Mexico Mission Journal – Day 4

Greetings from your mission team in Texas and Mexico! We have had an amazing day serving the Lord today, and it all began with a beautiful rainbow or two. This morning, Julie from Weslaco FPC joined us for breakfast, again. We had the usual fare; however, today we had bacon, and it was possibly the … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 3

Buenos tardes, amigos and amigas! We have completed our second day of work in the colonias, and we are home early … and we poured a roof this morning! This morning, Julie from Weslaco FPC joined us for breakfast. (Yesterday, Jennifer joined us!) What a treat it is to connect with our Weslaco friends while … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 2

Hola, good friends! We have completed our first day serving the Lord in the colonias of Reynosa, and while we are a bit dirty and tired, we still had a great Monday. After breakfast this morning, we had our morning devotional, and then it was off to the races! As usual, we had already iced … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Day 1

Greetings from your Mexico Mission team in Weslaco, Texas! We have safely arrived and will soon be tucked in safe and sound in our “home away from home,” the Weslaco First Presbyterian Church. Our trip here, via the church bus, was easy for the most part. We departed from Kay-May, where we picked up our … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Friday & Saturday

Unidos, unidos, en su nombre, unidos. Two countries, two languages, one heart. Dear Friends, this will be the last entry in the 2017 Mexico Mission Journal. I am trying to type this as we head out on Interstate 10, having left Baytown early this morning. Because we left our hotel at 6:00 A.M., before the … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Wednesday

Hola, amigos and amigas! We have completed another great day serving the Lord in Reynosa. Yes, it was hot, but today, it was also somewhat cloudy and there was a breeze all morning. What a blessing! Today, we were scheduled to pour the ring and columns. This involves mixing lots of concrete and passing buckets … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Tuesday

Hello from your Mexico Missionaries What a full day we have had today! Our mornings always begin with coffee, (prepared by Doug the night before,) then a great breakfast prepared by the two Diane’s and Charles Bell, (our Weslaco FPC helper,) which is followed by our morning devotional. This morning, we spent part of our … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Monday

Hola, dear friends! We have spent a wonderful day serving others in the colonias today. We are following a slightly different schedule this year. The folks from Faith Ministry have requested that we arrive in the colonias a little later in the morning, so we are having breakfast at 6:00, devotional at 6:35, and departure … [Read more…]

Mexico Mission Journal – Sunday

The Missionaries arrive in Weslaco

Greetings from your mission team in Weslaco, Texas. Guess what? It is hot in Texas today! The word on the street is that the temperature will reach the 100’s every day we are here. We will surely have some acclimating to do this week. As is our new normal, our day began on Saturday morning … [Read more…]