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Tanzania first day

Our first day of traveling to Tanzania was for the birds.  It’s amazing how one little bird can stop a mega ton machine causing 28 people to spend all day in an airport.  You might wonder what the bright side of this day could be? The answer is that twenty some people kept...
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Delayed by A Bird

Well, our first day of travel was eventful and not eventful all at the same time. We boarded our plane to Minneapolis began the taxi to take off, accelerated for take off and then suddenly felt the brakes. We taxied to a stopping point where we heard word of what happened. A...
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Eve of Departure

We’re ready! These words feel good to say on the eve of departure to our mission partnerships in Tanzania. We’ve worked for months to be at this point. Not only are we ready because we’re packed and ready to go, but we are ready because we’ve been so...
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Haitian partner program highlighted in Huffington Post article

It is hard to believe it has been three years since the devastating earthquake shook Haiti on Jan. 12. Sheridan has continued to partner with organizations in Haiti to further the rebuilding process. Below is a link to an article that speaks about a program that Sheridan helps to...
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Women in Haiti

Ilosemène had lost everything she had when her house burned down. Charité, who is a CLM member living in Gran Zèb in Western Boucan Carré, is her communion-sister. That is to say that they were part of the same communion class. She invited Ilosemène and her family into her home,...
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I Can See by Emily Estes

In preparation to travel to Haiti I never imagined coming home would be one of the more difficult parts. While I can’t speak for others, I can say that this was not just a trip to Haiti; it was a journey of transformation and faith. In conversations I’ve had since...
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We’re Home by Emily Estes

10/25/20127:32amWe’re back! Though quite an interesting day, we made it safely back to the U.S. yesterday. Our group would like to send out a huge ‘THANK YOU’ to all who made this journey possible through prayers, financial help, and in-kind donations for our...
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Last Day in Haiti by Emily Estes

10/23/20129:57pmHow do we say farewell to a people that we have come to know as brothers and sisters in Christ? We loaded bags and suitcases planning to come to a country in need of our donations and material goods. Tomorrow morning we will depart carrying less in our arms, but...
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Haiti Day 7: Relationships by Emily Estes

10/21/20128:38PM A morning worship service on the beach allowed our group to grow in a new way with one another today. On this day, we stood among the devastation and praised the God who has saved us, protected us, and is carrying us on this incredible mission. God had blessed us...
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Haiti Day 6: Finding Hope by Emily Estes

10/21/20126:50pm A year ago this month I entered Sheridan Lutheran Church for the first time. I’ve been in reflection of that day a lot while on this mission trip. I knew something was missing in my life; I had taken the first steps in my spiritual journey prior to Sheridan...
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Haiti Day 5: by Emily Estes

10/20/2012Saturday, the clinic traveled back to Tetkole to provide a clinic to the people from Pazapa. We served another 56 individuals; many more got just some sunglasses. Ju Berto helped with translating again and did a great job! He remembered the words from yesterday very...
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Haiti Day 4: Mustard Seed by Emily Estes

10/20/20126:00am “Do not remember past events, pay no attention to things of old. I am about to do something new; even now it is coming. Do you not see it? Indeed, I will make a way in the wilderness, rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:18-19 I am simply amazed by the...
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