March

Weekly Prayer & Praise March 29, 2019

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REVEREND JOHN LUCAS

You won’t want to miss April 5th. Reverend Lucas will be speaking at our monthly Friday night dinner. John Lucas is a missionary to the nations and a dear friend of ours. I was welcomed by John and Doris Lucas at Emmanuel Church in downtown Calgary, Alberta. John and Doris are our faithful friends and Canadian representatives. Please pray for this gathering.

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GLENN ALMERAZ

Praise God Glenn has been healed to the glory of God.
Thank you to all who contributed to his medical treatment.

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MARIO, GRACIELA AND OUR OUTREACH TEAM

Mario and Graciela and the team from Baja are on an evangelistic crusade
to Culiacán, Sinaloa. Pray for much fruit, the safety of the team,
and that many souls will be won to Christ.

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KIM AND MARK MALCOM AND THEIR GRANDSON ELY
(NOT THE ONE HAVING SURGERY)

Kim and Mark are old friends and serve at the Baja Mission. Zac, another one of their grandsons, will be having surgery soon, so Mark and Kim will be going home to care for his siblings while Zac and his parents are at the hospital. Please pray for a successful surgery and quick healing.

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CHARLA WITH SOME OF THE CHILDREN

These home-schooled children raised $1406 with their talent show and silent auction of paintings done by the group. They visited our San Clemente office this week to gift the funds and other donations.

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DAVID CHELSEN

Forty-six years ago, Chuck and I ministered in Morris, Illinois and the surrounding churches in the area.
We have maintained lasting relationships with many, especially Eleanor Chelsen. Eleanor’s son David died after four years of dealing with cancer. We know the grief related to losing a son.

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TWILA BELK

Twila, who is writing the sequel to Charla’s Children, requests prayer:
Please pray specifically for the many interruption / distractions / difficulties
to decrease,  and for God's words to fill me as I write. It's so important that
we get this book finished and that it's done God's way
.”

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DAYCARE CENTER

Glory to God for the new daycare center in San Quintin.
Over 100 children are being given care from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We are making little ambassadors of Jesus Christ!

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OAXACA MISSION

Please continue to pray for the health of our staff in Oaxaca.

Weekly Prayer & Praise March 22, 2019

“I have no greater joy than to hear that my children
are walking in the truth.” 3 John 1:4

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BENEFIT CONCERT

Chuck and Charla were honored guests at the Benefit Concert
and Art Auction held on March 17th by home schooled children.

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DAVID HERRERA (FAR LEFT), EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JANELLE KELLER (FOURTH FROM LEFT) AND RACHEL LITTLE (FAR RIGHT)

David and Rachel from Oaxaca are traveling with Janelle in the Pacific Northwest this week. Janelle will be speaking at the Mission Conference in Tri Cities, WA from Friday, March 22-Sunday, March 24. On Monday, March 25, Janelle will be speaking at 7pm at Faith Community Church,
1005 10th Avenue SW, Quincy, WA, (509)787-1229.

Please keep them in your prayers.

CORRINE EHRICK
Corrine’s daughter, Sue, shared a tribute to her mom: “When you see a butterfly, you will know that Jesus said, ‘I am the resurrection and the Life.” Our Lord always speaks to her with butterflies and she prayed he would show them to her in abundance. As we left the church at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, CA, there were thousands.

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ELIZABETH CASTRO

Please pray for Elizabeth. She is recovering from surgery last Saturday night, done at El Buen Pastor in San Quintin. Missionary specialist doctors that volunteer at the Buen Pastor Hospital regularly, performed the surgery. Praise God there was no charge for the surgery. Since 1966, El Buen Pastor (Good Shepherd) has charged us very little or nothing.

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OUR CHILDREN IN OAXACA

Urgent prayer request: 
The home in Oaxaca is short two houseparents’
and the current staff is spread thin trying to cover these open positions.
Please join us in praying that the Lord of the harvest send workers into his harvest field. We trust God has a plan. May those He designed to be here at this time hear of our need and respond to it.

