Happy Mother's Day today to all our Mom friends in Haiti! We so appreciate all you do, not only for your children, but for Haitian society as a whole. We love you and honor you today for your hard work and sacrifice. We pray you will see, hear, and follow the Lord's guidance in raising your children and the generations to come. The kids in Sunday school this morning received a basket of candy to give to their moms. We have holes to dig, roads to repair, and land to level.
It was Haitian Flag Day this past week! A little fascinating background for you all: The first purely Haitian flag was adopted on 18 May 1803, on the last day of the Congress of Arcahaie, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Port-au-Prince. Haitian lore holds that the newly appointed revolutionary leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines created the flag by taking a French tricolor flag and ripping out the white center, which he discarded. He then asked Catherine Flon, his god-daughte
This past week Pastor Lex and Alexis visited West Newbury Congregational Church to talk about Haiti. We always enjoy getting to see friends who've been to Haiti! Later Todd and Doris Buckley graciously opened their home for the WNCC team that went to Haiti. We had a night of fun filled conversations and good food! Thank you to the Buckleys for hosting us! We recently put a deposit down on a back hoe! With all the construction we do in Haiti a back hoe is an essential piece of
Come on Down! If any of you have talked with Pastor Lex and Renee during one of their visits to the US, you will know that they always invite you or others to "come on down!" Now, other than all the reasons you can think of NOT to come. Think of all the reasons of how you COULD come. Well today I'll be sharing with what you can expect when you come to Haiti for a week with us. To start off we charge $500/week (not including airfare. Included in this cost is local transportati