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Jubilee Store Joy

Jubilee Store Joy

Written by: Savanah Warren, MPPC Mission Coordinator It’s drizzling as I pull into the parking lot of St. John’s Baptist Church. It’s Saturday night and I’m here to help at the first night of this year’s Jubilee Store. It’s surreal that...
Ministry Spotlight: Congo Partnership

Ministry Spotlight: Congo Partnership

In addition to our global partnerships in Hungary, Uganda, Cuba, and El Salvador, one may ask why Myers Park Presbyterian is in partnership in Congo as well. After decades of civil war and political turmoil, the country has been left with a volatile environment. All...
Spotlight: Jubilee Store

Spotlight: Jubilee Store

The Jubilee Store is a ministry of Charlotte Family Housing (CFH) that aims to provide a dignified way for families to purchase holiday gifts for their children while enjoying a festive and social atmosphere. All CFH families are on the path from homelessness to...
Bringing Home Full Hearts

Bringing Home Full Hearts

Friday was our last day in Ahuachapán, and it started out pretty close to what has become our usual routine: breakfast at 7, off to the build site by 7:45. We are pleased with the progress we’ve made this week. Many veteran members of this mission have highlighted...
Challenges and Hope

Challenges and Hope

On Wednesday and Thursday, we faced new challenges on the construction site and in the Casa de Salud.  In three half days, the medical team has seen 90 patients working alongside Dr. Elsy and Dr. Edgar. Heartbreaking realities of life in this community have introduced...

Spotlight: Room in the Inn

Established in 1996 as an extension of the Urban Ministry Center, Room in the Inn is a unique program that partners with local universities and churches to open their facilities to provide shelter and food for the homeless during the winter months. Room in the Inn...
Getting Mixed Up in God’s (Hard) Work

Getting Mixed Up in God’s (Hard) Work

This week, a group of disciples is with our partners near Ahuachapan, El Salvador. They’ll be working to build relationships, community, and homes with Habitat for Humanity. Today we headed out for Day Two in Getsemani and divided into two teams. Our dentist and...
I Know Today Will Be Holy

I Know Today Will Be Holy

This week, a group of disciples is with our partners near Ahuachapan, El Salvador. They’ll working to build relationships, community, and homes with Habitat for Humanity. Like any other morning at home, the first thing I generally do here in El Salvador is grab...