La Esperanza

Cris McCoy
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Cris’s heart is to dispense the affection of Jesus to the needy, hurting, broken, and poor in spirit. This gift comes from time spent away alone with the Lord. It is out of this time and then into community where she most comes alive. She believes she was made just for this. It is her desire to focus on “exchanging love”–both giving and receiving God’s love.
Gerardo Ayala Morelos
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As a missionary, Gerardo has learned a lot from the government doctors that come to serve once a week at the clinic, as well as from MMM. He has taken courses with the government doctors and is discovering what he enjoys. He appreciates that they have been willing to give everything, without expecting anything in return.
Rafael Ventura
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Pastor Rafael “Jr.” Ventura has devoted his life to serving migrant workers in the San Quintin Valley. He became a pastor in 2002. During the pandemic, he noticed the pressing need for food and essentials for newly-arrived workers in the consolidated Camp Vergel. Responding to their interest in Bible studies, he planted churches inside the camp and a nearby neighborhood. Now, he is working in building “La Casa de Esperanza y Fe para el Migrante” (House of Hope and Faith for the Migrant).