Partners in Mission

Third Quarter Newsletter 2016

In this issue of the newsletter you can read about: Twenty New Corps Initiative Global Mission Teams to La Fosse, Haiti and Rio, Brazil Youth Councils – Project: FAST Check it out!

SMT Kenya – Update #4 & 5

Kenya - week 4.5

It’s week 4 and 5 for the Kenya Team and we suddenly cannot stop calling Kenya our home. Now we all have a different understanding of the quote, “Home is where your heart is.” because we’re the living truth. Last Sunday the team split into two groups and preached at two different corps in the…

SMT CAST – Update #3

CAST- Bahamas VBS Rec.

Greetings! The Creative Arts Service Team hopes you are all doing well. This week, we have been in Eleuthera, Bahamas along side SMT Central team. CAST and Central teams arrived on the island, Eleuthera on Sunday, June 3rd. We then drove south to Palmetto Point, the location of the only Salvation Army Corps on the…

SMT Hungary – Update #3

Hungary week 3

The Budapest corps treated us really well. We stayed at a hotel only 7 minutes away from the corps building, which we walked every morning. However, this was not a burden. We enjoyed starting the morning with a walk through the streets of Budapest. Because of the walk, we were able to see the city,…

SMT Hungary – Update #2

Hungary week 2 a

This week was our first week in the beautiful city of Budapest, where we were able to conduct a VBS at the Rakoscaba corps. This was very different from our first two weeks! Each day we focused on a piece of the armor of God and had a corresponding craft. The kids really enjoyed the…

SMT Kenya – Updates #2 & 3

Kenya - week 2 a

These past two weeks the Kenya team has ventured out of Nairobi to explore the mountainous Mwala and Machakos Divisions! We could not choose what we loved more, the heart warming “Karibu!” (“Welcome!”), or the breathtaking views. There are only photos of the visit to the Mwala Division, because during week three we chose to do our photo…

20 New Corps initiative

Twenty New Corps Graphic_Large_Color_Central Initiative Version

Have you heard about the USA Central Territory’s new initiative “Twenty New Corps” that Commissioners Paul and Carol Seiler launched during the 2016 Commissioning weekend? (If you weren’t at Commissioning, watch the video here, time markers 1:04:30 to 1:15:11) Through this exciting new initiative we will focus our self-denial giving on building or improving 20…

SMT Hungary – Update #1

Hungary miskolc

We have had quite the adventure so far! Delayed flights, missed connections, and an early morning arrival to Hungary definitely kept us on our toes. But we made it safely and were able to jump right into the swing of things. Our first week was spent in Miskolc, a city two hours outside Budapest. We…

SMT Kenya – Update #1

Kenya Team - week 1

It has been a great first week here in Kenya! We arrived late last Tuesday night in Nairobi, and have been going nonstop since. We have spent several of our days working with various schools including two nursery schools and a 1-8 school in the Nairobi and Eastlands divisions. The love and joy that can…

Haiti Global Mission Team Announced

GMT logo 2013

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Global Mission Team to Haiti! John Gantner, THQ – Team Leader David Dobney, Port Huron – Project Manager Leslie Barker, Oakbrook Terrace Doug Dobney, Port Huron Russell Dobney, Dearborn Heights Ellen Janson, Oakbrook Terrace Major Mary Thomas, Kansas City ARC Please be in prayer for this team and their…