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  • Work Is Complete for Really Living Team in Laos
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    Last week we shared how our humanitarian mission team had been working alongside community members, government partners and ADRA staff to help construct a gravity fed water system in Xayoudom, a remote village in the country of Laos. The water system included filtration and storage tanks, along with over six… Read more »
  • Arrival in Laos and Beginning of Work
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    Our fearless team of Mission World humanitarian adventurers traveled halfway around the world this week. Their destination was Laos, one of the world’s few remaining communist states and one of East Asia’s most economically disadvantaged. Over the course of this 17 day trip (including two days’ travel time, each way),… Read more »
  • International Adventures Abound at Really Living Kids
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    The start of school also marks the start of a new season of Really Living Kids—our weekly children’s program for ages 4 to 10, free and open to the public (see more info here). This year’s theme—Around the World—will take your child on an international adventure of discovery and learning.… Read more »
  • A Day of Family Fun at Really Living
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    An estimated 800-1000 people stepped through the doors of the Really Living Centre on Sunday, September 8 to enjoy a grand opening weekend family fun fair. A mostly sunny day saw activities for all ages including bouncy castles, inflatable games for teens and adults, a petting zoo, face painting, a… Read more »
  • A Grand Celebration of God’s Leading, in Past, Present & Future
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    On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Really Living Centre celebrated it’s official grand opening complete with ribbon cutting, facility tours, an inspiring dedication worship service, and a celebration luncheon. This 25,000 square-foot facility has been built with the dual purpose of providing a worship space for the congregation of Really… Read more »
  • Sports at Really Living
    Our gym at the newly-built Really Living Centre offers 4200 sqft of space to play. We’re already equipped for basketball, volleyball, and badminton;  soon we’ll have an indoor rock climbing wall installed as well. Our desire is to make drop-in sports nights available to all within our community (church members… Read more »
  • Motor Oil and Sidewalk Chalk: This is Really Living
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    It’s Sunday. Eager volunteers gather on an overcast June morning. Some carry hoses, buckets, and sponges; others lug cases of motor oil. A truck arrives with food to unload—bagels, fruit, muffins. There’s a high dose of excitement in the air. While it’s our fifth Free Oil Change for Single Parents, it’s… Read more »
  • Nearing the Finish Line
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    The installation of so many finishing touches—flooring, seats, and counter-tops, just to name a few—really brings home the idea that soon we’ll be operating out of our own facility. What a blessing to have this beautiful and functional resource. We pray that we will use it humbly and effectively to… Read more »
  • Fun with Insects
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    This past Saturday we learned more interesting facts about bugs, like which one is the most dangerous, which one is the fastest, and which one is the loudest. We also made bugs using play dough, pipe cleaners and straws. It was fun! For next week we will have a special… Read more »