March 31: Sky (Last day of this photo challenge)
The sky was gorgeous today, so there are two pictures: morning and evening.
Shot on my way to church this morning. I love these mountains. Every time I drive this route, I want to stop and photograph them.
Shot on my way home from church this afternoon. I feel similarly about the mountains on this route (they are likely the same mountains, just from a slightly different angle).
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On top of Easter Sunday today, we had a baptism. What’s really amazing about M’s story is that she met Jesus while she was in Africa for a short time. Somehow God provided a translator and someone to mentor her when she came back to Japan.
Here she is getting baptized. Along the bottom are all the other people taking pictures.
Because it was Easter, Sisters Gospel Choir (my church’s Gospel Choir) sang a couple of songs for us. It’s always fun to hear praise songs in English!
Then we started prep for Easter Lunch. It was potluck, so everyone brought something.
Here are a few of the teens and a couple of the little ones at church.
The sanctuary transformed from place to listen to the teaching to party room.
These girls are getting their contributions ready.
She’s making yakisoba – a church tradition for the Easter and Christmas potlucks.
A few more of the teens at church. The one in the green is one who I talk to almost every week. The other two I haven’t talked to very much.
Part of the line up of food. Doesn’t it look good? Also, my friend Maki makes things other than rice in her rice cooker too! There was soup in the rice cooker at the bottom of the picture.
A couple of the super sweet ladies at church. The one on the right lived in the UK for a while and she sometimes translates for me.
Maki, the other person who takes lots of photos at church gatherings (actually, she probably takes more).
A fun conversation.
These ladies are trying to decide how to display this cake.
The yakisoba prep.
Two of my favorite kids. They are constantly sitting on me, pulling me along to play or doing my hair.
He is risen!