Welcome 2017



Outreach of love and compassion in the streets, communities and villages of Nicaragua. June 23 to July 7 2017

Cost per person is $1400 (Join us for fundraising activities to lower the cost per person)

Our team is coming together. We welcome more. Our tickets are bought. We are on our way.

The first week of our adventure begins with a VBS to the local church in Diriamba. Ministry of Mercy will host the event at the hotel with a pool. 80 kids will participate during this week in divided sessions of 40 children per session, per day. Our focus is to share the gospel of JESUS and teach safety habits related to fire, water, environmental and first aid.

Dr. Reina and Mary will be sharing reproductive health with the moms at the pool as well as first aid with the children.

The second week we will take our ministry of music, drama and sports activities to the rural villages and communities surrounding the larger city of Managua and Diriamba. As always we bring nourishing food, and health clinics where ever we go.005738193

Ministry of Mercy’s team consists of John Nicosia (team chef), Dr. Reina Tifer Vega from Nicaragua, Mary Nicosia, RN and director, Pastor Eric Van Patten, and Pastor Marvin. Team members are Isaac Van Patten, Holten Chorley, Mi kayla Van Patten, Steffan Holland, Amanda Ferguson, and Rachel Hooten.

Join us at Elevation Church in Auburn CA for fundraisers

Contact Mary Nicosia for more information 530 305 4098 or email nicaragua.team@yahoo.com

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Items we need: We are collecting items for this trip which include: swimsuits for boys and girls, flip flops for kids and adults, small toy items such as cars, games, combs, brushes, toothbrushes, small soaps and shampoo items, hair ties and barrettes, small boxes of raisins, children vitamins, small first aid kits, whistles, small packages of crayons, pencils, rubber pants, children’s underwear. Healthy candy; suckers, hard candy, fruit roll ups, as examples. Elevation Church in Auburn has a collection bin for these items.

We are in need of CPR mannequins (child and baby), We would also like to purchase model of how a baby is born.

Health Clinics in November:

Two possible clinics in the Jinotepe area. One is Venous stasis clinic and the other is a woman’s clinic. Both would require nurses to come and join in health teaching and clinic duties. More infomation to follow.

Please consider a donation today. We are thankful for your donation to our projects and work