ALPINE CHURCH – HAITI 2020
Alpine Church is sending a team of 11 to Haiti to continue in their partnership with United Christian’s International. The team will be pouring cement floors, building a home for a family in need, participating in several feeding centers and continuing to build relationships with the local Haitians in the area.
Until we see you again, God be with you
We all made it safely home. Thank you so much for your love and support. We have loved sharing this experience with you. It was just a glimpse, but we hope you felt the joy in our hearts. Any of us would love to talk about the trip in more detail and show the hundreds of pictures we took. If you want to know more, reach out to any of us. We want to
Goats, Gardens and God
Today was a good day. Just like all the days in the previous week. It was a day filled with joy, happiness, laughter, smiles, and beautiful weather. I’ve never been to a place with so much and yet so little. The world has seemed to leave this place in the past in every way, except the most important things. The people of Haiti’s love for God, family, and each other is infectious. Smiles that
Prayer is Prayer in any Language.
Good evening everyone. Greetings from beautiful Haiti. Today was one of those wonderful days that you wished you had every day. Not that the entire trip hasn’t been wonderful, but for me, I spent the morning with 15-20 Haitian pastors. They gather weekly to pray, study and break bread together. Today I was able to participate with them. Pastor JeanJean asked me if I would speak to the pastors about the importance of discipleship,
Into the Jungles of Haiti. . .
Today was an amazing day. Holly, Janet, and I woke up at 6:00 and went for a morning walk. It was beautiful. We got back just in time for breakfast. We got to the job site and worked hard. Those blocks were heavy. Then we went to the market. The market was packed with people. They were selling whatever you can imagine food, hair products, clothes, and much more. We got a cute curtain
In Haiti, even the chickens attend church.
Today was our third full day in Haiti. It is so hard to believe; it’s almost as if time has stopped but it has flown by all at the same time. That probably doesn’t make a lot of sense to you all, but I’m sure that our whole team feels the same. Today we were lucky and got to sleep in, because church wasn’t until 8:30. Our wonderful cooks have Sundays off, but we
So, Men’s Choir came tonight
So, Men’s Choir came tonight. The day started off with some breakfast, rice and beans, and then left to the house that we are working on. We all, for the most part, I will not say any names (3 supervisors), started making the concrete, and then filling the holes that the people who will take the house had dug the two days before. By the time we left, all the concrete was poured. After