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ROAD WORK

Praise Report from Oaxaca:
 After a visit from the governor's wife last month, the project to pave the road from the highway to the home has begun - with the first step being to expand the road back to its original boundaries. We are thankful for this support and pray that the project progresses well. 

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DAYCARE CENTER

Over 100 children are receiving daycare at our new center in San Quintin. Jesus said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." This is a glorious opportunity to reach these little ones and their parents for the gospel.

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FOUNDING DIRECTOR, CHARLA (SECOND FROM RIGHT)
APPEARED ON 100 HUNTLEY STREET

The Angel Award winning book, Charla’s Children,
was first published by Bethany House Publishing in MN. 77,000 copies have been sold in Canada and the USA. In 1981, David Mainse
had Charla as his guest on 100 Huntley Street. 
Charla’s Children has been translated into Spanish and French.

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TWILA BELK 

A sequel written by Twila Belk will soon be published.
We can hardly wait.

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REVEREND JOHN LUCAS

John will be ministering at the monthly dinner on Friday, April 5th
at 6pm.
Please make reservations by calling Linda at (949) 492-2200
by noon on WednesdayApril 3rd.

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CALIFORNIA POPPY FIELDS

CALIFORNIA POPPY FIELDS

How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those
who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring
good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion,
"Your God reigns!"
 Isaiah 52:7

Weekly Prayer & Praise - March 15, 2019

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GREG AND JANET RUSH

Greg, the Osborne Neighborhood Church bus driver
and Janet, met during an arranged trip to Vicente Guerrero.
It was love at first sight. They were married a short time later.
Please pray for Janet. She is now battling cancer.
Medical bills are mounting.

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BIBLE INSTITUTE GRADUATION

In 1990, our first class graduated from the Bible Institute. Most are in full time service for the Lord Jesus Christ, proclaiming the gospel.

Go ye therefore and make disciples of all nations.”

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CHARLA, CHARLOTTE MCWHINNEY, RON MCWHINNEY AND CHUCK

A copy of Charla’s Children left at a post office in Cambria, CA, and found by the McWhinneys’, led to them serving in Baja for the following 19 years. They bought a home in Costa Brava, where we also have a beach house used for staff retreats. The McWhinneys’ have servant hearts so they never lacked for things to do. They recently sold their beach house and will now live in Portland near their children.
“If you have a servants’ heart you will never lack for a ministry.”

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RIKER

Please keep precious little Riker in your prayers. He is now 2 1/2  years old. Much of the birthmark which was covering his face, has been removed. So far, surgery to restore the sight in one eye, has been unsuccessful.

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BONNIE SHELTON                                MABEL CARPENTER

Prompted by the Holy Spirit, Bonnie dropped by Mabel's home. Mabel, who is close to 100 years old, was on the floor suffering from a stroke and heart attack. She was rushed to Saddleback Hospital, where the prognosis is good.
Praise God for Bonnie’s obedience to the Holy Spirit.

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SAN QUINTIN, BAJA, CA

Over 100 children are being provided daycare from 6am to 5pm,
in this beautiful facility built by the Mexican government. Because of our pristine reputation for over 50 years in Vicente Guerrero, this daycare center was given to FFHM to use.
Another opportunity for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. 

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PLAY STRUCTURE

A playground will soon be built by Kids Around the World at the new daycare.
Praise God from whom all blessings flow.`

Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in His sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world.
Thank you for loving “the least of these.”

Weekly Prayer & Praise - March 8, 2019

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MARILYNN AND DAVE YEADON

There will be a glorious celebration when these saints go marching in.
Marilynn was a vital part of our FFHM board. She and Dave organized
and led work groups from Sky Valley Park, Desert Hot Springs, CA.
She was a victim of cancer and services were held in Mukilteo, Washington.

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CORRINE EHRICK

After a short illness, Corrine Ehrick graduated to glory. Services will be held
on Wednesday, March 13 at 12 noon at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills.
Corrine was administrator for a number of years, at the Mission in Vicente Guerrero, Baja, CA, and later served on the U.S. board. She traveled as a consultant to the missions.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Corrine 
can be made to Foundation for His Ministry.

