Jerry

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Name: Jerry Shannon
Date registered: August 12, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Updated Tour Itinerary — July 8, 2014
  2. Literacy Update — July 7, 2014
  3. Our Proposed Itinerary — June 25, 2014
  4. Why EHE wants to visit your church / group this summer… — June 21, 2014
  5. New Online Store Launches Today! — June 13, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Who Could’ve Thunk This One Up? — 8 comments
  2. As if my last blog post wasn’t complex enough… — 8 comments
  3. A Challenge for Short Term Mission Teams — 8 comments
  4. So You Want to Move to Ethiopia? — 7 comments
  5. DRUM ROLL, PLEASE! — 6 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 08

Updated Tour Itinerary

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We’re setting out in 4 days to spend 2 months on the road.  Here is updated information on where we will be:  – If a date says OPEN, it means we are still looking for opportunities in the area, please let us know if you have any opportunities. – If a date says Pending, it …

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Jul 07

Literacy Update

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We believe that literacy learning is vital for the moms who are part of the project.  This past year we had 52 Moms who were involved in the literacy program and recently we were able to graduate 17 of them!  It was a great honor as the local government also got involved in providing a …

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Jun 25

Our Proposed Itinerary

One week from now we will be sitting in the Bole Airport in Addis Ababa waiting to travel with all 8 of us back to the US for a 3 month home assignment.   We are getting excited.   We are especially excited to be able to talk with so many great folks about all …

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Jun 21

Why EHE wants to visit your church / group this summer…

It has been 3 years since our family last returned to the US.  Actually it has been 3 years since we last left Ethiopia at all.  It has been an amazing time and one in which we have watched God do the amazing and impossible right in front of our eyes. In 10 days we …

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Jun 13

New Online Store Launches Today!

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Check out our new Online Store showcasing handicrafts made by EHE Moms.  It is found at: www.EmbracingHopeStore.com   For the first 13 orders of $50 or more, we’ll include a free tote bag printed with EHE’s logo when your order ships (styles vary as to what yours will look like. a sample of one style …

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Apr 09

EHE’s North American Tour 2014

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The Shannon Family is going to be taking EHE on the road this summer/fall and we would love to come share the work of Embracing Hope Ethiopia in a city near you.  Would you like us to come to your area? Late July through Mid-October.  We are looking for the opportunity to get in front …

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Mar 26

Announcing EHE Spiritual Ministries!

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  Over the past 3  years of our work in Ethiopia, we have seen incredible transformation come to Moms and their children as families were preserved.   God has given us incredible opportunities to share His love in deed daily.  It has been beautiful to offer a holistic response. However, over that time one area …

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Mar 22

Family Sponsorship – Help us to get Mehalet and Habtam sponsored.

Help us to focus on seeing our families get sponsored one at a time.  By doing so, you are helping us to make room to serve more moms. Today, Help us to find sponsors for Habtam and his mother Mehalet.   Habtam is 2 1/2 years old.  Mehalet is 28 years old, illiterate, and without …

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Mar 18

Unfinished Business

We need your help.   We are on the edge of expanding and we have some unfinished business.  We have over 35 sponsorship slots posted on our website that we need to find sponsors for.  We have an additional 40 sponsorship slots that need filled within the project because people have needed to discontinue sponsorship …

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Nov 02

Thoughts on Orphan Sunday

Tomorrow is Orphan Sunday.  It is great opportunity to pray for orphans and widows throughout their world and again highlight their plight and ask God what our responsibility is to them.  Even here in Addis Ababa we will be praying for them tomorrow.  We will pray for them and then within seconds be confronted by …

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