Consider the Shepherds: A note from the President of SI


“….and they came with haste and found Mary and Joseph, and the Babe lying in a manger. Now when they had seen Him, they made widely known the saying which was told them concerning this Child. And all those who heard it marveled at those things which were told them by the shepherds. But Mary kept all these things and…

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Multi-national Ministry in Fiji


BULA! Greetings from Fiji! Pam Christy and I just returned from a two week outreach with a bunch of fun-loving, hard-working New Zealanders. What an awesome experience to see Kiwis, Fijians and North Americans alongside each other doing Kingdom work. The staff at the homebase in Lautoka is led by Oscar and Aralai Vuki, a couple who have a true…

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End of Summer Highlights


Fiji, Ivanhoe, Guatemala, DR, and Costa Rica all saw many lives transformed through summer outreaches New 2012 teams are signing up now for Fiji and Nicaragua! Seattle Pacfic Univ. is beginning their first Fall semester study program with SI in Guatemala The Troyers and the Slabachs have had a DR send-off and blessing as they head to Nicaragua Brian and…

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Dominican Republic: A Season of Transition


While the face of SI DR is undergoing construction the Lord has blessed us with a smooth transition. It is amazing to watch the hand of God move and see His mighty power at work among our staff taking what could be stressful and disastrous and making it into something beautiful and harmonious. The past few months have been wonderful!…

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Retirement?…A Note from the President


Mary Ellen Meyer, former high school secretary at Jupiter Christian in Florida, has probably led more short-term outreach teams with SI than any other leader this past decade. Today you will find her with her husband, Dick, greeting and hosting teams as they come to the SI base in the Dominican Republic. Both Mary Ellen and Dick have just retired…

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Sabbatical Leave for the Saravias


Anyone who has ever come to SI-Guatemala knows Fernando and Marianela Saravia. They are the “face” of SI Guatemala. Fernando is the field director here and both Fernando and Marianela have served with SI for 13 years. Currently they are on sabbatical. SI offers a sabbatical every 7 years of service, so they are long overdue! Fernando will be working…

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New MD for SI-Guatemala


This year we have contracted a new doctor to work out of the community center. Dr. Sara Romero is a pediatrician, and she’s the only pediatrician for miles around! She brings a wonderful heart to serve the Lord as well as the poor of Magdalena and the surrounding communities. Clinic days are busier now then they have ever been. She…

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About Unity…A Note from the President


Within Students International, the Lord has brought together an incredible international staff to further His purposes in His Kingdom. As we grow as a mission, I am reminded of the necessity for us to work together in unity. The unity of a “team” has been a passion for me dating back to my many years in the coaching profession. A…

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Note from the President: Discover Fiji


I love my work! I recently returned from an outreach in Fiji and it must have been the most international team ever assembled within SI. The majority of the team was made up of university students coming from New Zealand. Within that group there were students from India, the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. They were joined by some students from…

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SI-Costa Rica: New Locations for Ministry Sites


We recently moved two ministry sites to different locations. The Tutoring Center in Los Guido had outgrown the rooms that La Iglesia Reformada de Los Guido had graciously allowed us to use. Days after we made the decision to move, God provided a two-bedroom house with a back patio area and a large front garage/patio area. SI Costa Rica staff…

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