Open Arms News

June/July 2021 News from the Field

Tangible Love in Jesus’ name Perhaps you have been following the pictures of the construction of a home for Teresa and her 8 grand-children since early September of 2020. Nine months of laughter, hard work, patience, relationship building, fund raising, and a lot of Brazilian coffee later, on May 28th, our team joined together to deliver the completed project, and what a party it

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News from the Field – May 2021

The past couple of months have been challenging. With a resurgence of Covid-19, three of our missionaries and their families becoming infected, our activities being limited once again, and the need for food assistance increasing once more among the families we serve, our team’s morale and resourcefulness have been stretched. Praise God for his sustaining love and power! HE IS RISEN! WE HAVE A

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News from the Field – April 2021

Let me share a little bit of what the partnership of friends like you is making possible, for the love of God, in the name of Jesus! Another Isaiah 25:4 Project Breaks Ground We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Paradigm Foundation, www.paradigmfoundation.org. Our first project together will bless a family in Aquidauana, Mato Grosso do Sul, where our Agent of

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News from the Field – March 2021

Let me share a little bit of what God is doing with the help of friends like you! For the love of God, in the name of Jesus! Weathering another Code Red The second wave of Covid-19 hit and led state and local governments to return to Code Red restrictions for a time. Our Agents of Hope took it in stride, having been through

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News from the Field – February 2021

Let me share a little bit of what the sacrificial gifts of people just like you are making possible. For the love of God, in the name of Jesus! The Isaiah 25:4 Project Our Agents of Hope continue to work at Dona Teresa’s house. Dona Teresa has been dreaming about her new home for the past 36 years. What a blessing that our team

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News from the Field – January 2021

In Person Ministry Up & Running! As temperatures in Brazil have risen in our region, local authorities have further relaxed restrictions on group gatherings. Our team of missionaries have jumped right in. All of our pre-Covid neighborhood outreach ministries in São Paulo state and Parana state have resumed. The children are thrilled to be back. Just as exciting is that many of the children

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