Tag Archive | "El Viejo"

The work continues

January 15, 2010 1 comment

As reported in our last post from El Viejo the team left Marshal Poe in Nicaragua until his flight on Wednesday. Marshall arrived home safely yesterday and has sent us a few more photos from the continued work in El Viejo. As you can see in the photos the wall being built at the front […]

The team is home!

January 11, 2010 No comments yet

We wanted to post a quick update letting you all know that the team has made it home safely. This morning we loaded up the van at 5:00 a.m. and headed to the airport. We flew through Houston before landing in BWI. Thankfully we moved through customs, security and the airports without much delay or […]

A Change in Scenery

January 11, 2010 2 comments

The team awoke this morning tired but ready to travel to Managua. Thankfully Sugey, did get some more rest and some of the swelling had diminished around her eye. We were thankful for nurse Dottie who continued to check on Sugey throughout the entire night. We loaded up the van with all of our luggage […]

Final Day in El Viejo

January 10, 2010 9 comments

First off an update on Sugey. Tonight she is back to the hotel and is resting with the rest of the team. It was quite the experience for some of the team members to experience emergency and hospital care in a country like Nicaragua. Many are very thankful for what we have in the states […]

Specific prayers needed

January 9, 2010 4 comments

We wanted to post a quick update because we have a very specific and immediate prayer request for those who are following our team online. Later this afternoon at a pick up baseball game down the street from El Viejo Church the translator who has been traveling with our group for the entire trip, Sugey […]

Light at the End of the Tunnel

January 9, 2010 4 comments

Friday is almost over and we can hardly believe we have just a half-day of work remaining and only one more day in El Viejo. While a few team members have been feeling a little sick, everyone was off to the work site on-time and ready to work. With just one welder Victor did all […]

Visible progress

January 8, 2010 14 comments

The team can hardly believe that Thursday has already come and gone! Today we have a lot of photos, (167) and includes a few secondary photographers! We continue to appreciate the kind words from home and appreciate your prayers. Kate had a good day today and was back on the job site. Thank you for […]

A New Perspective

January 7, 2010 10 comments

This morning we headed out to the church bright and early after our usual filling breakfast at the hotel. Many of us felt more energized-it seems like our minds and bodies are getting used to the hard work and the heat. We arrived at the church, where some of us began painting more steel beams […]

Celebration

January 6, 2010 12 comments

After the first full day of work, the team looked forward to a good night of rest. Thankfully we are all resting well and continue to stay healthy. This morning after a good nights rest and a great breakfast we headed of to the work-site at the El Viejo Church. When we arrived some work […]

First Day of Work in El Viejo

January 5, 2010 9 comments

Today began our first day of hard labor! We started out the morning with a hearty breakfast-some heartier than others with butter they requested for their pancakes. Our “mom” and “dad” (Marlin and Dottie reminded us of the dangers of too much butter). Our ride to the El Viejo Church was 15 minutes late, which […]

Day two- Market, Beach, and Church

January 4, 2010 8 comments

The team woke up this morning in El Viejo sleeping in beds for the first time in quite awhile. Many of us appreciated the pillows and beds instead of plane or bumpy van naps! We started out the day with our first breakfast in the hotel; pancakes have become the top pick out of our […]

First Update from El Viejo

January 2, 2010 14 comments

We have all safely arrived! The team was so thankful for the large group of people who gathered at the church at midnight to support us in prayer and well wishes. We are so thankful for the many family,  and friends that have been supporting us! The team left for BWI airport shortly after midnight. […]

El Viejo Nicaragua Missions Trip

December 30, 2009 2 comments

From January 2, 2010 through January 11, 2010 a team of mostly young adults will travel from Pequea Church to El Viejo Brethren in Christ Church in Nicaragua. The team will be helping the church by replacing an old deteriorating roof with a new steel roof. The team will also provide a children’s ministry program […]


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