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REVEREND JEAN DARNELL

The life and ministry of Reverend Jean, the founder of Foundation for His Ministry, was in the March newsletter. Her life will be celebrated on Friday, March 15 at Angelus Temple,Los Angeles, CA at 11am. The address is 1100 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.


Please pray for the services to be held and for those who are bereaved.


LAURA RODRIGUEZ, OAXACA ADMINISTRATOR

After a long bought with strep throat, Laura may need her tonsils removed.
Pray for this procedure. Other staff have family members who
are suffering with serious medical conditions.

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ESTEBAN AND YADIRA

Pray for Esteban and Yadira, outreach supervisors in Oaxaca. They are doing research related to Janelle’s vision of having a FFHM missionary in all nine areas of Oaxaca.
Pray God guides them.

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MARIA VILLA PABLO

Pray for the believers in Llano Encino who are being persecuted for their faith.
Maria is thanking God for her jeep that enables her to minister in these remote regions.

March Newsletter - Founder’s Corner: Jean Darnell

Dr. Henrietta Mears mentored me. But Jean Darnell befriended me. My life and His Ministry were forever changed. I had the privilege to be mentored under two titans of the Christian faith. Although different in their approach, both of these Spirit-led women had a profound influence on our lives.

I was mentored by Dr. Henrietta Mears in the late 1950s. At the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, she served as director of Christian Education. Her passion for teaching led her to create the world’s largest Sunday School and Gospel Light Press. She influenced the life of Billy Graham and Bill Bright, the founder of Campus Crusade for Christ.

Jean Darnell was a student of the charismatic evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson. Sister Aimee founded the Foursquare Gospel Church and Angelus Temple in Los Angeles. She led the charismatic renewal that swept the world.

Jean and I met at St. Mark’s Episcopal Prayer Group in Van Nuys, CA. Jean often spoke and ministered there.

In 1966, she resigned from Angelus Temple and formed the Foundation for His Ministry. (Chuck Pereau was one of her seven board members.) Jean was going on an around-the-world trip to share the Good News with others. The Foundation would enable friends to financially support her ministry.

So Jean flew to England and I went to Baja, Mexico. We wrote each other throughout the years and she supported our vision for the Mission. (Read Charla’s Children for the full story.) Jean led us to Isaiah 58:6-12 which had prophetic significance for us … “Dividing our bread with the poor. Bringing the homeless into our home. Rebuilding the ancient ruins.”

It was Jean who offered us the name “Foundation for His Ministry” to save us the expense and legalities of forming a new corporation. She was with us at the beginning, and fifty years later Jean spoke at our Anniversary celebration for the Baja Mission.

There are many stories I could share about our precious sister Jean. She was a faithful witness to the nations and our beloved friend. While our world may have dimmed; the heavens surely shine brighter with her presence.

Charla Pereau

Founding Director

Weekly Prayer & Praise - March 1, 2019

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JACK AND LOIS SCHOFIELD

You don’t want to miss Lois' testimony tonight. Lois and Jack have been a vital part
of His Ministry for the past 18 years. Did you ever wonder who sends Alternate Christmas gift cards? They do! And serve His Ministry in multiple ways. 

The monthly dinner will be held at 6 PM at Lutheran Church of the Cross,
24341 El Toro, Laguna Woods, CA.

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TWILA BELK

Twila writes, “I am spending a lot of time looking through the newsletter archives, the timeline, and other details. Because of the vast amount of material I have to work with, (which is wonderful) it is not a speedy process. Please pray for uninterrupted time for me, and for the out-of -my-control circumstances to settle down a bit.”

Please pray for Twila and this arduous task in
writing the sequel to Charla’s Children.

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JILL ADAMS AND TIM SMITH ON THEIR WEDDING DAY

Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Tim Smith. They were married in Balboa Park, San Diego,CA
in a private wedding ceremony on February 21, 2019. Congratulations Jill and Tim!

ELIZABETH CASTRO

Minnie (Minerva Trujillo) requests prayer for a dear friend and staff member, Elizabeth who has been very ill and is awaiting surgery.

