Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Christmas party at the Mission

Today the children at the mission were blessed with a wonderful time, of playing...

...jumping on the jumping castle....

These two face painting clowns were kept busy with our many children...they all wanted their faces painted.

...from the youngest baby... some of the grown ups.


Happy dancing William.

We have the most gorgeous and well behaved children.

At twelve o'clock all 116 children were bundled into the dining hall to receive gifts.

Father Christmas arriving to very excited children.

Happy children make me feel happy.  There is no way to thank all the wonderful people who supplied gifts and refreshments.  They are sowing on fertile ground...these little ones will never forget it.  In most cases these will be the only gifts they receive.


  1. Thats such a wonderful thing to do & b able to share in. Its so good to give & see the children benefit from it all. Blessed be.

  2. Thanks for sharing this with us Lynette....
    Can see they South Africans...

    Wonderful time of the year for children...

  3. Great pics Lynette - makes me feel as though I were there too.
    How wonderful to be able to do this for so many people!

  4. Lynette, you 've transported me there. Great pictures!

  5. Gorgeous! This is what christmas is all about... giving x

  6. Ditto the above, what a lovely way to spend the day.

  7. wow - I can't believe how many children and families your have at the mission.

    Next year I will really come and visit! I keep saying I will be I really will!

    Hope you and your family have an excellent Christmas and New Year!

  8. How completely cool, and what a wonderful memory those children will have all of their lives!

    Bless you!

  9. what a special day. i'd also love to come and visit or hear more about the work you do.

  10. As you say, it warms one's heart to see children happy. I must also say that those two clowns have created the most beautiful painted faces I have seen.

  11. Loved having a look at the party! Looks like everyone had a wonderful time & were blessed - well done ;-D

  12. Looks like they all had a great time...


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