Elisabeth doesn’t have as many camps as Max but that’s a good thing. She missed the first semester of intensive German while we were in the States and she’s using the summer to catch up. But she’s still had time to fit in a Fusion music camp as well as an unexpected mission assignment.[Read more…]
Youth Mission Team from Narnia to Serve in Nashville
The third year of our partnership with Judson Baptist in Nahsville, TN brings a new twist. This year a team of 7 teenagers (including our Elisabeth) with two leaders will be sent by our Banská Bystrica congregation to serve at a VBS at Judson.
Nine People Baptized at our Annual Baptism Ceremony
This year’s baptism ceremony was encouraging in more ways than one. For one thing, nine people were baptized and that’s more than in any of the five years that we’ve been here in Banská Bystrica. But that’s not all…
Trinity College Concert Choir and Symphonic Band Visits Banská Bystrica and ZŠ Narnia
Trinity College sends their concert choir and symphonic band on tour each year–usually in the States, sometimes overseas. This year they’re touring Europe with stops in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium, France and Austria. Their first stop in Slovakia was right here in Banská Bystrica to spend the day with Narnia Elementary School and give a concert downtown in the historic Town Hall.[Read more…]
A Loaded Spring: We’ve Just Published our Latest Newsletter
There has been and is a lot going on this loaded spring. We’re preparing for a concert and a summer camp and a later, longer home assignment.
Check all the news out in our latest newsletter.
Warm Weather brings the Season of Big Events as we Prepare for Upcoming Camp and Concert
We have two big events coming up in May and July as the school year comes to a close. Trinity Ensemble will arrive May 16 from Deerfield, IL to make Banská Bystrica the first stop on their European tour. In July we will join forces with a team from Judson Baptist in Nashville, TN to put on an English day camp for fifth and sixth graders from the community.[Read more…]
2016 Winter Gallery
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We’ve finally gotten snow in Slovakia so it’s time to put up the winter gallery. Enjoy photos of new places we’ve discovered on our adventure walks around our property (more cliffs!), our congregation’s New Year’s celebration, and our trip to see Jana’s brother in Belgium (before this year we hadn’t seen them in almost 10 years, which means we met Oliver and Maxim for the first time this year).
Greg and Jacqueline Visit from Judson Baptist to Plan 2016 English Camp
This week we have visitors from Judson Baptist Church in Nashville, TN. Greg and Jacqueline are here to see Narnia Elementary School and plan for a summer English camp that’s to take place from July 11-15.