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Mission 2017 – Day 7

This morning we travelled to visit Flora and our friends at Campo De Fe. It was so great to see those who have been there for some time and others we haven’t met in the past. We provided the ministry with lots of food, fresh fruit, and cleaning supplies. Then we went into the fellowship hall and had a worship service. Dave and Lynette blessed us as they played the music and we sang praises to the Lord. Then several from the team shared testimonials and even a few from Campo De Fe. What a joyous time in the Lord! We prayed for one another and left for Rosarito Beach where we had lunch and time for shopping. On our way home, we stopped at our favorite candy store and found hidden treasures at Dulceria. Umm Umm Good is all we could say.  We enjoyed a fellowship dinner with the Puente Staff and our translators. Amalia and her daughter Yvette made Taco Soup and brownies. It was great to see Mike and Cathy Brandt and catch up. We ended the evening with a worship service and blessed those who blessed us this week. What an amazing trip we’ve had. On tomorrow we will leave the base and return to San Diego. Our flight will get us home around midnight. MISSION COMPLETE!!!...

Mission 2017 – Day 6

TODAY IS THE DAY!!!! We all woke up with great anticipation of the families reaction to seeing their new home for the first time. The whole team worked together to get the final touches done on the house before we gave the keys to the family. Raina’s Church provided the food and our stomachs were growling awaiting the carne asada tacos being made. The moment finally arrived and the family stood at the front door of their new home. Immediately the tears began to flow as we watched the family enter their new home. We celebrated with hugs, food, and fellowship. What an awesome time!!! We left there and went to visit Obed and Evelyn’s Orphanage and the children all greeted us with hugs and love. Some played with the children while others listened as they shared how this important ministry began. The stories were heart wrenching and we couldn’t help but pray for the Obed, Evelyn, and the children. Shortly after we had a BBQ in the vacant lot near their home inviting the neighborhood. We pulled out the grill and served hotdogs, oranges, bananas, and Barb’s Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies. The children enjoyed a bible lesson with Barb and Donna while coloring the page we taught from. We also handed out jewelry, candy bags, and most importantly Bibles. Many people from the neighborhood showed up and we were able to pray for them. They were so grateful for the food and the gifts. We ended the evening with dinner at Pollo Feliz and a heart felt debrief remembering all the Lord had done. What an amazing day!!!! Tomorrow we will conclude our trip with a visit to Campo De Fe and...