Covenant Presbyterian Church

We are excited to announce that Covenant Presbyterian Church of Paso Robles, CA has become our 14th supporting church. We are very thrilled that this church has joined Team Honduras financially and in prayer.   Covenant Pres was founded over 20 years ago. Dan Katches has been expertly pasturing this congregation for almost seven years   Back […]

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Maddy with kids at La Carpio

La Carpio Christmas Party

Today the Pettengills joined 10 other missionaries from our language school in organizing a Christmas party for 225 kids at La Carpio in San Jose, Costa Rica. La Carpio is a barrio in San Jose where the poorest of the poor live in a landfill.   The party lasted more then three hours and consisted of […]

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Faces Of La Carpio

Mike again attended the ministry that takes places at a neighborhood called La Carpio here in San Jose, Costa Rica. La Carpio is a squatter village of mostly Nicaraguan refugees. It is where the poorest of the poor live in a landfill.   The missionaries that work there provide an opportunity, every Thursday, for students from our […]

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Flower Power

It is December. Clearly time to start thinking about winter and Christmas. But, who can do that with all the pretty flowers in bloom. Madison recently said, “It sure doesn’t feel like Christmas is around the corner with this weather.”   Our home in Elk Grove, CA is experiencing overnight lows in the 30’s. Some of our friends in […]

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Let The Finals Begin

Beginning tomorrow our finals commence. Each of our classes is doing things a little different. But, all of them are requiring some sort of exam.   Some of the tests are straight forward, written exams. Others are a little different. In one class, Mike has to read a Spanish language news article in front of the class, while Erin’s […]

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