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Nicaragua Transportation Appeal

Nicaragua Transportation Appeal

According to needs submitted by our regional overseers in Nicaragua, National Overseer Marrero and General Presbyter Feliz have approved and submitted the below appeal for different types of transportation needs within the nation.

Pastors need animals for transportation to their churches, and in most cases, the horses do not work as well. They should be mules, motorcycles, or bicycles.

A mule costs 545US dollars and they need 33
A motorcycle costs 545US dollars and they need 1 A bicycle costs 145US dollars and they need 6
A horse costs 545US dollars and they need 1

Won’t you consider helping Nicaragua meet these needs? No gift is too small, and every gift is deeply appreciated as we endeavor to assist our pastors and regional overseers in Nicaragua.

Churches and Individuals can give to special needs through Project Giving (HPL2 or HH) by designating your gifts for a specific project; ie:

Nicaragua Transportation – Mule; Horse; Motorcycle; or Bicycle.
If you would like to know more about Project Giving for Nicaragua, please contact the Global Missions office.

All gifts are tax deductible and 100% of your gift is applied to the need you specify.

Harvest Partners Ministry
Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
PO Box 2910
Cleveland, TN 37320-2910
Phone: 423.559.5207
Fax: 423.559.5238
E-mail: harvestpartners@cogop.org

New Mexico Hosts SOPAS, State Convention

New Mexico Hosts SOPAS, State Convention

July 30 through August 1 were three busy days in eastern New Mexico. Regional Overseer Bishop José Rivera conducted the School of Practical and Advanced Studies (SOPAS) during those three days, plus the New Mexico State Convention which met for evening sessions on July 31 and August 1. Four SOPAS terms were completed. Four students met in the English SOPAS Term I class. In Spanish, all three SOPAS terms were conducted. 13 students completed Term I, 4 completed Term II, and 4 finished Third Term. Though classes were small, students in this area of New Mexico appreciated the opportunity to attend these classes. In total, 25 students received certificates. Students noted that the classes were a blessing and the information gleaned was applicable and helpful to their ministries.

The Spanish church in Clovis, New Mexico hosted the SOPAS classes and the state convention. Commendation goes to Pastor Leida Mazara and members of the Clovis church for providing a great place to meet for classes, including a beautiful, newly remodeled sanctuary. Pastor Mazara and her team provided great tasting lunches for the three day school. During the convention, singing filled the sanctuary, and we enjoyed challenging preaching, needful recommendations presented during the business session, and sincere times of prayer. A family of four came to salvation during the Friday evening service. All the convention attendees and SOPAS students left Clovis with a sense of purpose for the coming year of Christian ministry in New Mexico.

Swaziland Churches Need Your Help

Swaziland Churches Need Your Help

Presently, we have two local churches under construction in Swaziland whose congregations need your loving support and assistance. Both sites are located in the Hhohho District, the most northwestern region of our nation.

Swaziland, Majovane Building Project.3 - 2015.08
Majovane Church of God of Prophecy

The Majovane local church is in the rural community outside of Piggs Peak. $3,000 will put a roof on this church building. For the rest of the work needed, our Mojovane congregation will complete that part of their construction project. 

The Mantabeni local church in the same district only needs $2,000 for doors and windows, according to Pastor Mathunjwa. 

Won’t you prayerfully consider helping these two local churches complete their building projects? Local churches can participate in these fundraising efforts through Harvest Partners Project Giving, and individuals can give through Helping Hand. No amount is too small, for as we all work together, we will make a tremendous difference—together.

Designate your gift as:

Mantabeni Church of God of Prophecy
Mantabeni Church of God of Prophecy

Swaziland Building [and list which local church name you are assisting, Majovane or Mantabeni.]
Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
PO Box 2910
Cleveland, TN 37320-2910
Phone: 423.559.5207
Fax: 423.559.5238
E-mail: harvestpartners@cogop.org

Note that all gifts are tax deductible and 100% of your gift is applied to the need you specify.

Responding to EBOLA Crisis in Sierra Leone

Responding to EBOLA Crisis in Sierra Leone

It is unfortunate that the EBOLA epidemic came to Sierra Leone and interrupted many good works which were underway and added more problems to handle. Needless to say, the country has been suffering many months from the ongoing EBOLA crisis. Families have been left fatherless and motherless. It is not unusual today to see a home with a child acting as mother or father since all their adult relatives are dead—moms, dads, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. Some of our churches’ members have now taken in children that were left orphaned, and are caring for them. But, I am happy to inform you that our immediate COGOP membership was spared any extreme loss, as we only lost three or four people. So, we give God praise for His mighty hand of protection and grace over our precious church family.