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EVA SCHIAFFINO QUICK

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CORRINE EHRICK

Eva and Corrine were known as the “generals”. Eva was in charge of outreach and Corrine was the Baja Mission administrator. They were a “dynamic duo." Eva moved to Nebraska and married a precious man who graduated to heaven last week. Corrine Ehrick is soon to follow.

Please pray for these women and their families.

GLENN ALMERAZ

Praise God, Glenn received a miraculous report. There is no evidence of liver damage or Hepatitis C. The treatments were successful.
Thank you for praying and meeting his financial need for treatment.

Glenn, a graduate from our Bible school, established a Drug and Rehab Center and now pastors a thriving church.

THREE WHEELCHAIRS WERE DISTRIBUTED
TO THE NEEDY THIS MONTH


The Angel Ministry was founded by Angel Baeza. He was a little boy found in the garbage dump in Ensenada. Angel had many surgeries through the kindness of Shriners Hospital in Los Angeles. Later, he returned to the Baja Mission and launched a ministry to the disabled. They modify wheelchairs so they are functional in the dirt terrain. Once Angel left, Dirk Kos took up the mantel. When Dirk left, Benjamin Muciño took up this vital ministry.

March 30, 2018

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JANELLE KELLER

Hollywood Presbyterian Church
has supported us for many years. Anna Kerr, our dear friend and vital part of their missions team, submitted this lovely poem.

Janelle Keller, Executive Director, will represent FFHM at their upcoming Global Mission Team’s meeting.

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LULA HERNANDEZ

For The Advancement of the Kingdom of God in Spain

In 1992 our King’s Kids traveled to Spain, participating in the outreach at the Olympic Games. An adventure of a lifetime!

My heart leaped for joy when I received a letter from Lula Hernandez, one of our school teachers at the Baja Mission. It is her heart’s desire to go to Madrid, Spain from June 26 – July 10, 2018. The team will facilitate a Vacation Bible School and outreach in Madrid. I sincerely believe they will make an eternal difference in the lives of children.

Will you support Lula in this faith venture prayerfully and financially?

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PAT PALWAK

Paul Grasser requests prayer for Pastor Pat Palwak, who is very ill, probably as a result of the new chemo.  We know she is a fighter and we must stand alongside her. God is able. Jesus won the victory of EVERYTHING on the cross.

Pray fervently for her.

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RIKER
 

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your ongoing prayers for our great grandson, Riker, now 18 months old. He's had multiple surgeries to remove the port stain that covered his little face. Yet there are more surgeries to come. We sincerely believe that when Reverend Jean Darnell prayed for him when he was a few weeks old, he received partial vision. Thus he is wearing new glasses.   

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LUIS ANGEL
 

Laura from the Oaxaca Mission reports the following:

It has been challenging to get word from a doctor on how much Luis Angel's surgery will cost and when it can be done. Continued prayers for healing for this torn ligament, and for the funds necessary for the surgery, would be greatly appreciated.

PRAISE FROM OAXACA
 

The last Sunday of each month is a children's church service at the children's home.
As Pastor Edgar says,
"it is a time when the children teach the adults how to worship."

It is a blessed time and it's nice to see the family of the children
begin to attend the church services as well.

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LETY

Lety Ambrosio, who grew up at our children's home in Oaxaca, had the joy of teaching our older children to bake buns. Do you remember hot cross buns? 
Please help us pray for staff needs at the Oaxaca Mission. We are looking for a housemother and a substitute housemother. We also have a temporary need for a cook as one of our cooks takes her maternity leave from April to June. 

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OUTREACH

Teresa (TereRodriguez is one of our missionaries in JuxtlahuacaOaxaca, with Maria Villa Pablo. Here, she is is teaching The Greatest Journey (to the cross), to the children in this community. 

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CANAAN IN THE DESERT

The Evangelical Sisters of Mary have faithfully prayed for us since the 70s.
Their beautiful little flags are on the dome of our prayer room at the Baja Mission.

