Posts made in December, 2011

Fairhaven Update – Dec. 30, 2011

Posted by on Dec 30, 2011 in Featured, News, Updates

Dear Friends, Thank you for making the 45th Christmas at Fairhaven such a blessing for the children. I assure you that the attached pictures can’t possibly convey the excitement and happiness of the children as they opened their gifts on Christmas morning. On Christmas Eve we had our party, but most importantly we had the Christmas Story. I shared with the children the most important gift and the greatest sacrifice the world has ever known. Only because of God’s gift and sacrifice of His son, Jesus,  do we have the gift of eternal life. I also shared with the children that they...

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Fairhaven Update – Dec. 22, 2011

Posted by on Dec 25, 2011 in Featured, News, Updates

Dear Friends, Just a quick update to let you know that the “Christmas Container” arrived safely in Arad, completely intact. We did have a little problem in Germany. From each shipload of containers, customs will choose 3 or 4 for spot inspections. Ours was one of the ones chosen this time, in Bremerhaven. Although there was no problem with the contents of the container, we still had to pay $798 for the inspection, storage, etc. Just another “cost of helping people”. Then, in Romania, we have to pay about $600 in taxes and other fees. We just have to trust God to cover...

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Fairhaven Update Nov. 15, 2011

Posted by on Dec 17, 2011 in Featured, News, Updates

Dear Friends, I wanted to update you all on the loading of the container this past Saturday. This made  Container # 70 for Romania! The Lord touched hearts and people responded.  We had one of the largest turnouts ever to help load a container. Thank you!! We started loading at 8 am and prayed over the fully packed container around 10 am. Thousands of hours of labor that went into the sorting and boxing of the contents that were loaded on Saturday.  I often tell people that this is the part of mission work that most folks never see.  Only the Lord knows how much I appreciate all the people...

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