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Goshen First UMC

Serving In Nicaragua
June 9, 2018
Community: Managua
Partner: Pastor Silver's Church, Mount Hermon
Staff: Quevit Garcia, Rafael Castro

We Made It!

by Silver King Sing | June 9, 2018 10:44 PM

We have arrived in Nicaragua and can’t wait to see what God has in store for us this week!

We Made It!

A Warm Welcome.

by Silver King Sing | June 9, 2018 10:46 PM

Upon arriving at our church home for the week, we were immediately welcomed by warm hugs from the church members. The kids have already begun to steal our hearts!

A Warm Welcome.

Prepping in Prayer

by Silver King Sing | June 9, 2018 11:05 PM

Seeking the Lord for His guidance and blessing is the best way to start ministry!

Prepping in Prayer

Free English Program

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:04 PM

Today we had the opportunity to be part of the free English program of the church and share with students through games, dynamics and conversations.

Free English Program

Pastor and his family!

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:12 PM

Today we had a wonderful time knowing and praying for the Pastor and his family. It is amazing the story behind every ministry that God has raised through this family!
Pastor and his family!

Food Distribution Prep

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:15 PM

This afternoon we packed 20 bags of groceries and cleaning/hygiene products to deliver throughout the week to 20 families picked by Pastor Silver. We also took time to pray over each bag and the family that it represents.

Food Distribution Prep

Food Distribution Day #1

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:22 PM

Today we delivered the first 8 bags to families living near the church. We had the opportunity to pray for and bless the families as well.
Food Distribution Day #1

Preparing for the construction project

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:28 PM

We are preparing for the construction project. This week we will change the roof of the Church's kitchen.
Preparing for the construction project

Chocobanano

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:31 PM

Today we had the pleasure of enjoying a delicious Nicaraguan dessert called chocobanano. We already have a new recipe to take home!
Chocobanano

Worshiping as One

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:36 PM

Tonight we gathered with the local church to worship Jesus. Even though we speak different languages, we serve the same God.

Worshiping as One

Sharing

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:38 PM

At church tonight Loraine shared with the congregation of Iglesia Monte Hermon.

Sharing

Birthday celebration!

by Silver King Sing | June 10, 2018 11:52 PM

Ali and Douglas celebrated their birthday in the Nicaraguan style at the church with pinata, candies, cake and friends!
Birthday celebration!

Building project day #2

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 10:24 AM

The team is ready to change the roof, remove stones, make mix and more! These changes will help avoid water filters in the church.

Building project day #2

Teamwork!

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 9:46 PM

You do not need to speak the same language, you only need the same purpose! Working as a team with the members of the local church.

Teamwork!

Limonada!

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 9:53 PM

Lemonade is all you need to continue working hard on the construction project!
Limonada!

Feeding Program

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 10:04 PM

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday the church hosts a children’s feeding program. Today we had the chance to serve the food and be part of this beautiful ministry. 
Feeding Program

Lunch is Served!

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 10:06 PM

Over 50 kids gathered today at the feeding program!

Lunch is Served!

VBS!

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 10:15 PM

This afternoon we were able to have an assembly with about 60 kids. So how did we start? With a game and a dance party!

VBS!

Niños!

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 10:23 PM

Running, jumping, dancing, lying down, anything for the Kids!

Niños!

Food distribution Day #2

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 10:33 PM

We were able to deliver 4 more bags of food and supplies to families today. All of the people were very thankful and wanted to be prayed with.

Food distribution Day #2

Fulfillment

by Silver King Sing | June 11, 2018 10:40 PM

For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them

Fulfillment

Yoga !!

by Quevit Garcia | June 13, 2018 10:05 AM

The Team is stretching in yoga in preparation for the work ahead.

Yoga !!

Building project day #3

by Quevit Garcia | June 13, 2018 10:09 AM

We are chipping away at the work to be done and cleaning as we go. 
Building project day #3

Ice Cream Time

by Quevit Garcia | June 13, 2018 10:14 AM

A nice cold treat after a hard days work.
Ice Cream Time

Go, Go, Go !

by Quevit Garcia | June 13, 2018 10:19 AM

Te team is ready to go to school and share God's love.
Go, Go, Go !

School Visit

by Quevit Garcia | June 13, 2018 10:23 AM

Sharing God's power through our stories to bless the children at the school.
School Visit

It is all about Jesus!

by Quevit Garcia | June 13, 2018 10:32 AM

Making connections with the school children by sharing testimonies and playing games. What a blessed day!
It is all about Jesus!

