Sacred Heart University

The team of nursing students from Sacred Heart University in the USA visited us again this year from January 18th-25th.  They came to provide medical clinics and were able to care for 371 patients at three different locations:  Santa Maria de Jesus, Pastores and San Antonio Aguas Calientes.

Pastor Rolando is Ordained

Rolando Hernández has been serving IDC since we arrived at our current location.  He has served faithfully as a part of the Music team and the church council as well.  In connection with this years' staffing adjustments, he has joined the IDC staff to serve as our Pastor of Discipleship and Connection Groups.  

Pathways Church November Mission Team

Our sister church in Largo, Florida, Pathways Community Church, sent another team to visit us from November 23 to 30, 2013.

Graduation (Bachillerato) of Fernando Galicia

Fernando is a member of Celebrate Recovery who has achieved four years and seven months free of alcohol and drugs, and currently serves as a leader of CR.  Saturday, the 30th of November, in the IDC sanctuary, we celebrated a service of gratitude to God for Fernando's achievement.  The service was attended by members of CR and the family of Fernando Galicia.

Fernando Galicia (center) with Pastor Antonio Sandoval y
Giovanni Enriquez, Pastor, and leader of CR at IDC
in celebration of the honour and glory of God!

Cause for Celebration!

In Celebrate Recovery there is always cause for celebration:  Whether a member is celebrating reaching a milestone of sobriety, or the beginning of their recovery!  On November 23rd, our group was celebrating the anniversary of our leader, Pastor Giovanni Enriquez achieving nine years free of alcohol and drugs.

Pastor Giovanni Enriquez and CR members celebrating
Gio's ninth year free of alcohol and drugs
Glory be to God!

Vacation Bible School: November 18-25, 2013


The children's ministry volunteers worked for several weeks to organize the decoration of the rooms, and prepare for the day when Bible school was to begin, and hoped everything was ready.

South Tulsa Baptist Church; Campos de Sueños Opening

September Short-term Mission Trip

Once again, we had the opportunity to work alongside our friends from South Tulsa Baptist Church and be a blessing to the people of Santa María de Jesús. More and more families from this village are enjoying clean water thanks to their efforts. Not only do these families have clean water, but also many of them are coming to know the Lord Jesus as their Saviour. Among the 30 family visits made, about 20 people made professions of faith.