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    Day 1

    March 12, 2020
    Hello friends and family!

    We have had a very full first day here in Trujillo!

    We arrived at about 12:30 in the city and then began another short bus ride to the compound. After we arrived, we ate a lunch of chicken and rice. The students got settled in their rooms and then all went through to see the physician. Everyone is physically healthy and doing great!

    After that, the team went to visit one of the ministries called Amijai. It is a children's program that happens once a month (you can see pictures in the photo album called Mission Peru 2020). The students were able to see life from a different point of view. Many students noted how happy the children were to be playing with such little. They had a lot of joy as we made paper butterflies and pipe cleaner soccer players. 

    "It made me feel really joyful to see the kids happiness when they saw the craft supplies we bought. It was fun to help them make the crafts!"- Ben Toth


    "I felt like the kids were freer, they didn't care about what we were doing, they just wanted to have fun. They were really confident with us too, even though we didn't know many words we were still able to communicate with them and bond." - Noah St. John

    "It was very cool to see the kid's faces when we showed the games and the craft, it was very motivating. It's worth the heat, the prep, the travel because we get to spend that time loving the kids."- Judith Romero


    After the ministry, we came home and are playing some games until the dishes are done. We will finish the evening with worship, personal time, and debrief in small groups. 

    Please feel free to comment on these posts and we will share them with the students in the morning! Goodnight Canada!

    Mission Peru 2020

    Comment

    On Friday, March 13, 2020, Neiven Timothaws said:

    Hello lovely team, we are very proud of you all, have you in our prayers every single minute, May our Lord bless you, love you 😍 morning

    On Friday, March 13, 2020, Aunt Joy from Nigeria said:

    Hello students, I am super exited about your adventure to Peru. I hope to feel the experience and also learn from you by the stories you share on this blog. Keep the courage to work in God's vineyard and may your mission be a fruitful one, amen. Love you all. @Dami, we are truly proud of you.

    On Friday, March 13, 2020, Denise said:

    Thanks for the update! Sounds like a very full day. Can't wait to see more updates and hear about your experiences.

    On Friday, March 13, 2020, Terry Jones said:

    Its awesome to hear the initial reflections of the students. Your comments are giving us a glimpse into a world that is so foreign to us here in Canada. Hey Melina...Sadie is wondering where you are:) Love you more than you know...

    On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Kylie Norcross said:

    Thanks so much for posting! It makes us so happy to see you all doing so well. Praise the Lord for clear medical checks! Sending so much love and prayers!

    On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Jillian said:

    Mission Peru Team! We are blessed to see your faces and hear that you are healthy and well. It’s wonderful to see you serving with Amijai and worshipping together. Praying for strength as you do the work set before you and that your hearts would be filled with the compassion of Jesus. Sleep well! (Love you Mads)

    On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Kinda said:

    May God give you the strength and happiness every day to continue His work . Praying for you all. Be blessed . Big hugs to Krestina.

    On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Uncle Ryan said:

    Good morning students. Praying that you're all having a wonderful experience ministering to the people of Peru. I can't wait to see what God will do in and through you all. Big love to Maddie. Praying for you kid.

    On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Chima said:

    I’m glad you are all having a great time and learning to see things from a totally different perspective. I pray the Lord opens up your eyes of understanding to take something great out of this whole experience, something that will help you live better lives after you return and for the rest of your lives. We are praying for you all. God bless.

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About Trujillo, Peru

Trujillo is a city in coastal northwestern Peru and the capital of La Libertad Region. It is located on the banks of the Moche River, near its mouth at the Pacific Ocean, in the Valley of Moche.

This was a site of the great prehistoric Moche and Chimu cultures before the Inca conquest. expansion. It is the centre of the second most populous metropolitan area of Peru and most populous city of the North macroregion of the country.

Trujillo, Peru

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