With participation from United Methodist churches of many states, the “Jeremie Project” has become a national organization developed to coordinate the...
What is the Jeremie Project?
June 25, 2018
Bakery in Jeremie !
March 6, 2018
From February 15 - 22, 2019, Grosse Pointe United Methodist Church is sending a small mission team to work on or witness a number of projects at Bois...
Thinking of going on a mission trip? Here is your chance!
December 5, 2018
HAITI -- A GREAT, FULL HEART
May 26, 2018
“God surely knew that I needed to go to Haiti. He knew that I needed to experience a world far different from the one I was raised in. He knew that I needed to build friendships with people that were uplifting and focused on Him. Most importantly, however, God knew that I needed to strengthen my relationship with my faith, because the truth is, I was lost and I didn’t even know it. It’s hard to put it into words that will make sense and not make me sound crazy, but the truth is that going on this mission trip literally saved me from continuing down a road of negativity and self-doubt. I was insecure, seriously lacking self-confidence and had no idea how to fix it. Deep down, I always knew that I wanted to have friendships and connection with people that centered around Christ. I wanted to love myself and be confident in the person that God created me to be. I also wanted to be a person who didn’t just say they knew God, but actually lived and led by example. I wanted all of those things, but didn’t know how to get them so instead of putting in any effort, I literally did nothing about it. Finally I think God was like “enough is enough girl, I am sending your butt to Haiti to get your life together.” And I am so thankful that He did. It sounds so crazy to even write all this, but it’s the absolute truth. Going to Haiti has had such a tremendous impact on my faith and personal growth that it’s hard to believe that I ever thought about myself or God in the way that I did before. I’m still trying to figure out exactly how all this change happened from one trip, but ultimately I know that it all relates back to God and His workings in my life. Strengthening my faith and trust in Him has helped me to achieve all of those things that I knew I wanted, but didn’t not how to get. It helped me become the person, friend, sister, coworker, daughter, and social worker that I always wished I could be. And the best part is that I know God isn’t even close to being done with me yet. Long story short, this trip was simply amazing and life-changing in the best possible way. I thought everyone was crazy for saying that I would come back and feel like a different person, but it’s true. And I am SO thankful for that. And for this team. And for the beautiful people of Haiti. And for the man upstairs for making it all possible!”