Monday, November 17, 2008

My schedule

Tuesday 11/18

6:00 am pacific time - Depart Spokane

Wednesday 11/19

7:00 pm Arrive at Freetown airport - escorted to hotel - spend night in Freetown

Thursday 11/20

8:30 am Depart Freetown for Banta by car

2:30 pm Arrive in Banta

3:00 Welcome ceremony

3:30 Tour of the project

4:30 - 6:00 Baptism (100 people!)

6:00 - 8:00 Dinner and orientation

8:00 - 10:00 Symposium for women (an overnight women's 'retreat' for 100 women from the 15 local churches - I will be speaking on disciplining children - PRAY!)

10:00 Bed

Friday 11/21

8:00 am Breakfast and devotions

9:00 - 11:00 Women's conference (worship, devotion, keynote speaker, Q & A and a demonstration on soap making - I get to simply be a participant in this)

11:00 Tour of Ngoulala Village

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch and team meeting

2:00 - 5:00 Banta schools annual speech day and prize giving ceremony - 1,000 + school children and their parents

5:00 - 7:00 Dinner

7:00 - 9:00 Team building

9:00 Bed

Saturday 11/22

8:00 Breakfast and devotion

9:00 - 12:00 Children's Home - we get to hang out with the kids!!!

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Tour of Women's Skills Center

2:00 - 4:00 Boys Football (Soccer) Gala

4:00 - 6:00 Girls Football (Soccer) Gala

6:00 Dinner

7:00 Youth Gathering

9:00 Bed

Sunday 11/23

8:00 Breakfast and devotions

9:00 am - 1:00 pm Grand Thanksgiving Service - all 15 area churches gathered together

1:00 - 3:00 Lunch and prep for Girl Gathering

3:00 - 4:00 Girl Gathering - a party for all the girls in the children's home

4:00 - 6:00 Personal Time

6:00 - 9:00 Presidential Dinner (with Chris and Debbie Clark - president and founders of COTN)

9:00 Bed

Monday 11/24

8:00 Breakfast and devotions

9:00 Packing

11:00 Depart for Freetown

5:00 Arrive Freetown - dinner - debriefing

9:00 pm Check in at Freetown airport

Tuesday 11/25

9:00 pm pacific time - Arrive back in Spokane

4 comments:

  1. Ok,....take a deep breath....and dive in.
    I've gotcha covered in prayer.

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  2. Anonymous3:14 PM

    So excited for you!!! Soak it up. Can't wait to see Africa through your eyes.

    Blessings,
    Leana

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  3. Anonymous5:45 PM

    Cathy, have a safe trip. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.
    Jenny L.

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  4. Cathy,

    You are probably already sleeping this evening as you are adjusting to SL time, but just wanted you to know you have already been and will continue to be in my thoughts and prayers. Have a wonderful trip!

    Ashley

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