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Wrapping Up

It was a terrific day. We got to change from our normal 6:00 a.m. waking time and sleep in a little bit today! The group arrived at the church to fellowship, say thank you and farewell. They stopped by our house and our future home and did some final packing up of all the tools. Besides not having to work, today was full of fun little surprises.

Each of the cooks received a towel set from First Church

Jenny made cross necklaces with the cooks and they were so excited to make their own jewelry. What a special surprise! Then the church surprised us with a cookout for lunch. Yummy!

We went to the ruins with the folks who hadn't been before. We also took 7 kiddos with us and boy did they have a ball, especially when they found out we were having ice cream on the way home!

Dinner tonight was a DU (destination unknown). We went to the Parana River and had churrasco (meat buffet) overlooking the water. The Parana is the second largest river of the continent after the Amazon, so there was a delightful breeze and a gorgeous sunset. A great way to spend the last evening in Paraguay

Tomorrow we are off to the falls bright and early and then everyone is on the return flight home. We praise God for his protection of each and every person on the trip. We are forever grateful for their sacrifices and for dedicating this time to building the kingdom of God in the heart of South America. We love you and we hold you in our prayers. Thank you for praying for us and the work that we are doing here in Paraguay. Dios les bendiga!!


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