FHU Students and Faculty Spending Break Doing Mission Work
Approximately 200 Freed-Hardeman students and faculty and staff members are spending their 2012 spring break week on mission trips. Groups are traveling to six foreign countries and seven congregations in the U.S.
A group of 35 individuals from the Estes and Henderson churches of Christ are in Haiti. This is an evangelistic as well as a medical mission campaign. Roy Sharp and Jesse Robertson, FHU Bible teachers, are leading the group.
Eight students in the FHU social clubs Theta Nu and Gamma Tau Omega are working with the Wentzville Church of Christ in St. Louis, Mo. While there they will be preparing for a gospel meeting and vacation Bible school set for the following week. Sponsors for the trip are students Brice and Brittany Vanhook.
Thirty members of the Bethel Springs Church of Christ flew to Reno, Nev. to work with the North Virginia Street congregation. FHU faculty members Jim Barr and Neil Segars are leading the group.
FHU student Ethan Garrett is leading a group of 14 to Madill, Okla., to work with the Spanish speaking congregation there. They are doing various home repair projects for some of the Hispanic members, holding Bible studies with some in the Hispanic community, and holding a bilingual gospel meeting that will consist of a bilingual worship period, followed by classes taught in English and in Spanish.
Business teacher Lee Hibbet and FHU staff members Summer Judd and Logan Greer are leading a group to Jeffersonville, Ind. They are conducting a gospel meeting led by FHU Bible and education majors, door knocking and helping with disaster relief for the recent tornadoes.
Seventeen students in the social club Chi Beta Chi have gone to Janesville, Wis. FHU students Cody Jackson and Zachary Rose are leading a group of 17 who are working in Mobile, Ala. FHU staff member Marco Di Luca is taking a group of 15 to work with the Bridge Street church of Christ in New Martinsville, W.Va. FHU Student Jared Pack is leading a group of ten in San Nicolas, Aruba. Seven have gone to Asuncion, Paraguay. Twenty-nine students in social club Theta Nu have gone to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, to work with the HOPE missions and Casa de Esperanza Children’s Home. Twenty-four students in the social club Sigma Rho have gone to the Dominican Republic. Eleven have gone to Chichigalpa, Nicaragua.