Hogar Fall 2019 – Costa Rica

Lakeland Community Church is sending a team to Hogar de Vida Children’s Home in Costa Rica. While they are at Hogar De Vida, the team will serve the staff and children by helping with various projects.

Please pray for our team:
-For financial support for this mission & each team member
-For team unity, soft hearts before God, to be used powerfully, and for safety
-For God to prepare us and prepare those whom we’ll minister to
-For God to work on us and through us

Wanna Help?
Approximately 50% of the funds raised will go directly towards the ministry of Hogar. The remainder will send our people into a life-changing opportunity. Each person will be raising ~$1,485.

Invest today by clicking below…

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Team Member Profile – The Awesome Britt Hopkins!

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