Day 5 in Capetown started with an amazing breakfast, prepared by Jenny at Highlands Lodge, followed by team devotions. We spent the morning with the Western Cape Team praying for the campus, the community, the world, and each individual present. Several CCC team members shared how this is such an integral part of their week and their ministry. Our team felt the challenge to expand our own prayer times to include this team, university students, and the world.
Ina, who works with Community Outreach for the Western Cape Team, took us to Cornerstone Fellowship International in Khayelitsha. Khayelitsha is one of the largest townships in the area surrounding Capetown in which poverty is great and jobs are scarce. We brought soccer balls and jump ropes to play with the kids. We assisted with active praise and worship songs, crafts, lessons, prayer, snacks, and just had lots of fun with these enthusiastic & loving children. Each team member was assigned a small group of children to work on crafts and to pray with them. We praise God for each child who is so very special. We pray for them to continue to grow in their love for Jesus. As we left the area, we stopped to see another great view from Lookout Hill. We were struck by the great need which lies so very close to such beautiful scenery.
We joined the Western Cape Team & their families for a fellowship/farewell dinner at the home of Jerrah and Tammi Jackson. In addition to amazing food, we were able to enjoy the company of these committed Kingdom workers. Many of them have shared stories about how God called them to Capetown to work and serve at various times throughout the week. What a memorable way to close out this day!