Our amazing 2017 Zambia GoTeam is home!! Thank you all for your prayers and support. Now ask to hear the stories!
Our team has landed in Toronto and are awaiting their last flight home. Hooray!!!! PLEASE NOTE THAT THE FLIGHT IS SHOWING AS EARLY (5:23pm) SO PLEASE BE AT THE AIRPORT NO LATER THAN 5:15!! See you there!
The team arrived in Nairobi and have taken off on an overnight flight to Paris. Sleep well! 😴
The journey home has begun! Please keep our team in prayer as they navigate a series of four (4) flights over the next 30 hours on their trip back home to Halifax. All is well so far, and I will provide updates on their status as I receive them. And let’s try and get as … More The Journey Home
I just received a message from our team to say that they have had a really enjoyable day out “in the bush”, relaxing and seeing all sorts of wild critters. They have had dinner and are starting to make their preparations to begin their travels home tomorrow. Please pray for on-time flights, good connections and … More In the Bush
Our Zambia GoTeam have now left their friends in Kabwe and have ventured farther afield for debriefing and a bit of R&R. This also means that they have left WiFi behind so the posts will be more sporadic and photos will be few. We do know that they arrived safely at their accommodations in Livingstone, … More Going Off Grid
Tonight [Tuesday] we had supper with the Zambian leadership team. They were all so grateful for everything that the team has done. It is so good to be among friends! When we asked Pastor Lawrence what was his favorite part of our time together was this time – he couldn’t pick! He enjoyed every aspect of … More Notes from Pastor Julia
I was up at 4:30 this morning, coffee in hand, dessert for tonight’s supper already made and french toast with banana for breakfast. Yet I still managed to be with the team at every location, helping and generally keeping an eye on everyone and everything. Today is our last day in Kabwe, a wonderful time meeting with … More Heather’s Opus
Here are a couple more shots from yesterday that I thought you would enjoy. Look at those smiles (below)!
Monday: a day to be inspired and somewhat tired too – in a good way! Our morning devotional on prayer and not losing our “first love” set the mood. We met with Loveness and the Shalom community volunteer caregivers in the morning. All of them over the past number of years have become widows themselves – … More Loveness & the Girls
This day started with us worshipping the Lord with our brothers and sisters in Zambia [Pastor Luckson’s church]. The presence of the Lord was among us as we sang and danced. The thing that amazes me the most is to see how much they praise the Lord – it’s the kind of praise that shows how … More Life Lessons (for us)
Today we started our adventure with a little more sleep and a hearty breakfast. We were encouraged this morning about the importance of our choices and how we would react in every situation. An important lesson that is so easily overlooked. Today’s agenda consisted of meeting with a passionate group of volunteers from the local … More Saturdays are for Sharing