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Mission Field Update on the Pandemic

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The pandemic is going full steam here. We’re not sure if we’re in the second or third wave, but it’s on the rise. Local media reports that IC units are working at full capacity, and two dozen are dying every day just in Recife. Besides the government’s lockdown controlling public activities, they’ve mandated a curfew […]

Church Assemblies and the Pandemic

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The second wave of the pandemic has hit with 80% of the recently empty hospital beds now occupied again. Brazil remains at a Level 4 Travel Advisory (Do Not Travel) by the U.S. State Department since the pandemic began. The country continues to experience high daily case numbers of COVID-19. Communion following safety guidelines. Despite […]

Children’s Day at Lar Mana

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The work with the Lar Mana orphanage continues to be both greatly challenging and rewarding. Children’s Day celebration at Lar Maná. The orphanage is regarded as a prized jewel by child-services in the city of Paulista, just north of Recife. Children from at-risk situations are referred to Lar Mana from child-services and are cared for […]

40 Year Celebration of the Recife Mission Team’s Arrival

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This year (2020) completes 40 years that the team of missionaries from Sunset School of Preaching arrived in Recife, Brazil, to begin the mission work. The team was composed of Joe and Linda McKinney, Charles and Terrie Taylor, Phil and Patricia Grassie, Mike and Peggy Palk, Randy and Kathy Short and Mike Pruitt, We were […]