nicaragua on Saturday, September 6. Be sure to check…

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TEAM 4 FRIDAY

Update from Hal Today was a day of rest from a wonderful and fulfilling experience for everyone.  Time to reflect on the past few days and determine what it means to each of us. As part of the process, a relaxing day was spent in Granada. Walking the streets  and absorbing the culture and sights…

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TEAM 4 THURSDAY (2)

Update from Leta Today we knew would be a day of mixed blessings. The last day in the village, work together with the people as well as saying goodbye. After a quick check of progress on the new school building and devotions with the village we embarked on a new village project — a barbed…

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