Yesterday marked the completion of the first Women’s Holistic Medical Caravan in wonderful collaboration of the Women’s Ministry of the Covenant Church of Ecuador, the Santiago Partnership, Covenant missionaries from the States and Sweden, and volunteers from Ecuador, the United
These are exciting days for the Santiago Partnership. This past Wednesday was the first day of work for the employees of the Home. It included a lot of introductions, explanations about our organizations, systems and structures and a tour of
Doing Partnership the Canadian way! Our friends from the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada are back again this year and are doing partnership in Ecuador in a new way. We came together with a Pastoral Interchange with pastors from Canada
A week ago, Simeon and I (Joel) traveled to the Covenant Campgrounds in Santo Domingo in order to attend IPEE’s (The Covenant Church of Ecuador) Annual Meeting. This is the season of elections and so this is the case with
We are committed to education in Ecuador. This past week we hosted a team of nursing students from Indiana Wesleyan University, the first group of nursing students to visit and work with our project. They were a fabulous team
Our Medical Clinic in Cayambe serving the community. Yesterday, we held a training event free of cost and open and available for anyone who was interested. We covered first aid, emergency prevention and some basics of the treatment and prevention
This past week Joel and Simeon went to the bi-annual Covenant Pastor’s Retreat on the coastal city of Crucita. Kim and the other kiddos didn’t go because we had a ministry event in Cayambe on the Sunday of the weekend.
This past week we had a visit from Covenant World Relief, the Relief and Development branch of the Evangelical Covenant Church. CWR supports a FACE dairy project that is nearby our project in Cayambe, in the Covenant Kichwa communities of
Offices Complete! Thanks to the work of our partner church, Iglesia Emanuel, the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada and Church of the Good Shepherd we now have offices for the project as well as for the church and Compassion center.
This past week Kim and Joel hosted a Vision Team from one of our supporting churches, Ceresco Covenant Church of Ceresco, NE. Ceresco Cov has been one of our supporting churches since the beginning of our first term as missionaries