This was the team’s first morning, and we woke up early, around 5 or 5:30 a.m. After a hearty breakfast we packed up the truck and went to a Chapel, which is a church that a lot of missionaries go to. Bill Chambless and I attended there last month. We heard another scripture-filled sermon in English, which is kind of nice being in Haiti. When the service was over we walked back to Dottie’s, which is only about a 10 minute walk. We changed clothes, grabbed a quick snack and headed for Z’Orangé. The road was in pretty good shape and we made it in about 3 hours. Upon arriving we set up our cots, men in one big room and women in two rooms. When we had settled in we had a Haitian dinner that was prepared by the Haitian women of the village. By this time it was about 5 p.m. and church was supposed to start around 6 p.m. but as always, it really got started around 6:30. I preached about the love or our Lord. Several people came forward to pray and there were two decisions for Christ.
Afterward we had a team meeting and set up a schedule for the morning. We will start VBS and the medical team at 9 a.m. We also will be doing hut-to-hut visits and we will be taking supplies for Jerusalem II for the shade house. We are going to try to drive Gabriel up the mountain to Jerusalem II. This will be the first attempt. In the past we have had to have mules and donkeys take the supplies up. It will be another adventure with our Lord.