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Mission Trip Recap: Florida Keys Hurricane Repair

Hurricane Irma seems a distant event for us living in Nebraska, but for those living in Marathon, Florida, the effects of this devastating storm continue to plague residents. Combine the hurricane’s destruction and the cost of living in the highly sought after beach front views,...
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Greetings from El Salvador!

Greetings from the El Salvador Mission Team! We arrived safely after an overnight stay in Atlanta due to a missed flight connection. Day one of the build: We are working right outside Santa Ana in a small community. We have joyful hearts, hardworking hands and are surrounded by...
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Habitat Global Village – 2016 Missions Annual Report

  At Sheridan, of our financial giving, 18% goes to benefit international ministry, including mission trips through Habitat Global Village. Sheridan’s Global Mission leadership has been expanding their partnership with Habitat for Humanity Global Village and Thrivent...
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Update from the Missions Team in El Salvador

Day 3: Our first two days of work went really well. Everyone has been working together and getting to know each other better, both within our team and with the masons. We’ve moved a lot of dirt (many diggers at the bottom and Jim up top), sifted a lot of sand and made many...
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women in el salvador in worship

Days 1 & 2 in El Salvador

Day 1: Other than a short delay deplaning in Miami, all our flights went smoothly. We met up with our friends from North Carolina and are getting to know them. They are the ones in the picture: Alan, Brooke and Ryan. We’re staying at the same hotel as last year, which is...
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message written on Habitat for Humanity home in Hawaii:

Habitat/Hawaii: Building a sense of Ohana

Ohana=Family Another word we’ve learned (and lived) in the past few days is ‘ohana’. In Hawaiian culture, there is a strong sense of ohana (family) which goes far beyond traditional blood relatives. In fact, in Hawaii elders of the community are often called “auntie” or “uncle”...
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Habitat for Humanity: Parity not Charity

Today marked the big day – we finally started the build! Our day began in the hotel conference room with the Sheridan crew proudly sporting our red, white and blue Thrivent shirts. We were greeted by the Habitat for Humanity West Hawaii Executive Director, Patrick Hurney,...
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Hawaii: A Pew with a View

Arriving on ‘The Big Island’ This Saturday marked the beginning of a new adventure for 10 of us from Sheridan – some experienced mission trip goers and the other half of us complete newbies. At about 3:30am our group huddled up in the wee, cold hours of the morning and...
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Happy & Tired Conversations

This week has been unlike any other Habitat Global Village week we have experienced thus far. We worked hand in hand, side by side, building walls and trusses throughout the week. Someone counted, and there were more than 390 trusses built, 1,169 boards screwed in for the fence,...
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As Simple as Multumesc

One Word One word, well two words in English, is a way our team is bridging the language gap in a country where few-if any of our group-speak the language. Thank you-Multumesc in Romanian-is the first word and only word I know in Romanian, thanks to our waitress, Florida. But the...
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Habitat Global Village/El Salvador Update #2

Working Hard We have been hard at work on our house and it’s growing every day. Becca Burson has been helping the mason set the block by filling the side seams with cement. Cathryn Breutzmann has been using special tool to smooth the mortar between the block. Ian Plummer...
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Habitat Global Village/El Salvador Update

July 2016 Team Our journey began Saturday after our departure from the church at 2:30 am. A special thanks to Bob Kittelson for driving us to Omaha. We arrived in San Salvador on Saturday around noon and after lunch at Pollo Campero, we drove up to Ahuachapán and checked into our...
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