Work to Do

I love each part of the Anglican liturgy that we regularly remember and recite, but it’s these lines from the Postcommunion Prayer that convict me week in and week out: And now, Father, send us out to do the work you have given us to do, to love and serve you as...

“One Day We Will All Speak the Same Language.”

While on our most recent short-term mission trip to our sister parish in Bumbogo, Rwanda, our Trinity team met with the committees from each of the local churches, as well as the parish council for all of Bumbogo Parish.  At each meeting we prayed together, shared...
Day 5 (Thursday)

Day 5 (Thursday)

Happy Thursday from Rwanda! Today we went to Nkzuzu, which is a new campus than the one the group visited last year. It has been equipped with new classrooms and they are working on a new church building! It was beautiful! There were three classrooms at this school:...
Day 4 (Wednesday)

Day 4 (Wednesday)

Happy Wednesday from Rwanda! This morning we were headed to Gishaka local church. Gishaka is much more rural than Bumbogo Parrish and much further up the mountain. We picked up Pastor Emmanuel on the way as well as Celestine (honored man) and Jean-Paul (the lay...
Day 3 (Tuesday)

Day 3 (Tuesday)

Happy Tuesday from Rwanda! We have just completed our third full day here and full days they have been!  Late Monday night we found out that the Rwandan government had declared a national holiday for Tuesday (Eid, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan) and...
Day 2 (Monday)

Day 2 (Monday)

Today was an incredible day in Rwanda! We finally got to meet the children we have been preparing for in the last few months and in the true spirit of working with the unknown, we had about double the amount of children we thought we would have for the first day: just...