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Shedding Light on Mariners’ Mysterious “Convene”

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Happening Locally, Ministry Partners | 0 comments

Shedding Light on Mariners’ Mysterious “Convene”

Often confused with another event by a similar name, the Global Convene Gathering that takes place annually is a mystery to most of us. We know those in attendance are global church leaders from North America, Central America, the Carribean, Europe, Asia and Africa. But what do they do while they’re here? Read on for a behind-the-scenes look into the three-day retreat.

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Pride & Protests – One Haitian’s View

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Haiti Ministry, Haiti News & History, Happening in Haiti, School | 0 comments

Pride & Protests – One Haitian’s View

Recent headlines have once again shed light on corruption and violence in the Caribbean nation of Haiti. Rather than take our media’s interpretation of current events at face value, we asked a native Haitian—our partner Pastor Samuel Metelus—to explain it to us.

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Bringing Play. Building Hope.

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Haiti Ministry, School | 0 comments

Bringing Play. Building Hope.

It may seem unlikely that a playground can help children in poverty-stricken areas encounter Jesus, but for 25+ years, the folks at Kids Around the World have seen the proof that it’s so.

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Faith Adventure Is Postponed

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Faith Adventures, Happening Locally, Ministry Partners | 0 comments

Faith Adventure Is Postponed

With roads blocked across the county as a result of political protests, Sam called to say he can’t get our group from Port-au-Prince to Torbeck. As a result, we’ve had to postpone a faith adventure for the very first time.

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Civil Unrest Brings Haiti to a Stand Still

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Community of Southern Haiti, Haiti News & History, Happening in Haiti | 0 comments

Civil Unrest Brings Haiti to a Stand Still

Perhaps you’ve heard about the protests crippling Haiti for the past week. Thousands of Haitians in every major city (and many small towns as well) are voicing their frustration over inflation, unemployment, corruption, and the government’s inability to respond to their basic needs. They have vowed to demonstrate and disrupt transportation and commerce until President Jovenel Moise resigns.   Regrettably, it’s not until the situation on the ground reaches this type of boiling point that most of us here in the United States hear...

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MCS Students Go All Out to Support Teachers’ Trip to Haiti

Posted by on Feb 5, 2019 in Faith Adventures, Haiti Ministry, Ministry Partners | 0 comments

MCS Students Go All Out to Support Teachers’ Trip to Haiti

What happens when a Christian school community becomes passionate about supporting a cause? They go all in, encouraging students to lead the way! On February 15th, a team of teachers from Mariners Christian School (MCS) will be traveling to Haiti where they’ll spend the week with Pastor Samuel Metelus of the Glory Glory Center in Torbeck. Pastor Sam and his ministry team are in the process of building a premiere private school that will educate more than 1,000 students in the area just south of Les Cayes. During their week together, the MCS...

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