Day 5! What a blessing are the VBS!

by Rafael Castro | June 13, 2018 11:55 PM

We're having fun during our second day of VBS! Children were paying attention to the story of the Creation of the world and the talent of the group was such a an amazing gift!
Day 5! What a blessing are the VBS!

Let's go and deliver food basket!

by Rafael Castro | June 14, 2018 12:20 AM

Here we are in the back of the truck leaving the church to fullfil Mathew 25:42!

Let's go and deliver food basket!

Praying for healing!

by Rafael Castro | June 14, 2018 11:34 PM

After we deliver the food in one house, we found out that there was a lady behind the house who has cancer, and immediately we went to pray for her! God will do his work upon her! Amen!

Praying for healing!

A final farewell

by Quevit Garcia | June 14, 2018 11:39 PM

While we all loved spending a week together, it was time for the hardest part, saying goodbye. Hopefully God will allow us to see each other again.
A final farewell

Service day 5!

by Rafael Castro | June 14, 2018 11:45 PM

What a power name it is, the name of Jesus! What a power full message was delivered to the youth people of the church and Lord you glorified your name during the time of praying.
Service day 5!

Recreation day!

by Rafael Castro | June 14, 2018 11:45 PM

After a week of hard work it is important to relax, especially in a pool!
Recreation day!

Food!!!!

by Rafael Castro | June 14, 2018 11:53 PM

This is the most delicious lunch prepared by our friend Doug!!! What an excellent work you did!
Food!!!!

Great job Monte Hermon Staff!

by Rafael Castro | June 14, 2018 11:59 PM

This is the team that supported all the time the work of the mission team During the last days. You were such a blessing! God bless you!!!
Great job Monte Hermon Staff!

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Comments

Helen Burns

June 14, 2018 11:30 AM

It's been wonderful to watch our grandson teach, learn, grow and share God's grace. Looks like a wonderful trip. God Bless

Sheila Machuca

June 14, 2018 9:42 AM

Hello all!!! love love love all the posts!!! continuing to pray for everyone and that special blessings will be given to you all in these last couple days.. Does anyone know if this journal can be turned into a book to buy and keep? Just wondering..

Chris Haimes

June 13, 2018 6:59 PM

So great to see a glimpse of what you are doing. Praying for continued impact for God's kingdom! As well as prayers for the Nicaraguan people as they face this difficult time and safety of our family.

Julie Miller

June 13, 2018 2:33 PM

Busy busy. His much ice cream are we eating lol

Angela Altenhof

June 13, 2018 11:42 AM

It warms my heart to see the compassion that is being spread both ways! I believe that each person will be a blessing and be blessed!

Sheila Machuca

June 13, 2018 11:32 AM

Just love these updates! They put a huge smile on my face.. God is so good and faithful!!!

Julie Miller

June 12, 2018 9:59 PM

A nice sigh of relief. It looks like your purpose is being well accepted to the church and community. So proud of you all.

Laverne Moore

June 12, 2018 8:15 AM

Love seeing the smiles!!!

Sheila Machuca

June 12, 2018 4:22 AM

This journal makes my heart smile seeing all the love in the pictures! Brought tears to my eyes.. praying for you all each day!!

Kathy Anglemyer

June 11, 2018 6:48 PM

So proud of all of you and your passion for ministry! May God continue to bless all of you as you carry out His work!

Christy Miller

June 11, 2018 3:53 PM

So good to see you sis and all of the wonderful work everyone is doing. So proud of all of you. Love you

Laverne Moore

June 11, 2018 1:06 PM

Was reassuring to see some pictures and hear some updates!!! Love to my Syreeta and prayers to the team!

Angela Altenhof

June 11, 2018 12:45 PM

So proud of u all for ur hearts and compassion! Praying for great things!

Tyffanie Stoll

June 11, 2018 7:09 AM

Praying for you guys. We love and miss you ??

Sarah Miller

June 11, 2018 6:33 AM

It looks like you guys are having a great adventure! So excited to see you smiling faces and seeing you all in prayer. Continued prayers for an impactful week!

Sarah Miller

June 9, 2018 7:34 PM

Praying for you all right now! I hope you had safe travels and are settling into Nicaragua. God bless you all and your work this week!

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