By Shawn Hardy |The Record Herald
There were no news reports of the coronavirus in Africa when a Chambersburg woman and her daughter, who lives in San Diego, left March 10 for a missions trip to Swaziland. Less than two weeks later, after much scrambling and many hours spent on the phone with airlines by people on both sides of the Atlantic, they got the last flight out of South Africa to the U.S. amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Continue reading “Mother, daughter mission trip to Africa ends abruptly amid coronavirus pandemic”
An extraordinary Christian mission in northern Uganda can breathe a little easier today thanks to the installation of five Tamarack Technologies (www.tamtech.com) whole house fans.
With temperatures as high as 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the dry season, the three missionary families as well as the broader community housed there needed relief from the oppressive heat and humidity and found the answer in the Tamarack HV1600. Continue reading “American-made Whole House Fans Keep Missionaries Cool at African Ministry”
By Gil Cohen
You can learn much about foreign countries through books and the internet but the best way to gain true insight into the culture of other countries is to go there in person.That’s the opinion of Jodi Bohr, director of music ministry at Lower Providence Presbyterian Church and music teacher at Lower School Music Academy.
After eight years of service at Lower Providence Presbyterian Church, Sunday, July 28, will mark her last day in that position. Continue reading “Mission trip to Africa a high note for music teacher”
Mission co-workers to Ethiopia, Than and Ruthina Veltman, are the recipients of funds raised from the annual Rummage Sale at Boyne City First Presbyterian Church. Each year the church and community members donate a variety of items and part of the proceeds are donated to a mission project.
The sale is known for good deals with most items selling for a $1 and Saturday afternoon giveaways. Continue reading “Mission Co-Workers to Ethiopia benefit from community support Jul 17, 2019”
Guest commentary by Sarah Craven
As we stood in the midst of a genocide memorial where over 50,000 people were buried and bones from the victims were displayed in room after room, I was reminded of Ezekiel’s vision of the dry bones. “Mortal, can these bones live?” Ezekiel’s response was “O Lord God, you know.” Continue reading “Forgiveness and reconciliation: A visit to Rwanda – The Presbyterian Outlook”
An Oklahoma church group went on a mission trip to Africa.
It was a trip and mission of a lifetime but it turned into a travel nightmare.
They were trying to get home but ended up stranded, after two of their flights were cancelled.
Continue reading “Oklahoma church group on mission trip in Africa, leaves for US after traveling nightmare”