Community Service

Malpaisillo Clinic

For the last few years the Charleston Church of Christ had been dreaming of building a medical and dentistry clinic in Malpaisillo, Nicaragua. This beautiful, poverty stricken town, in rural Nicaragua is also home to the Malpaisillo Church of Christ – a warm and loving church filled with committed disciples of Jesus. It has been a great privilege and honor for the Charleston Church to have the opportunity to sacrifice their time and money and help this dream materialize. Lowell and Angie shared, “In February 2017, it was exciting to walk through the newly built structure and check on the progress of the clinic. It was equally exciting to spend time picking out floor tiles, sinks, paint and everything else. We are very thankful for the group of 15 brothers from different states that traveled to Malpaisillio, a few weeks after us, to donate their time and expertise to the clinic!”

The churches in Charleston and Nicaragua are waiting in eager anticipation for the clinic to open its doors to the residents of Malpaisillo and the surrounding towns. The Lowell’s and supporting churches express confidence that God will use this clinic, not just to provide employment to the community but also to save lives and souls. All involved are awe of how God has blessed their faith by providing what has been needed so far.

Lowell and Angie, along with the Charleston Church of Christ members, ask that others help in the following ways:

(1) Pray that generous donors would be moved by God to contribute financially to the clinic, which is currently in the process of becoming its own non profit organization – In His Steps – Central America. Donations are still needed to help the clinic run and to be proceed with building the second part of the clinic. Donations can be made at: inhisstepsclinic.org

(2) Volunteer! In His Steps – CA is also in need of medical staff to volunteer their time to the clinic. Surely it would be a life changing experience for any volunteer!
For further questions, please contact Angie Hoover at angiehoover12@gmail.com

Lowell and Angie also had the privilege to teach at the Honduras-Nicaragua Leaders Conference, which was held in Managua, Nicaragua in February 2017. They expressed their joy at being with the inspiring, faithful, passionate disciples of these five churches. Angie shared, “We admire their unity, their great sacrifices and their hard work and we are eager to imitate their faith and hearts. We couldn’t be more grateful for the relationships we have built with them.” Please continue for God to encourage and equip His people in these regions !