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Center Point Church

Serving In Puerto Rico
February 10, 2024
Community: Mayaguez
Partner: Union Church of Mayaguez
Staff: Jose David Figueroa Rivera, Maria Garcia

Ready for our Canadian Friends!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 10, 2024 12:42 PM

We are here at the airport ready and waiting for our extended family from Prince Edward Island. Maria and I are so excited to once again be able to serve with our friends and alongside pastor Julian Matthews and are so excited to see what the Lord has in store for us. 

Ready for our Canadian Friends!

Welcome back PEI!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 10, 2024 9:44 PM

It's wonderful to be reunited with our friends again. What started in 2019 is still going strong today. As we saw our friends we were overjoyed with excitement to not only see our friends again but eager to be a witness of what God is going to do and how he's going to move this week. 

Welcome back PEI!

A Word from Pastor Julian

by Jennifer LaVie | February 10, 2024 9:45 PM

After settling in and having dinner, Pastor Julian joined us and we reviewed our itinerary for the upcoming days. We prayed and shared together. After that Pastor Julian gave us a word. 
A Word from Pastor Julian

Sunday Service

by Jennifer LaVie | February 11, 2024 10:36 AM

We were blessed to attend service this morning with Pastor Julian at his church. We got to see so many of our friends again. We worshiped, prayed together and Pastor Shawn preached on being a messenger of God. 

Sunday Service

Sunday worship at Julian's church

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 11, 2024 10:49 AM


Sharing the Love of Jesus

by Jennifer LaVie | February 11, 2024 3:48 PM

After church service we had a delicious lunch. We spent time together with pastor Julian and some others from his church. Afterward, we visited the plaza. We were able to share the love of Jesus with the community. We met a man who was in need and we were able to bless him with some groceries and prayer. 

Sharing the Love of Jesus

Plot Twist: Jesus Loves You

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 11, 2024 6:36 PM

No matter the place, no matter the time, we are always ready to go and talk to people about God. Tonight we went with Pastor Julian to a mall close by in Mayaguez and we spoke to people about God at the movie theater. God has no limits and, spoiler alert, He won.

Plot Twist: Jesus Loves You

Praising Jesus at the movies

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 12, 2024 3:25 PM


Matthew 29: 19-20

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 13, 2024 6:59 AM

Today we are at the University of Mayaguez having conversations with the students at the University.

 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.

Matthew 29: 19-20

Praying for Pastor Billy

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 13, 2024 4:14 PM

Pastor Shawn, Zach and Bryan are at Pastor Billy's house and they are praying for his health. Pastor Billy is the associate pastor of the church. We went over to pick up a guitar for him for an outreach we will be doing at Plaza Colón. 

Praying for Pastor Billy

Jesus te Ama!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 13, 2024 4:32 PM

We were at plaza Colon singing songs and praising God when a man approached that had known the Lord for 10 years and strayed away from the path of the Lord. We talked to him and prayed for him and he re-committed his life to Christ.
Jesus te Ama!

Spreading the News about God's Grace

by Maria Garcia | February 14, 2024 9:01 AM

We went to speak to university students, getting to know their interests. Prayer was welcome.  One student accepted the Lord.

Spreading the News about God's Grace

Love for the Elderly

by Maria Garcia | February 14, 2024 9:08 AM

We visited an elderly home.  We connected with them in conversations, letting them know where we live. We shared stories together. 

Love for the Elderly

Sharing Testimony

by Maria Garcia | February 14, 2024 9:11 AM

We shared our testimony with the church. We had the experience to worship with the members of the church.
Sharing Testimony

School Open

by Maria Garcia | February 14, 2024 9:21 AM

Today we went to a middle school and played games with the students. There were a few diverse groups with different dynamics. Being that today is  Valentine's Day, the students were kings and queens. We  shared the gospel and joy. 
School Open

Campus Ministry Day 3

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 15, 2024 5:55 PM

Today we are back at the University of Mayaguez evangelizing and spreading the love of God. We are also inviting students for a worship gathering at 6:30 pm at the campus tonight. We have had many great conversations that have led to prayer and preaching about God. 

Campus Ministry Day 3

Praying at our First Nursing Center

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 15, 2024 6:00 PM

After a great morning of evangelizing at the campus, we are now visiting the first of two nursing centers. We are here singing and praying for our elderly and the different rooms where they're bedridden. We are so thankful for the opportunities that God gives us to spread the love wherever we go.
Praying at our First Nursing Center

Prayers and Blessings for Pastor Israel

by Maria Garcia | February 15, 2024 6:47 PM

Prayers in unity with the Pastor Israel. The church and  Pastor  Israel were blessed with a piano. 
Prayers and Blessings for Pastor Israel

Youth service night at the University of Mayaguez

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 17, 2024 10:26 AM

Tonight we get to worship with the youth. Same youth we were ministering to an evangelizing at the University of Maya West many people came touched by God's call. This University is struggling with an agenda that is trying to suppress Christianity and we are rejoice to worship alongside youth that are not backing down against the armies of darkness but are shining their light in Christ.

Youth service night at the University of Mayaguez

Youth worship at University

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 17, 2024 10:45 AM


Giving our day to God

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 17, 2024 10:48 AM

Today we have our Rec day. We are going to the waterfall today but before we do that, we took time to pray and give our day to God. 

Giving our day to God

Gozalandia Waterfall

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 17, 2024 10:50 AM

We are here at the waterfall enjoying God's beautiful creation. We took time to also worship God and we even talk to people about God.


Gozalandia Waterfall

Prayers for the merchant

by Maria Garcia | February 17, 2024 12:24 PM

On our recreational activities we had time for shopping and we were able to pray over this merchant.

Prayers for the merchant

Our affirmation night

by Maria Garcia | February 17, 2024 12:33 PM

As we get ready to finalize our mission trip,  we prayed over Pastor Julian for his ministry.  Shared moments from the team.




Our affirmation night

Final see you later

by Maria Garcia | February 17, 2024 12:43 PM

As we got ready to depart Pastor Israel and Clary as well the cooks.  Gifts exchanged with a prayer. 

Final see you later

Prayers are on fire

by Maria Garcia | February 17, 2024 12:55 PM

As our final stop we prayed for and over Pastor David's church before heading to Old San Juan. Then to the airport. 

Prayers are on fire

Recreational activities

by Maria Garcia | February 17, 2024 1:08 PM

As we get to enjoy of God's creations in Puerto Rico. 

Recreational activities

A gift for our friends

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 17, 2024 1:16 PM

We are sad to see our friends leave but we know we built a bridge through the gift of love. Thank you to our Canadian friends for all the love you have given us. We are excited to see all that God will do in P.E.I. See you guys next year. Can't wait.

A gift for our friends

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | February 17, 2024 11:57 PM

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Ginger @ Chester Llewellyn

February 13, 2024 6:33 PM

Praying for Pastor Bill's health and for God's blessings in your outreach at Plaza Colon . God love to you all Amen 🙏 💖

Ginger @ Chester Llewellyn

February 12, 2024 4:18 PM

O my heart I may not be there in body but I am so there in Spirt. Love you guys and how good our God is praise His Holy Name Yahweh.

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