West Tennessee Haiti Partnership

Presiding Bishop Historic Visit to Haiti

Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori traveled to Haiti this week. Read the full article of what see saw and did, along with pictures of Petionville and Northern Haiti. We hope she saw a bit of what we know and love … Read More

Ain’t No Use to Sit and Wonder Why, Babe

Thanksgiving Day in Memphis. Cleaning up the house so we can have a big group for dinner. All my closest friends in the world; all have shared the Haiti experience with me either by going on a trip or taking … Read More

Aint no use to sit and wonder why, Babe

Thanksgiving Day in Memphis.  Cleaning up the house so we can have a big group for dinner. All my closest friends in the world; all have shared the Haiti experience with me either by going on a trip or taking … Read More

Parting memories of our trip

So much happens over the course of one week on these mission trips. Difficult to capture all of it; partly due to my fatigue at the end of the day. Fatigue which builds as the week goes on. Working in … Read More

Beach Day

Today we spent a lovely day at Kaliko beach. This is where the St Vincent’s kids come for one week of summer camp, called Camp Jacob. Lovely pools as well as a fabulous beach. See our twitter feed for photos. Our … Read More

Gifts and Goodbyes

Our last day at St Vincents is always full; things done and left undone as we say in our prayer of Confession. Names of patients we want to see again, to recheck blood pressures or make sure their ailments are … Read More

Pran Swen-Take Care

Many times today I used this Kreyol phrase. As the teachers and school staff came to see me one by one, all said “Mesi” or Thank You as they left.  I wanted to say “thank YOU  for taking care of … Read More

Holiday in Haiti – Making house calls- Who is Drew?

Today, November 18, was a national public holiday in Haiti commemorating the victory of the Haitian rebels over the French in the revolution.  As usual, we learned of this on Sunday, just after we arrived.  A holiday means no school, no … Read More

Medical and Dental clinics and a whole lot of shakin’ goin’ on

Claire brought her own special touch to St. Vincent’s today.  While the children lined up to see Dr Nelson, or Phillip, the dental hygienist, Claire entertained them.  I looked out the door of the clinic to see kids clapping and … Read More

C’est mon Cantique

Today we went to 9:00 service at Holy Trinity Cathedral.  The worship service is held in a temporary pavilion built next to the crumbled cathedral which was destroyed in the earthquake.  Its lovely to see old friends and be greeted … Read More