GFH Meetings

GFH Lexington Meeting – Bonnie Gatchell, Co-Founder and Director of Route One Ministry – June 11

This month we welcome Bonnie Gatchell, Co-Founder and Director of Route One Ministry. The vision of Route One is to minister to women exploited by the sex industry on the North Shore.  Through building relationships with these women, we hope to be the light of Christ and provide for physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 6:30 - 8:00pm (*Please note meeting time change) 2 Militia Dr., Room 205, Lexington, MA

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Lexington GFH – May 14 Meeting – Prison Fellowship Nepal/Foresight Development International

Ellen Ratichek (of GFH). She will share about her work in Nepal both in rescuing girls from prison through Prison Fellowship Nepal and providing literacy opportunities for girls through Foresight Development International. The Amirah House is having a toiletry drive to benefit their residents who have been rescued from the commercial sex trade industry. They are requesting the following items: Sanitary pads/tampons, Body Soap, Shampoo/Conditioner,

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Lexington GFH Meeting April 9 – Todd & Leslie Engelsen from Peer Servants

Peer Servants Todd and Leslie Engelsen, President and Volunteer Director, PEER Servants. PEER Servants' vision is to enable tens of thousands of the materially poor and non-poor to experience economic, social, and spiritual transformation. It is a group of primarily volunteers who partner with indigenous, autonomous microfinance institutions in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. These institutions empower the materially

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GFH – Lexington Mar 2014 Meeting – Founder of Loving a Village One Child at a Time

Sandy Gannon, Founder & Project Manager of The Christian Mission Academy Sponsorship Program- Uganda and Loving a Village one child at a time. The mission is to end the cycle of poverty and hopelessness by educating and providing life changing gifts to the children and their families. Sandy is a frequent attender of GFH Lexington and is in Uganda right now. Please have her in your prayers for safety and provision as she does her work helping others.

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GFH – Lexington Feb 2014 Meeting – Sarah Durfey of the Abolitionist Network

The Abolitionist Network exists to Connect, Equip and Refresh those leading the Church to better understand and abolish the systems of Human Trafficking. The Abolitionist Network is a community of leaders in the Church seeking to understand the systems driving human trafficking in Boston and beyond, and pursuing effective Church engagement. We are asking: "What does it look like for our local congregations to be the hands and feet of Jesus in our

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GFH Lexington Jan 2014 Meeting – Servants for Haiti

Laurae Richards, President, Servants for Haiti will be our speaker. Servants for Haiti is committed to the long-term recovery of the nation. They seek to provide jobs for the jobless, homes for the homeless, and hope for the hopeless. They see their task as eliminating the need for organizations like ours. By the grace of God, they are doing this one family at a time, one home at a time, and one life at a time. I hope you all can come hear Laurae’s

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GFH Lexington Dec 2013 Meeting – Thoughts and Shots from Angola, Brooke Sulahian

Thoughts and Shots from Angola Brooke Sulahian, Founder, Gathering for Hope, and President & Co-Founder, Hope for Our Sisters, Inc. Brooke will share thoughts, shots and lessons from her first trip to Africa to visit the hospital in Angola that Hope for Our Sisters supports. She will also have items from Ethiopia, Uganda, and locally to purchase for Christmas gifts that benefit those suffering from fistula and those rescued from trafficking. Read

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GFH Lexington Nov 2013 Meeting

Cindy Bauer, Founder and Executive Director of Kupenda The mission of Kupenda is to enable children with disabilities to achieve their God-given potential. Ultimately to understand, along with the families and communities, that they have value and are deserving of love. Cindy will share her story and the story of the children she serves in Kenya. Read more on www.kupenda.org GFH Lexington November Meeting Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 7-9pm Room

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GFH Lexington Oct 2013 Meeting

Margaret Blood will be speaking about her Boston based non-profit Mil Milagros, Inc. The goal of Mil Milagros, Inc.™ is to ensure that all children in Guatemala graduate from sixth grade healthy, literate and prepared to continue their education. USAID reports that only 30% of children complete sixth grade. Guatemala has the sixth highest rate of child malnutrition in the world; fifty percent of the children are malnourished. In some Mayan communities,

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GFH Lexington Aug 2013 Meeting

Dianna Sawyer, IJM Advocacy Summit. Dianna will share about her experience at the International Justice Mission Summit and help us learn what we can do to make justice real. We all need to know how we can raise our voice to end modern day slavery. This is a great opportunity to ask your neighbors or friends to join you at GFH. GFH Lexington August Meeting Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 7-9pm Room 202, 2 Militia Dr., Lexington, MA

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