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Faith Fellowship

Serving In Costa Rica
January 26, 2019
Community: Guayabal
Partner: Iglesia Biblica de Guayabal Santa Cruz
Staff: Jehiel Aguilar, Sury Talavera, Ishi Vega

We made it!!!

by Sury Talavera | January 26, 2019 6:31 PM

We are very excited for our 4th time coming back to Guayabal. We can't wait to see how God has worked in this community and this Church so far. We are feeling blessed by the welcome of our friends. 

We made it!!!

Welcome back!

by Sury Talavera | January 26, 2019 6:58 PM

So glad to get to see Pastor Odir again, and work alongside him one more time! 


Welcome back!

Orientation

by Sury Talavera | January 26, 2019 7:01 PM

Instructions are very important in a foreign country and so the information we need to know. We want to be focused on serving well this week. 

Orientation

Sunday Service

by Sury Talavera | January 27, 2019 7:04 PM

This morning during service we learned with Pastor Gary that we are the Church even after Sunday. Let’s talk like we are still the Church with hope and confidence in our daily life, because we have a God who heals, and who fixes every struggle. 

Sunday Service

Testimonies

by Sury Talavera | January 27, 2019 7:10 PM

Also, we got to share some testimonies of some of our experiences on trusting the Lord in hard times. 

Testimonies

We better begin!!

by Sury Talavera | January 27, 2019 7:14 PM

We started with the right foot. Our project for the week is to build a wall next to the Church. We are loving to work in here.
We better begin!!

Groceries

by Sury Talavera | January 27, 2019 7:17 PM

After lunch, we went to buy some groceries for tomorrow's food distribution. We are very excited for the blessings that are coming! 
Groceries

Como niños...!

by Sury Talavera | January 27, 2019 7:57 PM

" and said, “I assure you that unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the Kingdom of heaven."

Matthew 18:3 (GNB)

We are having so much fun!!

Como niños...!

Movie night

by Sury Talavera | January 27, 2019 8:11 PM

We shared some popcorn and iced tea, the kids were having so much fun. 

Movie night

Project Day #2

by Sury Talavera | January 28, 2019 9:12 PM

Sun, dirt, sweat, were very present today but, it didn't stops us from continue working on the wall! 

Project Day #2

Food Distribution Day #1

by Sury Talavera | January 28, 2019 9:30 PM

What a blessed morning we had. This  specific moment we were all singing "Hallelujah" with our hearts in a stranger's house that became family now! 

Food Distribution Day #1

Women's Ministry

by Sury Talavera | January 28, 2019 9:50 PM

After lunch we spent time with the community ladies and about 40 people showed up. We did a Worship Ring craft and then Jacky shared the beautiful word about how important and powerful worship and praise is for each of us. 

We felt blessed by them all!

Women's Ministry

Cut, cut!!

by Sury Talavera | January 28, 2019 9:52 PM

We didn't miss any chance, they went back home with a new hair style!! 
Cut, cut!!

Kids

by Sury Talavera | January 28, 2019 9:56 PM

Meanwhile, some of us were playing with the kids and we all had lots of fun. 

Can't wait for Children's Ministry tomorrow!!!

Kids

Joy!!

by Sury Talavera | January 28, 2019 10:00 PM

No matter how dirty or tired Timoty was, he was having fun!!

(This has happen every day) 

Joy!!

Beautiful visit

by Sury Talavera | January 29, 2019 10:16 AM

Prayer is a powerful way to seek the Lord for peace, rest and love... 

This is Noemy and her daughter. As we visited them yesterday for food distribution, they shared with us their tough testimony. A husband/father loss and their daily fear. We prayed over them during Women’s ministry. And as they left the church, they were confident that God will always protect and watch over them. They were new again! 

Beautiful visit

Project Day #3

by Sury Talavera | January 29, 2019 8:45 PM

This morning we could finally finish the wall on a side of the Church. We are all tired but happy to see some part done. That was the last piece of the day!!

