Monday, October 26, 2015

Volunteers needed for Greensboro Holiday Market

It's that time again!  We are so excited to once again have a booth at the Greensboro Holiday Market November 6 - 8.  We just learned that we have a larger, corner booth and we are going to need some help!  If you are not afraid to smile, talk to people, and share about Caroline's Promise, we would love to have you join us.  You will get your way paid into Holiday Market and we will cover your parking.  Email lisaholbrook@carolinespromise.net  or call 336-669-7340 today to reserve your volunteer spot!

Holiday Market is held at the Greensboro Coliseum

Friday, November 6:  6pm - 9pm
Saturday, November 7:  9am - 12pm; 12pm - 4pm; 4pm - 7pm
Sunday, November 8:  11am - 2pm; 2pm - 5pm

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

2016 Mission Trips Announced!


It's never too early to start making plans for a 2016 mission team!  We are excited to announce these trips.  Let us know if you have questions or if you would like us to help you plan a trip for your church or group.

Business Training Team - led by Lisa Holbrook & Stephanie DiMora

Spring 2016 date to be announced soon!  Contact us if interested
We are looking for a small team of men and women who are interested in leading our 
Business Training for women in Guatemala City.  Team members need to be 
comfortable leading small groups of women. We will provide the curriculum.
Cost:  $1000 plus airfare.
Application and $100 deposit due by January 5, 2015.

Family Team - led by Stephanie DiMora
June 17 - 25, 2016.  
This team is open to adults and their kids ages 10 and up.  Depending on the interest we 
may be able to accommodate adults whose children are not traveling with them.
Ministry focus:  Children's Minsitry at Casita Adonai & Gerona
Application and $100 deposit due by January 15, 2016.

Women's Team- led by Lisa Holbrook
 June 25 - July 3, 2016
This team is open to women who are passionate about ministering to the women at 
Iglesia Adonai and in Gerona.  
Possible Teacher Training.
Application and $100 deposit due by January 15, 2016.

Teen/Young Adult Team - led by Lisa Holbrook
July 2 or 3 - July 10, 2016
This team is open to teens ages 15 and up and adults who are passionate about teens.
Application and $100 deposit due by January 15, 2016

Wendover Hills Wesleyan Church 
July 15 - 23, 2016.
Mens' ministry and agricultural projects
Application and $100 deposit due by January 15, 2016

Wilson Community Church
July 23 - 31, 2016
Children's Ministry
Application and $100 deposit due by January 15, 2016

November VBS Trip
First week of November - exact dates to be announced
 

Monday, October 12, 2015

Calvary Impact Girls make a difference in Guatemala

This summer a team of 25 people on our family team ministered to and loved on
the 150 children of Casita Adonai in Guatemala through an art camp, which culminated with
an art exhibition for the parents of the kids. Prior to the trip, the team collected the much needed supplies and money for the undertaking of this project. An art camp for 150 kids means suitcases full of brushes, paint, glue, paper, etc. 

But, as always, God had it all under control. We were so excited when Aimee Bray -
Director of Impact Girls at Calvary Church in Greensboro contacted us. 
A former team member had shared with her our need for art supplies for
art camp.

Aimee shared the need with the girls in her group and asked the girls to bring in whatever they wanted; she suggested a one dollar donation. Not only did she encourage the girls to give, but also told them she would match what they brought dollar for dollar. The next Wednesday these 35 young ladies brought in $95. Aimee matched it and added $10 to make it $200, providing for us the funds to purchase many of what we still needed after collecting supplies. God always supplies...always in His way, His timing, and always above what we expect. We were able to leave a generous amount of art supplies, to which they otherwise would not have access, for the teachers to use with their students this school year. 

The art camp was not only a fun, interactive thing between the team and the kids, but also brought in the parents and families. One of the goals of the church and school is to create unity and build relationships between the parents and staff...the art exhibition at the end of the art camp did just that! During the week of the art camp, the team didn't have as much time to do crafts with the kids as was originally intended; however, as the art work was displayed in the sanctuary of the church, we were all once again reminded that God always supplies...always in His way, His timing, and always above what we expect. The parents were filled with amazement as they saw the beautiful art work their children created. And the children were filled with amazement as they realized that they are beautiful works of art created by God.