Our life in the States as we know it has come to an end.
All of our efforts in the past 9mos have prepared us for this day, and we are ready to go be of service to the orphans of Piatra Neamt, Romania.
Our tasks of homework help/ English tutoring daily in the orphanages will at times present some new challenges, but God is ever present to give us strength, and the wisdom he has cultivated in us will be called upon.
We thank the Lord for relationships we were able to strengthen in the time we were in the States with friends and family, the friendships we rekindled, and for all the wonderful fellowship with fellow believers. Lord’s blessings & peace strengthen your hearts and make you filled with the living God.
We thank the Lord for the warm place He provided for us these 2 months in Lancaster Pennsylvania, and we are grateful at having gotten to know the family and their servant hearts in the work they do.
Our flight is out of Philly, Sunday at 6pm and arrival in Romania Monday the 1st 3pm. Thankyou as you remember us at that time.
Praise- We have reached 95% of our monthly support goals and are still waiting for some decisions to come in. If you’d still like to sponsor a child for camp in 2015, that area is available, with only 40 children presently sponsored and location for 65. firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
-We are able to pay off our training debt by the end of 2015 due to some extra fundraising. We were able to pay for the shipping costs of our belongings through a generous church donation and a personal donation. Thank you to those donors, ptl. 🙂 We were able to ship out our items for living &craft supplies last Saturday with a Romanian company.
-Romania has a new president- who is very organized and a former mayor. Klaus Iohannis was born to German parents in Romania when his desendants from Austria/Hungary occupied part of the country of Romania. He grew up speaking both languages. With his German roots he will be able to correct some inbred corruption in the country. Yay, pray for him! Romania has presidential elections every 5 years.
That we would continue keeping our family members in thoughts & prayers despite the distance. For them to grow spiritually and emotionally, and for them to keep their spiritual fervor in serving the Lord.
For the new and familiar children we are anticipating meeting again. For our interactions with them, for our words to be pleasing in the sight of God, and for us through wisdom to know how to spur them on towards love and good deeds.
Prayers for travelling mercies, Lucian is not able to rest on planes. We have some business to settle into once reaching land. We will pay the bills for some things when we were away these 3months in the states, organizing & planning holiday activities for the orphans with a team of church members, and Lucian sees a doctor, and Rebecca starts the process of spouse visa. Pray for strength to complete these things.
We are excited to continue sharing what we do in the future and how we see the kids developing!!!
Blessings & peace be yours in abundance.
Becca & Lucian Avadanei