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Rockpointe Church

Serving In Puerto Rico
April 6, 2024
Community: Barrio Obrero
Partner: Iglesia Metodista San Pablo
Staff: Daphne Hiraldo, Jose David Figueroa Rivera

We are Ready!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 6, 2024 3:55 PM

We are ready to receive the team. We are so excited to get to know them and serve alongside them. We can’t wait to see what the Lord has for us this week. 

We are Ready!

We have Arrived!!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 6, 2024 4:30 PM

It's been a long day but we are finally back in Puerto Rico! We are excited to head to our lodging to have dinner and get ready for our big week ahead. We are looking forward to seeing pastor Nilka again. 

We have Arrived!!

Sunday Service!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 7, 2024 11:15 AM

This morning we are joining the congregation of Iglesia Metodista San Pablo in their worship service. We feel blessed to be able to praise the Lord alongside our brothers and sisters of the church despite the language  difference. 

Sunday Service!

Festival!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 7, 2024 4:36 PM

After the church service, we are at the plaza enjoying a cultural festival they have in the community of Barrio Obrero. We are having so much fun stopping by the different vendors and listening to live music. 

Festival!

Georgetti’s!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 7, 2024 11:01 PM

Tonight we are finishing the day with some delicious ice cream. We are so grateful for the day we’ve had and are looking forward to start serving tomorrow. 

Georgetti’s!

Hearing the Story of Barrio Obrero

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 8, 2024 8:22 AM

We are at Iglesia Metodista San Pablo where we are getting.ready to serve this week with Pastora Nilka. We are hearing the story of this town, the people and the church. We are so excited to get to serve here and do ministry.
Hearing the Story of Barrio Obrero

Morning Work at a Vladimiro's House

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 8, 2024 11:59 AM

This morning after hearing from pastora Nilka, we headed to Vladimiro's house. We are pressure washing, cleaning debris, scraping and painting. We are excited to help and be the hands and feet for Vladimiro in his house.

Morning Work at a Vladimiro's House

Hard at work at Vladimiro's house

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 8, 2024 1:34 PM


Preparing the Meals

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 8, 2024 1:36 PM

While some of us are working at Vladimir's house one of our participants stayed to help the women in the kitchen of Barrio Obrero at the Mesa extendida de Jesus ministry.
Preparing the Meals

Mesa Extendida de Jesus

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 8, 2024 2:04 PM

After a great morning of work, we all gathered around the table at pastora Nilka's church to celebrate the extended table of Jesus ministry. We sang, we prayed and we read the word of God alongside the church and the community.
Mesa Extendida de Jesus

Prep and Cleanup!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 8:20 AM

It's the afternoon, and it's very hot but we are making a lot of progress cleaning up and preparing the house of Vladimiro so we can start painting it tomorrow. 

Prep and Cleanup!

Evening Frappe's

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 8:22 AM

After a great day of ministry and work, we had dinner and are now enjoying some nice cold Frappes. Buen provecho!
Evening Frappe's

Hearing Pastora Nilka's Testimony

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 8:26 AM

It's our second day of work and we are getting ready for our ministries. As we are entering the church we are being greeted with love and kindness from pastora. She is now sharing with us how during her time here, there was a moment that she was homeless and how God gave her strength. 

Hearing Pastora Nilka's Testimony

Cleaning the Church

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 11:22 AM

After hearing Anoka's testimony, we are now working at the church. Part of our group is staying to clean up the steps and get it ready for the extended table of Jesus.
Cleaning the Church

Church cleanup

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 12:18 PM


Praying for Vladimiro

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 12:21 PM

Today we got to Vladimiro's house to paint and he was there today. We got to hear a little bit about his story and prayed for him.

Praying for Vladimiro

Painting Vladimiro's House

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 12:59 PM

We are painting the house of Vladimiro and we are overjoyed with grace as we help this man with his house. 

Painting Vladimiro's House

Painting the Dining Room

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 9, 2024 6:18 PM

The Mesa extendida de Jesus is a ministry that started almost 7 years ago and it has served over 350,000 plates of food. Because of this food ministry they also need to be inspected and we are preparing the dining room and kitchen by painting it so it will be ready for the inspection. 

Painting the Dining Room

Prayer Service

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 10, 2024 8:28 AM

Tonight we have the opportunity to join the prayer service of pastor David's church at Iglesia Metodista Carlos Wesley. We are praying alongside the people of Carlos Wesley for Puerto Rico, for the pastors, for the missionaries and for the week alongside pastora Nilka.

Prayer Service

Painting the Kitchen!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 10, 2024 9:29 AM

This morning we are continuing to paint the kitchen of Iglesia Metodista San Pablo. We are so blessed to be helping the church with their upcoming inspection visit so that they can continue doing the wonderful ministry of mesa extendida de Jesus. 

Painting the Kitchen!

How Great Thou

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 10, 2024 2:24 PM


Vladimiro's House Day 3

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 10, 2024 2:25 PM

It's our 3rd day of ministry and we are painting Vladimiro's house. We are now adding the blue to the trim areas. We are excited to see this house finished!
Vladimiro's House Day 3

Buen Provecho!

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 10, 2024 2:29 PM

Today we had pizza for lunch. We are also celebrating two church members birthdays. 

Buen Provecho!

Singing happy birthday to our church members in San Pablo

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 11, 2024 8:56 AM


Rio Piedras!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 11, 2024 8:58 AM

After working at the church, we are enjoying some ice cream and walking around the town of Rio Piedras. Rio Piedras had turned into a ghost town but a group of artists came together to beautify this streets.  We are so happy to get to enjoy this time looking at all of their beautiful pieces. 

Rio Piedras!

Praying for Pastora Nilka!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 11, 2024 4:31 PM

This morning we are starting the day by praying over Pastora Nilka. We ask God to keep renewing her strengths so she is able to continue doing ministry. 

Praying for Pastora Nilka!

Sorting donations at IM San Pablo

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | April 11, 2024 4:34 PM


El Yunque!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 11, 2024 11:52 PM

This afternoon we are at El Yunque National Rainforest. We are having so much fun visiting the different sites. It’s a blessing getting to unwind after a week of service. 

El Yunque!

Cremaldi!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 12, 2024 12:15 AM

After visiting the kiosks in Luquillo, we are getting ice cream at Cremaldi. We are all trying their delicious fried ice cream. 
Cremaldi!

Bio Bay!

by Daphne Hiraldo | April 12, 2024 12:27 AM

We are finishing our recreation day doing some kayaking. We are having so much fun looking at the bioluminescent bay. What a great way to close out our week! 
Bio Bay!

Continue Your Impact

by Praying Pelican Missions | April 12, 2024 11:57 PM

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