Jan, 27, 2019
All are invited to learn more about our global mission work during both worship services and at brunch during the Formation hour on Sunday, January 27.
Preaching during worship at 9 and 11 a.m. will be Pastor Actionnel Fleurisma, who works with OFCB (Organization of the Christian Force of Bayonnais) in Bayonnais, Haiti. During the Global Mission Brunch at 10 a.m., you can meet and hear from Bill Nathan, a Haitian drummer who will tell the story of his connection to OFCB. The brunch is free and your RSVP (online or in Wood Fellowship Hall on January 13 and 20) on will help in planning for food.
OFCB and Actionnel work with a school, medical clinic and a non-denominational church in the mountains of the Bayonnais region of Haiti, where Actionnel grew up and returned to raise his family after receiving his education in Haiti and in the U.S. The area is home to tens of thousands residents, struggling for daily survival, many trying to support families with subsistence farming.
Bill was forced into slavery after the death of his mother when he was seven. He has since been able to study drumming in Senegal and Gambia, Africa, and performs at churches and universities around the U.S. He now works with other children who have been enslaved and will tell us about his connection to OFCB’s work in Bayonnais.