The medical clinic and radio station are the two areas of MOHI that have been operating this week. RADIO STATION Much radio time is dedicated to prayer and to education about COVID-19 virus prevention and more. In between we are playing Christian music and trusting the Lord is visiting people in their homes, drawing them into worship. MEDICAL CLINIC Patients are washing their hands as soon as they come through the gate and are then seated with a good distance between them.
Greetings from Haiti! I imagine most of us could very animatedly agree with this statement: The week started out with family time, beach time... ...a trip to Jacmel and an INTENSE hike (for me, that is) to Bassin Bleu - a beautiful mountain valley flowing with cool water falls and submerged with lovely blue pools of fresh water. I thought I might collapse before arriving (the picture below, all the way to the right), but I made it. We had several guides accompany us and you
Preparations continue for MOHI's 20 Years in Haiti celebration coming up THIS Saturday. Benches were painted, dirt was moved, more dirt was moved, dirt was compacted, a work day was organized, supplies arrived (much gratitude to Chair City Church in Gardner, MA and All Saints Church in Belmont for their extreme generosity!!!), and meetings continued. We're so grateful for donations of goods that come to us regularly from World Wide Lighthouse Missions (Manchester, CT). From
This week I was confronted with "hope deferred makes the heart sick". The US State Department raised their Haiti travel alert to the highest level, 4. This is the second time in all my years in Haiti that I've seen it raised to a 4. It's usually a very stable 3. Consequently, we found ourselves faced with a difficult decision. What about the teams coming scheduled this month? Our friends from Bless Back were scheduled to arrive today, but with the US Government saying do
Happy March 2020 everyone! Our planning meeting after church this morning had a theme: "20 days for 20 years". Yes, in just 20 more days we will be celebrating 20 years in Haiti. As I've been telling you right along, MOHI leadership is really pumped about this opportunity to not only celebrate what the Lord has done through this ministry, but to also let our lights shine brightly. This is our moment to show the people of our community that we love and care for them in a ne