An Abante Christmas

Kellie CalhounDiscipleship, Event Photos, Featured, Marketplace Missions, News, Puerto RicoLeave a Comment

Songs and singing are very popular at Christmas time in Puerto Rico. People like to carol singing, known as Parrandas (also sometimes called Asalto or Trulla). Friends gather late in the evening (about 10pm) and visit different houses. People are meant to be surprised and woken up by the music and singing of the ‘parranderos’ (those taking part in the … Read More

Outreach in Arenales

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Arenales, Puerto Rico When Jesus enters the room, he displaces the darkness, and creates his own space.Janessa Watson There are opportunities to serve people all around. If you take a close look at your neighborhood, you will find projects that need attention, and people in the community who are willing to work, but simply need direction and motivation. Recently, the … Read More

Juvenile Center Ministry

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Dorado, Puerto Rico World peace must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just mere absence of violence. Peace is, I think, the manifestation of human compassion.Dalai Lama Members of the Abante Team visited a Juvenile Center in Guaynabo, PR where they could share the love of Christ with juveniles who come from different walks of life. These young boys … Read More

Monastery of the Holy Spirit

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CLEVELAND, Georgia It is peaceful here, take some with you!Brother Callistus The concept of monks – men or women living on the edge of society to focus on the divine– began more than half a millennium before the birth of Christ and became a feature of every major religion. You may be asking yourself, what does a monastic lifestyle have … Read More

Abante International in Czech Republic

Diana Carolina Cruz AyalaCzech Republic, Event Photos, Global Perspectives, Global Relationships, Local Church Ministry, Marketplace Missions, NewsLeave a Comment

PLZEN, Czech Republic The Abante team along with Feba George, an ETS student, spent a total of six days serving the people of the Czech Republic and providing support to a few churches. The host and coordinator for the team’s service time was Maria Nam, whose family is responsible for planting several churches in the Czech Republic. The team was … Read More

Service at Iglesia Wesleyana de Caparra

Diana Carolina Cruz AyalaEvent Photos, Local Church Ministry, Marketplace Missions, News, Puerto Rico

GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico Abante International has developed a good relationship with a local Wesleyan church in Caparra. The pastor, Rev. Carlos Colon has become a friend of the program, inviting the team to serve in several missions’ emphasis services and conferences in the past three years. This year, founding directors, Brian and Beba Schlottmann led a conference dedicated to enrich … Read More