Wow, did God show up today in a big way!
First off, our entire team got to go back to Feed My Starving Children to pack more food for starving children all over the world. We learned about Shamie, a 3-year-old little girl from the Philippines who was so severely malnourished that she hadn't ever been able to walk or talk and weighed only 11 pounds. After 4 months of receiving MannaPack food, she was walking and even starting to speak. It's just amazing to see how truly life-saving this food is. We packed 114 boxes which will feed 67 kids for an entire year, and feel so blessed to be able to contribute in a small part to that mission. If you'd like to find out how you can be a part of that organization too, click here.
After lunch, the whole crew divided up into 10 teams to take on our annual Blessing Quest - a scavenger hunt where we go out into the community to bless others. It is always a highlight of the trip and this year did not disappoint. We had SO many amazing encounters with local workers, businesses, and community members, but the theme we kept seeing throughout was how God so exquisitely worked out timing to put us in people's paths at the exact moment they needed it. From blessing a family with a bowling outing only to find out it was their special needs daughter's
We look forward to more serving opportunities tomorrow with Phil's Friends, a painting project at St. Mark's and back to Feed My Starving Children one last time this year. Please pray for more opportunities to share Christ's love with everyone we meet!