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Albert Lea Assembly of God

Serving In The Dominican Republic
July 12, 2014
Community: San Pedro de Macoris
Staff: Jennie Pakan

We Made It!

by Jennie Osterholt | July 12, 2014 10:29 PM

We arrived at the airport tonight, met up with our partners this week and made the drive to our church. The community was ready to welcome us! We are tired, but glad to be here!
We Made It!

Walking and Praying

by Jennie Osterholt | July 13, 2014 9:32 PM

We were able to pray for many people in the community. God bless each person we met with the needs they shared.
Walking and Praying

Water System Training

by Jennie Osterholt | July 13, 2014 9:36 PM

12 water purification systems will be going into the community this week! This water system will last for 20 years and help their health improve!
Water System Training

And the greatest is LOVE

by Jennie Osterholt | July 13, 2014 10:21 PM

Pastor Martin preached about love. It was right on! The worship service was energizing. We worshiped together singing in both languages. What a beautiful time in God's house!
And the greatest is LOVE

Hard Work

by Jennie Osterholt | July 14, 2014 9:08 PM

Our team woke up extra early to start the construction project today. Here we are preparing the ground for the Dining hall that we are helping to start.
Hard Work

Jesus fed the 5,000

by Jennie Osterholt | July 14, 2014 9:16 PM

Kid's club was a hit with the children in the community! We colored and played sports in the afternoon. The kids were so happy and can't wait until tomorrow's kids club again!
Jesus fed the 5,000

Water Systems Installed

by Jennie Osterholt | July 14, 2014 9:20 PM

We went to homes to help install water purification systems. It was awesome to see the joy in the families receiving them!
Water Systems Installed

Working as a Team

by Jennie Osterholt | July 16, 2014 7:39 AM

Here we are heading up the construction effort, and has been making great strides with the future dining hall of the church. It's really hot outside and it's hard work, but there is something really special about working as a team that has been great this week!
Working as a Team

This happened.

by Jennie Osterholt | July 16, 2014 7:40 AM

This happened.

The Breezeway

by Jennie Osterholt | July 16, 2014 7:41 AM

This is where we go to catch a breeze. The conversations are a blessing!
The Breezeway

A Coconut Moment

by Jennie Osterholt | July 16, 2014 7:43 AM

In between entertaining crowds of children, it's nice to drink some coconut water and enjoy the scenery.
A Coconut Moment

Linda is famous here!

by Jennie Osterholt | July 16, 2014 9:21 AM

All the kids love her and even chanted "Auntie Linda" in Spanish! We are enjoying the relationship time with the kids and they know they are loved!
Linda is famous here!

We Will Remember!

by Jennie Osterholt | July 29, 2014 1:09 PM

We will remember the church and community that we spent this week with in Villa Faro. What a blessing to encourage each other in our faith!
We Will Remember!

Lots of Love

by Jennie Osterholt | July 29, 2014 1:13 PM

We shared so much during the official ministry times in between. The whole neighborhood just wanted to be with us. What a joy it has been to play, worship and work together!
Lots of Love

A Lasting Impact

by Jennie Osterholt | July 29, 2014 1:15 PM

God bless each child that is a part of the ministry. Encourage them for future generations!
A Lasting Impact

What a week together!

by Jennie Osterholt | July 29, 2014 1:19 PM

Our time of goodbyes at the church was very special. Songs, thank yous, poem recital, you name it! To God be the glory for all the beautiful things that happened here!
What a week together!

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Leah Ziebart

July 16, 2014 2:24 PM

Blessing to the whole team for taking time out of their busy lives to make a difference in someone else's life. You rock! (by the way, love the hat bro!)

Kyra Valadie

July 14, 2014 2:36 PM

So proud of the work you're doing. My daughter, Maddy is with you on this trip....so proud!

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