Meet the Teams

Haitian Pastors & Leadership

 

Peter Constantin

National Director

Louie Constantin

Pastor in St. Raphael

Gerby Seriphin

Pastor in Fontaine

Emmaniau Jaques

Pastor in Pignon and House Parent at The Bridge Children’s Home

Milius Rock

Pastor in Savanette

Walquis Seriphin

Worship Pastor and Choir Director

Dely Intervoll

Assistant Pastor in Savanette

Eracin Georges

Assistant Pastor & Head of School in Pignon

Ivelo Paul

Assistant Pastor in St. Raphael

Britus Manuel

Assistant Pastor in Fontaine

Othniel Dantil

Finance and School Coordinator

Astrel Belizaire

Assistant Pastor in Savanette

Levinel Saint-Fleur

Seminary Student at UCCC

Peterson Florestal

Medical Student in Port-Au-Prince

The Board

RICHARD WATHEN

Board President

 

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? Shortly after the earthquake in 2010, a friend gave me the book, The Hole in the Gospel by Richard Stearns. It literally changed my life. The generally narrow view from the American church is often void of the call to tend to those in real poverty. I believe God’s Word says to preach the Good News and offer a hand-up. This message is reinforced in the Bible over two-thousand times.

KIMBERLY MCCURRY

Board Vice President and Co-Director of the Haitian Bead Project

 

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? – I have a heart for Haiti because of the people that I have met while traveling there and while serving through The Haitian Bead Project. Despite the challenges of working in Haiti, the reward from seeing God’s glory on full display through a loving and faithful community of believers in Haiti has made it worth the time, effort and emotion.

BEVERLY DAMM

Board Treasurer

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? During my first trip to Haiti I fell in love with the people I met there. I realized that they are my brothers and sisters in Christ. I was impressed with their strong faith in Christ and their abundance of joy in spite of their extreme poverty. I felt a need to continue the relationships with the people I met there and to become involved in some way to help improve their living conditions.

GINA WATHEN

Co-Director of the Haitian Bead Project

 

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? I remember my first trip to Haiti in January of 2013. It was sobering and humbling. I asked myself, “Why did God allow me to be born in the U.S., and these people to be born here?” I didn’t earn it or deserve it. My husband and I have often said to ourselves and our children, “We are blessed to be a blessing.” The need for development and discipleship is obvious in Haiti and we wanted to help if the Lord would lead. This was the start of a new chapter in our lives – to serve the Lord as we serve His children in Haiti.

KAYLA COOK

Developmental Director & Board Member

 

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? I have a heart for Haiti because of I John 3:17-18 which says, “But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him? Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” This mandate went out to the early church and is certainly relivant still today. My heart’s wish is for the Lord to grant us favor as we serve our Haitian family with love, dignity and God’s truth.

PHILIP ADAMS

Missions and International Development Advisor

 

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? I believe that I am responding to God’s heart for Haiti. My wife and I have served as career missionaries in several third-world nations and our hearts have been pierced by the plight of corruption filled countries and the suffering of the poor inhabitants in these places. Only Christ offers a solution that can change a nation. We want to be a part of bringing that change.

JEREMY BROWN

Educational Development Advisor

 

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? My Master’s thesis looked at the effects of generational poverty.  As I learned about the history and current conditions in Haiti, my heart told my brain that something needed to be done.

MIKE NIMON

Facilities Coordination Adviser

Why do you have a heart for Haiti? Scripture speaks to the heart, commanding the needy and marginalized be cared for. Visiting Haiti for me has confirmed the needs in a broken and complex country. HaitiGO speaks and acts upon a Biblical mandate to serve, love, provide a course of direction that feeds the hungry, trains students, cares for orphans and leaders, speaks the gospel in practical daily ways and sets individuals on a path of hope. The Biblical pattern of seeing a book of Acts, scriptural church planting, growing, meeting, training up, disciplining, and taking care of the less fortunate, is in place and being worked out in Haiti with the healthy partnership of stateside churches and ministries that come to encourage. It is refreshing and healthy to be a part of what God is doing and to come alongside Him as he works and we marvel.