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Center Point Church

Serving In Puerto Rico
January 28, 2023
Community: Mayaguez
Partner: Union Church of Mayaguez
Staff: Maria Garcia

We have arrived!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 28, 2023 7:59 PM

It's the first trip of the year, but for us it's been a journey that has seen us  moved due to COVID, canceled due to flights. But now we are finally here. Some luggage has been misplaced but we are still happy to be here. We are so excited to be here and we can't wait to see what God will have for us this week and now we are getting ready for dinner.

We have arrived!

We pray for our Pastors

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 29, 2023 7:30 AM

There is no better feeling than to see an old friend. Pastor Julian Matthews who has dedicated most of his life to the ministry. We met him in 2019 and have developed such a strong bond. This week we not only want to be the hands and feet of Jesus, but also be there for Julian and lift him up. So we start with prayer. Join us in praying for pastor Julian!

We pray for our Pastors

Morning Devo Day 1 Genesis 37: 1-11

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 29, 2023 7:32 AM

Today is Sunday, the first day of the week and Ministry and before we head to pastor Julian's church, we want to start the day the right way. Gathering together to have breakfast and doing our Devo from our Pelican Guide. We will be going through the story of Joseph-his struggles and the ultimate purpose God had for him in being his instrument to save Israel.
Morning Devo Day 1 Genesis 37: 1-11

Sunday worship at the church

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 29, 2023 1:00 PM


Focusing on God's visions

by Maria Garcia | January 29, 2023 3:44 PM

Listening to the word of God and the messages that God had for us. And we started the mission trip confirmation and trusting our Hero.

Focusing on God's  visions

Prayers walk

by Maria Garcia | January 29, 2023 3:52 PM

As we prayed for the community with open arms and they received a bit of a mustard seed. Spreading God's word has been a blessing not only for them but us as well.  

Prayers walk

Hearing from Pastor Julian

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 29, 2023 7:15 PM

After the service and the Prayer Walk, we had lunch with Pastor Julian. We got to listen to his heart as he spoke about his ministry and how God has sustained him and his ministry.

Hearing from Pastor Julian

Surf's up!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 29, 2023 7:47 PM

After lunch we headed back to our lodging to prepare for our afternoon activity. We went to the town of Rincón where there was a surfing competition. We got to talk to people and pray over then. Then we finished with worship!

Surf's up!

Spreading the Gospel in Rincon

by Maria Garcia | January 30, 2023 2:52 AM

We continued to share God's love and how His grace was received with open arms.  We distributed booklets of God's word and spoke and prayed for the people. We enjoyed listening to their stories. 

Spreading the Gospel in Rincon

One Body

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 30, 2023 10:59 AM

No matter what our walk of life or where we come from, we are all united by God's grace. Today after our worship at the beach in Rincon and praying over people, we ended our day by praying over the caretaker of the tent of the surfing competition and even a woman that was touched by our worship prayed with us and we were able to talk to her and pray over her journey of life. No matter where we go we always tell them about Jesus!

One Body

Tell them about Jesus

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 30, 2023 2:02 PM

Today after Devo we filled our spirits by  going out to the Campus of the University in Mayaguez. We walked the campus. We talked, and listened to the students stories and prayed for them.

Tell them about Jesus

Loading up for Ministry "Pan y Vida"

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 30, 2023 2:41 PM

Emmanuel Baptist Church in Mayaguez has a ministry called Pan y Vida. We have been loading up supplies to give  University students groceries to help supply their needs.  We're looking forward for this activity.
Loading up for Ministry "Pan y Vida"

Ministerio Pan y Vida in Action

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 30, 2023 2:50 PM


Pastor Julian sings to the team

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 31, 2023 5:00 AM


Pray without ceasing

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 31, 2023 5:04 AM

After we finished ministering to the students at the campus, we prayed over the ministry of Pan y Vida!
Pray without ceasing

Frosty time!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | January 31, 2023 5:35 AM

After such an amazing day of ministry, we had dinner and then our evening meeting. Afterwards we all went to Wendy's to get Nutella Frostys!
Frosty time!

We're Back Touching Lives

by Maria Garcia | January 31, 2023 8:43 PM

We continued to share God's gospel at the university.  We prayed over the students. As we spoke to them we also learned  what they are studying and where are from. 

