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Storage Unit Organization Project Complete!!!

Camp LELA has lots of stuff! It is not possible to go to a forest with only trees and grass and have a camp for hundreds of children with nothing. God has richly blessed LELA with the supplies that are needed. Of course, there are the usual things tents, sleeping bags, and a few pots to cook with, but there are lots of other things like a few comfortable chairs, tanks for water storage, tools for building, and lots and lots and lots of wood!
Sure it would be great if we had our own piece of land and all of our stuff could always be there, but God has not provided that yet. So we pack it all up and take it to the forest and then pack it all up and take it to the storage unit. Then we repeat the process year after year. Each year as Camp LELA grows the pile of things to pack up also grows. This year at the end of camp we rented a truck to haul the supplies away. The time frame was very short because of the cost of the rental of the truck and the rain that came on the last day of tear do…

Thank you

Camp Lela 2014 is officially over! Everything is back in the storage units and we want to take a moment to thank God for all He did this summer.

We are thankful for:

All of you that financially support Camp LELA 2014
All of you that faithfully prayed for us for many months
Hundreds of volunteers that gave weeks of their time to serve alongside us
Our family members that served with us
Our ministry partners that served the entire summer, too
The leadership team that put together an amazing program week after week of crafts, sports, games, music, Bible lessons, and theatrical productions
The big water truck that groaned and moaned, but hauled water all summer
Generators that provided electricity
The builders that worked so hard to build sturdy structures that lasted throughout the summer
The amazing cooks that made such tasty food
Great medical support at all the camps
The team that tore down and organized the storage unit
A ministry vehicle that hauled people and supplies all summer l…