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Travel Plans, Eye Clinic, SCF Trip, Simple Church Update

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017 in Togo | 0 comments

Travel Plans, Eye Clinic, SCF Trip, Simple Church Update

Thank you all for your patience in hearing from us!  The past few months have been very busy but we praise God for a lot of great things happening in the kingdom here in Togo!  Forgive us for being behind on our updates, but we hope you enjoy the update and are encouraged by all that is going on.  Please make sure to read through to the end, we have an update about coming to the US to see you all as well!     Eye Ministry Last year God blessed us to host a team from Park Avenue Church of Christ who performed eye consultations and...

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Healing, Trials, and Thanksgiving!

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Togo | 0 comments

Healing, Trials, and Thanksgiving!

              Helen is Healing!   No more bandages!!!       We are so excited to write to you again concerning Helen.  Helen has just recently finished her second surgery sponsored through Togo Christian Mission after a severe tooth abscess and is recovering amazingly!  We praise God as prior to the second surgery she was having a large pocket of infection that was very concerning.  This time they have removed the infected tissue and bone and it has healed over.  This morning we removed the last of the...

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Church Planting Update, Sustainable Development, New Motorcycles, and Medical Outreach Update

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Togo | 0 comments

Church Planting Update, Sustainable Development, New Motorcycles, and Medical Outreach Update

Greetings to all of our Brothers and Sisters and Partners in Ministry!  We pray you are doing well and that God blesses each of you in this new year!  We are excited to write to you and update on what has been going on in the mission lately.  Please forgive us for the delay in updating as well as the longer update but we hope that from what you read you will be encouraged! (Gathering together to celebrate all the Lord has done in Togo this year!  Pictured left to right is Brittany, Felix, Nathan, Hammer, Hannah, Dela, Joyce, Dovene, and Sara)...

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Farm Update, New School Year, New Classroom and Office!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Togo | 0 comments

Farm Update, New School Year, New Classroom and Office!

              William and Andre’s Visit (Left to Right: Sara, William, Hannah, Dovene, Andre, Nathan) Late September we were blessed to be able to have William Sawyer and Andre Houssney visit us.  William Sawyer is from Eastern North Carolina.  A friend of Sara’s family and the house Church that meets in their home is an active supporter of Togo Christian Mission.  Andre Houssney is a friend we met through the Sawyers.  Dovene was able to visit on Andre’s farm while we were in the US last fall as well, and...

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Summer Teams, Transportation, and Medical Outreach Update

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Togo | 0 comments

Summer Teams, Transportation, and Medical Outreach Update

Summer Teams:   We were blessed this summer to be able to host three more groups.  The first was a team from one of our supporting Churches, Seymour Heights of Tennessee.  We were pleased to receive John Handlos, Christine Handlos, Jerome Princeton, Laine Coey, Anna Krug, Emaleigh Krug, Brandon Handlos, and Casey Handlos.  This team jumped in with us in the clinic work, distributing eye glasses sent back with them from our Texas team who visited us earlier this summer, helped us plant trees on the farm, visited several villages in order...

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Church Planting Update, Restoration Farm Update, and Texas Group Visit

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Togo | 0 comments

Church Planting Update, Restoration Farm Update, and Texas Group Visit

Family of Christ Church Updates: The past two month have shown growth both in the Vogan Churches and out in the villages.  We rejoice that 7 people were recently baptized in the Vo Asso Church and that 10 people were baptized in the Vogan Church.  We are also planning for 9 more baptisms in the Kpeyidji area this coming week.  We are thankful for the team that helps us go out to continue to build up the Churches in these areas including Hammer, Papa Koffi, Felix, Enoch, Wilson, and Isaiah.  Many hands help us to reach many people and we are...

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March/April Update: A Well, a Basketball Court, and a Medical Evacuation

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Togo | 0 comments

March/April Update: A Well, a Basketball Court, and a Medical Evacuation

What’s New at School: (Dovene and Hannah standing with the Mason who oversaw the cement pouring for the new basketball court) A new basketball court for our students!  We are so thrilled to finally have the basketball court concrete completed!  This basketball court has been a couple years in the making and we are so thankful for our student sponsors that took up the challenge to complete it!  There was a holiday giving while we were on furlough in the US at Creekside Church of Christ in Texas where families who sponsor students took up...

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January Update

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Togo | 0 comments

January Update

We’re Back! We (Dovene, Sara, Nathan, and Hannah) are safely back in Togo.  We were blessed to have this previous season in the US and to be able to meet up with so many of you.  To those of you who we were not able to catch up with this trip, we hope that God will bless us to be able to meet up with you again the next time we return to the US.  It was a joy to be able to represent the mission at ICOM and among many of you all, our Church families and partners.  We continue to pray for each of you. Our return travels went rather...

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November Update: ICOM and Restoration Farms

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Togo | 0 comments

November Update: ICOM and Restoration Farms

International Conference on Missions We (Dovene and Sara and Kids) were blessed this year to be able to attend and have a booth at ICOM (International Conference on Missions).  It was held right in Richmond, VA so close to where many of our supporters are based out of this year.  It was such an encouragement to catch up with many partners in ministry and even our parent organization, Outreach International.  We were able to attend the yearly board meeting while there and it was definitely awesome to hear what God is accomplishing around the...

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Double Feature: August/September Update!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2015 in Togo | 0 comments

Double Feature: August/September Update!

                Interns, Visitors, and Friends! August and September have been full of blessings for us.  We have been encouraged by time spent with visitors and friends.     (Kimberly stopping for a photo with the children in the Vo-Asso Church)   (Kimberly helping with our merit sale at the end of the school year)   First of all, Kimberly was our intern in the Christian School this summer.  She helped teach English to our school children during the month of June until they were...

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