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Recon mission



Today was all about recon! Reconnecting with our friends in Nueva Esperanza and Huigra. The first stop today was visiting with the people in the village of Nueva Esperanza. After a dusty and bumpy drive we reached the village where years ago we helped build a school and later a pump house and irrigation ditches. […]

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Get Up and get going



Morning devotions come from Nehemiah 1:1-4 and Matthew 9:35-38 and our focus is exploring compassion. At 8AM (which came way too early) we gathered of devotions in the hotel lobby. Outside, Guayquil is cloudy and the cathedral and Iguana park across the street beckon us to stare and wonder. Hopefully pictures will follow in a […]

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Arrival in Ecuador



Not as momentous as Noah reaching dry land but we are safe and sound in Guayaquil with all our luggage too! After leaving our last security point, Dr. Manuel was smiling and ready to receive us. He was a wonderful sight after a long day of travel. For those that may not be aware, Dr. […]

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Team Ecuador On Its Way



6AM came way too early this morning as the Team arrived at church to pack up and leave, A mix of excitement, anxiety and anticipation fills our emotions as we prayed and hugged loved ones before filling the church bus. Everyone passed through check-in and security smoothly. A quick lunch and waiting for our first […]

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Ecuador Mission Leaves Saturday



Adventure Starts Tomorow! The first group (of two) leaves Saturday, July 26 at 6:00AM from St. John’s for the first week of important ministry with our Ecuador brothers and sisters in Christ. Please pray for both groups to have safe travels, an exciting adventure and a passion for ministry.             […]

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Packing Party Weighs In



The 2014 Team Ecuador gathered Tuesday evening to pack up all our VBS, medical and many more supplies. The Fellowship Hall was jammed pack full of luggage, crafts supplies, medications, clothes, soccer balls, backpacks and even two wheelchairs. With two separate weeks, the Team had to carefully plan, pack and decide which bags and supplies go […]

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Team Ecuador Prepares For VBS



Last night (7/16) part of Team Ecuador gathered to get ready for an incredible week of VBS in Ecuador. Making nametags, preparing backpacks, going over scripture and stories, punching, cutting, laminating and sharpening pencils are all part of the prep work. Early next week is the annual Packing Party where all of Team Ecuador gathers […]

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