Monday, January 26, 2015

Welcome Mercy Church, Frisco, TX!

Blog post written by Jenni Ramsey

We're thrilled to announce that a team from Mercy Church in Frisco, Texas, will serve with The Village Church of Irvine this summer in El Salvador.   Mercy Church and Village Church are both part of the Acts 29 Church Network.  Mike connected with Mercy Church this past fall on a business trip and had a deep connection with the lead pastor, Jason Brewer, his church leadership and family.

Their leaders had been praying about possible short-term missions opportunities and sensed the Lord leading them to partner with us in our ongoing work in El Salvador.   I'll be flying to Dallas this April to spend time with the Brewers, get to know their church family and train the team.   My brother and his family also live in the Dallas area so I'm excited to be able to combine a family visit with ministry!

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Monday, January 5, 2015

El Salvadorians Visit So Cal!

Blog written by Jenni Ramsey

It has been so awesome to have some of our Salvadorian ministry partners in town over the holiday season.

Alberto Urquilla

Alberto served as a translator with Sus Hijos this past summer and is currently attending college in Pennsylvania.  He spent three weeks in So Cal this holiday along with his parents and sister, who flew in from El Salvador.  Here are some photos from our time with Alberto...

Lilly Landaverde

Lilly has served as a translator with Sus Hijos for many years and has close relationships with many of our team members.  Yesterday we had a reunion with Lilly and the Knepper family and over thirty people showed up.  It was so great to reconnect with so many people who have a passion for El Salvador.

Knepper Family 

The Knepper family serves as full time missionaries in El Salvador.  They are currently in Southern California for a missions conference.  We will be hosting a dinner and prayer gathering for their family this Sat, Jan 10.  Kathy and Rachel were able to join us yesterday at the reunion.  We received a large amount of donations for El Salvador and had a blast going through everything with Lilly and Kathy at the party.  We have an ongoing need for clothing, shoes, diapers, formal and hygiene products.  Please contact us if you have donations.    

Stephanie, Roberta, Valerie and I are so thrilled to be able to attend Katie Knepper's quinceanera in El Salvador this March.