by Bethany Richardson | June 2, 2017 6:36 PM
After a long day of travel mishaps and changes, we have finally arrived in Haiti safe and sound!
We've eaten an awesome dinner and are heading to the hotel in Carrefour, Haiti.
We'll be heading out to Jacmel tomorrow!
We appreciate your prayers for safety on the road and smooth travel tomorrow. We are so excited to see what God has in store this week.
by Bethany Richardson | June 3, 2017 8:10 AM
We are on the bus, ready to head to Jacmel this morning!
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 7:56 AM
Our clinic partnership this week is with a clinic that is Cuban and Haitian run. We had the privilege of hearing Mr. Jorge speak about the origin of the clinic and day to day goals they have. He gave a compelling charge to us about unity between us as Americans and Cubans and Haitians. That we are one team, serving with one goal.
Then, his family treated us to fresh Cuban coffee! Talk about spoiled. ??
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 3:10 PM
We had such a beautiful church service at Manze Marie this morning. We are feeling overwhelmed by the amount to of love we have been receiving from the people here.
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 3:12 PM
Shannon had the chance to share her testimony of how God spoke to her heart through her first trip to Haiti.
"My heart woke back up to God because of Haiti." Wow. Shannon, we are so proud of your sharing so transparently and open, what an encouragement!
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 3:13 PM
Summer presented a beautiful certificate to the church, thanking them for their continued partnership with Compass.
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 3:14 PM
Luke took a brave step out of his comfort zone and spoke at church this morning too!
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 3:16 PM
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 3:49 PM
Jeremy shared a powerful sermon this morning about trusting God above all else, through the storms and trials of life and even in the good times too.
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 9:45 PM
We got the awesome chance to try fresh cacao Fruit! It's super slimy but has a sweet and sour taste.
Once dried and ground, it become the base for yummy chocolate things!
by Bethany Richardson | June 4, 2017 9:46 PM
by Bethany Richardson | June 5, 2017 11:38 AM
We've had a busy morning at the clinic, working through 3 and sometimes, 4 languages! We're learning how to fold ourselves into the everyday ongoings and partner together with the Haitian and Cuban staff, it's been so good!
Plus, they're keeping us well energized with lots of Cuban espresso!
by Bethany Richardson | June 5, 2017 11:39 AM
Kerri working in the pharmacy organizing supplies and inventory. The donations and medications are such a big help.
by Bethany Richardson | June 6, 2017 11:53 AM
Our other half of the team is working hard in Manze Marie doing construction on the office. They are hoping to expand it and turn it into a trade school for sewing! Even Jack is getting in on the action!
by Bethany Richardson | June 6, 2017 12:17 PM
Summer doing what she does best, loving and teaching kids.
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These guys are ready for surgery!
by Bethany Richardson | June 8, 2017 9:23 PM
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by Bethany Richardson | June 8, 2017 9:51 PM
What a beautiful week it has been here in Haiti. We cannot wait to return home and tell you all about it!
We'll be going on recreation tomorrow and then flying home! Keep us in your prayers!
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:08 AM
We ended our week with a visit to Papillon Enterprise, The Apparent Project. We got a tour of the facility and got to see some of the awesome people who make the beautiful goods at the boutique. This ministry is mind-blowing and amazing and we are so grateful for all the amazing work they are doing!
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:16 AM
Everybody was enjoying the cane sugar Cokes!
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:17 AM
Smiles all around
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:18 AM
After eating an awesome lunch, we headed to the airport to start our journey home!
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:22 AM
We had the chance to pray over Betsy, one of the American workers here who is feeling lonely. Can you pray with us for Betsy, that she can find community?
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:27 AM
After speaking with Jeremy, Shannon decided to follow the Lord in baptism, with Pastor Elbarre there to pray over her life and future, it was a sweet, special and awesome time of celebration!
Jeremy spoke about how Gods continued mercy and Grace are like the waves crashing into us, never ceasing. It was a beautiful representation of how unrelenting God's love is for us!
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:29 AM
This isn't quite all of our staff this week, but almost. We're just missing Jessica and Bethany. These men and women of God make this trip possible, translating and interpreting for us, leading us and serving alongside us!
by Bethany Richardson | June 10, 2017 11:33 AM
Compass church family, we want to say thank you. We have been so blessed by this week, by our church and by your prayers.
Ask anyone here at PPM about our home church and likely they'll know a whole lot more information than you might expect, because Eric and I can't help but tell about the incredible church family we have and how happy we are to serve with you all and be counted as your missionaries and friends.
Thank you for your prayers, your love and your support. We couldn't do this without you!
June 6, 2017 5:15 AM
Love seeing the updates. Praying daily for the Lord to work in a powerful way in and through you all!!
June 5, 2017 2:57 PM
Praying for you and the team in Haiti this week as you unselfishly give of yourselves to the needs of others and of your medical knowledge and expertise in other areas to help those in need today; for wellness and safe traveling. May God richly bless each and every one!
June 4, 2017 7:16 AM
Praying for you as you share your heart with the people of Haiti. Thank you for letting God lead you to His work for the Kingdom.
June 3, 2017 1:55 PM
Praying that the Lord will open hearts to receive His word and be with all of you throughout this journey!! ??
June 3, 2017 10:51 AM
May the Lord keep you all safe this week while sharing His love to the people of Haiti!
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