Tag: Haiti Earthquake

U.S. ministries lose workers in Haiti

| January 23, 2010 | 0 Comments



As religious relief organizations work to help the living and cope with the dying in Haiti, some faith groups are mourning deaths of their members in the recent earthquake. Two United Methodist Church executives, a Lutheran seminarian and three Free Methodist Church missionaries died as a result of the earthquake. Other religious organizations were awaiting […]




Continue Reading

Travel Warning – Haiti – Updated

| January 16, 2010 | 1 Comment



This information is current as of today, Sat Jan 16 2010 20:02:05 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time). HAITI January 14, 2010 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the situation in Haiti and urges them to avoid travel to Haiti in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. An earthquake […]




Continue Reading

Highland Park missionary dies from Haiti quake injuries

| January 15, 2010 | 1 Comment



One of the Highland Park United Methodist Church missionaires caught in the Haiti earthquake has died, the church announced Friday. Jean Arnwine died overnight in Guadeloupe from critical internal injuries sustained when a free eye clinic the missionaries were operating in the village of Petit Goave collapsed. Ten of the 12 missionaries returned to Dallas […]




Continue Reading

Haiti Travel Warning – Updated With Evac Details

| January 14, 2010 | 1 Comment



This information is current as of today, Fri Jan 15 2010 13:21:47 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time). HAITI January 14, 2010 The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the situation in Haiti and urges them to avoid travel to Haiti in the aftermath of a powerful earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12. An earthquake […]




Continue Reading

Highland Park church volunteers at airport for evacuation from Haiti

| January 14, 2010 | 0 Comments



All 12 members of a medical mission from Highland Park United Methodist have made it from the village of Petit Goave to an airport in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince and are awaiting evacuation, church spokeswoman Kim Gifford said this morning. Several of the missionaries were injured — two seriously — when a free eye clinic […]




Continue Reading

Troy missionaries safe in Haiti

| January 14, 2010 | 1 Comment



Among those in Haiti spared the worst of Tuesday’s devastating earthquake were several Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students and parishioners of St. John Episcopal Church in Troy. “I was scared beyond belief for their safety,” said Cindy Schmehl of Ballston Lake, whose husband, Tim, is among the mission’s seven members, of when she first heard news […]




Continue Reading

Highland Park Church Group In Haiti: “We’re Safe”

| January 13, 2010 | 1 Comment



Very little information has come out about the conditions of twelve North Texans trapped in Haiti, but a text message from the group shortly after the earthquake lets people back home know they are alive. The team went down for a medical mission trip earlier this month. As their families here in Texas worry about […]




Continue Reading

DeRuyter church prays for three members still in Haiti

| January 13, 2010 | 1 Comment



DeRuyter (WSYR-TV) – Three missionaries from DeRuyter arrived there right before the quake hit. Vern Groves, Linda Springer and Andy Clendenning have not been heard from yet. Within the United Church of DeRuyter there were 130 voices and one unified prayer of song for three people hundreds of miles away. Among those voices were Roxanne […]




Continue Reading

North Texas mission team trapped in earthquake-ravaged Haiti

| January 13, 2010 | 1 Comment



HIGHLAND PARK — Members of Highland Park United Methodist Church are praying for the safe and healthy return of a 12-person mission team, trapped in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. The group left Saturday and was to return this Sunday. Highland Park UMC's global mission team has helped with an eye clinic in Haiti for some 30 years. […]




Continue Reading

Two Missionaries From Wisconsin Church Found Safe After Haiti Quake

| January 13, 2010 | 0 Comments



Two missionaries affiliated with a Wisconsin church who had been out of contact following the devastating earthquake in Haiti have been found safe, FoxNews.com has learned. Betty and Huguener Bastia, pastors of the Calvary Chapel of Caneille in Haiti, had last been seen Tuesday afternoon in Port-au-Prince, where they traveled from rural Caneille to celebrate […]




Continue Reading

All members of Hackettstown church group alive after Haiti earthquake

| January 13, 2010 | 0 Comments



HACKETTSTOWN — There were sighs of relief and prayers of joy at the Trinity United Church in Hackettstown this afternoon where church officials and family member said they were contacted by a mission group that had gone to Haiti last Saturday. The Rev. Frank Fowler managed to make a brief telephone call at 12:10 p.m. […]




Continue Reading

Haiti earthquake aftermath leaves N.J. churches, families waiting for word from loved ones

| January 13, 2010 | 0 Comments



New Jersey residents are frantically trying to contact loved ones and friends from Haiti in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in the country that may have left thousands dead. Communications with the devastated country have been limited, leaving church members, relatives, and others to rely on news reports, scrambled voice mails, and, for some, […]




Continue Reading