Mwanzala Preaching Point

Mwanzala Preaching Point

Our second stop was the Mwanzala preaching point. They have a great choir here! Jim planted an avocado tree near evangelist Venance Ilomo’s home to symbolize our relationship. We also visited his home and met his family.
Mangalali Preaching point

Mangalali Preaching point

Mangalali is the newest preaching point. It has 22 members and is in a beautiful location! They have planted beans and potatoes for the parish. We recieved generous gifts of a mat for the children at Prince of Peace, baskets and a chicken! The bookmarks and soccer...
Sunday morning worship

Sunday morning worship

Such a wonderful worship this morning! Lots of singing and dancing and enthusiasm! Pastor Betsy preached on living water. At the end of the service we were told there was a surprise for us! The women were taken back to the sacristy where we put on new dresses that had...
Bomalang’ombe day 1

Bomalang’ombe day 1

So many highlights of the day! We loaded up the vehicle and drove to Bomalang’ombe. I think we made it there in record time! We were met part way by a motorcycle parade which escorted us to the church and congregation members singing and dancing. We learned that...
Friday in Iringa

Friday in Iringa

We had a busy day today! We started the morning at the Iringa diocese office learning about all the ways the Bega kwa Bega partnership is working to change lives in Tanzania and St. Paul. We learned how important it is to exchange visits to learn more about each...
Drive to Iringa

Drive to Iringa

Our drive to Iringa was long but interesting. We took an alternate route out of Dar to avoid some traffic jams. The scenery was beautiful and varied including coastal farmlands, mountains and a large area of baobab trees. We stopped in Morogoro to buy some snacks of...