Short-Term Missions

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 …

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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 …

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Visit from Lighthouse Community, Torrance CA

Several weeks ago we were honored to receive a small delegation of four people from Lighthouse Community, of Torrance, California. Our contact with Lighthouse initially came about through Kaycee Kaba, who ministered with us for a year in Ixtapaluca. We came to know Kaycee through a mutual friend, Dave Miller of Adventures in Life Ministry. …

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Leroy Chapel Construction and Outreach (video)

What a week we had this past week! Sort of a blur, actually, but the results remain. The Jesús María church now has a concrete stage area with baptistry. New LED lights were installed in the ceiling. Lots and lots of wheel barrels full of gravel and sand hauled by some seriously committed men and …

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Connect Group in Ixtapaluca and Veracruz (Video)

Here are some short video clips of our time with Denny Mohr and the Connect Group from Bainbridge, PA.  Among our activities…the first weekend the group was in Ixtapaluca helping with a hearing aid and eye glass outreach.  Mayra gave the good news after a skit and a song. On Sunday afternoon we left for …

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Mt. Calvary STM trip–2nd Half

The following schedule will give you an idea of what we attempt to do with short-term teams.  Obviously it is a bit challenging to involve non-Spanish speakers in meaningful, effective outreach (does this statement surprise anyone?). Nevertheless, it can be done with a little creativity and a lot of availability! Among the activities this past …

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