January Ministry Highlights

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February 24, 2013 by estesinmexico

Wow…time sure has passed by fast.  We have been very busy but want to catch everyone up to date with all the ministry happenings of January and will post February Highlight this week too!

Project Fortify had the opportunity to work with the Rio Grande Bible Institute Winter Volunteers as they built a house in a colonia that doesn’t have water nor electricity.  It was a privilege to help out with the project. Thanks George and Bonnie Bladey for inviting us!

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Once a month we serve a meal at the local dump in Reynosa, Mexico.  This month, several of the Rio Grande Bible Institute students went with us and worked with the kids that were there with their parents.  There are lots of people that work at the dump to sort through items that they can resell or use for their family. They are always thankful for the meal that is provided and for the opportunity to hear the gospel and receive prayer. We served 96 hotdogs and chips…and we ran out of food.  If you would like to help sponsor a meal at the dump, please contact us for more information!

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The last week of January, we were blessed to have friends Roy and Debbie Risinger from Colorado join us as we poured the foundation for the new church in Nuevo Mexico.  We greatly appreciated their help in this project!

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Yesterday we had a fun-filled Sunday with Horeb Baptist Church in Reynosa. The children decorated Christmas ornaments and the youth went to the movie theater after service. We love being able to serve and partner with this church. Thankful for the blessing of shoes to giveaway at the dump this month!  Thanks Bruce and Paula for sharing your donations with us! #projectfortifyreynosa #GivingTuesday is a great way to partner with Project Fortify and share the love of Christ in Reynosa, Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley. Everyone can impact the Kingdom and make a difference. 
Give now at projectfortify.org/donate Here at Project Fortify we strive to encourage, empower, and equip. As Christians, we are to bring out the treasure hidden in the earthly vessels we teach, train and feed. It takes equipping to ensure they have the necessary tools and knowledge needed to serve God successfully and find their place in the Body of Christ. It takes empowering to release the people into the place of God’s calling. It takes encouraging them that they have what it takes and are “complete in Him” to fulfill their purposes. “All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.”
‭‭2 Timothy‬ ‭3:16-17‬

We are only 2 days away from #GivingTuesday! We would love for you to join us and take part in this event. For more information on Project Fortify check out our website https://projectfortify.org. To donate and take part in #GivingTuesday, visit: https://projectfortify.org/donate #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built for non-profits by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities around the world. Millions of people have come together each year to support the causes they believe in. 
We’re proud to be a part of the global celebration of giving this year. Everyone, anywhere can participate and we all have the capacity to give. Every act of generosity counts, and each act means even more when we give together. This year, #GiveTuesday is on November 28th. Be on the lookout this week on how YOU can take part in this awesome day of giving and be a blessing to the ministries we partner with here Reynosa, Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley. Please pray for Yesenia, Lalito’s mom. She is scheduled to have surgery today on her eye. #projectfortifyreynosa
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