Western NY Coffee Chat via Skype

Gary Fallesen

Western NY Coffee Chat via Skype

Western New York Update

Chat with Gilbert tonight

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

By Gary Fallesen, founding president, Climbing For Christ

Happy Haitian: Gilbert Lindor yesterday at Quorum Prosthetics in Windsor, CO. (Photo by Gary Fallesen)

Greetings in HIS name!

The Western New York Chapter continues its bi-weekly Coffee Chat at 6:30 p.m. today with a special Skype from Colorado. Jordan Rowley will host guests at Spot Coffee, 200 East Ave., Rochester, while I call in from Loveland, CO, where we’re staying this week with Haitian brother Gilbert Lindor.

We brought Gilbert to Colorado to receive a new prosthetic leg from our friend Joe Johnson and his team at Quorum Prosthetics. My wife Elaine and new staff member Missy Jean Dedrick of Denver are with us. We’ll all be on the video-chat from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

We’ll share Gilbert’s story and you can ask him questions. If you speak Spanish or Haitian Creole, it will be even better. But if not, we’ll translate for Gilbert. Please join Jordan at Spot and Chat with us from Colorado.

PRAY: For Gilbert as his prosthetic leg is being fabricated today and tomorrow and he will receive it on Monday. May this blessing bless his life and ministry in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

GIVE: You can support the work we are doing with Gilbert, who also leads C4C’s New Generation in Haiti – a group of twentysomethings carrying on the work Climbing For Christ began from 2005-2013 – and in medical school in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Gilbert will be entering his seventh college semester of 18 when he returns to the DR from this trip. (You can give donations to Jordan tonight – or follow the “GIVE” instructions in the left-hand column of this email.)

GO: To Spot tonight to Chat with Gilbert and the rest of us.

CLICK HERE for the latest updates on Gilbert’s return to Colorado … and other adventures of C4C.  

The final Word

“For I am about to do something new. See, I have already begun! Do you not see it? I will make a pathway through the wilderness. I will create rivers in the dry wasteland.” – Isaiah 43:19 (NLT)


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