Trip to Orealla

22nd August 2018 Ministry, Travel, Visitors

This past weekend we traveled to visit an isolated congregation in the interior. Our friend Jessica is visiting from New Mexico for a few weeks so we all wanted to take this side trip to see a new area of Guyana. Guyana has 7 isolated congregations, many accessible only by rough roads, planes, or rivers. Orealla is the closest one to us. Traveling there requires taking a car to the furthest point east, to a town called Skeldon, and thenRead More

Family Visitors & Convention

22nd July 2018 Special Events, Visitors

Last month we had our second set of family visitors: Sarah’s parents. They had heard about Guyana for over 20 years so it was so special that they were finally able to come! It was a short visit- just six days- but it was so nice. We did our best to expose them to a variety of local foods and experiences. We took them in the ministry, on our Bible studies, and to the meetings. My father even gave theRead More

Five Months in Guyana

11th March 2018 Ministry, Visitors

This last month has been quite busy, but happily so!  The end of February we had our second visitors, our friends Ross and Bonnie from our congregation in the States.  They came for ten days and we kept them busy in the ministry.  Bonnie counted up and, in the ten days of their visit, she went on 16 Bible studies and she and Ross combined put in 60-plus hours of service! During their visit we were able to visit NumberRead More

Three Months in Guyana

26th December 2017 Ministry, Travel, Visitors

It is now three months that we have been in Guyana. I honestly thought I would write on this blog more but we have been working so hard to settle in that I haven’t had enough outside perspective to write about the experience.  I’d always secretly grumbled about needgreaters who started off strong with blogs and then stopped but now I understand! We also have recently had a busy few weeks. We took a trip to Barbados in order toRead More