If you are in Phoenix, a stop at their prayer garden is a must.

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Do hope you celebrate Resurrection Day
by attending an Easter service.

March 23, 2018

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Praise God! The Little Lost Pup is being distributed behind iron bars. 

Last weekend a dear friend was able to distribute over 500 Little Lost Pup books to inmates in local and state prisons on the east coast and in Florida.  We never dreamed Craig’s book would have such a wide circulation.  Story after story has reached us. 

How thankful we are to the very generous donor, who is making it possible for this distribution.

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CORINNE EHRICK AND EVA (SCHIAFFINO) QUICK
 

Corrine Ehrick and Eva (Schiaffino) Quick are both doing well. 
Corrine will soon celebrate her 89th birthday.  Eva doesn’t give us her age. 
Both women served selflessly, pouring their lives out for others.  Corrine was administrator of our Baja Mission for 8 years, and Eva in charge of outreach. 
 
We thank God for this dynamite duo!

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NATHAN AND ELIZABETH

Nathan Cowpersmith (Eleanor and Jon’s grandson), will be married April 7th at the Mission Church in Baja, CA Mexico. His fiancée Elizabeth is a child evangelism teacher in our outreach program. Jon and Eleanor Cowpersmith served at our Mission for many years and were greatly loved.

Congratulations to Nathan and Elizabeth.

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GEORGE ANNE TENNEY
 
The Tenny’s have been faithful supporters, almost from the birth of the ministry.  Each year Bill Tenny brings a giant poinsettia, a beautiful Easter lily, and a giant pumpkin for display in our office. George Anne brings gourmet goodies to bless us all.  This was one of those occasions. She will soon celebrate her 90th birthday. 

How we thank God for our visitors to the San Clemente office.

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SAM PARSONS

Monthly prayer group dinner

Sam will be with us again. You won’t want to miss this joyous occasion.
Call now to make your reservations for the April 6th dinner, (949) 492-2200 and speak with Linda.

We appreciate our volunteers
 
The Canadian mailing at 9 a.m. Wednesday March 28th in Charla and Chuck’s rec room.

  
2355 Via Mariposa W., Laguna Woods, CA
The U.S. mailing is Thursday March 29th at 7 a.m. in the same location.

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If you don’t have a church home, why not celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection by attending one of the many services offered at your local church.

March 16, 2018

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He was truly a saint who brought great revival to Ireland

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URGENT PRAYER REQUEST
 

A bus is needed for transporting our disabled children.

The children will be making a trip in April and need a bus in good working order, Lord willing. It needs to be registered, licensed and insured in Mexico. The cost of importation of a bus is approximately $1,000, if it is donated in the U.S.

RAFAEL LOPEZ                                                BENJAMIN MUCINO

Please keep our bus drivers in prayer.

Rafael Lopez has acute problems with his legs, which are inflamed and he is in pain.

Benjamin Mucino’s daughter will travel from Mexico City to visit him soon. 
Pray for safe travels and that they have a blessed time together.

 

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ROGER MARSH

Are you sick?
 Call the church leaders together to pray and anoint you with oil in the name of the Master. 
James 5:14-16
 
This has been done. Roger is one of the Pastors of Lutheran Church of the Cross and a very good friend of ours. He went through open heart surgery March 12th and is now recovering. 

 

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JANELLE KELLER
 
Janelle will make a number of trips to the Missions. Pray for her safety on the road this coming week. Then April 2nd she will be taking a work group from Heritage Christian Fellowship to Oaxaca.
 

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CINDI FINK

Cindi, in our office, will be having her second cataract surgery on Wednesday,
March 21. 

Please pray for a successful surgery and a speedy, healthy recovery.

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RACHEL & EVA

From Bonnie Shelton:   

Thank you all for the prayers and concerns for our great-granddaughter Eva(Ava) and our daughter Camille, (Eva's grandmother.) Both had good appointments with their Doctors. Eva is growing and improving with learning how to eat. She is still on g-tube feeding until she is able to take food by mouth.
 
