A picture’s worth a 1,000 words (The Prices Write, September 2019, part 1)

In August we worked with our colleagues and two summer teams who came to Croatia from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Florida and London, England. Probably over 250 Roma kids attended the various events in four different locations in Croatia. These included Vacation Bible School-type outreach, day Bible camp, and an overnight Bible camp. Through these outreachesContinue reading “A picture’s worth a 1,000 words (The Prices Write, September 2019, part 1)”

Summer Outreach, days 8, 9, 10 & 11: Slavonski Brod

Thank you for praying for the last four days of the summer outreach. These days were in the village in our town, Slavonski Brod. The team held Bible clubs with 120 kids in the village over a four day period, including skits and teaching on the Unforgiving Servant, and the Good Samaritan, coloring pages, crafts,Continue reading “Summer Outreach, days 8, 9, 10 & 11: Slavonski Brod”

Summer Outreach, day 6: Orahovica

Thank you for praying for day 2 of the 3 day camp with 35 Roma teens/tweens, meeting in Orahovica. Yesterday the teens went swimming again, had Bible teaching based on the Lord’s prayer, small group discussion, meals, games and craft times. Please continue to pray for lasting spiritual fruit in the lives of these teensContinue reading “Summer Outreach, day 6: Orahovica”

Summer Outreach, day 5: Orahovica

Thank you for your prayers. Yesterday was the 1st day of a 3-day camp for 35 Roma teens and tweens from two villages, Darda and Slavonski Brod, who gathered in Orahovica, Croatia. They enjoyed swimming, games, meals together, Bible teaching, worship, small group discussion and other activities. Pamala was busy buying groceries for the meals,Continue reading “Summer Outreach, day 5: Orahovica”

Summer Outreach, day 4: Sisak

Thank you for praying for us. Today we had the 3rd and final day of the mini day-camp, held at Bethel Baptist Church in Sisak. We brought 18 teens/tweens from Capraške Poljane. The theme was salvation and we had a skit, Bible teaching, small group teaching time, games, crafts and lunch together. In the afternoon,Continue reading “Summer Outreach, day 4: Sisak”

Summer outreach, day 1: Sisak and Palanjek

Thank you for praying for yesterday’s outreach in two villages. We had about 75 kids in Sisak and another 25 or so in Palanjek. Sisak is a Ludari Roma village and Palanjek is a Bayash Roma village. For the program, we sang songs, acted out the story of Zaccheus (Adam Anderson did a stellar jobContinue reading “Summer outreach, day 1: Sisak and Palanjek”

Summer Outreach Recap (The Prices Write, September 2018, part 1)

Ariela celebrating her 7th birthday at Bible camp with cake made by Kirsten and our summer teamers Thank you for praying for our summer outreaches. We held children’s Bible clubs in three Roma villages, with about 200 Roma kids attending and a couple dozen interested mothers and a few dads as well. This was aContinue reading “Summer Outreach Recap (The Prices Write, September 2018, part 1)”

Day 3: Bible festival in Slavonski Brod

And … we’re done. Yesterday was the last event for our summer team outreaches. We held Day 3 of the festival in Slavonski Brod which was games and time to sign t-shirts, take pictures and give lots of hugs. Thank you for praying for this outreach. We’re thankful that the weather was great, the kidsContinue reading “Day 3: Bible festival in Slavonski Brod”

Day 2: Bible festival in Slavonski Brod

Thank you for praying for Day 2 of the Bible festival. We’re grateful to the Lord for answered prayer. We had a good turnout–I’d guess there were about 75 kids and about 10 or so mothers. Our theme was forgiveness as we acted out the parable of the unforgiving servant from Matthew 18:21-35 (a veryContinue reading “Day 2: Bible festival in Slavonski Brod”