More than a symbol

2013-12-31T13:09:48-06:00December 31st, 2013|Children, Community, Relationships|

Meet Jesús. At a time in El Ayudante’s life when finances were tight, staff was overworked, and the future held many questions, Jesús and his brother, Franklin, were brought to our attention by Nicaragua’s Ministry of Families. They asked if we were able to take them in as they had been living on the streets [...]

communion through prison doors

2013-11-19T20:04:46-06:00November 19th, 2013|Community, Relationships, Teams|

...And is this not—at least in part—the meaning of Communion? It is a time for each of us to extend our hands and hearts beyond the spiritual, emotional, and physical prisons that every human experiences in order to remember what it is to feel something genuinely good and true and beautiful.And is this not—at least in part—the meaning of Communion? It is a time for each of us to extend our hands and hearts beyond the spiritual, emotional, and physical prisons that every human experiences in order to remember what it is to feel something genuinely good and true and beautiful....

Apron Ministry

2013-08-22T08:53:50-06:00August 22nd, 2013|Community, Relationships, Teams|

A big thank you to Julie Downes and the rest of the Auburn UMC team for bringing this beautiful ministry to Nicaragua. You all truly blessed the ladies of Mt. Sinai!  Read Julie's Words below: February 2012 an elderly lady in Nicaragua admired my short apron I made with three pockets across it. I wore it [...]