Back in DecemberSergei and John laid foundationsfor two new buildings, and in May and June we’ll have teams from Georgia and Mississippi building on those foundations and doing other prep work.
We’ve purchased a riding mower/lawn tractor which will allow us to clear much more land and create hiking trails. Unfortunately, some items were stolen this winter so we’re having to replace parts of the water system and a few tools.
Sergei Tovstapyat, our camp administrator and general handyman, has begun building wood stoves in the cabins so we can heat them and use the camp for more of the year. We’ve also recently opened a new website for Elama.
This summer, in addition to hosting several churches at Elama, we’ll run our own camp for the first time. We plan to have 20 children, and we’re also hoping that some young ladies from the Minsk Family Homewill come up from Belarus to help.Anya Kazak and Natasha Pavlovawill be leading that camp.
It’s going to be a good summer, and we look forward Elama being filled with life once again.
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