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Lakewood UMC Kenya Mission Trip July 2005. Dedicated to all LUMC local and international Mission Teams. Contains less than 15% material recycled from the Kenya 2004 DVD. We thank our families, prayer partners, friends and LUMC members for their incredible support!. The Mission. The Tasks

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Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

Lakewood UMCKenya Mission TripJuly 2005


Dedicated to all lumc local and international mission teams
Dedicated to all LUMC local and international Mission Teams



We thank our families prayer partners friends and lumc members for their incredible support

We thank our families, prayer partners, friends and LUMC members for their incredible support!


The mission
The Mission members for their incredible support!

The Tasks

  • Build homes for AIDS orphans

  • Construct clothes drying area for Maua Methodist Hospital

    The Purpose

  • Joyfully share the love of Jesus


Worship nairobi methodist
Worship – Nairobi Methodist members for their incredible support!


Worship morning services at the hospital
Worship – morning services at the hospital members for their incredible support!


Worship maua methodist
Worship – Maua Methodist members for their incredible support!


Worship daily team devotionals
Worship - Daily Team Devotionals members for their incredible support!


Partners in mission trips aren t one time events
Partners In Mission members for their incredible support! trips aren’t one time events.

The partnership of Texas Conference churches provides continuity and sustained love and support.


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005
The first time you visit is wonderful, but the second time you visit we know you really love us.Full time missionary


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

The Missionary Beatitude: you visit we know you really love us.

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not get bent out of shape


Things we learned in kenya
Things we learned in Kenya: you visit we know you really love us.

  • Be ready for culture shock – going and coming back

  • Just show them Jesus; don’t try to change their culture

  • Take bug spray, and use it

  • Don’t forget everything you learned in “missionary school”


Facts about africa
Facts about Africa you visit we know you really love us.

  • Over one million AIDS orphans, many without housing


Facts about africa1
Facts about Africa you visit we know you really love us.

  • Over one million AIDS orphans, many without housing

  • Substandard or non-existent medical care in most areas


Facts about africa2
Facts about Africa you visit we know you really love us.

  • Over one million AIDS orphans, many without housing

  • Substandard or non-existent medical care in most areas

  • Tens of millions suffering from HIV/AIDS


Facts about africa3
Facts about Africa you visit we know you really love us.

  • Over one million AIDS orphans, many without housing

  • Substandard or non-existent medical care in most areas

  • Tens of millions suffering from HIV/AIDS

  • Africans are doing a lot themselves, but they need help


One story
One story . . . you visit we know you really love us.

Mwenda, 14

Karimi, 12

Jennifer, 86

(grandmother)


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005
The parents of Karimi and Mwenda died of AIDS. you visit we know you really love us.Nearly all of their land had been sold to pay debts.This was their house and only bed.


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

Romans 5:3-5 of power, of love and of self-discipline. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

New bed of power, of love and of self-discipline. 

Keys to new

house 


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005
Maua Methodist Hospital of power, of love and of self-discipline. HIV/AIDS programs help adults live longer and prevent more children from becoming orphans


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

“I am Margaret and I have AIDS. I am alive because of the love of God, the kindness of Machungulu Methodist Church, and the wisdom of Maua Methodist Hospital”Margaret, caregiver for 11 children


Good news
Good news . . . love of God, the kindness of Machungulu Methodist Church, and the wisdom of Maua Methodist Hospital”

The Maua church & hospital helped change laws so the children will not lose their homes if their caregivers die.


Travel fellowship fun
Travel, Fellowship & Fun love of God, the kindness of Machungulu Methodist Church, and the wisdom of Maua Methodist Hospital”


We praise god for safe travels and few problems

We praise God for love of God, the kindness of Machungulu Methodist Church, and the wisdom of Maua Methodist Hospital”safe travels and few problems


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005
There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Galatians 3:28


Christian symbols for your car
Christian Symbols for your Car female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

U.S. Version


Christian symbols for your car1
Christian Symbols for your Car female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

U.S. Version

Kenya Version

See Jim Robertson for details


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

Mmmmmm . . . missionaries female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

The Partners In Mission female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. “National Anthem”Isaiah 6:8Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”


Our motto
Our motto female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

Measure twice, cut once.

(Home Depot is thousands of miles away)


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

Antibiotic instructions female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlightUh, would all day under clear skies at 5,000’ at the equator qualify as “prolonged?”


Our bus make your own punch line
Our bus. female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Make your own punch line.


Bad news hippos kill more humans than any other animal
Bad news: female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Hippos kill more humans than any other animal.

Good news: Hippos are herbivores, so they won’t eat you after they kill you.


On safari you can get close to the animals
On Safari, you can get close female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. to the animals . . .


Or even closer
Or even closer . . . female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.


Or a little too close
Or a little too close . . . female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.


Psalms 37 4 delight yourself in the lord and he will give you the desires of your heart
Psalms 37:4 female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus. Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. Matthew 9:37-38


Vacation bible school
Vacation Bible School! Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.

1 John 4:19We love because he first loved us.


How housing helps the orphans
How housing helps the orphans Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.

  • Safety / shelter

  • Helps them go to school

  • Less chances of:

    • Abuse

    • HIV / AIDS

    • Turning to crime, drugs or prostitution

    • Pneumonia

    • Sickness & death from contaminated water


Money goes a long way in africa
Money goes a long way in Africa Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.

$1,200 builds a home for AIDS orphans

$15 per month buys food and a uniform so a child can attend school


Money goes a long way in africa1
Money goes a long way in Africa Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.

$14 per month provides medicine to keep HIV/AIDS patients alive

(ART = Anti-retroviral therapy)


Money goes a long way in africa2
Money goes a long way in Africa Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.

Most of all, it buys hope.


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

All Christians are missionaries. Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. What is your mission field?School? Work? Neighborhood? Friends? Family? Local? International?All of the above?


You don t give to missions you give through missions to
You don’t give Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. tomissions, you give through missions, to . . .


You don t give to missions you give through missions to1
You don’t give Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. tomissions, you give through missions, to . . .


Lakewood umc kenya mission trip july 2005

and to Him. Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. . . . The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’ Matthew 25:37-40


This is my command you ve got to love one another jesus john 13 34
“This is my command: You’ve got to love one another.” Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. Jesus(John 13:34)