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August 2015


Meet Kala Kumar!

August 31, 2015

“At first I was self-conscious of how gross I looked, but than realized I can’t be so self-absorbed. It was easier to love people and be present when I didn’t care about appearances.” “Mission trips aren’t my thing, but I know that God has put a deep love in my heart for people and I’m called to help,” said Kala. Kala Kumar, 16, recently joined her family […]

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Meet John Somers!

“Seeing the smiles on the faces of those we build homes for in Tecate is what keeps our family going back.” “Surf camp was my big jump into missions and it was fun, because I was just doing what I love.” John is a familiar face around St. Andrew’s.  Born and raised on the peninsula, John and his wife Michelle have […]

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Meet Sandra Ayres!

“We can give our money to support others, but it’s really in the giving of ourselves that is most valuable.” “I come simply to bring them the message of Christ and to remind them that He knows them personally and cares for them.” “I wasn’t sure if I could make a difference,” thought Sandra after she was invited to help minister to […]

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Meet Dwight Moore!

“I have been called to pursue a Christian life and so I try to be alert to opportunities of service where I can show kindness and compassion.” After mourning the loss of his wife last year, Dwight felt led to […]

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Kenya Team Update

August 27, 2015

Here are some recent photos sent from our Kenya Team:   Team members Tom Brock and Larry Beaty on a site walk of the current school grounds at the right is the building of the new primary school building.   […]

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Kenya Team Update

August 26, 2015

We spent the morning with Teen Challenge Kenya.  Great time of fellowship and sharing together.  Teen Challenge is alive in Orange County as well as here in Nairobi dealing with the same issues.  It was also so good to see […]

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El Salvador Update

August 21, 2015

  Here are some photos from our team in El Salvador!      

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El Salvador Update

August 20, 2015

Today in El Salvador, our team continued work on the trenches and rebar, and also went on a few home visits with Pastor Israel around the community. The team is praying for people and their deep struggles and have found the […]

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Wonderful Weekdays 2015 Summer Camp

August 18, 2015

Wonderful Weekdays Summer Camp was great this year! We had 7 weeks of camp with lots of activities for our K-6 grade campers. Our campers did cooking, recreation, art, crafts, messy fun and swimming each week. We took field trips […]

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El Salvador Update

The St. Andrew’s El Salvador team arrived safely and in good health on Saturday, August 15. They visited Pastor Miguel who we helped build latrines in August 2014. Pastor Miguel’s team made them delicious pupusas for lunch and the team was able to get […]

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