Harvest and Fuente de Salvación Methodist Church –
United in Prayer
As part of “Methodists United in Prayer (MUIP)” - the relationship between the Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church and The Methodist Church of Cuba - Harvest and Fuente de Salvación (translated: Fountain of Salvation) became "sister churches" in 2015. Fuente de Salvación is a small, rural church with about 50 adults and 20-30 youth and children. The church is a one hour drive northeast of Holguin in the eastern part of the country (click for map).
Harvest Returns to Cuba This Month
Harvest returns to Cuba on May 30 for a week-long visit to sister church Fuente de Salvación. This team consists of Barbara and Andrew Moore, Rebecca Nickens, Jackson Lawson and team leader Diane McCoy.
The purpose of this trip is to continue strengthening our relationship with the people at our sister church and discern what other ways Harvest can support them and they can support Harvest.
How You Can Participate in This Ministry Right Now:
Please pray for a prayerful, safe, and fruitful experience for the team. Pray for the people of Fuente de Salvación. Ask God to help the team in strengthening Harvest’s relationship with the people of Fuente de Salvación, and in discerning what other ways Harvest can support them and they can support Harvest. Pray for the people of El Mamey (the community where the church is), that they may be led by the Holy Spirit to come to know and follow Christ through the ministries of Fuente de Salvación.
We’re currently partnering with our sister church to :
- Bring basic goods to Cuba that are impossible or cost-prohibitive to obtain there;
- Install a water tank at the pastor’s house;
- Supplement the pastor’s very small monthly salary;
- Provide lunch there after every Sunday service to which the church and entire community is invited.
Want to learn more about Cuba's vibrant, growing Methodist Church?:
Mike Kennedy, Pastor Eriberto Hernandez, his wife Karenia, their daughter Elizabet and Diane McCoy in front of the pastor's home in May 2017.
A group photo after worship at Fuente de Salvación's Lindero mission. Pray for Lindero mission leader Yamila, kneeling center in the red shirt.
The people of Fuente de Salvación sharing testimonies in the sanctuary during worship.