* CERC Young Adults' Visit (Group 2): 2) Sunday Worship and Fellowship

With joy I heard my friends exclaim,
Come let us in God's temple meet;
Within thy gates, O Zion blest,
Shall ever stand our willing feet.
The next day of the young adults' visit was Sunday, so we headed off at 6:30 a.m. to worship with the First Reformed Church in Bulacan.  We had two services in the morning, with time for fellowship in between.  First Reformed graciously served us all a delicious lunch, so the young people had time to fellowship while we ate as well.
May as well get a little extra sleep on the 1 1/2 hour drive!
How beautiful doth Zion stand,
A city built compact and fair;
The people of the Lord unite
With joy and praise to worship there.
First Reformed Church
For Zion's peace let prayer be made;
May all that love thee prosper well,
Within thy walls let peace abide,
And gladness with thy children dwell.
Group picture of the young people
Chatting while we eat.
After lunch we left in time to make it to the Berean PRC's second service at 3:30.  That way the CERC young adults could see where they worship and meet more of the saints.
Another group picture ..... with the Berean youth
We ended a blessed day by having supper together at the Smits.
For sake of friends and kindred dear,
My heart's desire is Zion's peace,
And for the house of God, the Lord,
My loving care shall never cease.
Psalter 350: 1,2,4,5

* CERC Young Adults' Visit (Group 2): 1) Game day with the Bereans

We had a second group of young adults from the Covenant Evangelical Reformed Church in Singapore visit from July 25 to 30.  Even though they were here for only a few days, seems they managed to pack quite a bit into that time. 

Rev. Smit, John, Rebecca and we picked the 7 visitors up from the airport Thursday night. 
Rebecca Smit, Rev. Kleyn, Nicole Wong, Bernice Lim, Huiqi Koh, Ruth Teo
Rev. Smit, Milton Ho John Smit, Josiah Tan, Joshua Teo

Friday we made a trip to Taal Volcano.

Saturday the Berean young people joined us at our house for a day of food, fellowship and games.
Getting to know each other. 

Lunch time and more opportunity to get acquainted.
Game #1: 20 Questions

Game #2: Bible Trivia

The two teams consulting about the answer.

If your team got the answer wrong, the other team could smear powder on your face.

Game #3: Find the Coins

Coins were hidden in a plate of flour.  No hands allowed. Blowing only!

Game # 5: Mafia (otherwise called Assassin).
No, they aren't meditating.  :-) You'll have to ask the young people about the rules for this one!


Group picture.

Ok, this one's a little more normal! :-)