Patrick Patterson

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Hello Friend!

This summer, I’m returning to Hungary (Eastern Europe) for the 3rd time in six years.  My first time was in 2013  and again in 2016.  I have been blessed this year to have the opportunity to go back with a different local body of believers . This will be the 7th year in a row, adults from Watermark Community Church, through a partnership with Cru, are once again traveling to in Eastern Europe on Short-Term Discipleship Trips to minister to High School Students and Young Adult Professionals. It is amazing to see what God has done with our team in just 6 short years, going from 3 people to 40 this year!! In addition to Hungary, we have 5 other teams ministering to High School Students and Adult Professionals in the countries of Albania and Poland. Our trip dates will be from August 4th to August 12th, 2019. 

The Communists enforced strict controls on all Christians from 1948-1988 through discrimination, intimidation and infiltration. There has been religious freedom since 1990; but suspicion, mistrust and division still affect attitudes and the Church, and there is still resistance to the gospel in much of Hungary. The need for evangelism is great.

In partnership with Cru, we will be helping run a summer camp. Approximately 40 people will be involved in the camp which will include Campus Crusade leaders and staff. We will have the opportunity to discuss various topics, give testimonies, facilitate small group discussions, have personal study and quiet time, play games, and engage in team building activities. Finally, we will share the Gospel of Jesus Christ as we believe this is the heart of going. 

Please pray for those in Albania, Poland, and Hungary who will hear the Gospel through the 40 of us this summer! Pray for our team, the leaders and participants! Also, financial support is a huge blessing. If you’re able and cheerfully willing, I would love for you to partner with me this way! The total cost is $3000. I need to raise $1700 by Sunday, May 10th. The remaining needs to be raised by June 29th.

Will you please give a financial gift to help me make a difference in these people's lives now and for all eternity? Just click the "Give a Gift" button to make a donation by credit card or by bank account transfer.  If you prefer to donate by check or cash please contact me directly.


May God be glorified through this marvelous opportunity! 

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