Britton Road News (Page 10)

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Clearing the Rubble at Delmas 28

Since the destruction of the Delmas 28 building, approximately 800 Christians associated with the Delmas church have been meeting out of doors in several locations around Port of Prince. One group of about 200 Christians have been living on the grounds of a Catholic compound across the street from the demolished Delmas 28 building. This…

Haiti Church Local Response to Earthquake

John Elmera, the preacher for the Delmas 28, sent these pictures of Christians distributing food and shelter items to several places in Port of Prince where Christians were meeting this past Sunday (February 14). These supplies were purchased from funds that the Britton Road church sent to him recently. CHURCH OF CHRIST RESPONSE TO DISASTER…

Port-au-Prince Earthquake Crisis Relief Fund Report

Below is the most recent report from Brother Elmera. The elders at Britton Road on Feb. 8, wired the church at Delmas 28, $15,000 to help provide for the immediate needs of food, water and shelter for these 300 Christians now meeting at the two “camps” in Port-au-Prince. We are in contact with the Delmas…

February 2, 2010 Update on Haiti Christians

We talked to John Elmera, the preacher for the Delmas 28 Church of Christ, a few days ago. He said that the Catholic compound immediately across the street from the collapsed Delmas 28 building had opened their doors to the Christians who had been sleeping on the streets. They had even served them their first…

Earthquake Impact on Delmas 28 Church of Christ

I just had an interview this evening with Jean Elmera, preacher for the Delmas 28 Church of Christ in Port-au-Prince. This 650-member congregation has been very mission-minded and has helped start 62 new congregations in central and southern Haiti over the past 20 years. In 30 seconds during the earthquake, their 3-story meeting place and…