All God's Children

Why I Am Going to Serve

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Since I was about 14 years old, I went on mission trips almost every year to the Rio Grande Valley with Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries. SWGSM was founded in 1996 by Cuban Refugee and Disciples Minister Feliberto Pereira. I have a long-list of cherished memories from these trips, which we do not have enough time […]

Giving

Thanks-Giving Blessings

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Nuestra Querida Familia en Dios, Our Beloved Family in God, Greetings to you and your family! We pray for the safety of each of you and that today is filled with great joy and gratitude. On this day set aside for thanks-giving, we are reminded of the hospitality and ties of chosen family. That first […]

All God's Children

20 People with Hope at the Border

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Knowing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents would drop off any released detainees at the bus station in Brownsville, Texas around 4 a.m., Rev. Sharmin DeMoss of Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries and I arrived about 6:45 a.m. and found a group of 16 people who were being assisted by volunteers from Good Neighbor Settlement House […]