888.PPM.4090
Contact Us
About UsSelect Language

We use Google Translate to automate translation from English to other languages.

This translator may display innacurate information that does not represent PPM's views.

Please proceed only if you consent.

Praying Pelican Missions Logo

Mt. Bethel Christian Academy

Serving In Puerto Rico
February 17, 2024
Community: Loiza
Partner: Iglesia Bautista de Mediania Alta
Staff: Jose David Figueroa Rivera, Maria Garcia, Daphne Hiraldo, Jorge Rodriguez

We are Ready!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 17, 2024 1:18 PM

We are ready to receive Mt. Bethel! We are so excited to get to see our friends again. We pray for a week filled with worship and serving. 

We are Ready!

Pinchos!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 17, 2024 5:39 PM

We have landed in Puerto Rico. We are so happy to be back! For our first stop, we are having lunch at Piñones. We are enjoying some pinchos and enjoying this beautiful view. 

Pinchos!

Team Orientation!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 17, 2024 5:42 PM

After an amazing dinner, we are having a team orientation meeting to go over the plans for the week. We are excited to see what God has in store for us this week!
Team Orientation!

Sunday Service!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 18, 2024 8:58 AM

This morning we are joining Primera Iglesia Bautista Medianía Alta in their worship service. It’s an honor being able to worship our Lord alongside our brothers and sisters once again. 

Sunday Service!

Ready to Worship

by Maria Garcia | February 18, 2024 9:12 AM

We worshiped this morning with IBMA. We heard God's message.


Ready to Worship

Prayer Walk

by Maria Garcia | February 18, 2024 5:05 PM

We continued to share God's love after church service with a prayer walk in the community.  

Prayer Walk

Going Full Speed for God

by Maria Garcia | February 18, 2024 5:19 PM

We walk to spread the love and enjoy God's creations. 
Going Full Speed for God

Painting the Lodging!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 19, 2024 8:29 AM

This morning we are painting our lodging at Iglesia Bautista de Medianía Alta. It’s a blessing being able to serve the church with this and help them keep taking in missionaries like us. 

Painting the Lodging!

Yard Work!

by Jorge Rodriguez | February 19, 2024 10:29 AM

We visit Doña Inez in Loiza & share the Lord's blessing with her as we begin to clean around her home. 

Yard Work!

Tree Cutting!!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 19, 2024 5:01 PM

We had a special project for two special missionaries. The house of one of our Pelicans had a mango tree that really needed to be pruned. We took the time to clear out branches and cut a few more branches.

Tree Cutting!!

Power of Prayer

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 19, 2024 6:20 PM

We took time after our work to pray for people. We always want to honor God first.

Power of Prayer

VBS in Loiza Day 1

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 19, 2024 7:43 PM


Noah’s Ark

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 19, 2024 8:50 PM

This afternoon we are spending some time with kids from the community of Loíza. We are playing games, making crafts, singing songs and doing skits that represent our main theme, Noah’s ark. We are happy to be sharing God’s word with the kids. 
Noah’s Ark

Youth Bible Study!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 19, 2024 8:54 PM

After an amazing dinner, we are joining the youth of Iglesia Bautista de Medianía Alta in their Bible study. We are reading and discussing the creation (Genesis 1). We are grateful for the opportunity to join this youth group in going deeper in God’s word. 
Youth Bible Study!

Keeping up the Work!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 20, 2024 11:57 AM

Today we are continuing to paint the lodging. We are happy to say thanks to the church for receiving us by serving them in this way. 

Keeping up the Work!

Painting and Prayers

by Maria Garcia | February 20, 2024 1:14 PM

We went to Maria's house. We had the opportunity to paint the terrace. They gave us different types of pastries.   Before leaving we prayed over Maria's husband Miguel and the family. 

Painting and Prayers

Basketball Time!

by Jorge Rodriguez | February 20, 2024 2:38 PM

Today we are in the community of Villa Santos playing with the kids in the community & sharing the word of God. 

Basketball Time!

Mt Bethel vs Loiza; Game time!

by Jorge Rodriguez | February 20, 2024 2:54 PM


Boy’s and Girl’s Club

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 20, 2024 10:23 PM

Today we are spending time with the kids over at the Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Loíza. We are playing basketball, volleyball, Domino's and connect four with them. We are also praying over them and their families. We are thankful for the opportunity to share with them. 

Boy’s and Girl’s Club

Frappes!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 21, 2024 8:45 AM

After a hard day of work we are cooling down with some frappes. We are having a great time with our new friends at Sabor Frappe. It is great getting to share with them what we have been doing this week. 

Frappes!

Final Details!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 21, 2024 8:47 AM

This morning we are finishing the final details over at our lodging. We are happy to serve the church in this way so they can continue bringing in more missionaries like us. 
Final Details!

