Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dinner with the Satou’s and Kouchan’s family

For the last five days we had a team of 8 people up in Ishinomaki. Most of the team worked on people’s house, cleaning, moving debris and whatever other manual labor we could offer to help. The whole time we … Continue reading

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Baby Dedication and Celebration

Yesterday, we were all back in Tokyo for our church’s celebration service, two baby dedications and to report on our activities up North. It was so good being back together as a community, hanging out, praying and loving one another. … Continue reading

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Reflections: Taku’s Story (Part 2)

When we were staying at Kouchan’s house, I really enjoyed hanging out with their kids, Keita and Hayato. One day a few of their playmates came over with their mother. They had a really cute 3 year old girl named … Continue reading

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Daniel’s Reflections

Here is a link to a post from Daniel Cummings own blog in which he writes about his time here in Japan. http://familiacummings.blogspot.com/2011/04/april-2011.html

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4/11-4/19

A lot has gone down the past week in Ishinomaki since arriving with a crew of 9 people on April 11. Since I haven’t had time to give updates throughout the week, I’m going to split this up into a … Continue reading

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Yuriage

On Monday Kosaka and I drove into the Yuriage area only about a 5 km drive from my parents house. This area is still closed off… the whole area was wiped out by the tsunami so there aren’t any people … Continue reading

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Hayato’s Kindergarten Graduation Ceremony

Hayato had his Kindergarten graduation ceremony on Monday this past week, having been prolonged a month due to the tsunami. The kindergarten Hayato had gone to was right along the coast and was washed away in the tsunami. Sadly, there … Continue reading

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