Romania, October 18th – 27th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Angela BurkettRomania

Oradea, Romania You are seen! You are wanted! You are LOVED! These are the words that keep running through my mind as our team gathered the children of the Tinca Gypsy Village on Friday. Then again as we visited the children who call the CP2 Orphanage home. And again, as we gathered with the women of Oradea at the “Remain … Read More

Guatemala; October 7-12; Trip Update 4

Kaysey GilbreathGuatemala

“For this child I prayed, and the LORD has granted me my petition that I made to him. Therefore I have lent him to the LORD. As long as he lives he is lent to the LORD” 1 Samuel 1:27-28. The Lord blessed Hannah with a child, whom she has long prayed for, and she gives him back to the … Read More

Guatemala; October 7-12th; Trip Update 3

Kaysey GilbreathGuatemala

Today was another eventful day at the center. Katie and I have been working with the older daycare group. This is the same group we got to work with last year. We have had an amazing time meeting and forming a bond with all the children that we didn’t already know from last year. Brittany is one child who has … Read More

Guatemala, October 7th – 12th, 2017; Trip Update 2

Kaysey GilbreathGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Orchard Hill Church from Grand Rapids, MI Written by: Erika S. Tuesday was a wonderful day! I’m in the younger day care classroom and loving every minute of laughter, tears, dancing, and fun. Part of the daily schedule is waking up the kids from their post-lunch nap. One little boy in our room is a sleeping monster and absolutely … Read More

Dominican Republic, September 30th – October 6th, 2017; Trip Update 2

Angela BurkettDominican Republic, Mission News

On our second full day of working in the Dominican Republic and amongst the people, we got to do some serious building! This morning we got to work alongside 15 very gracious local residents in beginning the construction of 4 homes. We worked side-by-side building walls, securing rebar and preparing for tomorrow’s concrete reinforcement. As we piled each block, it … Read More

Guatemala, August 12th – 18th, 2017; Trip Update 3

Orphan's HeartGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Team: Joy Church (Matthews, NC) Written by: Beth Q. Our Joy Church Team is on our last day ministering to and getting very blessed by the amazing children here at Orphan’s Heart, Guatemala.  Before we came I wondered what I would learn from the experience and what God might speak to my heart. We all knew that Orphan’s Heart rescued … Read More

Guatemala, August 12th – 18th, 2017; Trip Update 2

Orphan's HeartGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

These children are absolutely precious! One of the team members has said, “These kids speak the language of love” – and they do. We may have a language barrier, but it really isn’t a “barrier”. The children here at the center can understand when we love on them and care for them. God is certainly working in these children’s life’s … Read More

Guatemala, August 12th – 18th, 2017; Trip Update 1

Orphan's HeartGuatemala, Mission Trip Update

Today has been an amazing day for the children and the team. The daycare children had an adventurous day with the team visiting them this week. The day started off with reading books, putting together puzzles, and playing “pile-on” in the floor. Mid-day the kids were able to play on the outside playgroun. It was muddy, but loads of fun! … Read More