Merida & Christian Camping Conference

We recently got back from almost three weeks of travels to Norfolk, VA and to Merida, Mexico. We traveled to participate in our church’s mission conference in the US and to Merida, Mexico to present a workshop and participate in the Christian Camping International Mexico Conference. Merida and the camping conference were a great experience and we were blessed to meet other people throughout Mexico who share a similar ministry and learn from each other. We were also blessed to catch a day after the conference to see the town of Merida. Here are some pictures of our time at the conference and in Merida.

Christian Camping International Mexico.

Christian Camping International Mexico. The theme was “The banner of your camp”.

Emily teaching a workshop on how to use horses in ministry. The people attending where very interested in how they could do something similar in their contexts.

Emily teaching a workshop on how to use horses in ministry. The people attending where very interested in how they could do something similar in their contexts.

A workshop outside in beautiful atmosphere. However, the days were hot and humid.

A workshop outside in beautiful atmosphere. However, the days were hot and humid.

The days were long and out kids pass out in the evenings. Kylah is gaining a talent for falling asleep anywere!

The days were long and our kids passed out in the evenings. Kylah is gaining a talent for falling asleep anywhere!

Our home for the conference. It was gorgeous area but don't let that fool you...it was also very muggy and buggy!

Our home for the conference. It was a gorgeous area but don’t let that fool you…it was also very muggy and buggy!

We were blessed to be able to visit Merida for two days after the conference. It is a great city to visit if you get the chance.

We were blessed to be able to visit Merida for two days after the conference. It is a great city to visit if you get the chance.

Revolution Day parade in Merida centro. It is a big national holiday in Mexico and we were lucky to catch this parade by chance.

Revolution Day parade in Merida centro. It is a big national holiday in Mexico.

They liked to see how high they could stack people. Glad we weren't the people on the bottom.

They liked to see how high they could stack people. Glad we weren’t the people on the bottom.

Family coach ride through downtown. The girls loved being princesses in their own carriage!

Family coach ride through downtown. The girls loved being princesses in their own carriage!

There were many cool old buildings in Merdia, which was a very ritzy town in the Spanish colonial period.

There were many cool old buildings in Merdia, which was a very ritzy town in the Spanish colonial period.

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