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Puerto Rico Report: Don't Forget Us

David Nakhla

“Don’t forget us!” … was one of the responses we received when we asked the OP church leaders in Puerto Rico what message they would like the rest of the OPC to hear.

Rev. Dick Ellis, representing the Presbytery of New Jersey, to which the OP churches in Puerto Rico belong, joined me on a trip to Puerto Rico, from Saturday, October 7 through Thursday, October 12, 2017.

We sought to bring encouragement to the leaders and members of the OP churches in Puerto Rico. We assessed the damage from Hurricane Maria, and began to plan how OPC Disaster Response might bring relief to our churches there.

EXCERPT from Initial Reflections Upon Return from Puerto Rico:

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PHOTO: Dick Ellis at the home of a church family

David Nakhla
OPC Disaster Response Coordinator
Administrator, Committee on Diaconal Ministries
Primary Phone: Cell (562) 760-7606
Secondary Phone: Office (215) 935-1006
Facebook: OPC Disaster Response
Website: OPCDisasterResponse.org


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