Conway, SC – Weekly Report – July 15-19, 2019

July 25, 2019

We had four small groups in camp this week –  a pastor from Pennsylvania with his grandson and grandson’s friend, four men from West End Mennonite in Lancaster, PA, a man from Pennsylvania, and a couple from Ohio, plus two of our cooks who are on the work crew this week.

This was the last week that MDS Year-Long Volunteer Marco was with us. We celebrated his service with a special supper of schnitzel during the week.

We worked on a total of 6 houses this week, finishing two!

  • Huggins – Painted walls; painted and hung doors; painted, installed and caulked trim around windows, doors, and floors;  installed kitchen cabinets; installed bathroom vanity; built platform for and installed water heater; painted and hung bi-fold doors.
  • Frazier – Three coats of mud this week, with sanding after each coat.
  • Le – Installed insulation under house, painted, installed trim. Finished this house!
  • Bellamy – Fixed countertop for a sink, installed a storm door. Finished this house!
  • Barker – Completed last week. Did some touch up mudding and sanding.
  • McCray – Completed last week. This week fixed a broken window and installed a storm door

It has been another hot week in South Carolina, which heat indexes over 100, like many areas of the country. We had some rain Thursday night.