Mid February 2017 Report

Mid February 2017 Report

Mid February 2017 Maynard’s Mission Report Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: This month we had our second calf born on the farm. We are happy to say it is another girl. Both she and Eve, born last month, are growing well. We are two for two with our new bull – healthy girls. We are still awaiting two more calves in the coming months. Our personal goats, Moses and Zipporah, had twins this last week! We have a boy…

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End of January 2017 Report

End of January 2017 Report

January 2017 Maynard’s Mission Report Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: This month much has been done on the farm. All glory to God. In Tanzania what should take one day, usually takes a week, and this month we are sending our thanks up to God for all that has been accomplished. A lot of that is thanks to Anna’s father, Rodney Edwards, who has shown us how to prepare our fields for planting. Here, the ground has been overgrazed…

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Mid January 2017 Report

Mid January 2017 Report

Mid January 2017 Maynard’s Mission Report Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: First, we want to thank everyone for their love, support, and hospitality over the last four months. I wish we could thank you each individually but there are too many people who made our coming back possible. We are thankful to be back in Tanzania doing what we love. Happily, we can report that the farm continued to do well in our absence. Many things have changed since…

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August 2016 Report

August 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report August 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: This month we have been busy trying to finish up projects before we leave to head back to the States to raise funds. We were able to finish the cow stalls and move the cows into their new home. We also integrated our new chickens in with our older ones, and if all goes well should have 500 chickens laying in a week or two. Our corn crop has…

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July 2016 Report

July 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report July 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: We had hoped to be able to share pictures of the finished cow house with all of you. However, the government has currently shut down the forest and we cannot get the lumber we need for the stalls without paying an astronomical price. With that said, it is fully ready for the cows to move in with the exception of the stall dividers. We hope to get this finished…

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Mid July 2016 Report

Mid July 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report Mid-July 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: We are happy to say everything except the stalls of the new cow house are finished. Hopefully next week the stalls will be put in. We are preparing for the arrival of fall students. The old garden beds have been cleaned out, redug, and planted. New broilers have also arrived and are growing out. Evangelism: Brother Jimmy Gee arrived safely last night. Please keep the upcoming evangelism in the…

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June 2016 Report

June 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report June 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: I am sorry you are receiving this report a few days late. We thank God that all is going well on the farm this month. The corn is nearing harvest time and soon our days will be filled with that task. Our new cow house is coming along and we are looking forward to the finished product. Pictures of the old cow house and construction of the new are…

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Mid June 2016 Report

Mid June 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report Mid-June 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: We are thrilled to share good news with you this month! Our new, much larger, cow house is being built. They began construction last week during the campaigns. This new house will hold 20 cows, have a store room, and will have a room just for milking (This is a big deal!). Once it is finished, a large area around the house will be fenced in for grazing. This…

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May 2016 Report

May 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report May 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Mt. Meru Children’s Seminar: This month we had the opportunity to hold our children’s up the mountain at the Mt. Meru Church of Christ. It was a fruitful day. We started the morning out assisting the women of the Church with lunch. By 10 a.m. over 100 children were present in the small church building! Anna presented a lesson on the Bible and the wonderful things it tell us. Haley…

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Mid May 2016 Report

Mid May 2016 Report

Maynard Mission Report Mid – May 2016 Horton Chapel Church of Christ Farming: This month our full-grown egg layers are enjoying having the large new coop to themselves. We are growing out chicks who, in a few months, will join the current egg-layers at 6 months. There will be 500 before we begin growing out 500 more. We are doing this for two reasons: One, so we can slowly ease ourselves into the market and two, so we can rotate…

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