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    As some of you know, and as a lot of you don't know; I am leaving for Africa today. I am going on a missions trip to Uganda Kampala to help at an orphanage during spring break, so 16 days. There is 13 of us going (from a youth group.) This will be a first for me, and the farthest I have ever flown (not to mention the longest flight I have ever heard of.) I will post a report when I get back with photos and such; because there are many here who are forcing me to do so (cough) penguinsoda (cough) I can't wait to tell everyone about it! See you in 2 weeks!






    ~ Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday tomorrow and fantasy
    ~

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    What an adventure! Have fun and stay safe!
    "But every night, when it gets dark
    and the stars come out,
    I'll look up on her behalf.
    I'll look up in the sky and think of you."





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      wow! if I had know this I would have sent you some fun things for the kids.I usually send baloons,tennis balls etc. kids love them and there not much in a suit case. I do hope you all bring lots of extra's for them to use and to have fun with.
      when ever our missions went to africa they took so much extra's to bless them all. bandages, vitimins,tooth brushes, deoderants, all kinds of suplies. and stuff for the kids. I suport a family in Ghana. and have become very close to her and her children. this is going to be an eye opening experience for you, be safe and I am looking forward to a full report

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        God bless you!

        please defintely do update us when you get back! i do several trips a year.

        Two tips:

        I love reading The Book of Acts when i'm on them.

        Remember this - 'Blessed are the flexible'
        a friend of Walt.

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          Wow! What an exciting opportunity! I pray you have a wonderful, blessed, fulfilling time. I can garentee you this will be life changing. I've never been to Africa, but I've been to Asia and things like thing change you forever. Blessings on you and your youth group! I can't wait to hear about your trip and what the Lord will do!

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            What a wonderful thing for you to do! I can't wait for the pictures and report!
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              Have Fun!!

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                Originally posted by Disney Analyst View Post
                As some of you know, and as a lot of you don't know; I am leaving for Africa today. I am going on a missions trip to Uganda Kampala to help at an orphanage during spring break, so 16 days. There is 13 of us going (from a youth group.) This will be a first for me, and the farthest I have ever flown (not to mention the longest flight I have ever heard of.) I will post a report when I get back with photos and such; because there are many here who are forcing me to do so (cough) penguinsoda (cough) I can't wait to tell everyone about it! See you in 2 weeks!
                what kind of help will you be doing? will you all be bringing in suplies to add to what they have ? please tell us more about what your role will be in this mission

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                  Originally posted by disney jones View Post

                  Remember this - 'Blessed are the flexible'
                  That is one of the best tips you can give someone on their first big mission trip, or any for that matter!

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                    Originally posted by Hakuna Makarla View Post
                    what kind of help will you be doing? will you all be bringing in suplies to add to what they have ? please tell us more about what your role will be in this mission

                    We are fixing up the orphanage, and believe me were bring a lot of supplies down, soccer balls etc. We are also helping build another orphanage, handing out the book of hope, and were running a Vacation bible school for the orphanage kids, and the neighbor hood kids.






                    ~ Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday tomorrow and fantasy
                    ~

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                    • #11
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                      Have fun and remember to be open minded. Plans usually change, but don't let that bother you and help others to have a positive attitude and that will help your team as well!
                      Praying for rest on the plane and a safe trip there and back!

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                      • #12
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                        So I am back, we had a great time, I will be posting photos when my missing suitcase arrives. We painted the entire orphan home, it looked so amazing! We also made bricks for the new home being built, and the VBS went off perfectly! It was amazing, africa is a beautiful country with such friendly people. It's so funny driving by and being able to actually wave and smile at people, and then they will actually wave back and not look at you like your insane. The kids would yell and scream Mzungu, which means white person, it was so funny. I really want to go back!!! When I get my camera, expect to see photos.






                        ~ Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday tomorrow and fantasy
                        ~

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                        • #13
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                          Glad it was a productive trip and you had fun!

                          I can't wait to see the pictures!
                          "But every night, when it gets dark
                          and the stars come out,
                          I'll look up on her behalf.
                          I'll look up in the sky and think of you."





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                          • #14
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                            :clap: So looking forward to seeing your pics Evan!!!




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