Immanuel Baptist Church

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April 27, 2017 by estesinmexico

Our Spring Break team from IBC arrived on Monday, April 3 with very little sleep due to an early flight, but that didn’t hinder their eagerness to start serving!  The project for the men was to repair the outside showers at the orphanage.  They stuccoed the top part of the walls and then tiled the rest of the walls along with the floor.  The girls prepared lunch and dinner for the kids and staff at the orphanage each day.  They also shared the Gospel, played games and made crafts with the kids.  The kids at the orphanage always look forward to teams coming and spending time with them!  Our time with this team is usually just focused at the orphanage, but this year, they also served at the city dump and prepared buckets filled with food for the families that have kids with cancer or disabilities.

Project Fortify serves a meal and shares the gospel at the city dump once a month and also buys food for Iluminando, the ministry for children with cancer and disabilities, once a month.  It is always a blessing for us to have teams here to help with these outreaches!

Thanks for spending your Spring Break serving with us!!

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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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