Friends Reaching Friends, 2011
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June 11-June 18, 2011
Friends Reaching Friends is the mission ministry of Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church. We are involved in community and humanitarian projects, social outreach, construction, and medical services to disadvantaged communities and people, both foreign and domestic.

Over the past 9 years, our two main projects have been Granville Place of Safety for Girls in Jamaica and the church community surrounding San Juan Bautista in Bonao, Dominican Republic. This year, June 11-June 18, 26 team members will be serving in Jamaica and 16 team members will be serving in the Dominican Republic.
In the Dominican Republic the pediatric medical team anticipates serving over 400 children in the slum areas of Bonao and will provide Vacation Bible School for over 300 children. Additionally, team members will be performing light construction and painting at the church and homes of the parishioners of San Juan Bautista. Members of the Jamaica team will be providing Vacation Bible School to 60 girls at Granville Place of Safety for Girls in located in Falmouth. The medical team will be offering free medical services to the community.

Please keep both mission teams in your prayers. Your prayers are greatly appreciated!
Jamaica Team: Sonia Blake, Alex Azan, Connor Coole, Veronica Francis, Dr. Cheryl Holder, Annabelle Juin, Annelyse Juin, Brittany Maxwell, Fiona Morrell, Matthew Odette, Linda Ondo, Michael Ondo, The Rev. Maud Paraison, Joy Pendergast, Troy Pendergast, Christie Ramsaran, Zachary Schieren, Jessica Sheriff, Dr. Sandra Sheriff, Demi Smith, Dezray Smith, Stephanie Villiotis, Vashti Walker, Amari Walters, Dr. John Williams and Rose Williams.

Dominican Republic Team: Bibi Achaibar, Carol Bhim, Audrey Burgher, Matthew Campbell, Karen Eddy, Father Tony Holder, Jordan King, Dr. Patricia Rowe King, Brian McClain, Ron McDonald, Shannon McDonald, Beverley Monteith, Maryella Reed, Melissa Schleifer, Linda Schlepp-Gray, and Tom Ungleich

Dominican Republic: World Fact Book
Jamaica: World Fact Book

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"Lord make us instruments of your peace. Where there is hatred let us know love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is discord, union. Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is despair, hope. Where there is darkness, light. Where there is sadness, joy."

"La marca del señor nosotros son instrumento de su paz. Dónde hay el odio sepamos, el amor. Dónde hay la herida, el perdón. Dónde hay la discordia, la unión. Dónde hay la duda, la fe. Dónde hay la desesperación, la esperanza."

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