Intern: Growing relationships with the kids!

It’s hard to believe that I have been here for almost a month! Time has gone by so quickly, I still feel like I just got here. This week was very similar to last week. With the exception of Tuesday and Wednesday I went to the school camp during the day. At camp I spent time playing outside with the kids, drawing with them, or whatever else they were doing. There are a couple of them in particular that I spend most of my time with. Every night I went to the TB center and played outside with the kids. … Continue reading

Intern: Getting to know the kids in Novgorod!

Hello everyone! Thank you so much for all your prayers! This past week was the beginning of many new friendships and the cultivation of old ones. I am so thankful for all of the new people God has brought into my life! I am looking forward to the time I will have with my new friends! Last week I began my ministry at the transit center and the camp. During the day I am helping at a day camp for school kids. At camp, I do or watch whatever activities the kids are doing and have been spending the time … Continue reading

CBU: News from Novgorod

Another update from the CBU team in Novgorod: I (Kristi) am pleased to tell you that our team has survived (and thrived) in our first week of minsitry in the transit centers here in Novgorod. In just one week, we have already learned so many of the stories of these children, and it burdens our hearts to labor even harder in order to share/plant seeds of the Gospel. So many of these children and teenagers come from unfathomable backgrounds, and our team has begun to feel the emotional repurcusions of this ministry. Please pray that we would continue to press … Continue reading

CBU: First day with the kids!

An update for CBU Russia B team: Hello from Novgorod, Russia! We have all arrived safely and with all of our luggage, which is a great triumph when traveling overseas! Thank you for lifting us up! I (Kristi) am writing to you just after Michelle and I were caught in a lightning storm in our search for wifi at a local McDonald’s. Needless to say, we are so excited to finally be getting this update to you! Our cross-cultural journey began during our 7 hour layover in Germany. We were able to take a bus from the airport out to … Continue reading

Summer Camps 2013!

It is that time of year once again! Even though the trees are just starting to sprout, our summer Camps are about to start in Russia! This year, from May to September, SunErgos will host six camps for orphans and street kids in Russia! With the help of four ministry teams and one Intern, hundreds of children will experience hope, love and grace. Teams are coming from California Baptist University, Three Rivers Church outside of Chicago and a volunteer team from around the USA led by our own staff member Meaghan Frost.  In addition, we are excited to have an … Continue reading