Community Center

Hope Community 2018

We very much enjoyed our time with 18 team members from Hope Community, Mt. Joy, PA, here from July 20-28, including the church’s senior pastor, Kirk Belmont. While here, the group of teenagers and adults participated in a soccer tournament, an English class, two hearing aid/reading glasses outreach events, and a visit to a nearby …

Hope Community 2018 Read More »

Mount Calvary June 2018

I didn’t have opportunity to post this past week…probably because I was too exhausted to do so! But now that the group from Mount Calvary is probably just about home, I’ll post a quick review of the week. Among the activities…a soccer tournament, two outreach events with about 90 reading glasses and 25 hearing aids …

Mount Calvary June 2018 Read More »

Future Projects

We’re always thinking about ways to improve community, and foster outreach. One project for this summer is to improve our facilities here to be more conducive to reaching our community. This involves some remodeling and some modest purchases. Below, a ping-pong table which we can purchase at a local box store. Friend Gaspar was visiting …

Future Projects Read More »

Power in Weakness

A different post this Saturday morning. It’s easy to fall into the trap of talking about progress and success in life and ministry. Yes, good intentions do not matter nearly so much as concrete results. If I hear the phrase “strategic planning” one more time, I will scream. Yet focusing on the positive end-results can …

Power in Weakness Read More »

I Love My Van

Yesterday Francisco and I drove the 3 hours to Toluca to pick up 30 wheelchairs, half of which will be going to needy areas of Oaxaca. Francisco is the director of a nearby rehab center that we frequently visit and try to support. New to the wheelchair ministry…the Generation 3 chairs, which are fold-able and …

I Love My Van Read More »

Relief Work, Studies and the Best Cake Ever

A sincere thank you to all of you who have donated and prayed for the ongoing relief efforts here after two strong earthquakes on September 9 and September 19.  We’ll be taking at least one more trip (maybe more) this Thursday morning, supporting the town of Juchitán, Oaxaca. I’ll be going with son David, and …

Relief Work, Studies and the Best Cake Ever Read More »