I've had a number of interesting conversations recently on the question of how to divide up the country of Estonia into regions of churches. As the member of a local congregation, particularly in a Christendom setting like the UK or North America with church buildings saturating the landscape, the idea of grouping congregations may seem … Continue reading An Excercise in Missio-mandering
Finished: Siding, roofing, (windows and doors by 8/27!).Sauna patio framed and plankedInterior framing (by 8/27) Next steps: Electricity, plumbing and ventilation (deadline September 15)Sauna construction, exterior chimney and sauna stove (deadline December 31)Breezeway, toilet and sauna tiling (deadline December 31)Gyproc walls and painting (February)Flooring and finishing (April)Eves, sofits, gutters, garage door
This summer we held our English Camp in town for the first time. Under Ben Ellis' leadership and in partnership with KOMA Youth Organization (Josiah Venture in Estonia) we welcomed the Nõmme Church youth group from Tallinn to put on a mixed English and Music camp at the iconic OktaCentrum in Rapla. The camp was … Continue reading Rapla English Camp
We had a great summer camp this year with Laagri Church and pastor Peeter Tamm. Thank you for your friendship Laagri!
This year we were warmly invited to join the Laagri congregation at their family camp at the lovely Nuutsaku facility in southern Estonia. On Sunday morning we had the joy of starting off our final day by baptizing two new members. Congratulations Ave and Sindy! (video in the post)