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13 Jan 2018

Mercy Ship Kids Meet RFIS Kids

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Mercy Ships in Douala, Cameroon

The hospital ship Africa Mercy operated by Mercy Ships has been docked at the Douala port since August 2017. This volunteer organization offers free surgery and healthcare to the people of Cameroon during its stay

13 Jan 2018

Here Comes the Sun

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This was my first view of the sun this morning.

Breathtakingly beautiful

6 Jan 2018

Raise the Trusses

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January 3, 4 and 5 big progress happened on the gym construction. The biggest crate yet came to lift the trusses up on top of the support beams.

First one up closest to the building

2nd truss up

The workers

30 Dec 2017

Congrats to our College Grad!

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College Grad Michelle!

Michelle has now graduated with honors from Grand Valley State University School of Education with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Check out the gold sticker! From Kindergarden to College, gold stickers are always good.

Ron and I

27 Dec 2017

Christmas Dinner at the Duplex

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25 friends and neighors at Christmas dinner

We may be far from our own families at Christmas, but we’re not without family. This year we and our duplex neighbors celebrated Christmas dinner with missionary colleagues, brothers and sisters in Christ,

21 Dec 2017

Secret Angels

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Christmas at RFIS is a time of giving, and surprises! Student Council organizes a Secret Angel gift exchange — students and staff choose to draw a name from a hat to be a secret angel. The 3 last days of

16 Dec 2017

Trusses: Some Assembly Required

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December 15th a crane was hired to come assist in the assembly of the trusses for the covered gym.

Crane lifts pieces of the trusses

Every part of every truss was welded by Zacharie. He is proud of his work,

28 Nov 2017

It’s begining to look a lot like Christmas at RFIS

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For some in colder climates the weather indicator that Christmas is just around the corner is cold temps and snow. In Cameroon, it’s the onset of dry season with beautiful sunsets.

Dry season sunset over the RFIS PE container

Not

20 Nov 2017

International Week 2017

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Schedule for International Week

Last week we celebrated countries, cultures, languages and foods from around the world!

On Monday our Aussie students taught us some new phrases

Monday Australia

Tuesday the Americans hosted a watermellon eating contest.

Tuesday “The Americas”

12 Nov 2017

Support for the Retaining Wall

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Retaining wall along the soccer field

Retaining wall is falling down, falling down, falling down.
Retaining wall is falling down, oh my goodness!

Straight on it looks fine

But from the side it’s clear that it is falling down!

But

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