Erin has now been in Haiti a week helping the victims of the 7.0 earthquake. She is working with MTW’s Disaster Response Ministry. Madison and Mike are still in Honduras keeping our ministry going. Her return date is uncertain, but she will likely be gone three weeks.
Erin and the rest of the 14-person team began their ministry by creating a medical clinic in a tent. They were serving the 12,000 person Dikini Refugee Camp. After a few days they were asked to work in the Adventist Hospital, serving the same people.
The first day or so in the hospital was a little hectic. Erin and the team have been struggling with exhaustion, lack of medical supplies, and extreme emotions. The team has delivered several babies, including one by Erin alone. In addition several of their patients have died.
This ministry is very difficult, but it has been a wonderful opportunity for Erin to demonstrate the love of Christ.
You too can be part of Erin’s work in Haiti. PRAYER SUPPORT: Visit Erin’s blog daily to get updates and see pictures. FINANCIAL SUPPORT: To make a contribution towards Erin’s relief efforts in Haiti simply go to this link, scroll down to “Pettengill, Mike & Erin”, click on “donate” and follow the prompts.