Disaster Relief Update

CrossNet Baptist Network continues to PRAY, GIVE & GO in responding to the Hurricane Maria and our rebuild partnership in Guayama, Puerto Rico. 

  • Approx. $50,000 has been received from CrossNet Churches and individuals designated to help w/Puerto Rico Disaster Relief efforts.
  • $40,000 Expenses/Materials Cost on the field
  • $31,000 Participant Cost
  • Thank you to the following April & May team leaders; Dennis Tweed (Candies Creek), Al Miller (Meadowview), Clint Davis (Eastanallee)
  • Puerto Rico Volunteers have come from the following CrossNet Churches; Antioch, Bellefounte, Candies Creek, Eastanallee & Eastanallee/Etowah, FBC Cleveland, FBC Georgetown, Meadowview, New Friendship, North Cleveland, Philippi, Waterville & Westwood … plus a few other churches in our region
  • Pray for the Pastor and the Church we are helping in Guayama, Puerto Rico.  Pastor Pablo Ortiz and his church in Guayama, Puerto Rico which translates in English as “The Church Without Walls” continue to recover from Hurricane Maria which caused widespread damage to the community and the Church.  Pray specifically that their Insurance company comes through w/providing the funds they are due from their policy that we help the church return to their sanctuary.

CrossNet Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Deployments:

  • 13 Deployments from November – May mobilizing 140 Volunteers
  • Trip 14: May 29 – June 5, team of 16 led by Jason Cox (North Cleveland)
  • Trip 15: June 23-29,  team of 16 led by Lawrence Cotton (Bellefounte)
  • Trip 16: July 22-28, team of 10-15 led by Eric Atkins (New Friendship)  OPEN SPOTS
  • More trips to come

 

You do not need to be DR certified to participate although that will be a plus: email Randy at rbonner@crossnet.com, or call the CrossNet Baptist Office at 423-476-5493 if you are interested in participating in a Puerto Rico trip.

 


You do not need to be DR certified to participate although that will be a plus: email Randy at rbonner@crossnet.com, or call the CrossNet Baptist Office at 423-476-5493 if you are interested in participating in a Puerto Rico trip.

 

THANK YOU NOTE FROM HISPANIC CHURCH IN SOUTH HOUSTON, TX.

 

To: Phil Taylor, Randy Bonner and all Pastors and Churches of  CrossNet Baptist Network

From: Templo Bautista de South Houston

 

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, we salute you in the love of the Lord.

On August 27th of this year, our city of Houston was flooded by Hurricane Harvey. Our church buildings and several families of our church were affected by the flood. We had storm insurance, but no flood insurance. In this situation we looked to the heavens and asked for God's help, believing that God is sufficient to supply for his people.

 

God has been faithful. We are already having services in our Sanctuary and we are finishing the educational building with God’s help.

 

We want to thank you in a special way for all the kindness and generosity shown to us through your gift and time with us. We received your help with much gratitude. The apostle John wrote:

 " 21 And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister. " (1 John 4:21). Having this verse as a basis, we have no doubt that you love God very much, because you know how to love your brothers and sisters also.

 

Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year for all.

 

David Deulofeu, Pastor
Ana Somma-García, Outreach Ministry