News & Events

Recent News and Upcoming Events

Special Fourth of July

Special Fourth of July

I was in the United States briefly this year and my time there coincided with the Independence Day holiday.  My niece made a wonderful dessert with the colors of the American flag reflected in the whipped cream, strawberries and blueberries.  What fun!

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Ami Arrives!

Ami Arrives!

We have a reason to celebrate: Ami Fletcher arrived in Bangkok this month.  Ami is our first short-term volunteer.  As a school teacher, she had nothing to do this summer and asked if she could help.  She will be working at Sajja Pittaya School in Bangkok under a special arrangement with that school. She needs [...]

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Finding Us Is Easier

Finding Us Is Easier

Finding our office is easier now that we have a new sign outside our door.  This gorgeous sign that reads “Christian Volunteers in Thailand – Welcome” was handcrafted in Baan Tawai, a woodworking village outside of Chiang Mai. Anyone who comes to the Office of Education Ministry of the Church of Christ in Thailand can [...]

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Recommended Equipment

Recommended Equipment

There are lots of things that I recommend volunteers pack when they come to Thailand to live for two years: a Bible, mosquito repellent with 25% Deet, an old cell phone capable of taking a new SIM card, a laptop computer, a camera, an extra set of eyeglasses, and so on.  The reality of the [...]

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New Volunteers Complete Orientation

New Volunteers Complete Orientation

We have two new volunteers who completed orientation this month.  Ed Benner is now living in Prae, Thailand, and teaching at Charoenrasdr School. Ben Ewert is now living in Bangkok, Thailand, and teaching at Sajja Pittaya School. Both of them join other foreign teachers at each school to upgrade the educational process for learning spoken [...]

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