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  • 1. San Pablo Seminary Merida, Yucatan Mexico June 27 – July 7th, 2010
  • 2. The completed foyer of the Library/Classroom building.
  • 3. Reasons for this location
    • Seminary’s mission fits with Trinity’s
    • Easy travel
    • Good accomodations
    • Fairly inexpensive
    • Tasks we can complete
    • Invitation to come and develop a partnership!
  • 4. We’ll support church plants in Mexico and Latin America
  • 5. We’ll support national leadership of the Church
  • 6. We’ll support the training of leaders
  • 7. Students!
  • 8. We go as servants… And as learners
  • 9. Prioritized Support Areas
    • The following areas of support are listed in order of priority as per the San Pablo President & Staff:
      • Seminary staff enhancement
      • Library Construction Projects
      • Completion of new Men’s Dormitory
      • Student scholarship funding
  • 10. We’ll work on the library. Our goal is to complete the floor/walls in 2 of the sections
  • 11. Rationale for Library Project
    • The current space is packed
    • Over a 1000 books in storage
    • Concrete dust must be kept out of the books so floors and walls must be finished
    • Should be able to see a completed project
  • 12. There’s no more room in the current library.
  • 13. We’ll tile the floor and finish the walls on the second floor in 2 of the library’s rooms.
  • 14. President Amos showing the need. Cement dust and books don’t go together.
  • 15. The windows have all been installed since these pictures were taken.
  • 16. Picture this space with books and students studying to be the future pastors of Mexico and Latin America!
  • 17. In the future we could work on the men’s dorm which has sat unfinished for 5 years
  • 18. Other than doing the floor and walls, what else will we do? So glad you asked!
  • 19. We’ll get to know staff & students
  • 20. Ed will teach a graduate level class in an intensive session program
  • 21. We’ll stay on campus
  • 22. This is the cafeteria where we’ll eat most of our meals.
  • 23. Great food is prepared here.
  • 24. Reverse osmosis is used to purify the water
  • 25. We’ll visit churches where students are assigned for practical education.
  • 26. Visiting a local church and enjoying a meal together!
  • 27. Visiting a local church which Ward Church has been a major ministry partner. Dave and Jean Legters help us converse.
  • 28. Dave Legters sitting next to a standing Mayan sister.
  • 29. Trips to grasp Mayan culture
  • 30.  
  • 31. Background
    • San Pablo Presbyterian Theological Seminary Overview
      • Started in 1982 by Dave and Jean Legters
      • More than 400 graduates since inception
        • Students from 20 of the 31 states of Mexico
        • Many are responsible for church planting after graduation
        • Others fill the needs of the National Presbyterian Church of Mexico
  • 32. We desire to grow our relationship with San Pablo Seminary into a partnership which fosters their goal of training future generations of Christian leaders.