A home school group from Bakersfield came this week. Several of the students were young men of high school age; they were a huge help when it came to moving some heavy lifting that had to be done.
Two containers were sent out for Israel on Wednesday. The load was originally planned for departure before Christmas vacation, but due to several factors, the timing had to be changed. The containers are now in transit, carrying an abundance of soup and many boxes of quilts.
On Thursday morning, everyone gathered together at the end of chapel to pray for the team headed off to Haiti. The team from Gleanings consists of Fritz Meier, the Bruce family, Randy Erickson, Jesse Montgomery, Cierra Bellisomi, Dan and Marylou Barthold. They will be meeting several more team members from the LA area at the airport today and will be gone January 25th.