23rd Feb

Christmas Trip #1 Recap

So wow – It’s almost the end of February and I’m just now sitting down to write this recap. Things have been crazy busy lately, but there’s been a lot of intentional down time as well. It’s been great to be home and put a priority on seeing family, having date nights and just chilling together. […]

07th Jan

Week 8 – FBC Longbeach and New Life Community – Pastor Clement and Pastor Valcourt

So wow, sorry for the long pause in these recaps! We just got back from Haiti for Christmas and I am lagging behind on wrapping these up – but no fear, I will complete them today! 🙂 Our final week of the summer was a hectic one! We had some changes happen in staffing due […]

03rd Nov

Week 7 – Longbeach, New Beginnings, Alpha Gamma – Pastor Clement & Sister Mona

Week 7, we were back at it. We had three returning teams coming back to serve, and this year they got to serve together, on one trip.   Alpha Gamma Delta from Alabama New Beginnings from Oklahoma FBC Longbeach from Mississippi This week was cram-packed full of goodness and ministry. We partnered throughout the week […]

13th Oct

Liar Liar: Summer Highlights 2015

Here we are again, taking the time to truly answer the age old question “How was your summer?” with a highlight recap! Bethany: For me this summer was full of so many good moments. Since a lot of our teams we led were returning teams, we saw a lot of familiar faces – and a […]

06th Oct

Week 5 and 6 – a simple photo blog

For the next two weeks, we had so much happen, but didn’t have any teams. We did a lot of traveling, prepping, visiting other teams in country and gearing up for our last trips of the season! Oh, and Edison learned to walk! Here’s some pictures from that time.   -Bethany

04th Sep
CityReach 2015

Week 4 – CityReach in Wisconsin

Our summer has wrapped up by now, but that doesn’t mean we have slowed down any! We’re finally home for long enough to feel like we can catch our breath, which means we have the time to complete our week-by-week overview of our summer of ministry. What that.. on to week four! Serving by serving, […]

14th Jul

Week 3 – Meadowview, Mathiston and Crosspoint – Pastor Valcourt

For our third week of ministry this summer, we had the chance to serve with Pastor Valcourt in Mariani with 3 teams: Meadowview Baptist Church from MS Mathiston Baptist Church from MS Crosspoint Fellowship from TX So wow – what a busy, productive week! Our ministries were: Construction, helping put windows in at the church, […]

25th Jun

Week 2: Compass – Pastor Elbarre

Our second week of trips was a special one, to say the least. If you want to take a moment and read the trip journal  – go here! First off – my mom came down for her first trip!!   This in and of itself was such a huge thing for us. Not only did […]

13th Jun
Mt. Pisgah UMC

Week 1: Mount Pisgah – Pastor Josue’s

Week one of seven is done! (week two of being in Haiti) Read our trip journal here Eric and I had a great first week serving in the community of Bon Repos, Haiti with Mount Pisgah from Atlanta Georgia and Open Bible Church, led by Pastor Josue Gilbert. If I could sum up this week […]

08th Apr

Trip Recap: Our Savior’s Lutheran serving in Mariani, Haiti (3/26/15)

This past week, Bethany and I had the pleasure to spend another week in Mariani with the youth group from Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (OSLC) in Naperville, IL. Though they have been coming to work in Mariani each year since 2011, last year was the first opportunity that Bethany and I had to lead their […]