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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Morning came.  Today is another beautiful day to experience God's Miraculous Creation.  We started our day out with cold refreshing showers.  We learned very quickly how precious water is and how we take it for granted.  Water soon ran out during our showers, and there we were still lathered in soap!!  The race was on to see who could...

March 20, 2014

Finally the day has arrived.  All of the fundraising & preperations have come to an end.  We meet at the church at 8:00pm to drop off all of our luggage & gather passports (wouldn't want anyone to forget those) so we are ready to go in the wee hours of the night.

At 12:30 we all meet at the church where Pastor Sid Dewaal & his wife Janet meets with the Team to say wish us well and say goodbyes.  He...

Please continue to pray for our trip. We are asking for some specific prayers for the next six weeks of training. Please pray that we will be able to listen to each other, respect each other,  learn about each other and trust each other.  Please pray that our minds and hearts will be open to what God wants us to hear. Please pray for the community of El Ocote as they prepare for our arrival.  Remember we are not in...

A BIG THANK YOU TO THE NEERLANDIA COMMUNITY, FRIENDS, & FAMILY!

Thank you for all of your support! We had a wonderful evening full of great food, great fellowship and even greater entertainment.

The 3 VILLIAGE IDIOTS, AKA Howie, Jimmy, & Frankie  performed their rendition of Honduras Bound, I'm in Pain, and I've got the Fundraising Blues.  Their antics kept the crowd in stitches!  Thanks guys for your creative abilities.

A trio of Kris, Eli, and Gerdiene performed Stand By Me, and Gone,...

2014 is around the corner, Christmas is over and now we are on our final couple months of preparing before our service project to Honduras.  Our team has been working hard fundraising at local Christmas markets, selling over 200 wheels of dutch cheese, collecting dead car batteries for recycling, and of course helping out our local chicken farmers clean out their barns. 

January is a busy month for us.  Our biggest fundraiser is coming very close....our silent/live auction called MISSION POSSIBLE.  The planning is coming...

On March 21-30, 2014 our group of 35 from Neerlandia, Alberta is planning  a Service Project  in Ocotal, Honduras. We will be supplying clean water for families living in Ocotal, and building relationships within the community. Our mission is to share the love of Jesus with brothers and sisters in Honduras through our acts of service together. 

We are asking for your prayers and financial support as we prepare our Team for this Service project

Our prayer is that we can bless...