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  1. 3. Serving the People of Juarez
  2. 4. Serving the People of Juarez Serving God Enriching Communities Building Churches Touching Lives
  3. 5. About Juarez Juarez, Mexico is in the northern state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
  4. 6. About Juarez Juarez is just a border away from El Paso, Texas, in the United States.
  5. 7. About Juarez Juarez is just a border away from El Paso, Texas, in the United States. 60,000 people cross the border every day.
  6. 8. About Juarez It’s a very short trip...
  7. 9. About Juarez It’s a very short trip... into a different world .
  8. 10. <ul><li>The people of Juarez are </li></ul><ul><li>hard-working </li></ul><ul><li>family -oriented </li></ul><ul><li>trapped in poverty </li></ul><ul><li>intelligent, with great </li></ul><ul><li>educational needs </li></ul><ul><li>impacted by a history of </li></ul><ul><li>corruption </li></ul><ul><li>There is a crucial need </li></ul><ul><li>for Hope. </li></ul>About Juarez
  9. 11. <ul><li>Juarez facts : </li></ul><ul><li>Juarez is one of the </li></ul><ul><li>fastest-growing cities </li></ul><ul><li>in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Juarez has the highest </li></ul><ul><li>murder rate in Mexico </li></ul><ul><li>1,600 people were killed </li></ul><ul><li>in gang-related violence </li></ul><ul><li>in Juarez in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>That number has </li></ul><ul><li>increased in 2009 </li></ul>About Juarez
  10. 12. Why are we involved? At the heart of creation is a God who cares about His people... Why are we involved?
  11. 13. Why are we involved? At the heart of creation is a God who cares about His people... Why are we involved? ...and He asks us to care for our neighbors.... (Matthew 25:35-40)
  12. 14. Why are we involved? ...by feeding, giving drink, shelter, clothing, tending to the sick, and those in prison.
  13. 15. Our Mission Arrow Outreach’s Mission: <ul><li>The Lord Jesus invites us into this setting, to be His arms and legs </li></ul><ul><li>as we serve others. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrow Outreach seeks to serve the people of Juarez by partnering with local churches to share His love and to enhance their: </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual Growth / Evangelistic </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Community Development </li></ul><ul><li>Hope for the future </li></ul>a 501(c)3 organization
  14. 16. Part II
  15. 17. God uses us to create something from nothing . God uses us to create something from nothing . <ul><li>In Part II, we’ll look at 20 years </li></ul><ul><li>of this theme at work: </li></ul><ul><li>Toribeo Family Center </li></ul><ul><li>Socorro Rivera Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>Tocando Puertas Community Center </li></ul><ul><li>Redencion Y Verdad Church </li></ul>
  16. 18. God uses us to create something from nothing . The empty site in July of 1995: Toribeo Family Center An Outreach to the Community
  17. 19. God uses us to create something from nothing . Toribeo Family Center An Outreach to the Community Arrow Outreach Director Rich Mackey at the finished Center, open for ministry , in June of 2002:
  18. 20. God uses us to create something from nothing . Socorro Rivera Elementary School A Gift from God to the Community The original building, a shack, in October of 2002:
  19. 21. God uses us to create something from nothing . Socorro Rivera Elementary School A Gift from God to the Community Socorro Rivera Elementary School today:
  20. 22. God uses us to create something from nothing . Tocando Puertas Community Center A Spring in the Desert The future site in May of 2007:
  21. 23. God uses us to create something from nothing . Tocando Puertas Community Center A Spring in the Desert The Center, open, in June of 2009:
  22. 24. God uses us to create something from nothing . Redencion Y Verdad Renewed Life The old church:
  23. 25. God uses us to create something from nothing . Redencion Y Verdad Renewed Life The new church under construction in June of 2009:

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