Nutella and Kebobs

By Katie Prudek Although I am in East Africa, I sometimes feel like I'm back in the Czech Republic, where I lived from 1st through 12th grade. The shape of the door handles and light switches here, the way the narrow bathtub in my room at the guesthouse rises out of the floor at a [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:40:03-05:00October 30th, 2014|Rwanda, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many Meetings

Kigali in the Morning Kigali is a city of many hills--which means it is also a place of valleys. Our first day began with mists rising from the low places, as people, animals and machines awakened to greet the morning. The days are long here, with the Muslim calls to prayer beginning before [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:40:03-05:00October 30th, 2014|Rwanda, Uncategorized|0 Comments


Each time I travel to Rwanda I experience a movement of transition--the need to ease into a different place, and I'm learning that its important to do this well. Its a physical and time/space transition, but also a cultural one. A shift that is both external and internal.  It takes a re-orienting of posture, perspective [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:40:03-05:00October 28th, 2014|Rwanda, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leaving Soon

Its been over a year, but soon those from Redeemer will be connecting once again with our friends in Rwanda.  Of course, Redeemer is always present in Rwanda through our ministry families there (the Hanlons and Abrahams), but this fall our clergy return to greet friends and forge new relational connections.  Canon Jay, Deacon Amanda [...]

By |2018-01-16T16:40:03-05:00October 8th, 2014|Rwanda, Uncategorized|1 Comment