Albania

Village hospitality

Village hospitality

Village hospitality

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Traditional family meals eaten while seated on the floor.

Jesus film

Village hospitality

Village hospitality

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At sunset ,villagers gathered  in a field to watch.

Water supply

Village hospitality

Water supply

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  Southern Baptist volunteer Journeymen daily tucked water into our camp.

Lodging

Lodging

Water supply

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On a villager’s floor-bed bugs joined us every evening.

Albania

Lodging

Albania

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water closet

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Helimission transportation

 Our teams were flown into surrounding villages of Tirana, capital of Albania. Each passenger, generator, film projector, screen, and backpack were weighed to correctly balance the helicopter flight. Backpacks contained 3 small quart sized bags of rice to give to a family who might show us hospitality for a night. The pilot would land in a farmer's field, drop us off with Jesus film supplies and then the helicopter returned to home base. We were on our own for the next 3 days: no food, no change of clothes, no clean water. Our assignment was travel to 3 different villages and show the Jesus film. In mountainous Albania, each village was a distance of 7 hours hike. 

England

Funday Sunday Fish Fry

Serving the local church

Funday Sunday Fish Fry

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Fishermen's Mission presentation

Faith & Work evening

Serving the local church

Funday Sunday Fish Fry

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Wallace Larson, Sr. presenting 

Serving the local church

Serving the local church

Serving the local church

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Project included painting and lite construction help.

In England a mere 5% engage with a local church. We partnered with West Road Church (Bury St .Edmunds) and worked to build relationships through 'coffee & conversation' mornings, a Faith & Work event, family outreach and an open-air church service with 650+ participants. We provided physical improvements to the church building through painting, community room re-design and conducted discussions with church leadership regarding communications strategy, multi-site church models and other local church challenges.

Germany

International Mission Board missionary

International Mission Board missionary

International Mission Board missionary

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Chanel Acton with family

Community pancake breakfast

International Mission Board missionary

International Mission Board missionary

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Saturday morning community outreach breakfast 

MGF team from NPBC

C.S. Lewis in German

C.S. Lewis in German

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Jeanie Poe, Marilyn Roelse, Terri Lander, Marcia Larson, Dawn Lonsdale, Leslie Larson & Margaret Larson comprised the MGF team.

C.S. Lewis in German

C.S. Lewis in German

C.S. Lewis in German

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"Mere Christianity" translated into German, a take-away gift for guests at the pancake breakfast.

Malta

Where in the world is Malta?

Where in the world is Malta?

Where in the world is Malta?

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Malta is a tiny island off the toe boot of Italy.

Malta missionaries

Where in the world is Malta?

Where in the world is Malta?

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Missionaries serving where St. Paul once shipwrecked.

Church worship in a bar?

Church worship in a bar?

Church worship in a bar?

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The new church plant is renting a former bar venue.

50 pounds of flour?

Church worship in a bar?

Church worship in a bar?

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That's what's needed to feed 42 team members.

Spain

New Generation Church

Faith & Work discussion with college students

Faith & Work discussion with college students

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MGF team  

in front of our partner church in Spain.

Faith & Work discussion with college students

Faith & Work discussion with college students

Faith & Work discussion with college students

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Wallace Larson, Sr. leads a conversation around purpose, faith and vocation.