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November Poinsettia Fundraiser

It’s that time again to order poinsettias! Order now till Nov.26th Loving Arms Fundraiser to support the Christian School of Hope in Guatemala, which will be starting their second year January 2017  Poinsettias available in Red, White or Pink 8in. pot with decorative cover from a local Canadian grower Orders can be made by emailing hallgrengms@aol.com. We will also be taking orders at the Chartwell church November 13th and 20th, 2016. When ordering

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Team Welcome

Loving Arms is excited to welcome a few special volunteers to Guatemala this week. In the midst of a busy month at the Loving Arms Summer School, we are thankful for the time, energy, and resources that the following women are investing in Loving Arms. Our first three ladies, Monique Dugas, Meaghan Leblanc, and Viola Landry, will be working with us for a week. They have collected the funds to build a home for a family in need. We know they will be

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World Race – Week 3

                      This song is in honor of the Christmas cards and sponser letters that were made this past week. On the first day of ministry, Alexandra said to me: Pease take apart that building. On the second day of ministry, Alexandra said to me: Please hoe that yard, and take apart that building. On the thrid day of ministry, Alexandra said to me: write a sponser letter, please heo that

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World Race- Week 2

This past week, our World Race team  got to work at the "Big Blue House" or the Loving Arms main building. Some days we would hoe the yard and garden around the house and the property. We even helped the amazing Angel repair a fence that had broken down. But most days we were inside the building, collaborating with the staff and volunteers to clean and organize,  prepairing for the upcoming ministries. We cleaned the classrooms, sorted though papers,

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Tuesday June 16, 2015 – Day 3

Today started off with cereal and milk (delivered fresh to the door) and then headed off to the Hope Center. There we saw 200+ people. There were many many people that pulled on our heart strings, and we all needed a few minutes to collect ourselves. Our afternoon consisted of teaching nursing students respiratory assessments, mom and babe clinic, dehydration an CPR. They were so intuitive and full of questions. What a great assets these people will

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May 21 , 2015 – Day 4

Fixing Our Eyes   This morning we woke up and had scrambled eggs, bacon, and toast waiting on us from sweet Carmen.  When the clock hit nine, we loaded our bags up and walked to the Center of Hope where preschoolers and their mothers were waiting for us.  Once we arrived and they all received their nametags, we brought the children upstairs while their parents remained downstairs for a parent meeting with Linda and Alicia. For our activities

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Barb’s First Team Monday November 11, 2013

Half of the group went to the new Learning Centre to teach the nursing students and volunteers from different communities different subjects such as fever, menopause, parasites and adult CPR. The students were very interested in the various presentations and were able to practice the CPR technique on a mannequin. They showed interest by asking a lot of questions. Meanwhile the other half of the group stayed home and pre-packaged medications for the

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Barb’s First Team Sunday November 10, 2013

The rooster gave us an early wake-up call starting at 1 o'clock this morning. On today's agenda: 1. We packed all the food bags to give out to the different sponsored families later on today. 2. We also pre-packed different medications for our clinics. 3. Then we moved on to a macadamia nut farm. Loving Arms often brings teams out to the farm as sort of a field trip while in Guatemala. We were welcomed by the owners. We visited the farm and they

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Barb’s First Team Day One

We have arrived!! Safe and sound. Mom would be proud. It hasn't been long since we have arrived but we have already lived a couple of culture shocks: 1. The toilette paper ends up in the garbage can instead of the toilette. We will have to get used to that. Septic systems are just not the same in Guatemala as in Canada. 2. The diesel aroma is all over the place, another smell to get use to. Often the old vehicles from more affluent countries come

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Loving Arms Welcomes Barb’s First Team!

Over the next two weeks Barb Irving will be leading two teams in Guatemala. Her first team is comprised of seven nurses from New Brunswick, except for one member who is from the United States. This team will be holding clinics where they will be performing check ups on all of our sponsor children as well as any other people in the villages that require one. They also will be holding educational clinics and taking part in Adopt A House. We are confident

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      November 30, 2018

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      November 26, 2018

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      November 23, 2018

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      November 20, 2018

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      November 20, 2018

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