We're Back Touching Lives

Blessings for the Community

by Maria Garcia | January 31, 2023 8:49 PM

We continued to do God's will.  At Pastor  Julian's home we organized Items that are going to be shipped to the Dominican Republic for families in need. 
Blessings for the Community

Worship and Testimony

by Maria Garcia | January 31, 2023 8:53 PM

As we worshiped we also heard testimony on how God has been faithful in our lives.  
Worship and Testimony

Worship with Music

by Maria Garcia | January 31, 2023 9:03 PM

We also were able to sing in two languages for the church and continued to share God's joy with music. 
Worship with Music

Praising His Words

by Maria Garcia | February 1, 2023 4:47 AM

We continued to share God's gospel with the church and what God has done for us.  Pastor Julian shared a message of mountains and valleys with God's vision.

Praising His Words

God's love

by Maria Garcia | February 1, 2023 6:59 AM


Visiting the Elderly Home

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 1, 2023 11:50 AM

Today we went with pastor Julian to an elderly home. We are excited to sing and pray for the elderly and show them love.

Visiting the Elderly Home

Praying with the Elderly

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 1, 2023 11:56 AM

As we settled in with everyone, we sang songs and had a time of prayer. 

Praying with the Elderly

Sweet Treats

by Maria Garcia | February 1, 2023 7:31 PM

Enjoying Rex ice cream night out which is all natural. The smiles say that they are enjoying the sweets.
Sweet Treats

Blessings for the Staff

by Maria Garcia | February 2, 2023 9:19 PM

As we got ready to go to the Luquillo, we prayed for the staff that cooked for us at Mayagüez. They were a blessing for the team.  They will be missed. 

Blessings for the Staff

On our way to Luquillo

by Maria Garcia | February 2, 2023 9:29 PM

We made a small stop in Rio Grande before heading to Luquillo, which is on the east coast of the island.  We prayed for Miguel (Maria's husband) for his health. 
On our way to Luquillo

Welcome Back

by Maria Garcia | February 2, 2023 9:37 PM

We made it to Pastor Samuel's church- Iglesia Baptist de Jerusalem. The Pastor welcomed us with open arms and was very happy to see us again.  We are also excited to see what God has for us on the east coast. 
Welcome Back

Exploring the Island

by Maria Garcia | February 3, 2023 6:44 PM

On our way to visit El Yunque National Rain Forest.  This is the coca falls it was amazing. This place takes your breath away. 

Exploring the Island

Relaxation Time

by Maria Garcia | February 3, 2023 6:52 PM

After walking through the rain forest we went to relax at Luquillo Beach. Cleared turquoise waters. Reflecting God's creation and soaking the sunshine.
Relaxation Time

Historical Old San Juan

by Maria Garcia | February 4, 2023 9:12 AM

As we continued before heading back to PEI Canada today  we were able to explore this beautiful  city that is 500 years old. 

Historical Old San Juan

Continue Your Impact!

by Nathan Norman | February 25, 2023 7:17 PM

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Ginger @ Chester Llewellyn

February 4, 2023 6:52 AM

Beautiful pictures of some amazing people of God. I thank God for you all and your obeyed heart as you follow Him. So glad you had some relaxing time with each other can't wait to hear all you wonderful stories about how God has used you in furthering his Kingdom Amen PS.. enjoy the warm weather it's-43 here today brrrrrr love you all safe travels home

Jen Martin-Moore

January 31, 2023 7:11 PM

I pray that God's hand continues to bless, strengthen and encourage these beautiful missionaries as they minister and pray for those that He's placed before them. I'm so proud of you Rosie, I love you sis! God bless you all.

Ginger Llewellyn

January 30, 2023 4:21 AM

I am so blessed to hear of the wonderful things that are happening we seriously missed you all yesterday at our service but knowing your fulfilling God's call gives us strength to go on. May your Monday be a blessing to you all as you blessed others all our love and prayers go with you 🙏 💖

Naomi Gotell

January 29, 2023 9:00 AM

Glad you arrived safely to do God’s work??????

Janelle

January 29, 2023 8:15 AM

Praying for you all. ?? Go be His feet. Go be His hands. Go be His voice. Go do His work! And He will be your guide!

Ginger Llewellyn

January 29, 2023 5:12 AM

So glad you arrived safely praying they find the loss luggage soon. Have a blessed Sunday CP Missionaries ? ??

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