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Archbold Evangelical Church

Serving In Puerto Rico
June 8, 2019
Community: Ponce
Partner: Iglesia Metodista Obispo Corson
Staff: Alissa Danielson, Kaylea Dresner, Sergio Cruz Morales, Jenna Miller, Ruth Marquez Castro

¡Bienvenidos a Puerto Rico!

by Kaylea Dresner | June 8, 2019 1:53 PM

We have made it to Puerto Rico! After our flight, we enjoyed some pinchos and got to walk on the beach. We are now traveling to Ponce where we will be serving this week! 

¡Bienvenidos a Puerto Rico!

Obispo Corson

by Kaylea Dresner | June 9, 2019 1:04 PM

We arrived safely to Ponce yesterday afternoon and ate a wonderful dinner prepared by church members of Obispo Corson. This morning, we worshipped together with Obispo Corson and led them in worship! Please keep us in your prayers as we continue to serve! 

Obispo Corson

Prayer Walk

by Kaylea Dresner | June 9, 2019 8:58 PM

This afternoon we spent some time in la Comunidad del Sol and participated in a prayer walk. We were able to meet the residents and pray for their specific needs. We’re so excited to continue our ministry in that community throughout the week! 

Prayer Walk


by Kaylea Dresner | June 10, 2019 9:12 PM

Today, we split into groups and started painting projects, including the elderly home as well as several church members’ homes. We had a great time getting to know new people and also growing closer together as a team! 


Kid’s Ministry

by Kaylea Dresner | June 10, 2019 9:17 PM

This evening, we traveled back to the Comunidad del Sol where we built relationships with the neighborhood kids. We played different games and acted out Jesus feeding the 5,000! 

Kid’s Ministry

Working hard in the heat!

by Kaylea Dresner | June 11, 2019 2:58 PM

We are still working hard at our different sites. This group has been successfully repainting Obispo Corson’s fence, and it looks fantastic! We have also had the opportunity to have conservations and prayer with community members. God is good!

Working hard in the heat!

Comunidad el Sol

by Kaylea Dresner | June 11, 2019 10:13 PM

Today we went back to Comunidad el Sol and heard testimonies from two of the residents. It was very encouraging to listen to how God is working in and through them. We also ministered to the kids and some adult residents with a skit and games. God is moving! 

Comunidad el Sol

Finished Projects and Kid’s Ministry

by Kaylea Dresner | June 13, 2019 8:23 AM

Yesterday, we completed our work projects! We also shared the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection with the kids at Comunidad el Sol. We are so thankful for the opportunity to serve. 

Finished Projects and Kid’s Ministry

Getting Schooled in Dominoes

by Kaylea Dresner | June 13, 2019 12:35 PM

We spent the morning at the community’s elderly home. We sang songs, played games, and just spent some quality time with the residents! 

Getting Schooled in Dominoes

The Basketball Court

by Kaylea Dresner | June 13, 2019 12:39 PM

We returned to the basketball court that our first Puerto Rico missions team went to and played with the local kids. We enjoyed seeing some familiar faces and meeting new ones!
The Basketball Court

Cabo Rojo

by Kaylea Dresner | June 13, 2019 7:10 PM

We spent a few hours at Parque Nacional Balneario Boquerón and had a great time of fellowship with one another. We cannot believe we travel home tomorrow!

Cabo Rojo

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Lisa Arend

June 8, 2019 11:23 AM

Prayers for health and safety of this mission team. Praying for the spiritual wisdom and loving service of the mission team.

Erika Rufenacht

June 8, 2019 8:18 AM

Prayers for safe travels and rested bodies. Prayer for a great week. 😊

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