Hello again from Romania!!! Iazmin says hi, and so do Britney and Dan as we write this post!
On Saturday we survived The Great Romania Water Fight II, and Ray was the official winner/loser, having stayed completely dry after fleeing the scene. Also, Lief rolled down a hill in a failed attempt to avoid the blast of the hose that Daniel had commandeered. Thus concludes the highlights of TGRWF II.
Earlier in the morning we had made up final lists of what we would need for each aspect of camp, and we set out for the Romanian mall and market. As some of us were experiencing Romanian shopping for the first time, we restocked our snack supplies at Auchen (the mall) and went to the market and bought some spoons. Sammy bought some hats.
Last night we headed out of Craiova and into the country on the edge of the woods. The goal was to have a bonding experience with the entire Romanian & American Leadership teams (about 40 of us in all) and we did that through a bonfire, some really good Romanian sausage, and a game of dare devil duck duck goose, which is essentially team duck duck goose. It was both exhilarating and terrifying (never take the inside lane when against Lief). As it began to get darker, the worship team got started and we all got to experience worship in two languages simultaneously, some for the first time. It was a good opportunity for us to focus on things above, as Daniel Vieru had challenged us in the morning (from Colossians 3:2). We finished in small group prayer for the camp. It was a beautiful picture of God brining two teams together as one. As we made our way back to the cars, nature began creeping out, reports were confirmed of the large spider and though not all believe legend has it there was also a large snake lurking in the woods. Lief claims it was just a worm or a stick.
Thanks to everyone who sent along letters with the team, we read some today and were greatly encouraged.
Prefacing the joke with the fact that apa = water, it is now time for jokes with Jesse:
What do you call a waterpark in Romania?
An apa-tunity for fun!!
Iazmin says bye.