... serving one another in love
Larry Mallard, Treasurer
Nancy and Ron Bouchard
He first visited Haiti in 1982 when he signed up with other Canadians on a mission trip. This is where Stan sensed the Lord's call to serve with the Haitian people, primarily in the role of accounting. Moving to Haiti in January 1984, Stan ended up serving in Haiti for five years with two different missions, living in Port-au-Prince, Montrious and Gonaives.
In 1989, Stan moved to Raleigh, NC and began serving with an urban outreach, Building Together Ministries (BTM). Stan, however, returned to Haiti most years to visit his Haitian friends. They would share about their passion for reaching their own people with the Gospel of Christ and meeting some of their physical needs. As a result, the Lord gave BTM an opportunity to partner with these Haitian leaders.
As the Building Together Ministries’ supported programs in Haiti continued to grow, the time came for a "spin off" and a new entity, Hearts and Hands for Haiti (HHH) officially began on January 1st of 2006.
Stan and his wife, Patty, work together in the HHH office in Raleigh, NC serving as a liaison between their Haitian and North Americans neighbors. The Wiebe family welcomes the chance to share about the great work God is doing in the Gonaives area of Haiti.
A construction man, had a special compassion for the destitute children on the streets of Gonaives. As he and two other men, Milo John and Philippe Remilien, sought the Lord for direction, they began ministering to young boys in the community of Poteau. This is where a boys home was opened for 30 boys in 1997 and a girls’ home in 1999. Presently, the Children’s Training and Nutrition Center is home to nearly 70 youth. This outreach has recently restructured under the name of Siloe Mission which also includes 5 churches, 4 primary schools, a high school and a vocational school. Pere is married with six children.
During his teen years, Cherismond Delva had the opportunity to be discipled and taught art by a missionary couple. He is a very gifted artist and is eager to share his talent with others in the community of Tarasse. He began by selling his brightly painted parrots and doves. A few years later, he started offering summer Bible and Art Camp for the children in the community. This led to the opening of a primary school in the fall of 2002 and now they have a secondary school as well. A community church opened in the spring of 05. Cherismond is married with two daughters.
An avid gardener, was very hesitant to accept God’s calling to spiritually shepherd new converts. He pursued Biblical studies and has faithfully fulfilled this calling for over ten years. He presently leads 4 small churches, primarily in communities of strong voodoo influences. Jean Francois is widowed and has five children.