“Legacy” Film dramatically shows John and Jodie's ministries including the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake.
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April 2016

 Dear Friends,

In January of 1986 we boarded a plane with our not quite three-month–old daughter and headed for Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  We were committed to stay long term in Haiti, but we really had no idea what that would look like.  There have been many challenges over these years, but God has always been faithful.  And YOU, our Living Link supporters, have been faithful too.  Some of you have supported us even from those very first days when we were Special Assignment missionaries.

And now we feel that it’s time to finish our work here.  We will return to the US in June 2016 and conclude our service with Global Strategy September 30, 2016.

At this point, John is finishing his time in Prospere.  The clinic facility will remain, as it is part of the church building, but will not be open on a regular basis, except when visiting medical workers are there.  However, there are more health care facilities available in that area, especially since the earthquake, so the community has various health care options.  We are also very happy to have Mark and Kathy Fulton here in Haiti now to carry on the medical ministry through the Church of God clinic in Saintard.  If you would like to continue to support Haiti and health care here, please consider transferring your support to the Fultons.

Jodie will be finishing her time as Kindergarten teacher at Quisqueya Christian School at the end of May.  We hope her replacement will be in place by then.

There will be a time of celebration at the convention in Anderson June and we hope many of you can be there for us to thank you in person.  Please remember us in your prayers during the months ahead, that we will finish well here and transition well back into life in the US. 

The past thirty years have been an amazing journey, one which would not have been possible without you.  Your love, prayers, encouragement, and financial support have been an integral part of our ministry here.  As the song says, “Thank you for giving to the Lord!”

With love and gratitude,

Jodie and John Ackerman
Missionaries to Haiti



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