Updates from Carlyn Yard:
Posted 2/5/13 at 4:58 pm: "Great flight; got in early. (From London) All are doing well; good spirits. Jordan: Mom and Dad are good and say to give Maggie a kiss! Nearly midnight; 1 hour drive to guest house."
2/6/13 @ 3:25 AM (US time): "Goooooood morning Kampala! Got in at 1 AM; off to orientation at Kampala church."
2/6/13 @ 10:30 AM (US time): "learned so much I'd never heard before about the beginning of Watoto. Gary and Marilyn Skinner are amazing people; what a vision and what faith!"
We received the following information from our team in Uganda:
"A wonderful morning of worship and then an afternoon visiting a home with eight great kids and a fantastic mama! Had some kicks playing "football" too ... pictures later ... dinner is almost here." (Received 2/10/13 @ 10:30 am)
"Today was BABY DAY in Uganda as we headed to BULLRUSHES of WATOTO where the little ones go. What wonderful care for the abandoned babies of Uganda and a great neo-natal unit. As you can imagine all the mommies and would be mommies in the group had the time of their life holding and coo cooing the little ones." (Received 2/9/13)
"We have survived DAY Two of work on the dormitory in UGANDA. The team really worked hard today and accomplished a lot even though the heat level was up. THANKS for your prayers!!" (Received Friday 2/8/13)
"WORK DAY ONE is over ... we accomplished a lot even though there was a midday thunderstorm. Thank goodness for the storm because its breeze and rain lowered the temperature to a reasonable seventy something. Everyone is doing great and we are looking forward to finishing our work ... photo's will be coming and I'll try to get everyone up before my mega-load of photo's is posted." (Received at approximately 11:00 am on 2/7/13)
Per Pastor Dave at approximately 2:00 AM on 2/6/13 (US time): "As the rooster crows on a hot Ugandan morning, half our team is awake for breakfast. Bring on the coffee"
Per Pastor Dave at approximately 10:00 AM on 2/6/13 (US time): "Day one is over in Uganda...orientation and monies exchanged. Still hoping for work on Saturday...photo's will be posted to Facebook. Dinner awaits."
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