On the morning of Tuesday February 7th our team piled into two vans and headed out to one of Vineyard Ministries Community Centers called Loma Bonita. In english Loma Bonita means beautiful hill. Before heading out, we stopped at Sams Club (like Costco) to shop for pantry items that would be a great blessing to the families that live in these very poor areas. In the parking lot of Sams Club, our team all worked to organize and make up 120 food pantry bags for people needing help in this … [Read more...] about Vacation With Purpose Part Two: Delivering Food Bags To Families In Need.
It was an amazing week with our Vacation With Purpose Team here in Mazatlan a few weeks ago. I'll share in few posts showing you what we all got up to, where we went, and how the week turned out. Our team consisted of the following families. The Tatums family which included Mark and Karen, plus their children Abigail and Luc. The Nickel family included Wally and Sylvia plus their children Savana and Joel. Darryl's parents Lorraine and John joined the team which totalled the fourteen of us … [Read more...] about Vacation With Purpose: Part One
Hello from Mazatlan. Our first few weeks have been mostly quite uneventful, a lot of settling, unpacking, a lot of meetings, and the wait for internet to our building continues. There are complications with the internet in our building which means we have had to completely adjust how we've been able to do ministry for these first few weeks. We are really enjoying our apartment and the surrounding area and it suits us completely. We are thankful for Gods blessings that he provides every … [Read more...] about First Update On The Ground In Mazatlan Working With Vineyard Ministries.
We apologize for our absence these past six weeks. A lot has been happening here in Mazatlan and a lot of our daily life has been the same each week. Wake up, go to the church. Go home. Sleep. Repeat. Highlights: The sponsorship program is at a point administratively to take on new donors. The volunteers have been working long hours in the office daily to make this happen. The Vineyard Church will soon be able to accept online donors. Yippee! 2. The Vineyard lobby is coming, and some … [Read more...] about Random Praises and Prayer Items With Two Weeks Left to go.