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Highland Park TX KLife

Serving In Costa Rica
May 27, 2023
Community: Upala
Partner: Menonita Shekina
Staff: Connie Mairena, Jacqueline Navarro, Ishi Vega, Jeric Montealto

Staff is Ready!

by Connie Mairena | May 27, 2023 5:04 PM

Meet your staff: Jacky, Ishi, Jeric and Connie are ready to serve alongside Klife Highland Park and Pastor Omar in the beautiful community of Upala.

Staff is Ready!

Team is Here!

by Connie Mairena | May 28, 2023 5:12 PM

Everything went smoothly. We are already in Upala, ready for the week ahead of service. Praying for Pastor Omar, and the beautiful community of Upala. 

Team is Here!

Sunday Service

by Connie Mairena | May 28, 2023 5:14 PM

This morning we had the opportunity to share the Sunday service with the church. We worshiped and prayed together. John shared the message based on Titus 2:1-15.
Sunday Service

Sparkling Moments

by Connie Mairena | May 28, 2023 5:23 PM

After service some of the girls wanted to get to know a group of children from church. These are the moments that matter, the moments when His children grow closer to one another as a family!
Sparkling Moments

Time with Pastor Omar and Maria Jose

by Connie Mairena | May 28, 2023 5:31 PM

After lunch we had the opportunity to hear Pastor Omar and Maria Jose's testimony; how they came to Jesus, their ministry, their vision for the church and their next steps as a family.  We were blessed to pray with them and share some encouragement.
Time with Pastor Omar and Maria Jose

Youth Service

by Connie Mairena | May 28, 2023 5:36 PM

Youth group offered a service for locals and the team with an amazing worship team.
Youth Service

Youth Sermon

by Connie Mairena | May 30, 2023 9:58 AM

Emily shared with several youth of the community about how God pursues us in the place we are. 

Youth Sermon

Some Dancing

by Connie Mairena | May 30, 2023 10:00 AM

Of course we taught them a couple of Texans dances.

Some Dancing

Preps for Food Distribution

by Connie Mairena | May 30, 2023 11:45 AM

We went to buy the supplies needed for food distribution We pray for this to be a blessing to the families receiving them.
Preps for Food Distribution

Food Distribution Day 1

by Connie Mairena | May 30, 2023 11:52 AM

We visited some families of the community, we prayed with them, and heard their stories. We prayed for them to feel Jesus'love and provision in their lives at all times. 

Food Distribution Day 1

Construction Project

by Connie Mairena | May 30, 2023 11:56 AM

During the afternoon we helped Pastor Omar dig some trenches for a drain system. This is so the water will not come inside the church during the rainy season. We also made some concrete mix the old school way. 
Construction Project

Park Ministry

by Connie Mairena | May 30, 2023 11:58 AM

We went to the local park to hang out and play some sports and invite people to play with us. We ended up having a volleyball and basketball game with some teenagers from the local high school. 
Park Ministry

VBS

by Connie Mairena | June 2, 2023 6:31 PM

During this week we had the joy to spent time with some toddlers in a local day care, this specific one is aim for parents who work all day and will not be able to afford other way. We had a blast loving on this kids and playing games with them. 

VBS

No translation needed.

by Connie Mairena | June 2, 2023 6:33 PM

There's a few moments during the day were we don't need to translate or understand the same language, just our presence and love is needed.
No translation needed.

Food distribution

by Connie Mairena | June 2, 2023 6:35 PM

We continue visiting families in the community and praying over them, our prayer is that the grow closer to God every day.
Food distribution

Sports ministry

by Connie Mairena | June 2, 2023 11:24 PM

We met with a highschool team to play a match of básquet ball, we still don't know who won, but we definitely had fun. 
Sports ministry

The best part

by Connie Mairena | June 2, 2023 11:27 PM

At the end we shared a couple of testimonies, and Pastor Omar prayed over them and shared some important advises.

The best part

See you later service

by Connie Mairena | June 2, 2023 11:30 PM

On our last night at the church, we shared testimonies of the week, and the whole church prayed over us for safe travels. 
See you later service

Continue Your Impact

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

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