Victorien, No Longer Afraid

A boy can cope with a lot of setbacks, but rejection by his friends is a crushing blow. Victorien’s friends called him “Big Chin” and stopped playing with him. Victorien’s problem started when his cheek began to swell. A dentist identified an abnormality in his mouth and said he needed to go to the city […]

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Make a Wish Come True This Christmas

Your best gift this Christmas? Making a wish come true! Do you remember what it’s like to be a child with a wish? Waking up on Christmas morning is a joyous occasion for many kids in Canada, but sadly there are many children around the world have never known the joy of a Christmas wish […]

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Helping Restore Smiles for 26 Years and Counting

Dental hygienist Robbie Lerma and her husband have served with Mercy Ships for twenty-six years! Robbie is the Dental Team Supervisor onboard the hospital ship, the Africa Mercy. Why is Mercy Ships so addictive? Robbie says, “Well, it’s nice that I don’t have to cook if I don’t want to.” It’s true. She forgot to […]

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Welcome Home Marlayna!

Marlayna Van Hoepen recently returned home to Chilliwack, British Columbia, from the Africa Mercy where she spent three months volunteering as a cook on board during our 2014-2015 field service in Madagascar. Marlayna cooked up a storm and provided crew with the fuel they needed to help patients and keep the ship running! Marlayna now joins Chilliwack […]

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