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180 Life Church

Serving In Haiti
August 5, 2017
Community: Granbouchi
Partner: Grace Community Church
Staff: Caroline Bazin, Kenley Batiste, Rudy Bazin

We made it!!

by Caroline Bazin | August 5, 2017 9:24 PM

After an early morning, 2 flights, and a four hour bus ride, we have finally gotten settled into our tents in Granbouchi! Madame Pastor made us a delicious meal to welcome us to Haiti!

We cannot wait to see what this week has yo offer! Be sure to follow along and leave a comment!


by Caroline Bazin | August 6, 2017 8:49 PM

It feels so wonderful to be in the place we have been planning on being for the past year now! 

Church was so good this morning. It's a beautiful thing, knowing our church family is at home worshipping the same God that we are worshipping here in Haiti! It is so good to be in this Family that surpasses language, culture, and color. Praise God!



by Caroline Bazin | August 6, 2017 8:53 PM

Pastor Delcy led us on a walk through his community. We stopped for a while at the church (also our worksite for the week) to hear pastor's vision for his church and the village. We ended the walk with a sweet time of prayer!



by Caroline Bazin | August 6, 2017 8:56 PM

Check out this awesome meal! Madame Delcy is treating us right with our meals this week!!



by Caroline Bazin | August 7, 2017 8:02 PM

What an awesome day it was!

We started our morning over at the future church, also our worksite. The job this week is building up the walls with concrete blocks. That means a lot of sifting sand, a lot of mixing concrete, and a lot of passing buckets!

After a super fun time of kids ministry, or ladies put on a wonderful time of fellowship with the women of the community. We expected 20 people at Bible study...but God brought 70!!



by Caroline Bazin | August 7, 2017 8:03 PM

Look at this amazing view from our walk back to camp this evening!


by Caroline Bazin | August 8, 2017 9:57 PM

Our work continued bright and early at the church this morning. Some of us continued sifting the never ending pile of sand, some of us carried water, and some of us were even handed the shovels to mix concrete! It was beautiful hard work! We can't wait to get back at it tomorrow.


Not enough room!

by Caroline Bazin | August 8, 2017 10:00 PM

 We had an even better day today at kids ministry! They did awesome as we learned stories, sang songs, and did crafts. 

Kristen played the game of how many kids can you fit in one lap... She made it to 5!

Not enough room!

Youth ministry

by Caroline Bazin | August 8, 2017 10:05 PM

Youth ministry was so much fun. We focused on the fact that Jesus' love casts out all fear. The kids were so into every moment, from the skit to the game to the worship! Thanks Cole and Zaza for leading us in worship in  both English and creole!
Youth ministry


by Caroline Bazin | August 8, 2017 10:07 PM

All the youth in attendance are rocking their Calvary Fellowship shades!

Sifting Sand

by Caroline Bazin | August 9, 2017 7:04 PM

This is what our mornings have looked like for the past 3 days...sifting sand! It has been so, so cool this week to be able to continue in what our church has been a part of for the past 3 years!

Sifting Sand


by Caroline Bazin | August 9, 2017 7:08 PM

It has been a privilege to watch these walls go up this week!


Play Time!

by Caroline Bazin | August 9, 2017 7:10 PM

We did a field day for our last afternoon with the kiddos. They are full of energy and joy, and it's contagious! We have so enjoyed loving on them and being loved in return!

Play Time!

Beach Day!

by Caroline Bazin | August 11, 2017 7:32 AM

We ended an incredible week with a beautiful time of rest at the beach here in Les Cayes. It was so much fun to just rest and relax with each other. And, boy, God showed off when he creates this beautiful country!

Beach Day!

Jumping Picture

by Caroline Bazin | August 11, 2017 7:33 AM

Well, we tried! :)

Jumping Picture

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Aldith (Al) Dewar (Ethnie)

August 10, 2017 5:49 PM

Isaiah 6:8. Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Blessings to you all for answering. Continued prayer for your travel.

Fran Johnson

August 9, 2017 8:15 AM

What a joy to see your pictures and hear about the great work you are doing. God is using all of you mightily. May He continue to help and strengthen you to do the work He has ordained for you to do. May hearts be touched and drawn to Him. May chains be broken and people freed to walk in His truth and love. May the construction project be finished completely and hold firm when a storm comes. May God bless the work of your hands. As Nehemiah 2:20 said "The God of Heaven will give you success" so arise and build up the people and the community! We at home love and are praying for you. ????

Lori Turner. (Cole's mom) :)

August 8, 2017 12:06 PM

Keeping up with you all through the itinerary. You are close in thought and prayers. Asking God to bless the work of your hands and the lives you are physically and spiritually impacting. Blessings to you all!

Maria Roman

August 8, 2017 9:49 AM

Praying all goes as God wants. May you all be blessed. God is good all the time. What a lifetime experience.

Pastor Nagy Mansour

August 7, 2017 10:31 PM

Glad you all mad it safely, Praying for you Sara and all the group that God bless you and make your service fruitful in Jesus name.

Heather Bruschino

August 6, 2017 8:52 PM

What joy on your faces! Praising God with you that you arrived safely and were able to worship Him today. The Calvary Kids team prayed for you today pre-service, and our church family will continue to lift you up, too!

Marisol Malave (Veguilla)

August 6, 2017 4:52 PM

Hugs & prayers for all xoxo excited to see and hear about your journey!

Bill LaMorey

August 6, 2017 1:10 PM

Our family is praying for you all!

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