Although the ugly EBOLA claimed the lives of a reported 3,951 people in Sierra Leone thus far, and has left over 3,000 children orphaned without either parent, the work of the church has still remained faithful, functioning, and ongoing. We were able to undertake and provide much needed psychosocial counseling for many, and provided some safety materials such as chlorine, soap, and washing basins or buckets. Some of our local congregations and a new mission field were able to receive food items with funds provided through your help. Thank you.

Our church under the guidance of the Liaison Team set up by Bishop Clarke was able to conduct seminars and teaching sessions to sensitize and educate the entire church membership of Sierra Leone as to the attack and danger of this disease. We were able to provide and set up hand washing stations at all our churches. This surely helped lessen the spread of EBOLA among our own church people. We are ever thankful for God’s guidance and protection.

Several orphans are being cared for by members at the Kuntoloh Church:

Please pray for these orphaned children and their needs to be met.

The EBOLA crisis caused a huge strain on the already suffering economy and, especially, on the access of food. There were sanctions on movement from our homes and from traveling place-to-place. Funds have been distributed to the pastors and churches as they have become available to help out in this long, long crisis. We truly extend many thanks to our donors who helped our people be able to purchase food.

All schools were shut down by the government during this crisis, but praise to our God, they have now re-opened and most students have been able to return to their classes. However, some are still reluctant because of the lack of information and lingering fear.

Government officials have stated the situation of the EBOLA has decreased and is under control and that they are very confident all will be cleared up soon. However, inasmuch that our political leaders are announcing a decline on the rate of infection, please know that the numbers are still great and, sadly, the death rate has now increased among infants and younger children. According to my recent findings from the Waterloo Cemetery where all EBOLA corps are buried in the Western area, 78% of every day’s burials are now children. Thus, we still need your prayers for protection and healing grace as we continue the battle against this dreadful EBOLA epidemic.

The issues of so many complications afterwards on those that actually survived the epidemic are also increasing. After survivors are discharged from the treatment center, many complain of serious joint pains, kidney problems, and vision issues. These people are found in all communities where we have operating churches. Please help us know how to encourage them to place their trust in our mighty God who is far bigger than the crisis they’ve been through. And, help us to pray healing and miraculous prayers for these people to come to the saving grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ.

While things were very hard and movement from our homes was restricted, the National Overseer was the only source of financial relief to our ministers and their families. Both he and Sister Clarke sought for information about everyone and they responded to all. Truly, we convey our special thanks and deepest appreciation to them and all that they were supporting in order to reach us. It was also such an encouragement to know that we were being cared about, supported, and prayed for by our church family around the globe. Thank you.

Despite the isolation of this crisis, we were able to still evangelize in some areas. Churches were kept alive through home prayer meetings and, at least once per week, we met in the church buildings when possible. We are trusting God that very soon everything will be back to normal.

Since our last report, two church buildings have been completed—Hasting and Calaba Town churches.

These photos are of the Hasting church showing the completed structure, including the tile, electrical, and painted church. Below shows the toilet project that is in process. 

Calaba Town 

 

Tengbeh Town

New Mission at Songo 

Portee School 

We also want to share that the Portee school has 4 new classrooms that have been completed during this time.

 

Songo Primary School

Image 17Previously, the well had mechanical problems that rendered it out of operation, so we are grateful to have the water source running again. This new well not only provides the needs of our Songo Primary School, it also serves our community in this area. We praise God that the water well at the Songo Primary School has now been completed. 

Our sincere appeal is that you continue in faithful prayers for Sierra Leone. Your partnership means so much more than we could ever express in this newsletter. Again, please receive our grateful, heartfelt thanks to our many friends and donors who are praying for us, and also lovingly supporting us financially. And, please know that our prayers are with you as well. May God bless each of you abundantly as we await Christ’s return to gather us all as one big family together.

Thank you, Harvest Partners, for the bread and water support you generously give to support Sierra Leone through your monthly Mission Giving (HPL1). The ministry of Sierra Leone is deeply grateful for your love, encouragements, and faithful support. Churches and Individuals can also give to special needs through Project Giving (HPL2 or HH) by designating your gifts for a specific project.

If you would like to know more about Project Giving for Sierra Leone, please contact the Global Missions office.

