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Healing the Wounds of Trauma in Cuba

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Posted by Susan Buenger on

Our team on the ground in Cuba this week will continue the work of equipping prison chaplains to minister more effectively in the dark and lonely mission field of Cuban prisons. First Pres covenant partner Jan Barnes is part of this year’s team and was instrumental in launching this ...

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Cuba Team 2017 Prayer Requests

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Written by Marilyn Ehle Our team traveling to Cuba will leave Colorado Springs Tuesday, Feb. 28, stay overnight in Miami and arrive in Cuba on March 1. On the return trip, we will leave Havana March 8, overnight in Miami once more and return to Colorado Springs on March 9. The purpose of our ...

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A Visit to Aswan

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Posted by Susan Buenger on

Reflection by Linda Hood We've just returned to Cairo from a trip to Aswan, home of our smaller partner church in Egypt, the Aswan Evangelical Church (AEC). Perhaps it's the decrease in city size (around 500,000 pop. as opposed to Cairo's 20 million) or the fact that much of Aswan is ...

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A Touch of Love

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A Visit to Garbage City Reflection by Abigail McConnell Nemeh, an older lady wearing a black head scarf, led us down below street level to show us her home. Light leaked in from above, and we could see for ourselves what she was explaining to us in Arabic: when it rains, the guttered hallway ...

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Hagana Church Plant

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Reflection by Anna McFall From Children to A Church On Friday, we visited Hagana church plant in a poor and overpopulated section of Cairo. Led by pastor Amir, Hagana church began through wildly popular children's outreaches. The children in the area were so excited for the programs that they ...

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On the Road to Kom El Akdarr

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Egypt 2017, Day 6 - Serving with Habitat for Humanity Egypt We are watching the sun rise as we travel the desert road leading south out of Cairo. Travel is smooth and this stretch of road is quiet—quite a contrast to busy Cairo, with over 20 million people. Kom El Akdarr—"The Green ...

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Tags: egypt, global partners, habitat for humanity, mission trip

Egypt Team 2017 Prayer Requests

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Posted by Susan Buenger on

On Thursday, January 5, our first mission team of 2017 will take off to spend two weeks serving and building relationships with our partner churches in Egypt. Nine First Pres folks make up the team. Their time in Egypt will include a Coptic Christmas celebration, work with Habitat for Humanity, a ...

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Tags: cairo, egypt, prayer, global partnerships, aswan

Ten Ways to Make a Difference from your Couch this Christmas

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If you're still looking for meaningful gifts to give this Christmas, think of this: you can extend hope and help to a person, family or community in need just by Christmas shopping.  Through Something Significant for Christmas, you can:  1) Give a bus pass to a refugee who has recently ...

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How Does Something Significant For Christmas Work?

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When you choose a gift from the Something Significant Catalog, you give that gift to a person in need and you get to give an "in honor of" card to someone you love, letting them know an act of kindness was done in their name.  Here's how it works:  1) Our missions team has ...

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Aswan Evangelical Church Building Project

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Posted by Susan Buenger on

One of our two partner churches in Egypt, Aswan Evangelical Church (AEC) is located on the Nile River in Southern Egypt, close to the border with Sudan. Situated in a primarily Muslim community, the Aswan church is home to an extraordinary outreach of love to its neighbors.  In Need of a New ...

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