Camille has had her first chemotherapy and will have 5 more rounds until June 15.  The bone marrow report showed no cancer for which we are thankful. She was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma stage 3. It is treatable and we are trusting God for a good outcome and complete healing.

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WAYNE & LOIS TURNBALL

Wayne and Lois are retired missionaries. Wayne is in stage 4 cancer and the prognosis is not encouraging. Pray that he will not suffer if it is God’s time for him to go, and if not, that he will experience complete healing.

With God, all things are possible!

 

ROGER MEZA

Ministering in Sinaloa to children from the camps.

Lizette and Hugo, long term missionaries, are serving in a suburb of Culiacan, Sinaloa.  Small work group housing is now completed on that property. Raul Garcia will stay on for a month and Roger Meza for three months. They will be doing evangelistic outreaches in the camps.

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DARRELL & LENORA WARD


Please pray for Lenora who has suffered with symptoms of the flu for weeks and for Pastor Darrell Ward as he offers prayer & support along with Chuck and Charla Pereau, to Ron & Carolyn Robertson. Ron, an attorney, served with both the Reagan and Bush administrations. His wife Carolyn will be with Jesus soon.

Please lift this family in prayer.

March 9, 2018

Thank you one and all who helped with the Canadian and U.S. mailing. 

Hopefully you’ll receive it this week. 

Forty-four attended this month’s prayer group dinner. Dr. Noel Wilson led the singing and Chuck Pereau and Janelle Keller sang Irish ballads in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. 

Friends of His Ministry are invited to this monthly dinner.

Please join us Friday April 6th.

 

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VIRGINIA

Praise report
Praise God! Amelia, Dana’s granddaughter, is home from the hospital following chemotherapy and is dancing about. Thank you for your prayers.

 

ROGELIO MEZA                                                       RAUL GARCIA
Formerly operated our TV station for Baja.              “If you want to be great                                                                                 in God’s Kingdom, You must                                                                                        be a servant of all.”


Graciela Cordoba, Mario’s wife, has written a great article regarding our ministry in Sinaloa. The article will appear in the newsletter soon. She’s requesting prayer for two of our Bible Institute graduates who will be doing outreach to the migrant worker’s camps, Raul Garcia and Rogelio Meza. 

The harvest is ripe for evangelism, please pray.

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MODESTO
Ministering in the mountains of Amoltepec.
 

         Modesto and Eugenia are serving in Amoltepec, a remote area of Oaxaca. 
Eugenia is very tired and their young son Alex is very frail. 


Please pray for strength and healing.

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LETY AMBROSIO
 
Lety, who grew up in the Oaxaca mission, is now on staff supporting missionaries in the mountains. 

She is asking for prayer as she helps with child care.

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STAFF IN PACHUCA


Praise God! A generous gift was given for our outreach staff in Oaxaca to attend a Global Leadership Summit in Pachuca, Mexico.

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GEN BREDESEN


Update on Gen:  She was hospitalized for 2 ½ days as her pacemaker needed to be recalibrated.

Dede and Gen hope to fly to Vancouver Island for the 50th Anniversary of Trinity Christian Center, where Harald Bredesen pastored in the 70’s.

Her daughter Meg is living nearby. She is in constant pain and needs hip surgery! She just recently moved to Illinois and must get through the red tape to be approved for Medicaid. 

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"PRAY TO THE GOD OF THE LOST AND THE FOUND"


He directed the woman who had lost a coin, a lost sheep, and a lost son.
We shipped a case of books to Tennessee for distribution to prisoners and it was lost by the U.S. Post Office.

 Please pray it is recovered!

 

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MELANIE LOMBARD VALENCIA


Melanie is Chuck & Charla’s granddaughterShe is in need of healing and deliverance and is being hospitalized.

Please keep her in your prayers.


 

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RACHEL


Please continue to pray for Bonnie Shelton’s granddaughter Rachel, and her young daughter Eva who just underwent a kidney transplant; as well as Bonnie's daughter Camille who was recently hospitalized with a mass in her chest.

