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July 19, 2016

Reveille Journal 6

The Reveille Mountain Medical Team made it home safe and had a wonderful week.  Here is their final journal, by their journalist for the week, Mary Evans:  

"You come to help my people," said an elderly man, pointing to the Friends o...

July 16, 2016

Reveille Team Journal #5

The country song "Jesus, Take the Wheel" kept running through my head as Marco tried again and again the coax the bus through a muddy patch in the steep road leading to today's village.  We were about to pull out the winch, but the...

July 15, 2016

Reveille Team Journal #4

Nury’s niece and nephew have been with us this week.  Andrea is a college graduate and has medical translation experience via telephone.  She is interested in a career in logistics or foreign affairs.  Her brother, Selim, is a medi...

July 14, 2016

Reveille Team Journal #3

During our devotional on Monday night, the topic was suffering and how we can help without pitying or insulting people.  Nury, FOB’s director in Honduras, is philosophical when she says "suffering is relative. The more you know, th...

July 13, 2016

Reveille UMC Team Journal #2

The wheels on the bus go round and round....

We had a special breakfast with all of the FOB staff this morning.  It takes many to make FOB run.  It was great to meet everyone.

Tuesday we arrived early to El Porvenir, a commu...

July 12, 2016

Reveille UMC Team Journal #1

The alarm needled us awake at 2:30 a.m., signaling the beginning of our long anticipated trip to

Honduras.  This would be my daughter's and my first trip to Latin America, and we weren't going as tourists.  

Reveille United...

July 18, 2014

Thursday, July 17


This morning we took our group photo wearing our Friends of Barnabas scrubs! Everyone was in it with the beautiful Santa Barbara Mountains in the background. Today our ride to the clinic was exciting! We were all lulled into a false sens...

July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16


Today we had an early start and a yummy breakfast of cinnamon buns! We travelled to the Higuerones community and were excited to see that the place where we were working was next to an enormous dirt soccer field. We’ve all got “futbol”...

July 13, 2014

Saturday, July 12


This morning at 3:50 AM, our fourteen team members gathered at the Richmond airport before our departure. Despite the early morning, we all made it through security and to our gate in good spirits. Before boarding our first flight to Hou...

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