From Sydney Shellhorn:
Today we had our first work day on our new projects for Kontakt. We left for the church at 8:30, checked in and received our Kontakt t-shirts. Then we were split into various groups along with the other churches from Baltimore and Indianapolis.
My group went to a nursery/preschool to scratch of the old paint off of a never ending fence. Tomorrow we will paint this fence. It was interesting to work alongside Polish students from the local high schools. They were our age, and we had a lot in common despite being from such different places.
When we finished we went to a park to meet and play with the Polish children who are a part of ProEm’s after school program. It was amazing to watch the kids light up as they had fun playing different playground games. They were so happy, and we were all so excited about the opportunity to interact with the children of Tomaszov. All in all it was an amazing day and the best day so far.