Tag: mission trips

St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to thrive

St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to thrive

Photo: Local laborers hard at work building a new Fuller Center home in Pignon, Haiti, in January 2022. After two difficult years for the Caribbean nation, the generosity of churches and private individuals has been crucial for continuing the Pignon home-building success story. St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to […]

DAVID SNELL: The world is opening up again, so let’s get busy

DAVID SNELL: The world is opening up again, so let’s get busy

A WORD FROM THE WIELAND HOUSE David Snell Fuller center for housing PRESIDENT David has been a leader in affordable housing for 30 years starting with Habitat in Tijuana, then as the director of Habitat Education Ministries followed by 7years as president of Habitat for Humanity Colorado. A co-founder of The Fuller Center, David traveled […]

Jeff Cardwell discusses 20-plus years of serving in El Salvador and seeds of progress sown in the country

Jeff Cardwell discusses 20-plus years of serving in El Salvador and seeds of progress sown in the country

Jeff Cardwell discusses 20-plus years of serving in El Salvador and seeds of progress sown in the country Jeff Cardwell made his name in the hardware and lumber business in Indiana, but he may be better known today as a servant leader — which includes his service as Founder and President of The People Helping […]

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

(Photo: Countryside Mennonite Church — located near Waterloo, Ontario, Canada — sent 68 volunteers to work in Nicaragua in February 2014, a trip that put the Fuller Center Global Builders program over the 2,000-volunteer mark. On Feb. 15, a 65-volunteer team will leave on a Global Builders trip to work with us in La Florida, […]

FAITH IN ACTION: Manuelians’ work in Armenia comes full-circle with a big surprise

FAITH IN ACTION: Manuelians’ work in Armenia comes full-circle with a big surprise

(This is part of The Fuller Center’s new “Faith in Action” series. If you have a story to share for the series, please let us know at this link.) Was it a case of providential confluence, divine intervention or pure coincidence? Leo Manuelian doesn’t know the answer to the question, but he is grateful for […]

Methodist church from West Lawn, Pennsylvania, renews spiritual energy working in Haiti

Methodist church from West Lawn, Pennsylvania, renews spiritual energy working in Haiti

The Rev. Jeff Raffauf has had many international experiences with members of his congregation on mission trips to several different countries, but building Fuller Center homes in Pigñon, Haiti, has taken these spiritual journeys to an even higher level. Five teams from the church have worked with The Fuller Center for Housing in Haiti over […]

50 college students, 5 different communities and 1 amazing spring break

50 college students, 5 different communities and 1 amazing spring break

For the second straight year, a huge team of Wittenberg University students on spring break drove to the Southeast last week — not to hit the beaches but to hit nails … a whole lot of nails. Fifty came from the Springfield, Ohio, school for alternative spring breaks last week — driving hundreds of miles […]