|4 VILLAGE AWANA CONTEST A BIG SUCCESS!
FAMOUS AWANA 4 TEAM TUG O WAR! AWANA leader Carlitos Jorge (orange shirt) and Dave VanderGriend (blue shirt) in background.
Over 100 children, teens, and adults attended, hearing the story of Jesus’ Ascension after the games were over.
Every team managed to win a few rounds, but the Balama team were the champions by far.
AWANA RELAY (balancing a bean bag on your head while running with a baton).
We hope it served as a encourager to practice more for the July contest that is coming up.
Dave and Larry showing their true colors as they make AWANA Tug O War ropes.
INTERNATIONAL AWANA LEADER, LARRY FRIEND was extremely pleased, as none of us have ever attempted an “area contest”.
Larry encouraged all the children to come back each Saturday, by giving those on the side lines a taste of the games.
Setting up 4 teams of young teens and 4 teams of little children, they played bean bag toss, to see who was the best.
Loads of fun for all!
TEAM PHOTO: LARRY FRIEND, DAWN HORGER, JILL MITCHELL AND DAVE VANDERGRIEND.
MORE AFRICAN ADVENTURES/CHALLENGES COMING UP!
MONDAY will find 24 Pastors from 3 Districts (counties) coming together for a huge AWANA conference/training session with AWANA LEADER LARRY FRIEND.
The new President of Mozambique will be passing through at some point Monday for Tuesday, so our sessions will be very flexible since everyone is expected to attend the Presidential welcoming parade.
MONDAY AND TUESDAY, Friend and sponsor, Dave VanderGriend together with our truck team will dig a hole for the 7 ton truck to sit in, making it lower to the ground.
They will then pray, push and pull with a team of men, and possibly other trucks, in order to load the Land Cruiser up on top of that truck for the ride to Pemba on Thursday. Easy enough if the Land Cruiser could be driven up the ramp, but that is not the case here. Our carpenters have already built a very sturdy wooden ramp that will be carried to Pemba for unloading the truck at the repair shop. (Yeap, we will get photos, for next week’s blog.) Can’t wait to see how many men it takes to push the truck up there!
THURSDAY, we will all head to Pemba for the great unloading of the truck. Nothing boring about this week!
Blessings from Bush Bunny Brenda Lange
And our 1 week visitors,