Big News and Updates
- Update on Dena: Dena is healing well, but the humidity is making it difficult for her to be confident in walking with the crutches. She has fallen several times. Keep her in your prayers.
- COVID: Nothing has changed here in Ecuador, however, the mountain areas are still scared of Covid and are wearing masks, but there is very little mask wearing on the coast.
- COVID Restrictions: As of February 9, 2022, you can enter Ecuador with either proof of being fully vaccinated 14-days prior to your entry OR produce a negative COVID PCR test three days prior to coming to Ecuador. Praise the Lord!
- so if you are fully vaccinated, you don't need a PCR test, just a copy of your vaccination record.
- If you are not vaccinated, you only need to show proof of a negative PCR test result three days prior to coming to Ecuador.
- Ministry Center: We have plans to start the community family movie night to introduce the ministry center to our community on May 10th. We will start the adult Bible study in the last week of May. The murals in the children's area and the main ministry area are almost complete.
- Coastal Bible Clubs:
- The children are going back to school in the 2nd week of May. We gave out backpacks filled with school supplies to the over 500 children that came to the Bible clubs, during the last week of April. The children and the mothers were so happy.
- Mountain Bible Clubs:
- The National leaders are doing a wonderful job with the Bible clubs. They have even started new Bible clubs.
- San Jose Ladies Bible Clubs: Narcissa lead the lady's Bible club in April and the ladies loved studying the Bible with her.
- Special Ladies Bible Event: Our favorite senior ladies from Clanton, Alabama will hold the first-ever Lady's event on the Coast, the first week of May.
Special Prayer Request:
- Pray for the ministry center construction to be completed soon.
- Pray for Dena's mobility and healing, and Gary's patients - he is doing a great job.
- Pray for God to soften the hearts of the Montañita people to receive His Gospel.
- Pray for the national house church leaders that will continue the Bible clubs in the mountain.
- Financial Support: Please pray that Christ will continue to provide for the ministry's financial needs for the mountains and the Coast.
- Video of the ministry center progress: see below