Ever since arriving in Ukraine in January 2012 I've kept a daily "log" of the main stuff I've done that day. This December has been CRAZY busy. Here's my log for this month!
Dec 1- Sunday- Church; Led worship at Youth Club
Dec 2- Monday- Met with ICA Mission Team; Band Practice
Dec 3- Tuesday- Chaslivtsi Orphanage with Kyiv Team
Dec 4- Wednesday- Lunch for Kyiv Team at my house; Visit Chaslivtsi Orphanage; Band Practice
Dec 5- Thursday- Long Day! Staff Meeting; Retrieve letter at Nehemiah; Trip to Svalyava Orphanage; Pizza with Orphan Team.
Dec 6- Friday- Slept Late!! Shopping. Led worship at Night Prayer.
Dec 7- Saturday- Early morning to Krasna Dontsiv Bazaar; Hosted Messianic kids at home for dinner
Dec 8- Sunday- Led worship in am and youth service.
Dec 9- Monday- Slept late; cleaned house; Band Practice. Saddened by protest in Kyiv.
Dec 10- Tuesday- Met with Doug about Radvanka; Doug and I met with Lola Kulchar And Volodya Sergochov. Met with Sydney about Chaslivtsi; Going away get together for Anka and Sven, Bowling.
Dec 11- Wednesday- RD Staff Meeting; Trip to Svalyava Orphanage.
Dec 12- Thursday- Met with Anya and Rudik and Katya to sort clothes.
Dec 13- Friday- bought furniture; led worship for Alpha Course Conference.
Dec 14- Saturday- Went to Kiev for Euromaidan
Dec 15- Sunday- EuroMaidan Day of Dignity in Kiev.
Dec 16- Monday- Returned from Kiev; Band Practice
Dec 17- Tuesday- IT Staff Mtg; Toured Lola’s Ministry Center in Radvanka; Met with Orphan Team
Dec 18- Wednesday-Met with Andrey and Sasha about Apt; Staff Mtg; Met w/Orphan Team
Dec 19- Thursday- Met with Dima at Apt; Met with Orphan Team to look for Christmas gifts; Saw Sonya dance; met with Dima again.
Dec 20- Friday- Met Stephen and Heidi at train station; Band Practice
Dec 21- Saturday- Showed Stephen and Heidi around town a bit.
Dec 22- Sunday- Led worship. Lunch with new kids; youth service; bowling.
Dec 23- Monday- Shopping, Banking, Cooking and Staff Christmas Party at my house.
Dec 24- Tuesday- signed apartment contract; shopping; Katya’s house for Orphan Team get together.
Dec 25- Wednesday- Hallenbacks, Stephen and Heidi, Kent and Inga, Jason for Tacos at my house.
Dec 26- Thursday- Trip to Svalyava Orphanage and then pizza afterwards. Long day.
Dec 27- Friday- Packed stuff; Finally got the key to the apartment.
Dec 28- Saturday- Moved two taxi loads of stuff; bought a bed; waited all day for furniture.
Dec 29- Sunday- Led worship; lunch at Vertep with Katya, Anya, Roma, Stephen, Heidi; Youth Worship.
Dec 30- Monday- Got more stuff for the apartment; long day!
Dec 31- Tuesday- early morning at Krasna Dontsiv Baraar; Meet ICA Team at Train Station; Chaslivtsi Orphanage; Youth All Night New Year's Eve Party (leading worship at midnight).