Peter serves local pastors and seminary students, seeking to provide a safe and nurturing environment for them, their families and others pursuing a call to ministry. He will also extend his ministry into Cuba. Sarah, a former French teacher, is developing her role as an educator. Peter and Sarah’s hope is that, through their ministries, hearts and minds will be changed and people will grow into the image of Christ.
“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.”(Romans 12:2) A team of short-term volunteers is being transformed in Honduras.
Joyce and David offer retreats at which pastors and leaders can find rest, renewal and resources for self-care. They develop curriculums for spiritual formation courses to be taught in theological schools. They also mentor young people who sense a call to ministry.
“It has been an absolute blessing from above to worship wth new brothers and sisters from Chiapas” says Andrew, one of the short-term volunteers spending a month in the rural areas of Mexico.
A team of seven individuals named “The Lion Chasers” from Rye (CO) was originally heading to Kukra Hill in Nicaragua earlier in June, to continue to support a sister congregation. Plans changed and the team headed to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, to work along side two global servants, Rev. Vital & Kelly Pierre.
International Ministries has received an emergency relief grant of $8,500 from One Great Hour of Sharing to respond to the critical needs in Latin America following the deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala and the violence in Nicaragua.