January 6, 2014

We've Arrived

Barrie HANDS Team:

After roughtly 13hours of driving through snow, ice, and winter roads, airports, flying, customs for two countries, we touched down in Belize.  (Many thanks to our drivers!) We are safe and sound, all baggage found!

A two hour bus ride, on a classic school bus, took us to our future worksite, Presbyterian Day School.  We surveyed the work prepared for us by prior teams, and enjoyed a wonderful dinner barbequed goodness.  We have checked into our hotel (the Hokol Kin - last minute change) in Corozal, approximately 20minutes from the school.

We are looking forward to a good night's sleep, and all that tomorrow has in store.

We thank you for all the prayers and support that have gotten this far.  Please continue to pray for our safety, health, and effective use of the opportunites we encounter!  Stay Tuned!

Comments:

Magda
Jan 6, 2014 at 9:49 pm

So happy you all arrived there safe.

Alisa, Keaton, & Mark
Jan 6, 2014 at 10:08 pm

We too are thankful that you all arrived safely!! Have a good night's sleep and looking forward to hearing about your first work day :)

Cheryl
Jan 6, 2014 at 10:23 pm

So good to hear you all arrived safe and sound! Enjoy your day tomorrow. We're looking forward to hearing how God will use you!

Fred and cyndi
Jan 7, 2014 at 8:00 am

Glad to read that you arrived safely. Was thinking about you all when we were shovelling our driveway. Wondering about your drive to the airport and your flight. Looking forward to reading your blog posts.

Tom & Sarah
Jan 7, 2014 at 8:12 am

Blessings to you all as you begin your work. You are in our prayers this week. Enjoy the warmth! :)

Paulywog
Jan 7, 2014 at 8:35 am

Ohhh man! (vigorous rubbing of hands)- you guys let Leo in on this one? I hope you get past customs on the way back. He told me he has something up his sleeve.

Phyllis, Kate & Roger
Jan 7, 2014 at 8:38 am

See Steve, Miami doesn't loose everybody's luggage. lol

Glad everyone made it there OK. We're wishing you a great work day and looking forward to hearing all about what the Lord has in store for you. Blessings to all.

(Pearson airport is shut down this morning until 9am. Thought you might like to know.)

Nellie
Jan 7, 2014 at 9:21 am

Good News !!! Hope you have a great week ..

Stephanie
EduDeo Staff
Jan 7, 2014 at 9:25 am

Great to hear from you already! So glad you all had a safe and sound journey to Belize! You were all in our prayers during our Staff devotions yesterday and of course in our personal prayers. Have a wonderful time. Keep your eyes open for all the God has in store!

John tB
Jan 7, 2014 at 9:31 am

Blessings to you!!!!!

tell the younger folk they have not missed any school. Second day everything is closed!!!

Pastor Daryl
Jan 7, 2014 at 9:38 am

Marvelous! Thanks for the quick update and the better link to your blog on Facebook. Praying for your safety, health, and good use of the opportunities God leads you to.

ps. hopefully you won't have to push any school buses uphill this time :)

David, Rachel, Jillian, and Ryan
Jan 7, 2014 at 10:15 am

So glad to hear your travels went well. Can't wait to hear how your first days go. Keeping you all in our prayers. :)

Tammy, Natasha, Amber & Tyler
Jan 7, 2014 at 4:00 pm

So glad you all arrived safely. Very cold back here at home! Looking forward to hearing about this amazing journey God has in store for you all! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all :).

Kim and Allan
Jan 7, 2014 at 7:21 pm

So happy to hear you arrived safe, and just in time. Airport in Toronto has many planes grounded. Weather is cold here and though you probably had rain today, sunny skies are in the near future. Praying for you!!

Krista and David
Jan 7, 2014 at 7:44 pm

Excited to hear how God will use you all!

Joanne, Jessica, and Matthew
Jan 8, 2014 at 10:35 pm

God bless you all as you continue your work for the people of Belize and bless them with your talents and gifts! stay safe and enjoy the sunshine! in all of our prayers for safety and opportunity to share the gospel!

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