Coconut Moments!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 21, 2024 10:26 AM

Today a small part of the group was tasked to help a man named Alfredo whose house needed yard work. Before we got to work he let us get some coconuts from his backyard so we could open them up and drink from the water inside.

Coconut Moments!

Working Together

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 21, 2024 10:28 AM

There was a lot of yard work to do including removing tree stumps. We are all working together to help this family since they are older and cannot do it themselves. We can also show service because God unites us in love.
Working Together

Men’s Shelter!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 21, 2024 2:11 PM

This afternoon we are spending some time with the men at Hogar Fortaleza Del Caído. We are talking  to them about our hope in God and how He strengthens the fallen. We are also taking time to get to know them and play some table games with them. 

Men’s Shelter!

Spending time together

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 22, 2024 1:24 PM


Our Students Testify of the Goodness of God

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 22, 2024 1:27 PM

After our ministry at Hogar Fortaleza al Caido and a delicious dinner, we went to the church prayer service. Many of our students testified of the word of God and how he spoke to their lives. It's so encouraging to see students worshiping the Lord. God is good!
Our Students Testify of the Goodness of God

Thank You Team; Thank You Church!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 22, 2024 1:29 PM

As we wrap up the week the church wanted to honor our students by giving them some souvenirs and praying over them. We thank God for all the work that we did throughout the week. We are blessed to be here at Louisa and can't wait to come back.
Thank You Team; Thank You Church!

Fun at the Arcades: Rec Day

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 22, 2024 8:08 PM

Today is our rec day. The weather was bad so we couldn't do the river, so we decided to take the students to the bowling alley.
Fun at the Arcades: Rec Day

Rec day!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 22, 2024 8:11 PM


Beach Time!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 22, 2024 8:25 PM

This afternoon we are having so much fun at the balneario de Luquillo. We are happy to have some time to enjoy the beauty of Puerto Rico and it’s beaches. We are having the opportunity to baptize three of our students at the beach, Mattox Gendron, Samuel Hedden and William Scheuerman. It’s a blessing being able to take part on the public declaration of faith these three students have made today. 

Beach Time!

Baptizm at the Luquillo Beach

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | February 23, 2024 5:53 AM


Salsa Class

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 23, 2024 8:21 AM

After having some pizza, we are joining a salsa class in the plaza of Luquillo. We are having so much fun learning Puerto Rican culture. 
Salsa Class

Cremaldi’s

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 23, 2024 8:41 AM

To close off the night, we are having ice cream at Cremaldi’s in Fajardo. We are trying all their amazing flavors and their signature fried ice cream. 
Cremaldi’s

Old San Juan!

by Daphne Hiraldo | February 23, 2024 8:44 AM

To wrap up the week we are visiting old San Juan. We are having lots of fun looking at the historical sites, gift shopping and taking pictures. 
Old San Juan!

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | February 23, 2024 11:57 PM

Subscribe To Updates

Comments

No comments have been posted.

Praying Pelican Missions Logo

Email

[email protected]

Address

8011 34th Ave S, Suite 400
Minneapolis, MN 55425
Pelican Account

LATEST TRIP JOURNALS


¡Hasta pronto, Guatemala!

North Coast Church

Guatemala | April 12, 2024

BMC

Mountain Mission Team

Tulsa, OK | April 15, 2024

Shower fun

Vail Christian Academy

Tucson, AZ | April 15, 2024

Youth Bible Study!

Christian Heritage Academy

Puerto Rico | April 15, 2024

Serving youth in Memphis

Christians Loving the Lord

Memphis, TN | April 15, 2024

CONTACT US


FOLLOW US


FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube

ADULT MISSION TRIPS

Our customizable mission trips allow each person on your team of adults to find a place to serve, regardless of their interest or skills.

AFRICA MISSION TRIPS

Africa's many countries boast a wide array of beauty, culture and needs. Destinations include Kenya and South Africa.

CARIBBEAN MISSION TRIPS

Serve with Praying Pelican across the Caribbean—locations include Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, and Puerto Rico.

CENTRAL AMERICA MISSION TRIPS

Serve with Praying Pelican across the Central America—locations include Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.

COLLEGE MISSION TRIPS

College students are looking for a place to make a meaningful impact. Amplify that impact by partnering alongside a local church.

INTERNATIONAL MISSION TRIPS

This is your opportunity to serve alongside a local church and experience God in a different culture—from Belize, to Cuba, to South Africa and beyond.

MISSION TRIPS

Get all the information you need about our mission trips and what your group can expect as they serve on mission with Praying Pelican.

USA MISSION TRIPS

From our hometown of Minneapolis to the island of Puerto Rico, USA mission trips are diverse in service opportunities, cultural experiences, and community needs.

YOUTH GROUP MISSION TRIPS

Deepen your youth mission trip by doing ministry built on genuine partnerships, long term relationships, and sustainable ministry.

Privacy Policy|Terms & Conditions|© 2024Praying Pelican Missions