Our recurring budget is fully pledged. 😅  Next up: the launch fund.View as website
Partner spot: The Tshibaka family has been a great ally in our ministry, and we hope to work together in Africa. Alex knows Kadita (right) from Dartmouth, their alma mater, and the Eleazar Wheelock Society for reason, faith, and vocation.

Thank you, partner.

This Thanksgiving, we had a special reason to be thankful. God has given us sustaining partners who’ve committed to provide 100 percent of our recurring Wycliffe budget. It's a giant step toward beginning our ministry in Kenya, and we praise God for these partnerships.

To everyone who has prayed for us, or committed to give, or advocated for us and the cause of Bible translation and literacy, thank you.

Last Mile (Kilometer?)

In case you’re not sure what all of this budget talk is about, we’ll explain. Wycliffe creates a budget for each of their members that covers their living and ministry expenses. As members, we’re responsible to invite people to partner by donating to Wycliffe, and we're not done yet.

How to give

Although we’ve reached 100 percent of our sustaining budget, to go the last mile, we need about 75 percent of our launch fund. The launch fund provides what we need to fly to Kenya and get set up. Our first meeting in Kenya starts on January 17, but Wycliffe won't release us until we can cover those one-time costs. If you'd like to give, here's your chance to make it happen!


Pray for our travel. We're halfway through our big move from Maryland to Texas. These five days will be rough, but it'll be good to see family.


Praise God for gloriously providing for our needs. Give thanks for four years of beautiful community here in Maryland.

Give by phone at 1-800-WYCLIFFE.
Give by check.  Make checks out to "Wycliffe Bible Translators", and enclose a separate note stating, “Preference for the Wycliffe ministry of Alex & Megan Mercado 270043” (or "71-270043" for one-time gifts). Mail the check and note to:
Wycliffe Bible Translators
PO Box 628200
Orlando, FL 32862-8200
All donations are tax deductible. You can also give more creatively.
Partner spot: We're going to miss our two small groups that have met regularly at our house this year, one from Grace Community Church (left), and one from Solid Rock Church (right).
05 December 2016

Alex MercadoLanguage Technology
Megan MercadoLiteracy and Education

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