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STITCHES update
STITCHES update

STITCHES continues to be popular with 27 enrolling to join Year 1. This is amazing and very encouraging. To be honest it is really a few too many but as we have found in previous years there are inevitably some who leave, either because this course is [...]

SEAMS update
SEAMS update

SEAMS continues to progress well and business is good. One of our best 2nd Year “Stitches” students has been doing some part time work for SEAMS (outside of her lesson time!) as they were very, very busy and needed to get a large order finished and delivered. [...]

Easter on TEAMS' site
Easter on TEAMS' site

GOOD FRIDAY

During the morning Rosalind, one of our Board members led a quiet, contemplative service focussing on various individuals involved in Christ’s crucifixion.
We thought about how they must have felt, the pressures they were under and why they acted as they did, pausing to think about how we might [...]

Children’s Fun Time - Easter Sunday afternoon
Children’s Fun Time - Easter Sunday afternoon

Local children don’t get to play very much, there are so many chores to do and imaginative play and having fun is not something many ever have time to think about. The joy and excitement on the children’s faces as they arrived was so touching. The simple things we [...]

TEAMS Prison Outreach
TEAMS Prison Outreach

TEAMS has an important Prison Outreach Programme and is one of the few NGO’s in Uganda to have authorisation from the government to work in Uganda’s prisons. Prison governors claim that since we have started our programme of Ministry and support, violence within prisons has decreased dramatically. Life in any [...]

Out In Gulu
Out In Gulu

Last year on mission I experienced the surface of Gulu, but this year I am experiencing and enjoying all that this town has to offer me. There are no car taxi’s available but there are motorbike taxi’s called ‘boda bodas’ and I’ve really enjoyed travelling on these because it allows [...]

Allow, Recognise & Follow
Allow, Recognise & Follow

Following on with the theme of unpacking and rebuilding, as I was washing my hair last night, the Holy Spirit reminded me of how Jesus washed the disciples’ feet (John 13). In those days, people tended to wear sandals so the mud and dirt would be easily brushed on to [...]

Commitment
Commitment

This year was all about reflecting on my character and allowing God to enter in and mould and rebuild internally.

The focus for myself was all about rebuilding and unpacking.

Psalm 37 verse 5

"Commit thy way unto the Lord trust also in him and he shall bring it to pass"

What does [...]

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