Spring 2019

Impact training Spring course is well underway. It’s been a cool spring. Day temperatures not getting much above 20 Celsius and evenings often down to below 10. The atmosphere aboard, however, is warm and friendly. There’s a keen attitude to grow in faith and intimacy with God.

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Maison

As a prairie boy, I hadn’t actually ever seen a sailboat in real life so that’s the expectation I went into the trip with. One of awe at the new surroundings with untouched knowledge just waiting to be made clear Continue reading

Summer 2018

Summer 2018

A short while ago we took aboard 12 new participants. During our time of introductions, it became evident that all those participating were highly qualified professional people in various medical fields.

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Spring 2018

Spring 2018
Bookings for programs on the Encounter are almost all full. Very encouraging!
 
Projects on shore; New treehouse accommodation. A greenhouse, chicken coupe, – complete with chickens. And 4 sheep to help with mowing the lawns. Also, two guys have volunteered to help Dimitry for a couple of months, very much appreciated!

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Winter 2018

Winter 2018
Staff increased by 4, two mums and their daughter and son.  Working for food and board, primary job, mowing the lawns.  See pic, their names from back to front; Sheila, Shantel, Shelly and Shaun the Sheep.

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Summer 2017

Summer 2017

August was Intense! to say the least.  Both my (Theo) parents passing away within a week of each other, which meant two trips to Australia for a few days each, then a collision at sea causing us to have to haul out and repair the boat and having to cancel one of our groups, which otherwise was a fully booked season.

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Winter 2016/17

Winter 2016/17

One of the wettest and coldest Winters, making it rather miserable to work outside, but work non-the-less continued, thanks to Dimity’s persistence.  Damages due to unprecedented snowfalls in January put us back a bit, with having to rebuild a couple of pergolas.

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Update Fall 2016

Update Fall 2016

Have you ever seen a water spout forming in the clouds, then reach down like a finger to touch the sea, sucking up everything in it’s path?  It’s both extraordinarily exciting and frightening.  Heading south from Halkidiki and our visit to ancient Philippi we had such an encounter.

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Summer 2016

Summer 2016

With a new bounce in their step having been impacted by the ministry of the Holy Spirit over the previous 6 weeks aboard the S/Y Encounter,  (see “visitors comments“), our students left us in June for further adventures in Europe.  Pray for them as they will face many challenges to remain true to the new course in life that many of them have taken.

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