Haiti Ministries

Vaccinations for Haiti Volunteers

At CBF, our hope is to provide adequate training and preparation for every volunteer preparing to serve short-term in Haiti with our CBF representatives and partners. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends anyone traveling to Haiti receive: Tetanus Booster, Hepatitis A & B, Typhoid, and Anti-malarial medication. Although these vaccinations are not difficult to … Continue reading

Disaster Response / Haiti Ministries

Grateful for Volunteer Feedback- Grand Goave, Haiti

    In January 2011, Deborah Carter took her team from the First Congregational Church in Hanover, MA to do medical work and construction work with the Haiti Housing Network site in Grand Goâve. She has been to Haiti several times and she loves meeting other groups, worshiping with them, interacting and working with the Haitians, and … Continue reading

Haiti Ministries / Healthcare Ministries / Missions

Haitian staff opt to keep cholera treatment center open

The following is an update from CBF field personnel Nancy and Steve James who minister in Haiti. The Jameses are personnel co-commissioned by both CBF and American Baptist Churches USA. The Ebenezer Cholera Treatment Center had experienced a very low mortality rate, unusual for a small rural community health center that had heretofore been inexperienced … Continue reading

General CBF / Haiti Ministries / Missions

Celebration in Grand Goave, Haiti

A few weeks ago, co-appointed field personnel, Steve and Nancy James, were able to participate in a celebration and dedication service for the Siloe school in Grand Goave and several newly finished rubble homes. The James traveled some seven hours to participate in this time of praise and thanksgiving. Below is an excerpt from their impressions … Continue reading

Chile Earthquake Response / General CBF / Haiti Ministries / Missions

Field personnel prayer videos now online

One of the best-known Baptist prayer practices is praying for missionaries on their birthdays. The WMU has trained generations to lift up those serving in cross-cultural settings on their birthdays. CBF continues that grand tradition with Prayer Associates e-newsletter and the annual Prayers of the People guide. But what can we learn when we hear … Continue reading