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RON, CHARLA, & CHARLOTTE

Update on Ron and Charlotte Mc Whinney

“Dear family and friends, Thank you for praying. It has been quite an ordeal!  It took three hours to cross the border. Charlotte was taken to the hospital for 2 ½ days. Diagnosis: bleeding ulcers. She was transported to her daughter Allison’s in San Luis Obispo, CA, and hopefully they will return to their home in Oregon. 

Ron and Charlotte write, ‘We thank you all, for your thoughts and prayers.’”

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Linda Kaahanui wrote God Among Us; short stories of our missionaries’ testimonies (available through this office). BUTa sequel to Charla’s Children is yet to be written covering the last 25 years of His Ministry. Precious, miraculous stories have been lost since my recent stroke.

Please pray that the sequel will be written.

March 2, 2018

GABRIEL CELIS & PAOLA SANDOVAL  SAID MENDEZ & SARAI ZATARAIN


A Joyous Announcement
 

Two shall become one.” We are so happy and grateful to see these young people getting married. Gabriel Celis grew up here at the mission and went to our student’s home in Tijuana. His wife Paola Sandoval is a teacher in our Learning Center. They met when both of them were living in our TJ Home.

Said Mendez works in our church with children and youth and his wife Sarai Zatarain was a house mother a few years ago.

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RON, CHARLA, & CHARLOTTE
 

Ron and Charlotte Mc Whinney have been serving the Lord for 18 years as volunteers at the Mission in Baja. There has been no task too large or too small for this couple who have servant hearts. Charlotte suffered a herniated disc and was taken by ambulance to the Tijuana border. They have returned to Oregon.

Please pray for Charlotte and of course, Ron, her help mate.

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PAT HULSEY
 

Pat Hulsey is a chaplain at a central California prison.  

She writes: “I used the Little Lost Pup in two services at Valley State Prison for men yesterday, to go along with the messages I was preaching.  And low and behold, the chaplain's assistant, Sean Geoff, was a roommate with Craig many years ago at one of the prisons he was in. The men loved the story, and the books are in the library now...and our men really use the Christian library.”

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ANDIE LOMBARD
 

Would you like to be reminded of the Canadian/U.S. mailing and / or monthly dinner at the Lutheran Church of the Cross? 

The Pereau’s daughter Andrea would be glad to call you. Send your phone number to andielombard@roadrunner.com or give her a call at (661) 943-4220.
 
If you would like to receive an e-mail reminder for the monthly dinner, please contact Linda in our office.  linda@ffhm.org or 949 492-2200.

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CHUCK, JANELLE, & CHARLA


Don’t forget the monthly prayer group dinner, Friday, March 2nd, hosted at Lutheran Church of the Cross fellowship hall.  Noel Wilson will be leading the sing a long, Chuck Pereau and Janelle Keller will sing Irish ballads in honor of St. Patrick’s Day and Charla will be speaking.

If you would like to receive a monthly e-mail reminder for the dinner, please contact Linda at linda@ffhm.org or call her at 949 492-2200
 

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RACHEL & EVA


Bonnie Shelton’s grand-daughter Rachel served as a missionary in Turkey. Rachel is married and has three children including twin girls born two years ago.  One born with renal failure has been on dialysis since she was 4 days old. At 21 months old, little Eva was finally able to undergo surgery for a kidney transplant from mother to daughter.
 
Praise God!  The transplant was perfect but the infant is still being fed by tubes.
 
Please keep this precious little one in your prayers
 
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Bonnie’s daughter Camille, was also recently rushed to the hospital. Bonnie writes:
 
“Heard from Camille this am. She is in the ER in Fort Dodge IA. Went in the night.  They found a mass in her chest and will do a biopsy soon. She has His peace and strength. She or Steven will keep me posted, and we are praying for a miracle and wisdom for the medical persons.  Thanks for your prayers.”
 

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PAUL HATLEY


Paul Hatley, a dear friend of His Ministry, will be ministering in prisons on the east coast. He will be distributing hundreds of Craig Pereau’s book, The Little Lost Pup. There are innumerable complications related to prison ministries, so please pray that the doors will be opened.