Author Archives: luke cummings

Updates

It’s been a long long time since any updates have been made on this blog. But this definitely does not mean nothing was going on during this time! The rebuilding process in the disaster zone is still on going and … Continue reading

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Abe Family

Last week we spent another week in Ishinomaki going up with 9 people. For 4 days we split up into 2 groups helping clear rubble, clean houses, unclog gutters, break down fallen walls, etc. Again, our group followed the guidance … Continue reading

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Thank you Mr. Itoda!

My Father-in-law, Mr. Itoda, has played a huge part behind the scenes, in making it possible for our church to deliver aid to the Tohoku region. Less than a week after the quake, Mr. Itoda lent to us what would … 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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