Abby was commissioned at her home church, Reston Bible Church, on September 6th, 2020 and left the next day for the field where she is serving as an Open Arms Agent of Hope in the city of Assis, São Paulo, Brazil. Abby Smith’s Commissioning from Michael John Meyers on Vimeo.
Every year, just after Christmas, the children from our various neighborhood outreach ministries join together for the highlight of the year…Kids Camp! Every year our team in Brazil, along with a team from the US, prepares games, lots of good food, arts & crafts, the swimming pool, and, most importantly, Bible teaching and small group dynamics that bring home the Hope that is found
Open Arms in Limão Verde from Reston Bible Church on Vimeo.
After twenty hours in the air and 1500 miles (40 hours) behind the wheel driving I was able to visit with all of Open Arms’ “Agents of Hope” and the kids they minister to, spread out over three states in Brazil. There more highlights than I could possibly relate to you here, but I will list out a few and then let you hear directly