Project Day #3

Food Distribution Day #2

by Sury Talavera | January 29, 2019 9:24 PM

This morning we met this lady who shared a little bit about her story. During her pregnancy, she raised 3 children all by her self while having financial crisis, no resources and no help. God brings new mercy every morning!

Food Distribution Day #2

New family member

by Sury Talavera | January 29, 2019 9:31 PM

We got the honor to be the hands and feet who obey the command of God that is to brings people to him at the right moment. This lady as many others, accepted Jesus in her heart for the first time. Glory to God!

New family member

Children's Ministry

by Sury Talavera | January 30, 2019 7:52 AM

In the afternoon we spent time with the kids from the community. We played soccer, faced painting, did balloons and put temporary tattoos and also painted nails with the girls. We had so much fun!! 

Children's Ministry

Food Distribution Day #3

by Sury Talavera | January 30, 2019 5:20 PM

This morning was beautiful as well. We already give away 40 bags of food this week, and a lot of people were blessed, because we were blessed first. It surprised us that they let all of us came into their houses, they were so open and welcoming with the group and we appreciated that! 

Food Distribution Day #3

Iguanas

by Sury Talavera | January 30, 2019 5:25 PM

Virginia girls are not afraid of anything here in Costa Rica, like Robyn!

(Except for the spiders) 

Iguanas

Project Day #4

by Sury Talavera | January 30, 2019 10:16 PM

Small but important projects we did this morning. Today was the last day of work and we felt blessed by the people who helped us with all the work, they were awesome! 

Project Day #4

Excellent help!

by Sury Talavera | January 30, 2019 10:22 PM

We couldn't make it without them. This Church has been a blessing for all of us, we can't wait to come next year and see this Church grow as a family in Christ all together. 

Excellent help!

Youth

by Sury Talavera | January 30, 2019 10:24 PM

We appreciated the youth from this Church, they were present in all the work every day. We blessed them and loved them! 
Youth

Women's Ministry Day #2

by Sury Talavera | January 31, 2019 7:15 AM

This afternoon was very special for the ladies of Guayabal. Serena shared a beautiful word about been valued, beloved, enough and a Princess of the King.
Women's Ministry Day #2

You are enough!

by Sury Talavera | January 31, 2019 7:19 AM

More than 45 ladies came and they loved it. They felt spoiled like if they didn't deserve it. We definitely enjoyed serving them and loved them!

You are enough!

Miracles in Guayabal

by Sury Talavera | January 31, 2019 10:22 AM

This is Sandro, we visited him during food distribution, he used to have low back illness so we prayed over him and declared healing and his pain was gone. Nothing is imposible for God!! 

Miracles in Guayabal

See you later Family!!

by Sury Talavera | January 31, 2019 9:26 PM

Serena and some more of us from the group didn't say a Good Bye but a See you later to our family Church. They showed us their love for all of us. We have them in our hearts and in our prayers back home!! 

See you later Family!!

Beach day!

by Sury Talavera | January 31, 2019 9:33 PM

Today we needed to rest, all the work has been worth it. We love our family from Costa Rica, and we are definitly coming next year! God bless this Church and Guayabal.

Beach day!

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Comments

Nicki Settle

January 31, 2019 1:25 PM

What a blessing to have been a part of

Bonnie Davis

January 28, 2019 3:45 PM

Blessings to you all!! May god continue to bless you and strengthen you!! Love and miss you all!!♥️🙏♥️

Fio 😬

January 28, 2019 9:35 AM

Hello!!! Glad you are back in Costa Rica!!! Miss you a lot. I know God will do amazing things through you in Guayabal!!! I’m praying for you all!!! ❤️

Patricia Bennett

January 28, 2019 4:03 AM

“Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Thank you for all you do and for being great examples to follow.

Amy cook

January 27, 2019 11:37 PM

Great people doing a great work.. hey family..

Jamie Wright

January 27, 2019 4:43 AM

May god continue to do a mighty work in you all and through you as you are on this trip! God bless you all family!!! ☝🏼

Hector cepeda

January 27, 2019 2:22 AM

Amen!!😇☝️☝️☝️

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