Opportunity to PRAISE
Stephanie is recuperating
from knee surgery and doing well. We are grateful it was
accomplished with day surgery.
Donna has recovered from the illness she developed on the
last mission trip.
Penny is doing well with a decrease in the cancer markers.
Victoire has made a miraculous recovery from her liver
transplant. She has gained 15 pounds!!!
Dr. Joe is back to his practice and pain free! His
new knee is doing wonderful.
We are truly grateful for God's
mercy in all these lives.
Opportunity to SERVE
Everyone has been
asking, "When is the next team trip?" Simple answer, we are
waiting on the Lord. Our "plans" are looking like December
26, returning in January. This past December we made
our winter business trip. It was a wonderful time to visit.
Only the "true" orphans were at Barskoe. Some of the kids
have families, which are not able to care for them.
They were special for a day!
dentists are planning to
return to Barskoe for their second "office call". It will
be at the beginning of summer 2005.
Opportunity to PRAY
has provided us with a grant writer, Margaret Somers. She
has been working non-stop to plea our case to fund some of the
large projects He has placed before us. We have grown to the
point a full time employee is needed to manage the many
opportunities we have been offered. Of course, this would
necessitate a salaried position. We are seeking outside
groups whose mandate is to fund overhead for non-profit
We covet your prayers.
Opportunity to HELP
Do you have air miles you would like to donate?
We could make additional mission
trips with these miles and you will receive a tax deduction
for the gift of
miles. Donation must be
equivalent to the mileage needed for an
Airlines flying to Moscow are:
Delta, British Airways, Swiss Air, Northwestern, American and Lufthansa