CAMPUS NEWSLETTER 2018

2019-01-08T12:48:26-06:00January 8th, 2019|Children, Community, Relationships, Teams|

Ever wonder what's happening all over campus at EA? Our yearly campus newsletter is the perfect way to learn more about what's happening at the HCN, what teams are doing, and how you can better get involved and join our mission! Follow the link below to read more about EA in 2018. CAMPUS NEWSLETTER 2018

The Fruit of Focus

2015-03-23T13:26:46-06:00March 23rd, 2015|Community, Relationships, Teams|

Community Leader Doña Martha with new community sign. Photo Credit: Auburn UMC Team 2015 They were a community under attack. Every year the waters would rise, and when they descended they took with them the well-being of the people. Families lost their homes, their livestock, and their security. Until, finally, a gift was [...]

Mt. Sinai | A New Identity

2014-02-03T14:40:21-06:00February 3rd, 2014|Community, Poverty, Relationships, Teams|

Old Loneliness (Vieja Soledad) is not the most welcoming name. Yet, for about 65 years, this was the self-chosen identity for a community in the periphery of Quezalguaque. During the rainy season, floods killed livestock and destroyed housing. In harvest season, thick clouds of smoke enveloped the homes each time that the big plantations burned [...]

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 [...]

Tomas Borjes is rich in hope and love

2013-07-31T15:03:03-06:00July 31st, 2013|Community, Poverty, Teams|

As I look back over the past eight weeks that I have spent here in Nicaragua, I am amazed by a lot of things, but mostly by the people. I love people.  One of my favorite things in life is building relationships with others. I love to hear people's stories—what has made them who they [...]

a smile that lights up a room

2013-07-15T14:48:49-06:00July 15th, 2013|Children, Community, Teams|

The Special Needs School in Leon is a favorite spot for many teams that come to serve with El Ayudante.  A group from Grace United Methodist Church in Tampa, Florida, had the privilege of visiting and passing out food bags at homes of some of the students from the school.  They knew that these visits [...]

prisoners and dignitaries

2013-06-20T20:17:04-06:00June 20th, 2013|Community, Teams|

Prisoners and Dignitaries | Fayette Presbyterian serving prisoners and their families When Fayette Presbyterian team came to El Ayudante last year they visited the prison and were greatly impacted by the conditions that they saw. From praying and asking about the needs of the prison a vision was born to build a visitor center so [...]