Friday, June 3, 2011
Our final day
Wow. What an incredible day. We started off the day as tourists. We got to drive around town and do some souvenir shopping. It was a lot of fun. We got some cool stuff, but it was exhausting. We came back to the girls home, and had a quick macaroni and cheese lunch. We prepped for vbs and headed out for our final day of vbs. The kids were so excited to see us. We had total of 2,100 kids in attendance. The rooms were packed. We had 3-5 people per desk... It was crazy, but glory was brought to god. We told them about how they need to go and tell the good news of Jesus. Some made crafts of megaphones and tambourines. After vbs ended we had a service that the children invited there families to. However, the rain clouds decided to flood Ferrier. It started raining and didn't stop until recently. The rain kept many people away, but some braved the weather. We sat in the tin roof church with no power as the rain pounded down. After a while we had a short service: a message, singing, and prayer. Then we ventured home. They planned something special for us for dinner. We all ate together. Yes, 50+ people ate in one room. It was amazing. Such a sweet moment, everyone mixed together for our last supper. We were then blessed with the opportunity to pray for them and then they prayed for us. The sound of English and creole crying out to god sent chills through my spine. It was an amazing experience. We have slowly started the process of saying goodbye. It is a sad process... Pray for us as we continue to say goodbye and transition back to life in the US. Pray for safe travel. Pray for our Haitian friends who will continue the work here.