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Pastor’s Perspective 07-01-16

I confess I am writing this article on May 18th in anticipation of both John and Craig being on sabbatical.  I began to pray – in earnest – for them today.  I encourage you to also pray from them and for their families each day while they are away.  The gift of a sabbatical for […]

Pastor’s Perspective 06-21-16

If you were not in one of our worship services Sunday, you missed a tremendous blessing. Having just returned from their mission trip to Haiti late Saturday night, the 47 youth and adult leaders on that team led us in worship. The testimonies, music and visual images from Haiti were powerful.  It was obvious to […]

Friday’s journal post

From Dotty Lewis:

End of Week Worship

Livestream Link It was another great night of worship. Sorry my battery died during the last song. Today was the hottest day, but very rewarding for all our teams. The church is painted, the picnic tables are complete (and they have a template with Creole instructions), the medical team helped more people plus all our […]

Today’s Journal Blog From Haiti

From Hannah Reeder:

“Can you hear the prayer of the children…” by Cameron Monroe

“Can you hear the prayer of the children…”   Children in Haiti are some of the least looked after in the entire world. They wake up hungry, they go to bed hungry, and violence, drugs, and even the practice of voodoo constantly surround them. Add in the extra stress of school and exams, and they […]

Pictures from Wednesday (Haiti Youth Mission Trip)

Cite Soleil before painting And here comes the paint and the changes: Tuesday night, the youth hosted a movie party with the girls who live in the Girls Home run by HOM We are doing a sports clinic each day at the different schools Each day we have adults and youth at the Medical Clinic […]

#PaintersTape by Giles Blankenship

Today painting the church at Citi Solei, Ally Copenhaver and I were painter’s tape buddies. We were responsible for taping around the windows and marking the edge of a border along the bottom of the building. That way, those painting behind us could paint with confidence without fear of getting unwanted paint on another surface. […]

Today’s Journal Blog from Haiti

Journal from Caroline Smith:

Day 2 in Pictures

Noah painting Ty Ready to build picnic tables Mary Carty Sports Clinic Gracey Prayer time after the game Dance Project Caroline ready to paint Everyone’s working! Building relationships Spencer helping in the Clinic Anna helping with recorders Building Picnic tables Finished product