Harvest Partners Ministry
Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
PO Box 2910
Cleveland, TN 37320-2910
Phone: 423.559.5207
Fax: 423.559.5238
E-mail: harvestpartners@cogop.org

Content provided by: Pastor Issa L. Bangura, Sierra Leone, and Floreth M. Clarke, National Overseer’s Wife

All gifts are tax deductible and 100% of your gift is applied to the need you specify. 

Youth Mission Team Returns to Ecuador

Youth Mission Team Returns to Ecuador

The following report has been received by Theri and Rodrigo Santos, missionaries serving in Ecuador:

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!” – Isaiah 6:8

Dear friends and family,

Greetings from Ecuador! May the love of our Lord Jesus keep you always! It is a privilege to serve the Lord and see His faithfulness in our ministry. Every year in Guayaquil we receive a Youth Missions Team from Tennessee. This year we had a group of 26 persons from various states that came to minister, support and observe what God is doing in Ecuador. God is moving in the hearts of those who have come to visit and has now called some of them to full time missions service. Now they are saying as Isaiah, “Here I am. Send me!” I remember clearly the moment that the Lord called me to be a missionary. I was 14 and our church had a missions convention. I recall being at the altar and the Lord speaking to my heart that I was to serve Him in Latin America. It is a blessing to see that God is still calling His people to take that step of faith and obedience. Maybe God isn ́t calling you to be a missionary in a foreign land, but He has a special call for each one of us, right where we are. All we have to do is obey His voice and do His will.

 

Theri Santos and her family are solely supported by mission efforts of our COGOP members and friends. Local Churches can help support this missionary in Ecuador through Project Giving (HPL2). And, individuals can assist them through Helping Hand (HH). Please designate any gift of love as follows: Ecuador – Santos, Missionaries.

If you would like to know more about Project Giving for Ecuador, please contact the Global
Missions office.

Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
PO Box 2910
Cleveland, TN 37320-2910
Phone: 423.559.5207
Fax: 423.559.5238
E-mail: harvestpartners@cogop.org

All gifts are tax deductible and 100% of your gift is applied to the need you specify.

Welcome Holy Spirit, Winward Islands Convention Report

Welcome Holy Spirit, Winward Islands Convention Report

Hundreds of hungry seekers filled the altar each night as the convention speakers delivered the word on the theme of the Convention. "Welcome Holy Spirit,” taken from Joel 2:28, 29 and Acts 2:1-4. Many lives were transformed and blessed. Some hands were raised of those who got converted. God be glorified!
Hundreds of hungry seekers filled the altar each night as the convention speakers delivered the word on the theme of the Convention. “Welcome Holy Spirit,” taken from Joel 2:28, 29 and Acts 2:1-4. Many lives were transformed and blessed. Some hands were raised of those who got converted. God be glorified!

 

After two years of planning and praying, the moment came that hundreds converged at the spacious Marigot School Auditorium, in St. Lucia for the 21st Biennial Regional Convention of Barbados and the Windward Islands nations of St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenada, July 16 -19. The four days set of events kicked off with the Regional Ministerial Leadership Conference on the July 15th-16th. The conference saw the attendance of a large delegation of young leaders from St. Lucia amongst many of the ministers and pastors from the other parts of the region. Beside the discussions and topics that were done, we also heard powerful presentations from some of our regional leaders. Bishop Simon Peter John of the Tri-Island state of Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique, spoke on the topic of Prayer with anointed authority and confidence. It was indeed a powerful delivery. Pastor, Dr. Sharon Thomas of the Lone Church in St. Lucia illuminated the body of ministers with a tremendously well prepared presentation on Leadership Development. Bishop Mark A. Payne of Barbados, presentation on the Harvest brought new insight as he with a special anointing, delivered his soul. Pastor Shelly-Ann Toney of St. Vincent and the Grenadines delivered the concluding presentation on the final day on the subject of Stewardship. Like all the others, her presentation was so well delivered and received that she had a standing ovation with many cheers. We thank God for such anointed women and men that are called and functioning with such strong anointing throughout the region. Our Regional Ministerial Leadership Conference concluded with communion and wonderful fellowship.

What an array of beautiful lively, Caribbean colors decorating the altar as hands of seekers stretched towards heaven receiving the Holy Spirit whom we have invited to come among us for greater ministry..
What an array of beautiful lively, Caribbean colors decorating the altar as hands of seekers stretched towards heaven receiving the Holy Spirit whom we have invited to come among us for greater ministry..

