New Perspectives from our Trip to Nigeria

By |2020-01-07T19:52:50+00:00January 7th, 2020|Egbe Life & Ministries|

My husband Michael served on a two week mission trip in Egbe, Nigeria in 2012. He returned from that trip a different man as God had done some amazing work in his heart. So when he asked if I would consider joining him on another trip to Egbe this past October I was surprised that [...]

Joyful Anticipation of the New Year – Egbe Hospital and ECWA School of Nursing Revitalization

By |2019-12-31T18:31:52+00:00December 31st, 2019|Egbe Hospital, Revitalization Updates|

There is much to celebrate as we look at all that has been accomplished in 2019, the many lives impacted at Egbe Hospital, and the great anticipation of things to come as we revitalize the School of Nursing.  You have helped to make a visible mark in Egbe, Nigeria. There is an air of [...]

Sharing the Message of Christmas JOY at Egbe Hospital and ECWA School of Nursing in Nigeria

By |2019-12-23T21:21:55+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Egbe Hospital, Revitalization Updates|

Earlier this month staff and students of Egbe Hospital and ECWA Schools of Nursing and Midwifery joined together to sing  Christmas carols and reflect on the gift of Christmas,  one of HOPE – both for this life and for eternity! Your prayers and financial gifts have brought JOY as the community benefits daily from [...]

Help Us Meet the Growing Needs of the Patients at Egbe Hospital who Cannot Afford Medical Care

By |2019-12-11T14:50:29+00:00December 11th, 2019|Egbe Hospital|

Support the Hospital’s Benevolent Fund On our recent trip to Egbe Hospital in rural Nigeria, members of our team joined a local pastor and hospital staff to pray for and encourage patients at their bedside.  Going from bed to bed, we were struck by how great the need is. For many, the hospital represents the [...]

Transforming Lives – One Child at a Time

By |2019-12-11T14:40:20+00:00December 10th, 2019|Revitalization Updates|

Egbe Hospital and Nursing School Revitalization Project It is always exciting to see the progress within Egbe Hospital, throughout the medical complex, and within the community! What a privilege to serve on a team with a shared vision to transform lives! Four years ago, because of your partnership, Egbe Hospital opened a Children’s Ward [...]

EGBE Community Names Two New Chiefs

By |2019-11-11T15:25:27+00:00November 11th, 2019|Revitalization Updates|

It was wonderful to be back in Egbe, Nigeria, earlier this month with a team of volunteers to see the progress on the revitalization of the ECWA School of Nursing and Midwifery, Egbe, and to support the team at Egbe Hospital through planning, training, budgeting, and staff development. Highlights of the trip included: [...]

The Roofs Have Been Installed on the Dorms!

By |2019-09-20T18:31:41+00:00September 17th, 2019|Revitalization Updates|

Each morning 80-100 workers arrive at the construction site located across from the hospital. The result is a flurry of activity and momentum as we forge ahead with the revitalization of the ECWA School of Nursing, Egbe in Nigeria. Today, the roofs of the three dorms (two female dorms each with 24 rooms and [...]

A Song of Community – Egbe, Nigeria

By |2019-08-02T20:53:39+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Egbe Life & Ministries|

Theologian Henri Nouwen writes, “Our society encourages individualism. We are constantly made to believe that everything we think, say, or do, is our personal accomplishment, deserving individual attention. But as people who belong to the communion of saints, we know that anything of spiritual value is not the result of individual accomplishment but the [...]

A Willing Heart with Helping Hands!

By |2019-06-25T18:57:11+00:00June 25th, 2019|Revitalization Updates|

We have just returned from another productive trip to Egbe, Nigeria, with a large team of volunteers. Some have served in Egbe before, and for others it was their first time to Africa. Each of them were touched by the warm greetings of “You are Welcome!” expressed frequently by our Nigerian friends and colleagues.  [...]