Kiva is a non-profit organization that enables donors to make small loans for as little as $25 to low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries. Join the church's lending team atwww.kiva.org/team/first_presbyterian_church_of_southold.
Mission Trips provide an opportunity to learn how God is at work among people and cultures that may be very different from our own. FPC sponsors trips that focus on education, witness and strengthening ties to mission areas, while others are geared toward work through hands-on labor, disaster relief and community development.
Pillowcase Project volunteers turn pillowcases into dresses for young girls in developing countries. This group meets in homes and shops across the East End.
Mission to Heal is based on the leadership of Dr Glenn Geelhoed, who has for over forty years been taking medical knowledge to the poorest parts of our globe
Marguerite Schondebare has extracted two excerpts from Dr. Geelhoed's journals from Nigeria that address what the team participants get out of it all. Our church was represented by Zach and Paul DePaulis, who have recently gotten back home
** Barnes and Noble's release notice on Dr. Geelhoed's new book
" Mission to Heal: Pole of Inaccessibility"
Read about Upon this Rock Medical Center in Nigeria
Read a paper written by Dan Vryhoff a medical mission volunteer who has joined Dr.Geelhoed on missions in recent years
Read the reflections of students who participated in recent Mission to Heal trip to Ghana
A log of the past activities of Mission to Heal as well as a schedule for the future is available here.
If you would like to share in this important work, please email Marguerite Schondebare at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DISCUSS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES, PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH AT 765-2597.