Monthly Archives: April 2012

Women’s Conference- Part Two

Even after getting little sleep, the gals woke up bright and perky, ready for another day together. . .We had fabulous morning worship, featuring the song, “You are Beautiful”.  There was hardly a dry eye in the room!Jacky kicked off the day with an encouraging seminar on “The Prayer Life of a Leader.”Followed by a […]

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An Almagul Sunday and Women’s Conference Kick-off

It was wonderful to spend a Sunday at Almagul Church with friends!  The most noticeable change was with the children – a lot of growing happens during 11 months of a young life!!Even the teens seemed to have doubled in height!  So much fun to worship with our Russian church family!! We then went to Mega […]

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A Friend At All Times

Today’s adventure began with a ride up Zharokova on the tram. . .The team was excited to see decorated wedding cars:We spent most of the day with the Special Needs’ Club, enjoying their Easter themed club meeting. Our gift of pastel bunny ears certainly helped to increase the festivities!We loved watching the kids and volunteers […]

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Soldiers, Cathedrals, Chocolates, and Pilmani!

Our team was so very excited when Arman and Marina loaned us a coffee pot for the weekend!  Nothing like fresh coffee to ward off jet lag!Zhanna, Damira, Yuliya, and Arman were our Almaty city tour guides this morning.  Arman told us about the Panfelov battalion and their great sacrifices in WWII while the girls […]

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Gondolas, Birds of Prey, Croissants, and Plov

Today’s goal was to help the team become acquainted with the church leaders,  conference adminstrators, the  city of Almaty, and Kazakhstan culture while keeping them on their feet so their bodies and minds could have a chance at adapting to the eleven hours of time change. After the hotel breakfast, we started the day with adventures in money changing. […]

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