The East African Missionary Society Blog
A blog dedicated to what we’re doing in Uganda.
Archive of: June, 2017
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. [...]

Hospital Visit by TEAMS' Director and Volunteers April 2017
Hospital Visit by TEAMS' Director and Volunteers April 2017

Alex and Janet from TEAMS’s Hospital Visitation Team came with Rebecca and I and even they were amazed at the number of babies that had been delivered that night. Over 50 and several who had required caesarean sections – they were very fortunate that there was a skilled doctor available [...]

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 [...]