Sunday at Paonangisu Village

This morning we were invited to speak at Macedonia Church in Paonangisu village on the north side of Efate island. We live on the south side of the island so it was only about an hour away. When we got to church we found out that the fiancé of a young woman in the church had died the day before. This couple had planned to get married a few weeks ago but he became very ill on his home island and never recovered. In light of these circumstances, Gary decided to speak on I Thess. 4:13-18 concerning “our hope”. After service, we had a lovely lunch of fresh fish which the pastor had caught the night before and the children enjoyed running and playing with new friends.

Here are some photos of our Sunday:

Pastor Timothée SopeMacedonia Church

Pastor Sope Timothee and the Macedonia Church.

Greeting peoplePreparing the lunch table

Shaking hands at the end of morning service. Preparing the lunch table.

Jasmine playing "elastic" with the girlsJasmine feeding a chick

Jasmine playing “elastic” with the girls and feeding rice to a chick.

Jeremy playing tagPastor Sope and Gary have some coffee

Jeremy and friend racing by…while Gary and Pastor have a cup of coffee.

Baby LeanneHavana Harbor

On the way home we were amazed to see an huge private yacht moored out in this quiet bay of North Efate. Quite a contrast.

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