Today we introduced the theme of "walking straight before Him", with our theme verse being 2 cor 5:17. "Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed and the new has come!" During our assembly time, as I was teaching, Chris made balloon animals to go along with the story. To help illustrate how we are made into a new creation, Chris made a caterpillar and a butterfly. They were a HUGE hit! The kids loved them!
We had a great time learning new songs and memory verses. We made foot shaped name tags with the theme verse on them and also made butterflies. The kids were so excited with everything that we had prepared for them. We are ready to go back tomorrow!
After VBS, we continued to build relationships with the girls. I finally learned the word "fou" (sounds like foo). It means being crazy in a playful way. And "fou" is a perfect word to sum up all of our girls. We are having the best time with them. We had a massive dance party in the courtyard at the girls home, which we have dubbed Club Ferrier. It really gives dancing before the Lord a new meaning.
We were also able to give the girls printed song books of English worship songs. We went over some of them tonight and will continue throughout the week.
All in all, it's been a excellent day. Here are some ways you can pray for us:
- Day 2 of VBS: showing God's love by being kind to others
- for energy to keep up with all of the excited kids
- for chances to minister to the teachers and helpers in the classes
- for better time management (haha, it's Haiti... Maybe just pray for flexibility on our parts!)