Mission Outreach Blog

Day 3 - Worship

We awoke early to be at the Nakuru West Church for the 8:30 service.

The service was energetic, Holy Spirit filled, and awesome. Part of this church's strategic plan is to focus on children's ministry, so they had several different moments where children were able to lead worship. It was wonderful. At one point the pastor called all the children up and asked if any of them have a memory verse? Two girls sang separate songs and then two boys shared different memory verses. Before each child shared, they would look out at the congregation and say "praise God". The congregation would respond with "amen". Then they would say "praise God again." The congregation would say "amen" again. Then they would introduce themselves. They were such amazing little leaders.

After church we hung out with the congregation outside. After church we went to lunch in town with two of the church elders.

In the afternoon we visited the Nakuru 316 home on the grounds of the TCC. This is a home for children who have been rescued off the street as orphans. There were 20 orphans aged 3-12. We played with bubbles and chalk. Then we had a dance party and taught them some of our moves as they taught us their own. An unbelievable experience for all of us

Anna Beth and Jack surrounded with love.  

Anna Beth and Jack surrounded with love.  

Precious girls! Jack is in the background playing "hand-slap"! while Donna shows selfies to one of the girls. 

Precious girls! Jack is in the background playing "hand-slap"! while Donna shows selfies to one of the girls. 

Patty in her element, loving on kids.  

Patty in her element, loving on kids.  

Fun! Fun! Joy! Joy! 

Fun! Fun! Joy! Joy!