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Day 7

The men finished up the electrical projects.  The ladies outlined everyone's silhouette on the wall to be finished later perhaps by another team.  Filled the ditch in where the electrical wire was run for the lights on the wall. After lunch we loaded all the games and...

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Day 6

Dear Friends, Day 6 was our "fun day" and started with another wonderful  breakfast. After that, the first stop was the pottery shop, where we saw a demonstration of how the Nicaraguans make pottery.  Many of us had seen this demo before, but it is still very...

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Day 5

Today we worked in the HOT sun!!  Someone said it was close to 100 degrees out there!!  The young people from the "Baseball Church" had previously outlined silhouettes of themselves onto the concrete walls surrounding the ministry compound.  The ladies spent this...

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Day 4

Hi Everyone! We are all doing well and eating well.  Gloria is a great cook.  As you may or may not have heard, today was  a day of battle for some of us, but that's why we have a team to help us through. Good things happened today too.  We handed out school supplies...

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Day 3

Good Evening Friends, Waking in the morning after 40 hours of no sleep (maybe three hours nap time on the plane).  After last nights 8 hours of sleep, the old body is a still little stiff.  The Lord woke us up to a gale wind, 20 MPH steady to 40 MPH gusts, 75 degrees,...

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Day 2

My First Mission Trip Everyone that knows me knows that I am a terrible traveler.  I am apprehensive, to put it mildly, especially about flying.  So that is really what holds me back from doing things away from home.  So the week before leaving, I was praying and...

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Day 1

Day one started for the team leaving Canton Friday 4pm and day two was there arrival and getting settled @ NDM. Dear Friends, We met at New Life Church at 4 p.m. and left at 4:50 p.m. to head to Dulles International Airport.  Wade and Lu Ann were a little late because...

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Team News – Day 7

On the seventh day we relaxed...today consisted of site seeing and visiting markets. We left the compound around 8am and went to a street market, and then zip lining, and also on a boat tour on the lake of Nicaragua. We then ended the night going out to dinner at a...

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Team News – Day 6

Friday our final work day, we all woke up and ate breakfast, and then the men and Glen went back out to San Miguel to finish painting a classroom and were back to the compound to eat lunch by one. While the ladies stayed at the compound and discussed their natural...

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Team News – Day 5

Dear friends and family, Hello from Nicaragua! We had a great time at a new community, San Miguel. It was a smaller community than yesterday and a new experience for all of us. We had the opportunity to put in two swing sets, paint the outhouses outside of the school,...

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Team News – Day 4

Today, our second day working on the compound. Some of the team finished the concrete project (sidewalks). While the ladies organized school supplies for the communities we will later visit this week. Our verse of the day John 4:4-30, how we are to love one another...

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Team News – Day 3

Today was such a reminder of how amazing God is. We went to the Aduano Uno community, where most of the returners have been building relationships in previous years. Personally, this is my second year being on the team so there was a level of uncertainty as to whether...

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Team News – Day 2

The day began at 7 am for the team of 18 starting with breakfast. After a few updates for the day the team broke off into two teams to start work on two projects. One team, consisting of mainly the men plus a few of the teenage girls and guys, aided by Glenn, went to...

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Team News – Day 1

Hello everyone, today is day one of our nine day journey. Today consisted of lots of traveling along with the usual chaos of 19 people trying to make there way through two different foreign country's airports. The drive down went very smoothly we left the church at...

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Sponsorship

Attached is a photo of me, Alondra and her mother.  I have sponsored her education for a couple of years and meeting her last year and seeing her again this year has touched my life.   Growing up in a large Christian family, education was always an important part of...

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Missions Trip to Nicaragua – February 2016

Going on my first Missions Trip to Nicaragua was a life changing experience. It was definitely a trip I will never forget. The way God is moving in Nicaragua is powerful and mighty. What really stood out to me is that New Day Ministries is on fire for God and...

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