St. George’s Episcopal Church – Clifton Park New York

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St. George’s Haiti Mission

History: In April 2010, Deacon Scott Underhill travelled to St. Philippe and St. Jacques Church in Corosse, Haiti with Fr. Jean Milor.  There Deacon Scott and Fr. Milor met with the church/school leader – Deliva Wilner – and four of the teachers.  During the meeting, the group toured the one-room building, surrounding area, including the local water supply – a small creek approximately ¼ mile from the church.  In the Summer of 2010, the parish of St. George’s in Clifton Park agreed to enter into a partnership with St. Philippe and St. Jacques.St. George’s Haiti Mission

Mission Statement: To share the love of Jesus through prayer, support, and regular mission trips to our brothers and sisters in Haiti.

Current Projects: Short-term financial support to pay for teacher’s salaries

Provide basic educational supplies such as paper, pencils, books and chalk boards

Initiating a food program, where children can be fed three times a week

Long Term Goals: Clean water supply/sanitary system

Medical treatment/supplies

Self-supporting programs:

Agricultural, for example begin growing black beans

Chickens

Vocational, such as sewing or computer

Solar project to power lights for evening adult education, such as learning English, bible studies, or vocational training

Contact Us: Church Office: (518) 371-6351 or www.stgeorgescp.org

The Rev’d Scott Underhill: (518) 371-1614 or deaconscottu@gmail.com

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