Belize Mission 2017 [2]

Cayo District, Belize Mission 2017 The Mission Team about to board the bus to Miami International Airport. The Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church's mission and outreach organization, "Friends Reaching Friends," has completed its fourth mission in Belize. Led by Debbie Stevens, a member of our church, it was another amazing and successful trip. This [...]

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Belize Mission 2017 [1]

      A view of part of the Cayo District The Holy Sacrament Episcopal Church’s mission and outreach organization, Friends Reaching Friends, is currently engaged in missionary work in Belize. The 40-member group, led by Debbie Stevens, left the Miami International Airport on Saturday, June 10, for the Philip Goldson International Airport in Belize [...]

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Day 9

  On Sunday morning, June 14, after having breakfast in the hotel restaurant, nine of us, including me, were taken to the airport by Henry Cunningham IV for our flight to Miami. Our flight left Belize City around 12:30 p.m. Belizean time (2:30 p.m. EST), arriving in Miami at 4:15 p.m. We were back home [...]

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Belize Mission 2015 – Day 8

Saturday morning, June 13, thirty–three of the forty-nine members said their goodbyes at the hotel as they left for the Philip Goldson International Airport, Belize City, for the one hour and forty-five minute flight back to Miami International Airport, Florida. The mission work was over, and all that we set out to do was accomplished. [...]

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Belize Mission 2015 – Day 7

By the last day of missionary work, the missionaries are tired and well spent but by the grace and strength of God, we keep on going. This particular Friday, June 12, was no different. We were up at the dawn to worship together at the Eucharist at 6:15 a.m. The readings for the day focused [...]

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Belize Mission 2015 – Day 6

On Thursday morning, June 11, we celebrated the Feast of St. Barnabas, Apostle and Martyr.  Father Jon Robbins celebrated while I gave a reflection on the patron saint of the day, Barnabas, the Son of Encouragement, the Son of Consolation. During the week, our biblical readings have been focusing on the marks of mission. However, [...]

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Belize Mission 2015 – Day 5

As we approach the middle of the week of our missionary work in Belize, the normal routine of Mass at 6:15 a.m. followed by breakfast, the loading of bags and items in preparation for our departure from the hotel at 8:00 a.m. was all in order. Today’s Scriptural readings served as a reminder that we [...]

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Belize Mission 2015 – Day 4

On Tuesday, June 9, the morning began as usual with the Eucharist, breakfast, and departure from the hotel to the various places of missionary work. The biblical lessons for today were focused on our responsibility “to teach, baptize and nurture believers.” Father Tony interacting with students of Queen's Square during a V.B.S. session. [...]

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Belize Mission 2015 – Day 3

Monday, June 8, was the first day of work. The Eucharist, began at 6:15 a.m., with Father Jon Robbins as the preacher and I celebrated. The biblical readings for the week are focusing on the marks of mission, recognizing that “the Mission of the Church is the Mission of Christ.” The readings for the day [...]

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Second Day of Mission – Trip to Caye Caulker

Please see below photos of our trip to Caye Caulker, an hour ride by boat on the north east coast from Belize City. We travel on a lovely catamaran named "Big Momma" as guests of the Registrar of the Anglican Diocese of Belize, Attorney-at-Law, Rodwell Williams, Esq., and his dear wife, Felice. The catamaran on [...]

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