This was our last day out doing Bible School. It was a special day because we were going to Lee's language helper, Sipriono's, church. (Note: We both have 2 language teachers. One is our primary because that person has more experience teaching and knows more English. The other is a language helper. Both of Lee's guys are pastors. One is the pastor of the church in Coalane. Sipriono is the pastor of the church we visited this day.) This was our first time going there and were really praying that this would be a great time for the people in this community and this church.
This particular day was a 2-steps-back kind of day for Emma (as were the 2 days previous). However, this was Lilly's day to thrive! It all started when she wanted to wear a capalana, the wrap skirts you see most of the ladies and girls wearing.
|My girls starting with nail painting!|
|The girls in this community had the sweetest smiles. |
They loved to have their picture taken and
especially loved to see the picture on the viewer on the back of the camera.
|This precious girl was all dressed in her swimwear!|
This is very common, yet they wear this for regular clothing, not for swimming.
|Inside the church, the team gets started.|
|I quickly get hold of this little one!|
|The precious feet of the kids as they hear the Bible story.|
|Lilly getting started helping this boy color.|
He had no idea how to do it.
I think he had never held a pencil or crayon!
|Outside the kids were having sack races.|
|Meghan with some of the older ladies who wanted me to take their picture.|
|Then....Lilly found another baby and asked the mom if she could put her on her back.|
|The baby was so interested in Lilly's hair.|
|Before lunch they gave us some sugar cane to snack on.|
This is Flora in the middle, mine and the girl's language helper,
helping show some of the team how to eat sugar cane.
|Lilly showing everyone how it is done!|
|Because I had a hunch that Emma would have a hard day,|
I brought her drawing pad with us.
These girls were so sweet watching her.
|Just down the street, lunch was in process.|
This is some goat being grilled.
|chicken on the grill....complete with feather basting brush|
|get a good look|
|The rest of the kitchen|
|In the afternoon, the children were showing me their pictures.|
|This precious girl was not more than 5 years old and |
carrying her new sibling that I would guess was not more than a month or two old.
|This was the way the day ended.|
Lilly got to hold this tiny one!!
She was so proud of herself and we were too!