We were going to slip in the back since we were running late, but the chapel was packed and overflowing!
What I understood was going to be a small gathering of the residents, turned out to be a Christmas program that the residents and their families had been invited to. So, I started getting a little nervous when I saw the crowd!
I sang "O Holy Night" a capella. The Lord helped me hit the high notes despite my nerves!
ABWE missionary Doug Fry serves on the board for the nursing home and was asked to bring a devotional for the service.
There was a sale table of items that the residents had made.
Portugal is one of the world's largest producers of cork. These bookmarks are made of cork with Scripture verses on them (in Portuguese of course!).