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 […]

The Venezuelan refugees (see video)

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When they leave their country, they migrate south into Brazil’s northernmost cities and towns. From there, they travel south to Brazil’s Northeast region, where Recife is. Some continue even further south. Over 250,000 Venezuelans are now living as refugees in Brazil. Getting ready to take donations to the refugee families. We got to know some […]

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 […]

Rejoicing in the Midst of Suffering

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Rodrigo, Diego, Luna, Lara & Ana The arrival of COVID presented the church with several challenges. First and foremost, we are dealing with the physical, emotional, and financial hardship of those who lost health, loved ones, or their jobs. However, the church is no stranger to suffering. But something new caught the church off guard […]