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Why Greet Missionaries

Wallace-Shawn-Heather-770x770Between services on July 24th, we are hosting a Missionary Meet & Greet with The Wallace Family who are serving in Nairobi, Kenya. Don’t miss the opportunity to be an encouragement to Shawn and Heather and to their children.

When Jesus saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”  Matt 9: 36-38

Missionaries typically sacrifice personally, professionally and financially to take their families to far flung places where they do without conveniences while missing their family and friends in order to work terribly long hours in adverse situations for little thanks and no compensation.

Here are 10 reasons we should be eager to meet and greet missionaries: