Last weekend we hosted a Missions/Ministry Weekend at Word & Life. On Saturday we had a festival/meal where lots of different ministries set up display tables and cell groups set up tables show casing different countries that they have a heart for or have visited. And then the different tables prepared food that represented their country and dressed in traditional clothes from the country. We set up a table for Growing Hope and displayed pictures from the gardens. We invited some of the people from one of the community gardens to join us and then Freedom’s wife and mother prepared some traditional foods for us to serve. They even made a traditional spinach dish with spinach fresh from the garden. We had a guest speaker for the weekend who is a missionary in Russia. It was a really great time for us all to be reminded how important it is to serve!