El Potrero, Honduras
Then he said to his disciples, “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“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20
Community CRC has developed a church partnership with the El Potrero CRC in Honduras. This opportunity is offered through Christian Reformed World Renew through the Christian Reformed Church (CRC). We have adopted a CRC church in the town called El Potrero, located in rural Olancho. In English, El Potrero means ‘pasture.’ The name came because before houses were built, the whole area served for pasture for cows. Agriculture is the main source of income in El Potrero and 65% of the population lives in poverty with very limited access to income. The main objective of our mission team will be to form a relationship with the Honduran CRC church and to deepen our connection as Christians, and to better educate each other as we share the gospel of Jesus Christ. We hope to achieve this by working and worshiping alongside Honduran Christians in El Potrero.
We returned for our second visit to El Potrero, Honduras on April 12-20, 2013. We were able to help them complete the painting of their new church building, provide a medical cabinet and medical training, provide pilas for four families in the village, and to take part with their dedication service of their new church building. Please pray about partnering with us by praying for one of the local families in El Potrero or by going with us to El Potrero on March 28-April 5, 2014 (FWCS Spring Break). We are planning to provide a Vacation Bible School for the children in the village, show the Jesus film, and take part with several worship services in El Potrero and Manguille. Contact Pastor Jim for more information if you are interested.
El Portrero Mission Trip 2014 Article
El Portrero Mission Trip 2013 Article
El Portrero Mission Trip 2012 Article