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Trinity Baptist Church

Serving In Costa Rica
May 20, 2023
Community: Nicoya
Partner: Casa del Nuevo Pacto
Staff: Connie Mairena, Ishi Vega, Kevin Medina, Daniel Alvarado

The Team is Here!

by Connie Mairena | May 21, 2023 11:10 AM

We landed safe and sound. It's day 1 of the amazing week we have ahead. We are ready to serve in the beautiful community of San Fernando. 

The Team is Here!

Staff of the Week

by Connie Mairena | May 21, 2023 11:15 AM

This is the staff for the week: Daniel, Kevin, Ishi and Connie, serving alongside Trinity Baptist Church and Church Nuevo Pacto in San Fernando. 
Staff of the Week

Sunday Service

by Connie Mairena | May 21, 2023 11:21 PM

This morning during services, the whole church prayed over us and over all the ministries happening this week. 

Sunday Service

Worship Time

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 8:57 AM

We did a spanglish worship service. Brinn and Will used their gifts for the Lord.

Worship Time

Sunday Sermon

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 9:02 AM

We are all part of the same fabric, different patterns and colors but all part of the beautiful body of Christ.
Sunday Sermon

Sunday School Class

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 9:18 AM

In the Sunday School we shared and we learned about the miracle of multiplication, how God used five loaves of bread and two fish to feed 5000 people ! 

"..they all ate and we're satisfied.."

Matthew 14:20

Sunday School Class

Precious Time

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 10:44 PM

After hearing Pastor Emanuel and Maricel's testimony, we had the opportunity to pray over them and their ministry.

Precious Time

Prep for Food Distribution

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 10:48 PM

After we got the supplies we needed, we took some time to pray over each bag and each family who will receive them. We prayed for them to see and feel God's love and care through this ministry.

Prep for Food Distribution

Day 1: Food Distribution

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 10:51 PM

This morning we visited 10 homes in the community. Some were easy to access, some were not, but in all of them we had the opportunity to share about Jesus and pray with them.
Day 1: Food Distribution

Praying over the Community

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 11:03 PM

We were able to visit families and prayed over them! A bag will fulfill a physical need but prayer will get them close to God! 

Praying over the Community

Construction Site

by Connie Mairena | May 22, 2023 11:07 PM

At the construction site, we worked together to set the sewer in the right place for the new bathrooms! 

Construction Site

Day 2: Food Distribution

by Connie Mairena | May 24, 2023 2:26 AM

Today was a blessing. We had the opportunity to visit different families of the community and  share a little bit about how much Jesus loves them.

Day 2: Food Distribution

Construction

by Connie Mairena | May 24, 2023 2:30 AM

Another part of the team stayed behind at the church and did concrete work. Team work makes the dream work.

Construction

VBS

by Connie Mairena | May 24, 2023 2:32 AM

This afternoon we had more than 80 kids with us. We sang, prayed, did crafts and shared about how much Jesus loves them. 
VBS

More VBS

by Connie Mairena | May 24, 2023 11:06 AM

Everyone had so much fun playing together and hanging out. The church becomes a safe place for everyone-kids and grownups. 

More VBS

Good Samaritan Ministry

by Connie Mairena | May 24, 2023 11:09 AM

We had the opportunity to help Pastora and the children. We had packed those boxes in the States for years but never were able to be part of the joy of kids opening them. 

May God bless the hands that give. 

Good Samaritan Ministry

Sports Ministry

by Connie Mairena | May 24, 2023 11:12 AM

After VBS, we went to the community soccer field to play. Some locals came over and we played a match. 5-5


Sports Ministry

Day 3 VBS

by Connie Mairena | May 26, 2023 3:46 PM

During the last day of Ministry, we had so much with the kids of the community of Sam Fernando, that included some dancing. 

Day 3 VBS

Bubbles

by Connie Mairena | May 26, 2023 3:47 PM

We tried to teach how to blow bubbles to small kids, not a success, but they love playing with bubbles and trying

 

Bubbles

Construction

by Connie Mairena | May 26, 2023 3:49 PM

We moved all this pile of rocks here! Took  a lot of team work! 
Construction

Youth night

by Connie Mairena | May 26, 2023 3:50 PM

We had part of youth group coming to spend time with us. Also we played some games.
Youth night

See you soon!

by Connie Mairena | May 27, 2023 5:00 PM

After a day of resting and a week full of service, fellowship, and the Love of Jesus, we are heading home. 

See you soon!

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | June 5, 2023 11:57 PM

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Comments

Michelle Moore

May 24, 2023 11:17 AM

Thank you so much for the updates and pictures! We really appreciate all you are doing!

Teri Wray

May 24, 2023 6:17 AM

I love all of the updates and photos! Thanks for sharing, I see the love of Christ being poured out! Praise the Lord!

Daniel Harmon

May 23, 2023 4:33 PM

This is awesome! Glad y’all are having a great time serving God

Debbie Roberson

May 23, 2023 11:36 AM

Thank you so much for posting the updates, and particularly the pictures!! We are loving being able to follow along, and really enjoy seeing the work you are doing! Praying for all of you!! - Debbie and Blake Roberson

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