We were pleased to have all of our four Administrative Assistants present at the convention, with large delegations from their respective Islands. Some flew in by air, and many arrived both from St. Vincent and Grenada by boat. Some entire families’ took the high seas just to come to the convention, the Regional Ladies Retreat, and the Regional Youth Camp. What well deserved commendation for our beloved people!  FEATURING the COGOP at Pilgrim Road, CHRIST CHURCH, BARBADOS. This church was established in 1967 under the ministry oversight of the then Overseer Bishop Cyrus Alfredo Drew, as the church evolved, Some years later the property of 2 Acers 21 Perches was purchased under the ministry oversight Bishop Alfred Washington Gumbs with assistance from the World Mission Department under the International Oversight of Bishop Adrian A. Varlack Sr. Today the Pilgrim Road church which is situated on Highway 7, only 5 minutes away from the Grantley International Airport; and 2 minutes away from the ABC Highway which is under heavy construction with a multi-million dollar complex. The pastor Marvo Atherley and the entire congregation is pushing hard to do fundraisers to insure that the project continues uninhibited. If in your heart you feel compelled and urged by the Holy Ghost to invest in any way in this edifice for the Lord, feel free to contribute through Project Giving of Harvest Partner churches, or individuals can give through Helping Hand. Thanking you sincerely for your prayerful or other support.

Harvest Partners, Your Mission Giving [HPL1] helps us provide the budgeted support necessary to maintain the ministry of our people in the Windward Islands. Thank you for your dedicated faithfulness in prayers and love for your Harvest Partner. Harvest Partners Ministry Church of God of Prophecy International Offices PO Box 2910 Cleveland, TN 37320-2910 Phone: 423.559.5207 Fax: 423.559.5238 E-mail: harvestpartners@cogop.org

Youth Mission Team Returns to Ecuador

Youth Mission Team Returns to Ecuador

 

The following report has been received by Theri and Rodrigo Santos, missionaries serving in Ecuador:

“Then I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here I am. Send me!” – Isaiah 6:8

Dear friends and family,

Greetings from Ecuador! May the love of our Lord Jesus keep you always! It is a privilege to serve the Lord and see His faithfulness in our ministry. Every year in Guayaquil we receive a Youth Missions Team from Tennessee. This year we had a group of 26 persons from various states that came to minister, support and observe what God is doing in Ecuador. God is moving in the hearts of those who have come to visit and has now called some of them to full time missions service. Now they are saying as Isaiah, “Here I am. Send me!” I remember clearly the moment that the Lord called me to be a missionary. I was 14 and our church had a missions convention. I recall being at the altar and the Lord speaking to my heart that I was to serve Him in Latin America. It is a blessing to see that God is still calling His people to take that step of faith and obedience. Maybe God isn ́t calling you to be a missionary in a foreign land, but He has a special call for each one of us, right where we are. All we have to do is obey His voice and do His will.

 

 

Theri Santos and her family are solely supported by mission efforts of our COGOP members and friends. Local Churches can help support this missionary in Ecuador through Project Giving (HPL2). And, individuals can assist them through Helping Hand (HH). Please designate any gift of love as follows: Ecuador – Santos, Missionaries.

If you would like to know more about Project Giving for Ecuador, please contact the Global
Missions office.

Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
PO Box 2910
Cleveland, TN 37320-2910
Phone: 423.559.5207
Fax: 423.559.5238
E-mail: harvestpartners@cogop.org

All gifts are tax deductible and 100% of your gift is applied to the need you specify.

Fulton, MS Church Serves Fields of the Wood

Fulton, MS Church Serves Fields of the Wood

Fulton Church of God of Prophecy youth are living examples of the meaning of servanthood.  They make a trip each summer to FOW, and July 25-26, 2015 was no exception to this annual event.  They arrived Wednesday evening and started early Thursday morning scraping and painting the Psalms of Praise wall, Archway to Prayer Mountain, Arise Shine Marker, Adjacent Marker to Arise Shine, Directional Compass Marker, Archway to Ten Commandment Mountain, Archway to Bookstore, and the All Nations Cross Marker. They worked like the Energizer Bunny, non-stop, until everything was scraped and painted for another year.  Temperatures were in the high 90s but they never wavered from the task at hand.

Brother Winters and his youth leaders have encouraged their young people to give the gift of time to this great heritage.  Faces have changed through the years but the dedication has not.  These young people are our future leaders and we are so proud of them!  Even though some, from years past, have grown up and are now married, away at school or working and can’t make the pilgrimage, I’m sure they feel pride when they visit Fields of the Wood in knowing they had a hand in keeping this tradition alive.

