1: A journey of a lifetime. A team that will never be forgotten. Children that touched our lives far more than we were able to touch their's. Moldova was the first missions trip for Jeff and I, but hopefully not our last.
5: We stopped in Frankfurt, Germany for some food and a tour of the town.
7: Moldovan Monestary
8: This is the mission house where we stayed. We had an amazing cook and house keeper. We were given 5 translators for the week and 2 van drivers to get us where we needed to be.
11: The bathrooms the children use at the orphanage in Filesti.
12: Each day we did a VBS with the kids. We sang songs, did crafts and learned about Daniel.
14: "Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day." -Sally Koch
18: Free time was the favorite time for the kids. They loved just playing games or talking.
19: It's a beautiful thing to hear the kids sing.
21: The school the children attend during the school year.
22: "And anyone who welcomes a little child like this on my behalf is welcoming me." Matthew 18:5
24: Christina was our puppet for the week. She did an amazing job and not only captived the kids but also all of us.
27: Forever they will be in our hearts.
28: such amazing kids
29: We went to love... | but ended up being loved.
31: Before we left we were given a "Moldovan treat". It was a drink made up of boiled water and dried fruit.