Trip to Hungary and Rumania April 2011


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Trip to Hungary and Rumania April 2011

  1. 1. Report of the trip to <br />Hungary and Romania <br />by Jacob, Bert and Dick <br />from April 6 to April 12, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Abidewith me, fastfalls the eventide<br />This music matches our trip:<br /> Our departure in the evening,<br /> Maria's illness,<br /> Luther's evening prayer<br />
  3. 3. Wo 6/4<br />Pack and Go?<br />
  4. 4. From Ephesians 5: 8 to 14For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light, for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth, proving what is well-pleasing to the Lord. <br />All things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that is revealed is light. Therefore he says, <br />“Awake, you who sleep, <br />and arise from the dead, <br />and Christ will shine on you.” <br />No, Ineke is praying with us for a good trip. Together with our family of course<br />Wo 6/4<br />
  5. 5. You never leave Bölcskewith an empty stomach<br />Do 7/4<br />
  6. 6. Maria explains that her illness has brought much good to the church and her relatives<br />Do 7/4<br />
  7. 7. Do 7/4<br />When you visit Maria,you are always impressedby her work and her faith<br />
  8. 8. Do 7/4<br />We assemble a football table ... <br />
  9. 9. Do 7/4<br />Summer camps for children. They sleep close together, some of them in Maria's house<br />
  10. 10. Do 7/4<br />This is also part of the camp: Playing and eating outdoors<br />
  11. 11. We leave Maria and go to Hidas<br />Do 7/4<br />Goodbye Maria, God blessyou. We hope and praythat we willseeyouagain in goodhealth!<br />
  12. 12. This is Hidas. On the right the vicarage, on the left the church<br />Do 7/4<br />
  13. 13. Maria has fallen, soshecan’treceiveus<br />But our visit is certainly not in vain, thanks to the guidance by Endre<br />Do 7/4<br />
  14. 14. They have built a beautifulchurch in Hidas!<br />Do 7/4<br />
  15. 15. Do 7/4<br />TogetherwithEndre we visit the church and we climb the tower<br />
  16. 16. Do 7/4<br />The view from the churchtower<br />
  17. 17. Endre's office for his project with alcohol and drug addicts<br />Do 7/4<br />
  18. 18. We go withEndre to his house. It is built on a high place, soyou have a great view!<br />Do 7/4<br />
  19. 19. Whatif God was one of us ?<br />If God had a face …….<br />Howcould we seeHim?<br />As a mother in Bölcske,<br />as an addict in therapy,<br />as a child in an orphanage?<br />
  20. 20. TogetherwithEndre we visitZsibrik, the village of his project for addicts<br />Do 7/4<br />
  21. 21. Do 7/4<br />Here are living about 20 -25 men for more than a year following an intensive program<br />
  22. 22. Do 7/4<br />Endre tells us how the project works<br />
  23. 23. We sleep in the house of Endre and Zsuzsi. They have five lovely children<br />Do 7/4<br />
  24. 24. After a long day's journey we arrive at Bikfalva when it is almost dark<br />Vr 8/4<br />
  25. 25. Vr 8/4<br />A warm greeting and of course something to eat and drink. Then we go to bed<br />
  26. 26. Za 9/4<br />Bus and trailer get unloaded. Boti's bike is tested by Tibi: GREAT!<br />
  27. 27. Za 9/4<br />We bring a visit to the "defensive Church" in Prejmer<br />
  28. 28. Za 9/4<br />Inside the walls. <br />What an impressive building!<br />
  29. 29. Za 9/4<br />The church is in the center<br />
  30. 30. Za 9/4<br />Jacob is observing the church from another point of view<br />
  31. 31. Za 9/4<br />We visit some appartments in the wall and also a classroom<br />
  32. 32. Za 9/4<br />We walk through a corridor of 80 meters long in the wall with shooting holes<br />
  33. 33. Za 9/4<br />A beautiful view!<br />
  34. 34. Back out through the wall<br />Za 9/4<br />
  35. 35. In Brasov with Daniël and Anu. Coffee?<br />Spicy drink!<br />Za 9/4<br />
  36. 36. In Cernaton de Sus we first visit the mortuary. Still unfinished!<br />Za 9/4<br />
  37. 37. Za 9/4<br />Fromthis place we have a nice view of the orphanage<br />
  38. 38. Za 9/4<br />Laslo and Ilonkawelcomeuswarmly<br />
  39. 39. Za 9/4<br />The community center is finished. It is wonderful!<br />
  40. 40. Za 9/4<br />With Ilonka we visit the orphanage, where 24 children are living in 2 living area’s<br />
  41. 41. Za 9/4<br />What an enthusiasm! <br />
  42. 42. Here is done a really good job.<br />We are impressed!<br />Za 9/4<br />
  43. 43. Whatabouttomorrowschildren?<br />Whatabouttheirfuture?<br />For the boy in Bölcske ….<br />For the children of Cernaton ….<br />For Boti in Bikfalva ….<br />For Zselyke ?<br />
  44. 44. An evening with Csilla and Tibi: <br />They really spoil us!<br />Za 9/4<br />
  45. 45. Za 9/4<br />The mood is good……<br />
  46. 46. … though Csilla and Tibi are still worried about their future!<br />Za 9/4<br />
  47. 47. Everyone has his own feelings this evening ……….<br />Za 9/4<br />
  48. 48. Zo 10/4<br />Sunday afternoon we go to church<br />
  49. 49. Not to this one! It hasn’t been Eastern yet.<br />Zo 10/4<br />
  50. 50. The sermon about Galatians 4: 1-7 is in Hungarian: <br />For us definitely not understandable<br />Lord, abide with us,<br />for it is evening and the night will come.<br />Stay with us and with your whole church<br />on the evening of the day<br />on the evening of life<br />on the evening of the world.<br />Bert and Imre pray together the evening prayer of Luther. Finally we understand!<br />Galatákhoz 4<br />1Mondompedig, hogy a meddigazörököskiskorú, semmibensemkülönbözik a szolgától, jólleheturamindennek;<br />2Hanemgyámokésgondviselõkalatt van azatyjátólrendeltideig. <br />Zo 10/4<br />
  51. 51. A picture after the service<br />Zo 10/4<br />
  52. 52. Lunchtime at 15.30 in the vicarage<br />Zo 10/4<br />
  53. 53. A moment of reflection?<br />Zo 10/4<br />
  54. 54. Snow? In April? For sure!<br />Zo 10/4<br />
  55. 55. Lots of snow! And cold …..The windows of our bus are coveredwithsnow and ice.<br />Ma 11/4<br />
  56. 56. Budapest in the appartement of Imre and Monika. We sleep close togetherthisnight.<br />Ma 11/4<br />
  57. 57. Ma 11/4<br />There is a lot of attentionforZselyke. The treatment is working, butMonikaworriesabout her!<br />
  58. 58. Bert, rise and shine!<br />Back to Wierdenagain!<br />Di 12/4<br />
  59. 59. We have a good trip back home!<br />
  60. 60. Back to ourfamily in Wierden.<br />We are looking back on a verynice trip and goodcontacts<br />