Day#3 A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words! Well it’s 12:30 am and I just wrapped up in the community and from a mini-FEST meeting...so...as promised I am sending some pictures tonight. These pictures will tell you a lot about what’s going on with our mission team. The first is a picture of the front
Day #2 Cover the World Today, I went to the local Sherwin Williams store (about an hour away from our mission community) to get paint for the exterior of the five houses we are completing this week. Truth be told, the SW paint is superior to the local brands so it’s well worth the ride.
Day #1 Perspective and Context The team of 26 missionaries arrived safe and sound this afternoon. It’s a nicely mixed group of adults and high school/college students. It’s also a mixture of new folks to MP and some returning team members. In the group is Louise Formica who came on the very first mission trip
There are many privileges of being a priest. One of the greatest and best – is the view. When we gather for prayer, I have the privilege of standing in the sanctuary in front of the community looking out upon those assembled for prayer. As I gaze around, it’s a humble moment to see the rich
There was a moment today when about forty of us were working together to clean the community, and especially the area by the Church. At one point, we needed to demolish a concrete box (3 x 8) that I am sure was used to feed the animals in a time gone by. It was too
Just a quick update from the DR. We are working hard to finish up the Church for dedication on Thursday morning at 10:00 am. Tonight the lights were turned on! It's actually easier to install the electric by night as they have no power during the day....so tonight the lights are going in and coming
DAY SEVEN! The excitement and joy defies words... It’s almost 1 am on Sunday night/Monday morning. The team has wrapped things up after an exhausting day. Pictures of our progress and completed projects are attached and already filling Facebook. They just concluded a great evening and will be home on Monday. I would simply offer
"You are the instrument of God to change the lives and hearts of hundreds and thousands in need." DATES: Monday, June 17 – 24, 2013 LOCATION: Higuey, Dominican Republic AIRPORT: Punta Cana LODGING: Hotel Don Carlos in Higuey WHO CAN GO: Anyone age 15 or older COST: Total Personal Cost is $1,500 per person ($825
Last night, as the mission team was wrapping up the week, someone commented about ‘how different the community looks from the past pictures they have seen……they really don’t seem to have it so bad.” And that’s the truth…..and it’s the truth because 12 teams of missionaries and so many people through prayer, hard work and
Mission Possible XII - Day #6 About half way through the day a good friend of mine sent a simple email that said: You should send pictures!!! Not a bad idea - it may make the daily wrap up quicker and faster to write!!! We all know that some pictures are worth a thousand words.