And now for the exciting news..... (drumroll, please)..... Introducing our new BAPTISTRY! This is most likely the first ever baptistry in all of Ukraine (or one of the first!). Most baptisms here are performed in local rivers or lakes. After many prayers and a lot of imagination, our men finally came up with this solution:
Monday, April 5, 2010
Easter morning started out with this special delivery from our village neighbor, Claudia, whom we are trying to get to church... What a sweet surprise this was!In deaf church, this young couple was saved.... Wouldn't Easter Sunday be a very special day to mark in your Bible as the day of your salvation?!David teaching his Sunday School class, the "Joint Heirs," - a class for married couples103 people in our hearing services today! Nelya did an amazing job teaching the junior-high aged orphans, by candlelight, about the meaning of Christ's death and resurrection: Sweet Alina was able to be in our services today, and what a joy it was to see this very special young lady in church once again! You can read a little about Alina here, though I would really like to do a separate post all about her...