Reflections

Reflections

Editor’s Note: As the group prepared to come home and had time to reflect on their flights and in the airport, they sent us some of their thoughts and favorite photos. It seemed like the perfect way to end this pilgrimage. Enjoy! ******* It’s almost...
Final Days

Final Days

Days 14-15: Our pilgrimage is coming to a close soon. This is the last night we will be spending under Rwandan stars — and what a way to end it! We have had two vibrant days — yesterday at worship and today walking the hills among our friends in the Kibali Village....
Life in the Village

Life in the Village

Day 11: Good Evening and Blessings from the Rwanda Team! The Dereva Hotel, where we are staying, is located in the city of Rwamagana. It is one of the poorest places in Rwanda — life becoming even more difficult after the drought last year. Archdeacon Martin and his...
On Safari

On Safari

Days 9 & 10: The team is getting used to cramming into our little bus with all of our luggage piled high as we bump and sway through miles and miles of hair pin turns. Our hired driver, Ronnie, has been such a sweet addition to these long days on the road and a...
Nkombo Island

Nkombo Island

Day 8: Already another day is coming to a close here in this beautiful land. It was a day of discovery as we climbed into a slender wooden boat and traveled about 45 minutes to Nkombo Island right in the center of Lake Kivu. It is the home of several thousand Rwandans...