Category Archives: LAMP 2016 Blog

Shamattawa Team Saturday 7-23-16

Last evening we stayed Shamattawa Team Friday 7-21-1 Most of our group up and moving by 7:00 A.M. Finished packing up items for storage, had breakfast, eggs and cherry pancakes by Dave. Mary Ann Miles picked us up at 10:15 to get us to the church to store our supplies ‘till next year. This saves more »

News from Norway House

Dear Friends of Trinity, The children learn a new song “My Little Red Box”. Sam and the children at play. Making butterflies during craft time Prizes for everyone during family night Sorry this posting is so late, but we did not have internet connections in Norway House. The week was challenging but rewarding. Over 300 more »

Shamattawa Team Friday 7-22-16

Shamattawa Team Friday 7-21-16 Most of our group up and moving by 7:00 A.M. Finished packing up items for storage, had breakfast, eggs and cherry pancakes by Dave. Mary Ann Miles picked us up at 10:15 to get us to the church to store our supplies ‘till next year. This saves the freight costs of more »

Shamattawa Team Thursday 7-21-16

Good Morning! This will be the last day of teaching Vacation Bible School in Shamattawa for this summer. Friday morning, we will fly out to Thompson, which will start the last leg of our week, the journey home. We will have children arriving in less than one hour. Today is much cooler and the ground more »

Shamattawa Team Wednesday 7-20-16

Today is Wednesday which is day 4 of teaching Vacation Bible School here  in  Shamattawa. We are currently at the Band Office using the internet to get this post up on the website. We apologize for late entries and only a few photos, but the process has been very slow going to upload pictures. We more »

Shamattawa Team Tuesday 7-19-16

Shamattawa Team Tuesday 7-19-16 Morning has broken and it’s a beautiful day in Shamattawa. Sunshine and cool here. Quiet in town today. Still preparing a bit for the afternoon crafts etc. One of the older kids Dyrell showed up at the door this morning wanting to visit. Somehow the kids find us no matter where more »

Shamattawa Team Monday 7-18-16

5 Monday 7-18-16 Morning has arrived in Shamattawa now 7:00 A.M. and all is calm. Spent some time this morning organizing photos and journal information for the slide presentation. Breakfast is being prepared by Dave once again, thanks Dave!. After Breakfast, we went to the Band Office to check in with the Chief and the more »

Shamattawa Team- Sunday 7/17

Day 3 July 17, 2016 Some rose early, like 6:30 AM. Others a little later. Breakfast was prepared by Dave. Eggs ,pancakes, and toast. A friend Howard Canabe who has had his children in our Vacation Bible School stopped by for a visit this morning. He now works for the Shamattawa Band doing city maintenance.  more »

Shamattawa Team- Saturday 7/16

Day 2 July 16, 2016 Up at the crack of dawn, the church ladies came at 5:30 to make breakfast for the four of us. A “FULL” breakfast it was. Eggs, bacon, potatoes, pancakes, sausage, juice, and Tim Horton’s coffee. We left Grand Rapids shortly after breakfast at about 7:00 AM. Drove as far as more »

Shamattawa Team- Friday 7/15

Day 1 July 15, 2016 Travel Day Shamattawa team left Fergus Falls at about 8:30 AM Friday Morning heading north to the Canadian border. Passing through Fargo, Grand Forks and Pembina, we hit the border by about 12:30 PM, almost to the minute of the time we crossed last year in 2015. The border crossing more »