Brigades

Nelson Galarraga Returns For the second year in a row, Nelson Galarraga from the North Atlanta Church of Chrit returned of offer a week long training on pastoral counseling. Some 25 individuals participated in Nelson’s practical, hands-on training, equipping our team to better meet the needs...

In early June the Snellville Church of Christ from Snellville, GA came to work with Mission UpReach, bringing three different teams. One team focused on meeting basic medical needs in 5 different schools, giving each student in the school a medical consult and any needed medications....

This spring brigade season was a time of “firsts”. Tusculum Church of Christ (top photo) kicked it off with a medical brigade in Lucerna, Ocotepeque, our first time doing a clinic in this community. Over the course of three clinic days, the group attended to...

by Caleb Gossett   During the month of June we began our busy brigade season. Each year countless individuals choose to spend a week working alongside us. We count it as a blessing that so many people have a similar mindset for missions and a heart for...

We wrapped up our 2017 brigade season with a trip from the Belton Church of Christ. During their week, the Belton group did a fantastic VBS in five different schools and spent their afternoons working on the Moses Project. This year was the rst of...

VCOM Returns for Another Medical Outreach The second VCOM (Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine) group of this year came in July to undertake another medical brigade. VCOM regularly brings a large group of medical students and staff from their different campuses to Santa Rosa de Copan....

Pine Tree Church of Christ Brings 52 to serve and work Mission UpReach has a long relationship with the Pine Tree Church of Christ in Longview, Texas. Each year, Pine Tree makes multiple trips to work and serve with us. This year their summer group consisted...

This month Don McLaughlin and Nelson Galarraga held a week long preaching workshop for our male staff members. It was both intensely practical and inspiring. The week ended with each participant giving a short 10 minute talk using the techniques that they had discussed during...

Many may wonder why we use the term “brigade” for visiting short term mission teams. Brigade is generally a military term but can also mean “a group of individuals organized for a particular purpose”. When the Waldron family moved there in 2009 they realized that...