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Name: Jerry Shannon
Date registered: August 12, 2010

Latest posts

  1. EHE’s North American Tour 2014 — April 9, 2014
  2. Announcing EHE Spiritual Ministries! — March 26, 2014
  3. Family Sponsorship – Help us to get Mehalet and Habtam sponsored. — March 22, 2014
  4. Unfinished Business — March 18, 2014
  5. Thoughts on Orphan Sunday — November 2, 2013

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

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Apr 09

EHE’s North American Tour 2014


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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Sep 28

9 New Families!!

I am happy to announce that we have the privilege and honor of partnering with 9 New Families!   These Moms deeply love their children and we count it great joy that they have continually done whatever it took in order to keep their children. Now, as we walk together, our prayer is that they …

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Aug 19

EHE Kindergarten is ready…here is how you can help!


We’re almost ready to open the EHE Kindergarten in September.   The slide and merry go round are purchased.  The desks are on order.   Rooms are being moved around and soon teachers will be hired.  It is getting exciting!! Today I wanted to share with you some photos as well as get some info …

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Aug 07

Announcing the One Child Campaign 2014 Ethiopia Trip

If you have been thinking about visiting Ethiopia and Embracing Hope Ethiopia, here is a great opportunity for you to consider. Our great friends over at One Child Campaign just released their Summer 2014 trip. The dates are July 21 – 31. This is an opportunity for you to not only visit Embracing Hope, but …

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Jul 22

When you know that God is with you…a driving close call.

Anyone who has visited Ethiopia knows that at times driving here can feel a bit dicey. City traffic is one thing as you feel cramped for space, but driving outside of the city comes with its own risks. One road is well known for its share of fatal accidents. There are times where we drive …

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Jul 06

Announcing EHE’s partnership with Poverty Cure!

We are pleased to announce Embracing Hope Ethiopia’s membership in the Poverty Cure Partner Network.  We are honored to be part of this network that focuses on partnering with the poor in ways that restore dignity to see cycles overcome. Poverty Cure is an international coalition of over 230 organizations spanning 143 countries. We support PovertyCure’s Challenge …

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