That was the theme of the 1st grade mission trip this year. In only one month, the 1st graders raised enough money through a garage sale and other donations to provide sembako packages for the Villa Cherry Orphanage in Batu. Besides giving sembako packages, the first graders performed for the orphans as well. It was exhausting, but the results were awesome! The students felt the joy of helping others. Thank you for supporting Charis mission trips.
God wants us to give joyfully, with love and gratitude to Him who first loved us. Charis second graders were excited to share God’s love with children at the Elim Orphanage on March 11, 2013. They enjoyed making new friends and sharing God’s blessing. They learned how to do fund-raising through presenting an event called 'Indonesian Culture Exhibition.’ They sold ethnic food from various areas of Indonesia. All the funds were used to provide for the needs of the children in the orphanage. Besides that, the second graders also shared the knowledge they gained at school there. They taught their friends in small groups. We trust that all these activities were a blessing and brought glory to God.