An update on the Ebenezer fund-raising “marathon” is long past due.
Despite threatening clouds, the event went off without a hitch. Several of our church members were joined by members of a couple of our sister churches at the Itapiracó park. After a word of prayer and some orientation from Pastor Francivaldo (who organized the event), we took off.
Donations are still coming in, so we don’t have an exact figure of how much was raised. It appears to have been quite a significant amount. We’ll be sure to update you when we have a confirmed number. All proceeds from the event will go towards the construction of the Ebenezer auditorium.
In personal news, I was able to run a 10k for the first time since I began running in earnest back in 2018. Here’s a little video I recorded after crossing the finish line:
As I mentioned when I posted this video on Facebook, there are two important edits: 1) It’s FELLOWSHIP Baptist Church in Lakeland. 2) It’s Art of Board GAMING.
Cut me some slack, I was exhausted.
* From a quote by Czech runner and three time Olympic gold-medalist Emil Zátopek. The full quote reads “It’s at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys.”
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