Volunteers'S ARCHIVE

  • We are so excited to welcome our new missionary nurse, Karli Kridler, RN. We first met Karli last summer when she was here on a short-term missions trip with her church and came to volunteer at our clinic.  God placed it on her heart to come back, long term, and we are so glad she […]

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  • Check out this time lapse video captured during Strong Tower’s big Framing Party (Dec. 2-4, 2016) at the Wellness Center build site. More than 85 volunteers joined us in framing the roof and the Center’s second floor–along with painting, tiling, and digging projects. We are grateful for all who served and hope to welcome them […]

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  • We hosted more than 500 volunteers this summer at our community clinic and the build site for our future Wellness Center! Check out our August e-newsletter to find out what else we accomplished this summer and what we’re planning for the fall months. August 2016 E-newsletter If you like what you see, be sure to […]

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  • 2015 is almost in the books—and what a year it has been! We’ve never had a more successful, challenging, tumultuous, and significant year in the life of our ministry. Looking back, we see God’s continued faithfulness evident in many ways. Despite some heartbreaks and setbacks, we saw more patients and touched more lives than in any previous […]

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  • Last month, Siloé Ministries teamed up with Hands of Mercy and 25 volunteers to build a “microhouse” on our property. In the near term, the loft house will serve as the construction headquarters for our Wellness Center project, as well as temporary housing for short-term volunteers. Ultimately, the house will become the permanent residence for […]

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  • Much has been written in recent years about the potential pitfalls and problems with short-term missions. We share the concerns raised in books like When Helping Hurts and Toxic Charity (excellent resources for anyone involved with poverty alleviation). We believe that effective short-term missions trips have great potential to transform participants and bless communities; many […]

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  • We’ve enjoyed our busiest summer ever at Siloé Ministries! Beginning in late May, we hosted a steady stream of visitors and volunteers who came to to serve La Mision and the surrounding communities. Here are some of the highlights of the past two months:

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  • Since we started Siloé Ministries 5 years ago, we’ve always been amazed at how God meets our needs with perfect timing. Just last week, we gave away our last bag of adult diapers to an elderly patient in town. “This is the last pack we have,” Kristin, our volunteer RN, told the patient’s wife as […]

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  • We want to give a special thanks to Dr. Dan Doornink, who spent the past three days with us in our clinic in La Mision. We are grateful for his servant’s heart in giving up his vacation time to spend long hours seeing and serving our patients during this busy week. Dr. Dan’s daughter, Danielle, […]

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  • We love hosting visitors and this past week had the privilege of having a group of medical students join us at clinic. Three physician assistant students from Loma Linda University and one DO (doctor of osteopathic medicine) student from Western University assisted with everything from seeing patients, to sorting medication, changing diapers and sweeping floors […]

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