Author Archive: micah

Impact Singers 2017 Tour: Brook Howell Retirement Center (Tuesday)

  On Tuesday, we visited the Brook Howell Retirement Center for retired ministers, deaconesses, and missionaries. We sang for them and then visited with the residents, giving them lap blankets provided by the sewing ministry of First Methodist Orlando. Your Impact Singers, staff and chaperones thank you for your love, prayers and generous support to […]

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Impact Singers 2017 Tour: Veterans Restoration Quarters (Monday)

  On Monday we served at the Veterans Restoration Quarters in Asheville. They provide housing for Veteran’s who need assistance with transitional housing, medical, clothing, emotional support and job placement. They also fed approximately 200+ people 3 meals per day. Our Impact Singers distributed Men’s T-shirts, allergy medications, and numbers of men’s tennis shoes. We […]

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Naivasha, Kenya – Post #6 (Rev. David Miller)

Tomorrow we leave.  It has been an exhilarating and exhausting seven days (2 traveling, 5 in Kenya).  We have met hundreds of at risk young adults.  We have heard their heartbreaking stories; become friends with far too many who have had their parents die; listened to them call us their new family; and celebrated their […]

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Naivasha, Kenya – Post #5 (Rev. David Miller)

Today we visited Sanctuary.  It’s one of the slums alongside of Lake Navaisha.  The people who live there come from all over Kenya in hopes of securing a job at one of the flower farms that supply cut flowers to England.  Work on the flower farms does not require a lot of skill.  But it […]

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Naivasha, Kenya – Post #4 (Rev. David Miller)

During our time in Kenya, we are staying at a hotel on the edge of the Rift Valley.  It surrounded by a lush canopy of green from yellow-barked Acacia trees.  In the distance is the aqua blue of Lake Naivasha with its large population of hippopotamus.  Each morning after breakfast our team gathers on the […]

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Naivasha, Kenya – Post #2 (Rev. David Miller)

Allow me to introduce you to George.  He is the driver of our mini-van.  Mario Andretti has nothing on him!  He could be Jimmy Johnson’s Kenyan twin brother.  Please don’t misunderstand.  George is incredibly competent.  And he takes our safety very seriously.  But let’s just say there were a few times when I felt very […]

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Naivasha, Kenya – Post #1: (Rev. David Miller)

So we are off!  We gathered at the airport at 11 this morning.  Boarding a 777, we flew 14 long hours to Dubai.  Allow me summarize the flight in two words.  Screaming.  Baby.  Right.  Behind.  Me.  Okay – that’s five words.  Did I mention 14 hours of flight time?  Not that I find it easy […]

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Shepherd’s Hope

For this week’s fast, items are being donated to Shepherd’s Hope, a faith-based organization of volunteers that provides access to health care for the uninsured. Above is a list of suggestions. We will be collecting donations on Sunday, Apr. 9.  

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Your Faith in Action

Last week marked the end of our Summer Mission Trip season with the return of the final group from the UMCOR Sager Brown trip to Baldwin, Louisiana. This summer, you supported 8 trips to places all over the US and around the world. More than 70 missioners served hundreds of people, and found that they […]

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