Gil Hanke, the top executive of United Methodist Men, just completed his 25th mission trip to Haiti. There, he continued his work with others to help children hear clearly.
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The Louisiana Annual Conference stands prepared as Tropical Storm Isaac approaches the Gulf coastline, Betty Backstrom, director of communications for the conference, wrote early Tuesday, Aug. 28.
UPDATE: The Volunteers in Mission team in Haiti reported Friday night that the shifting winds and rain had disrupted internet service but that all was well otherwise. They said they would provide more information as soon as possible.
When my group from the Western North Carolina Conference arrived in Cap Haitien, a team of American doctors, nurses and other medical professionals who had come to serve at the Tovar Clinic joined us. Part of the Cap Haitien circuit, the clinic has been in operation for close to 30 years and serves the rural poor of the village of Grison-Garde.
On Saturday afternoon, we flew from Port-au-Prince to Cap Haitien, the second-largest city in Haiti on the north end of the island. Some of our team members have been to Haiti many times before—their churches have been in ministry there for close to 30 years—while others are seeing the city for the first time.