As said by Pastor Tim Winters, “It is a privilege to make this journey each year to Fields of the Wood to work and do our part to maintain the Integrity and Heritage of our beginnings. This was our third year to make this our mission. We look forward to next year when we will return in June to labor for the Lord here in Fields of the Wood.”

If you would like to volunteer your services, we will arrange for your group to stay in the bunkhouse.  It’s equipped with 18 beds, a refrigerator and microwave oven. The men’s bath is equipped with a shower and three stalls and the women’s has four stalls.  Just this year, a shower has been installed in the women’s bath also.  The funds for the new shower were donated by the Spring Place Church in Cleveland, Tennessee.  Thank you Spring Place!

Liberia Construction Project Progresses

Liberia Construction Project Progresses

On behalf of the membership of the Prophetic Word Assembly, Church of God of Prophecy located in the Battery Factory community in Liberia, we would like to express thanks and appreciation to our Harvest Partners for their contributions to the construction work of the church. Through your financial and spiritual contributions and by the grace of God, the church infrastructure project keeps getting better. This would not have been possible without your support and gift of life from the Almighty to whom we owe everything. The congregation in Liberia is grateful and will always be grateful for your continuous support.

Due to Harvest Partners’ continual support to the work, the building has been successfully roofed. 

The next phase of the project is the installation of window bars, iron doors, casting of the floor, plastering of the walls and white-washing of the walls. Commitment from the office of the National Overseer, Bishop Weah, will provide some extra support from the quarterly allotment from the International Office to Liberia, coupled with the local congregation’s contributions and continuous support from our Harvest Partners, the church believes in God to begin divine worship service in this building by December, 2015. Once again, thanks to all of our Harvest Partners for the support to the work in Liberia and to Sister Cathy Payne and the rest of the team at the International Offices for their support and coordination. We will continue to keep you updated on our ministry and activities in Liberia. May God bless us all as we work in His vineyard.

Reported by: Kelvin N. Doesieh National Secretary 

Thank you, Harvest Partners, for the bread and water support you generously give to support Liberia through your monthly Mission Giving (HPL1). The ministry of Liberia is deeply grateful for your love, encouragements, and faithful support. Churches and Individuals can also give to special needs through Project Giving (HPL2 or HH) by designating your gifts for a specific project. If you would like to know more about Project Giving for Liberia, please contact the Global Missions office. All gifts are tax deductible and 100% of your gift is applied to the need you specify.

Harvest Partners Ministry
Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
PO Box 2910
Cleveland, TN 37320-2910
423.559.5207
harvestpartners@cogop.org

Local Churches Visit, Support Work in Paraguay

Local Churches Visit, Support Work in Paraguay

Image 1We had a great team come down from North Carolina and Georgia. They spent 4 days trying to get here with plane delays, a missed plane and rerouting. The purpose for this team was the construction at the camp and a children’s soccer tournament. The forecast for their time here was cold with a lot of rain. Rosa Catalina, the cook’s daughter, got sick and was in the hospital, so Rosa couldn’t come that week which meant I was in the Home to cook and not able to join the team working. One of the young ladies arrived sick and had to go to the doctor.

With all the negatives, let me tell you the positives. Since the team was delayed, Dan was able to participate in a course teaching how to use a new product. The normal cement mixture limits the height of wall put up each day because it has to dry first. This new product is more of a glue that dries quickly. Dan is now certified in this form of construction and taught Gustavo and his construction team how to use it. Gustavo and Dan decided after the first day that they are changing to use this system only. Two brick layers and two helpers can normally put up 24 square meters per day. With this product, we put up 44 square meters the first day, almost double.

The team worked through the cold and drizzle to get the walls almost to roof level. When it was too much to work outside, the group and Dan moved his tools and supplies from our little shed to his new workshop. They cleared an area and set up his new table saw. I am super excited about this because of a great project Dan wants to do for the Home but hasn’t had the time, space, or tools to do it. Now all he needs is the time!

The Saturday of the tournament the forecast was calling for a lot of rain with thunderstorms. The Lord blessed with a gorgeous sunny day. There was a good turn out and the kids were served empanadas (meat pies) and juice for morning snack and hot dogs and juice for lunch. Each of the 3 schools invited received a soccer ball and pump for their schools. My teen girls wanted to play so they challenged the guys to a game. Thankfully, the men took it easy on them, but we still had a lot of laughs. Before the kids were served their lunch, Cade, Youth Pastor from Ward Ave, NC, did a devotional with the kids.

