The Diary of Evelyn Forrestâ€™s Trip to Palestine
Saturday, March 8, 1930
7:30 a.m. This was a good opportunity to sleep a little later than usual, and the missionaries served our breakfast in our room at 8:00 a.m. Our first message from home recâ€™d March 6 at Mamow forwarded from Kaukau. Akapa fyafri fadio â€œBusiness is quietâ€”everything all right and everybody well. Be sure you have a good time and do not let matters worry you. Am very anxious to hear about Mother,â€ Praise the Lord for this good news.
4:00 p.m. Prayer with the missionaries for the needs of the field.
6:00 p.m. Supper with the Powdl
7:30 Richard went with the men to preach in a native village.
Good Nights rest and feeling so much better.
Sunday, March 9, 1930
6:30 a.m. Richard baptized a man and his three childrenâ€”a daughter and two sons, the wife was baptized at conference so now the whole family are Christians.
8:00 a.m. Richard preached to the natives on the â€œShepherd and the Sheep.â€
9:30 a.m. Preached to the missionaries on Rom. 7. Dinner at 12:00 with the Roseberryâ€™s. Rested until 3:00. Wrote a letter to both Bible classes, Alice and Kelly and Lorene.
4:15 p.m. All packed up and ready to leave for the Ivory Coastâ€”one Ford sedan and station wagon, four missionaries, Mr. Forrest, and myself. Four native boys for servants, crossed two rivers and spent the night in native Caravarssery.