We look forward to Laura Parajón’s upcoming visit. She will be joined by Christy Lafferty-Garache, AMOS staff member, at a series of events highlighting the work at AMOS Health and Hope. Please join us for as many of these events as possible, and invite your friends and colleagues!
Wednesday, September 23 at 5:00 PM: Youth presentation – “Tips for Finding and Landing an Internship that Will Help You Find Your Passion.”
Leaders: Christy Lafferty-Garache, Laura Foley.
Wednesday Night Adult Presentation at 6:30 PM: “Harnessing the Power of Volunteer Work Teams to Empower Communities.”
Leaders: Christy Lafferty-Garache, 2015 Nicaragua travel team.
Friday, September 25: Dinner at 6 PM in Finlator Hall. Lecture at 6:45 by Laura Parajón: “Community Empowerment as an Act of Love: Moving from Theory to Practice to Improve Health in Nicaragua.” By empowering local communities to work together for improved health, AMOS has helped contribute to reducing child deaths by 75% in the communities they serve since 2007. What can we learn from each other about community empowerment and how can we apply lessons learned to our work in both the US and Nicaragua? Please RSVP by September 21 for the dinner by calling 919-828-0897 or using the form below. While the lecture is free and open to the public, donations will be solicited during the dinner to support the Healthy Moms, Health Kids program. Make an early donation online at pullen.org/donate with “AMOS Health” in the memo field.
Saturday, September 26 at Noon: “Healthy Moms, Healthy Kids – Community and Women’s Empowerment.” Presentation and discussion will follow the Church Women United Celebration. Laura will describe the Healthy Moms, Healthy Kids Program, which improves children’s nutrition by empowering mothers and building on their strengths. Lunch will be served
Saturday, September 26 at 6 PM: Nicaragua Traveler Reunion – potluck dinner at Deb and Jonathan’s home at 6:00 PM for travelers and their significant others.
Sunday Morning: Alliance of Baptist Sunday, featuring Mark Jensen from Knollwood Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, which is a new AMOS partner congregation.
- Focus by Laura and Christy in worship.
- Lunch in Finlator Hall following worship, where Laura will update the church on the work of AMOS, how faith impacts their work, and how they involve diverse partners including ABC and the Alliance of Baptists.
RSVP for Friday Dinner & Lecture
RSVPs are currently closed. Call the church office at 919-828-0897 to check on availability.