FGCI 2018 CHRISTMAS TRIP SCHEDULE

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Wednesday, November 28 

  • Team meets at the Delta kiosks inside the Omaha airport at 11:15.  Please don’t check-in or print your tickets until Joel and Jeremy arrive with our 6 FGCI boxes.  

  • Leave for Romania @ 13:21 (Joel, Norma, Heather and Jeremy)

 

Thursday, November 29

  • Arrive in Bucharest, Romania @ 13:10 (Joel, Norma, Heather and Jeremy).  Sergiu Ristea will pick us up from the airport.  

  • Team goes to Sergiu’s/Mama Nuti’s house in Bucharest.

  • Unload boxes and determine which ones need to go to Moldova and Babadag.

  • Team sleeps at Sergiu/Mama Nuti’s house.

 

Friday, November 30

  • Team heads to Nisporeni, Moldova (Sergiu, Mama Nuti, Joel, Norma, Heather, Jeremy).  Nisporeni is about 7 hours away from Bucharest. 

  • Team stops at the Carrefour store in Focsani on our way to Nisporeni.  We will pick up Eli Davidson from Carrefour.  We will also purchase Christmas gifts there.  Heather will be able to purchase her hair styling supplies there as well.  Focsani is about 2.5 hours away from Bucharest.

  • Team sleeps at the apartment and the Home of the Good Shepherd.

  • Supper at the Home of the Good Shepherd.  Fellowship with our HGS kids.

  • Team prepares for Christmas program in Vulcanesti on December 1.

 

Saturday, December1

  • Final preparations for Christmas program.

  • Vulcanesti Christmas program in Vulcanesti, Moldova from 13:00 - 15:00.  Approximately 60 children, teenagers and adults.

  • Fellowship with Roma kids and adults from 15:00 - 17:00.  Heather will probably have an opportunity to talk with kids interested in becoming hair stylists.

  • Supper at the Home of the Good Shepherd.  Fellowship with our HGS kids.

 

Sunday, December 2

  • Team travels to Chisinau, Moldova (1.5 hours from Nisporeni) with 5-8 Vulcanesti Roma teenagers from our weekly FGCI Bible study group.  

  • Lunch with Roma kids in Chisinau.

  • Church at Doxa Deo from 17:00-19:00 in Chisinau with our former HGS kids and Roma kids. 

  • Team returns to Nisporeni after dropping off Roma kids in Vulcanesti.

 

Monday, December 3

  • Joel and Jeremy in meetings with our HGS family.  

  • Heather will be able to do hair and to talk with the Roma teenagers who are interested in becoming hair stylists.     

  • Team eats supper at the Home of the Good Shepherd.  

  • Family Christmas with our Home of the Good Shepherd kids and family in the evening.  

 

Tuesday, December 4

  • Team heads to Babadag, Romania (Sergiu, Mama Nuti, Eli, Joel, Heather, Norma, Heather, Jeremy).  Babadag is about 7 hours from Nisporeni including a 1 hour stop in Galati for lunch. 

  • Team meeting after supper and preparations for Christmas programs.

 

Wednesday, December 5

  • Christmas programs at government orphanages/centers.  (To be determined.)

 

Thursday, December 6

  • Christmas programs at government orphanages/centers.  (To be determined.)

 

Friday, December 7

  • Christmas programs at government orphanages/centers.  (To be determined.)

 

Saturday, December 8

  • Christmas programs at government orphanages/centers.  (To be determined.)

 

Sunday, December 9

  • Church in the morning.

  • Team to Bucharest???  Sleeping at Sergiu's and Mama Nootsie's house.

 

Monday, December 10

  • In Bucharest.   Sleeping at Sergiu's and Mama Nootsie's house.

  • Prepare bags.

 

Tuesday, December 11

  • Joel, Jeremy, Norma and Heather leave Romania at 6:00.  (Sergiu drives team to the airport.)

For God’s Children International (also known as FGCI and Fagucci), is a Christ-centered benevolent ministry for children.  FGCI is based in Council Bluffs, Iowa USA.  FGCI serves needy children in Romania, Moldova and in the United States.  FGCI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation of Iowa (Fed. I.D.#42-1448176) and is supported by freewill gifts.  Below are ways to give to FGCI.

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