Our kids enjoyed hanging out with the group. Since I was cooking in the Home, it actually was a bonus to have everyone eat here, to spend more time together. The girls and ladies had a few nail sessions. Abigail, the youngest here, quickly adopted Bailee as HER friend. The kids enjoyed a few guitar lessons, some photo shoots, quality time and lots of hugs. We had a bonfire together and sang all the church songs we could think of in English and Spanish. After a while we just started getting silly, singing whatever anybody thought of. We sang Christmas songs, children’s songs, and the theme song to Barney in both languages.

Thank you to all who helped make this trip possible. We know that there was a lot of fundraising and prayers for this team. For those that donated boys clothes and clothes for Abigail which were really needed, a special thank you. Thanks Life Impact church in Winston Salem for the Bibles for our younger ones and devotionals for the older ones. Also, for the Life Impact t-shirts and flip flops for everyone. For our special friends who sent us cheddar cheese, peanut butter, and mixed nuts, thank you!

Jessica brought some books for the kids which was a great blessing. The kids are on a 2-week winter break now. We have had a few days with a lot of rain. Monday morning I was working in the office and came to the Home to get a receipt and Rosa was the only one I saw. I immediately thought the kids were profiting from the fact that I wasn’t in the Home and were sleeping. I went into the girl’s bedroom and found all the girls in their beds reading the new books. They had gotten up, had their breakfast, done their chores and gone back under the covers to be warm and cozy to read. I was telling them how jealous I was as I opened the bedroom to the other girl’s room and what did I find…..they were in their beds reading too. Thank you, Jessica, because I LOVE seeing kids read!

Last night Dan and I watched “Blindside” with the kids. In the movie the mom was reading “Fernando” to the kids in the bed. That just happens to be one of the books that Jessica brought down. One of my teens asked me if I would read it to them tonight at bedtime. You are never too old for a bedtime story and some quality time

We have some amazing news to announce in this newsletter!!! Help is on the way!! Last year I felt the Lord pulling us away from the work of the camp. I told Dan and cried because it broke my heart. I love the cleaning, grass cutting and gardening. I call it my therapy. I knew that Dan needed to be freed up from the 24/7 commitment that it is. On August 19th, our youngest son, Kyle, and his wife, Dani, will be arriving. God has laid it on their hearts to be the caretakers with a 2-year commitment. Since we live in the Children’s Home now, the caretaker’s house is free for them. The kids do not know about this so please don’t say anything about it on Facebook.

More amazing news in this newsletter!!! More help is on the way!!! In September, Jessica and Stephen Schaeffer, from Ward Ave Church, NC, will be moving here. They will start out living here at the camp until they get settled. The building that the team was working on is where they will stay. Dan and the crew will be putting the roof on the building tomorrow and then working on finishing the inside to have it ready to move into.

Image 2The kids know that next year is our time of furlough and they have asked us not to look for new house parents, but to just have someone cover the time we are away. Only the Lord knows what the future holds, but He is sending us reinforcements to fulfill it.

These 2 couples will need prayers and financial support. Any monthly or one-time offerings for Kyle and Dani can be sent along with our offerings, but marked “Kyle and Dani.” If you would like to have Stephen and Jessica come to your church to talk about this last trip and their plans for Paraguay please contact them. I will include their contact information below.

We have a camp coming in Monday for the week with food provided. Dan already warned the group that we are in construction mode here, but we will not be bothering them. After the camp, I will be painting the last few rooms in the caretaker’s house for Kyle and Dani to move into. Dan will continue on with the Casita “where Jessica and Stephen will stay.” We have a group from Canada coming in September to build small homes for the less fortunate. Their goal is to build 10 homes while they are here. Now that Dan knows of this new form of construction, we believe it is possible. 

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The roof going on our church building in Quyquyho.

Stephen Robert Schaefer and Jessica Wilkes Schaefer can be found on Face book. They can also be reached through the High Point, Ward Ave. Church of God of Prophecy.

Kyle Miller and Dani Miller can also be found on Face Book and they can be reached through the Journey Community Church (COGOP) in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada. 
Dan- misionero9501@hotmail.com
Gwen- gwen.m.miller@hotmail.com

Harvest Partners Ministry
Church of God of Prophecy International Offices
PO Box 2910, Cleveland, TN 37320-2910
423.559.5207
harvestpartners@cogop.org
All gifts are tax deductible and 100% of your gift is applied to the need you specify.