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Saturday, December 30, 2006

A Sea of Hope - TV program about Mercy Ships!

A Sea of Hope, the 1 hr made- for-TV version of TLN's Acts of Mercy will air New Year's eve on the i channel at 6pm (available by direct TV and cable in many locations) To check local listings, go to: Witness the miracles onboard Mercy Ships floating hospital. Shunned by society, treated as outcasts, many with physical malformations and health issues come with hope in their hearts for healing. Watch the miraculous recoveries as doctors perform medical makeovers that really matter. Host Bill Kurtis. Sunday - 6pmDec 31, 2006

Thursday, December 28, 2006

The Africa Mercy - 26 December 2006

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Rob and I decided to take a trip to the other side of the river to get a picture of the ship from the Starboard Side! We rode the Metro over to near about where we thought we'd be able to get a good picture...well it is a very industrial area and you couldn't get down near it well. One of the businesses directly across from the ship was open (it was a holiday in the UK - Boxing Day) but they were not very busy with trucks unloading and the gate guard was kind and escorted us up to the fence directly across from the ship!

So we got a fairly good picture of the ship, although it was a quite cloud covered day. Just drizzling and not really raining! So that was good. Still quite cold here! It was about 1-2 degrees Celcius and very damp. Brrrrhhh! We had a great time talking to the guard and he was quite friendly!

Our Cabin Window

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Our cabin is on the Starboard side on Deck 4. So we thought we'd let you know where it is! Double click on the photo and then. If you move the cursor over the picture...a note should pop up and show you!

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Hurricane Rita Recovery Team Announcement

News Release:

Attention all teams and team members!
We have more great opportunities to serve the Lord with construction projects. A year ago September, Hurricane Rita blew threw southeast Texas causing major damage to many homes. There is still a great deal of work to be done and teams of 2-30 are needed to work on these projects. Mercy Ships has partnered with Rita Recovery, the on-site organization, managing the reconstruction efforts in the SE Texas area where there are still more than 800 uninsured/underinsured homes needing immediate attention. The work consists of the repairing of roofs and walls damaged by the storm. We would love to have you and/or your team, join us starting in January of 2007. Please contact Mercy Ships at or 903-939-7111.

To learn about Mercy Teams click here.