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Monday, July 9, 2007


On a personal note...
from Dean and Lorena


Would you keep in prayer Jeremy Gavaris (our son) as he participates in two short term missions projects?

July 8 through 15, 2007 to (Arizona) Inscription (Rural- AZ) USA (Navajo)

August 7 through 14, 2007 (Nicaragua)















This Native American mission trip to Inscription House, Arizona is located approximately one hour from Page, Arizona on the majestic Navajo Reservation. The Navajo culture is one of quiet dignity, strength and beauty. Their heritage is fascinating and full of rich history.

Your six days will be coordinated in cooperation with a local team of leaders. During your trip you will have many opportunities connect to with the people who live in the community of Inscription House. The primary focus of your mission trip will be to bring much needed help to the elderly, the infirmed and those with the greatest need. Your time in Inscription House is very encouraging to those you have come to work alongside. “Our mission trip will be a balanced mix of practical work and people contact”


You are sure to gain a love and respect for the Navajo people as they welcome you into their hearts and homes. Your compassion and love for those in need will be strengthened as you reach out with your life and God's love.”
From the website:
http://experiencemission.org/

To be specific in your prayers, click onto this link and follow each days activities:
http://www.experiencemission.org/CommunityPage.asp?CommID=9DF114DC-505E-4
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"We loved you so much that we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well,because you had become so dear to us." 1 Thessalonians 2:8
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The August 7 through 14, 2007 (Nicaragua) trip is being sponsored by the Zarephath Christian Church http://www.zarephath.org/vs2/calendar_of_events/index.shtml

To be specific in your prayers, here is the schedule for the Nicaragua trip:

Joining Jeremy will be Hannah Fox (pictured upper far right) and Freddie Cambronero of Evangel Baptist Church (Springfield, NJ)

Pictured above:
The Fox family: Pastor James Fox, of Evangel Baptist Church, Springfield, NJ, his wife Rebecca, daughter's Naomi, Joanna (holding her
daughter, Zoe), and Hannah and son Daniel.

Please keep them in prayer as well

Hannah also will be ministering in Costa Rica in late July 2007. here is some background information on the needs of Costa Rica: http://www.pillar.org/missions_costarica.shtml

If you would like to contribute items to be given to the local children in Nicaragua, please note the list below.

Items can be dropped of at:
Evangel Baptist Church
242 Shunpike Road,
Springfield, NJ (973) 399-4753

or email me at: dean@gateway.org
to make arrangements

Suggested Gifts for Nicaragua/ Costa Rica
Missions trip: August 7 – 14, 2007



Supplies:

School pencils (#2)

Plastic pencil sharpeners

Pencil toppers (there are lots of cute ones

available, "safari" etc. - kids know about them)

Erasers

Crayons

Colored pencils

Crayola markers, (non-toxic)

Beanie babies (or other small stuffed animals)

Crayola Twistables Colored Pencils (no sharpening needed)

Children's clothing for boys and girls ages 3-12 as follows:

Socks Underwear

T-shirts Shorts Flip-flops

Thank you for giving generously to this gospel outreach.

All gifts will be personally delivered to the children