Friday, July 10, 2015

Mission Trip for MeKenzei

New PictureSend Me and I Will Go!

Dear Family and Friends,
I am very pleased to tell you about the amazing opportunity that God has
provided for me. After much prayer, my parents and I have decided, I will join
some others from Magnolia Bible Church, in going to Ecuador on a mission trip
to share the Gospel of Christ. We will be leaving July 31 and will return home
August 8.  Some of the activities that we will possibly be leading are; Vacation Bible
school, worship, crafts, and work projects.
This is something that God has placed on my heart and I have absolutely no doubts about going on this trip. There are a couple of ways that you can help me. First, I ask that you would pray for my physical health for this trip.  One year ago, I sustained an injury to my left hip and lower back, and I had to wear a SI brace for support. After attending physical therapy to strengthen my hip and back, my physical health improved greatly; however, I was unable to go and serve in Ecuador last year. I really appreciate the prayers said for my physical health throughout the year, and gratefully I can tell you that the previous injury will no longer affect my ability to go. Also, thank you everyone who has already donated money, and I ask that you will continue to pray for me and for the others on the team.
I ask that you also pray for me emotionally and spiritually as I continue to grow in Christ. The devil uses many ways to deter our relationship with the Lord and we often find ourselves or our families under attack when we try to share and grow in the word of God. For the past year I have been a student leader in the youth group at my church, and I have recently started volunteering in the Children’s Ministry as well. Being a student leader allows me to work with junior high students at Magnolia Bible Church, and it has been such a great honor and privilege to be able to inspire others. One of my favorite things to do is work with children and help them learn, which is why I decided to volunteer in the Children’s Ministry, where I help a Sunday school teacher share the word of God with children starting Pre-K in the fall. Helping others is something I am truly passionate about, and I believe mission trips will help me to grow in my relationship with the Lord and others around me. I am extremely excited to share with others the word of God, and to be able to see how the Lord will use me. I am also praying about whether or not the Lord wants me to be a missionary full time, and I believe that this mission trip will help me prepare for the next step He has planned for me.
We are so incredibly blessed to have this opportunity to go into Ecuador this summer and would like to also ask you to pray about helping monetarily. The cost is $2,300 and includes our airfare, baggage, food, lodging, transportation, translators, Bible lessons, recreation supplies and materials needed to share the Gospel in Ecuador.  I have already raised the money for my deposit by selling eggs, and I have my passport ready to go. If you are interested in donating monetarily you can mail a check to the church with a note that has my name on it and that it is for the Ecuador Trip, at
Magnolia Bible Church
31611 Nichols Sawmill Rd. Magnolia, Texas 77355

Thank you for your prayers and support.
In Christ,


MeKenzei Wells
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Monday, June 23, 2014

His and Her Wedding Quilt

His and Her Wedding Quilt- Nearly Full Size 80 by 88
Nearly every female item was appliqued to fabric because it was desired to have it in its entirety. 
The middle section had a combination of a couple of her shirts and a few of his to unite the quilt. The mother of the bride had precut many items, so it was a different process for me than normal.
There were a couple of His items from baby and younger years, but mainly His items were just Tshirts for the quilt
Not all items that were sent were able to be used, some had lots of sequins which my machine didn't like, others I didn't feel would hold up in the quilt so I returned them rather than chancing it. 
I wrapped the quilt up in a blue border and added a blueberry flannel backing to it. Its my most difficult order to date. Took a full 24 hours to create.
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Monday, June 2, 2014

Mission Trip to Ecuador


I am very pleased to tell you about the amazing opportunity that God has provided for me. After much prayer, my parents and I have decided, I will join some other students in going to Ecuador on a mission trip to share the Gospel of Christ. We will be leaving Friday August 1st and return home Saturday August 9th. Some of the activities that we will possibly be leading are; Vacation Bible school, worship, crafts, work projects, a student retreat and adult leadership training. We will be visiting Camp Chacauco in Chacauco, Ecuador, where we will have the opportunity to share the gospel with children and some adults who live there. Also, we will go to the neighboring villages of Chacauco, Ecuador to share the gospel. This is something that God has placed on my heart and I have absolutely no doubts about going on this trip. There are a couple of ways that you can help me. First, I ask that you would pray for my physical health for this trip. In January I sustained an injury to my left hip and lower back, and I have to wear a SI brace for support. I am currently in physical therapy to strengthen my core so my physical health will improve overall. I ask that you would pray for me so I will be strong enough to not wear the brace and have little to no pain while I am in Ecuador, the physical therapist felt this was a realistic goal. I ask that you also pray for me emotionally and spiritually as I continue to grow in Christ. The devil uses many ways to deter our relationship with the Lord and we often find ourselves or our families under attack when we try to share and grow in the word of God. I have recently been invited to train as a leader of our Youth Group. This invite requires you to be a sophomore in High School, have a commitment with church attendance, and challenge yourself spiritually etc. I believe mission trips will help me to grow in my relationship with the Lord and others around me. I am excited to share with others that want to know about God and I will be able to see other cultures, how they practice their own religions and how the Lord moves in their lives by using us as his clay to mold and shape them. I am also praying about whether or not the Lord wants me to do this as my path in life. “Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation” (1 Peter 2:2). This mission trip will help me prepare for the next step He has planned for me. We are so incredibly blessed to have this opportunity to go into Ecuador this summer and would like to also ask you to pray about helping monetarily. The cost is roughly $2,000 and includes our airfare, baggage, food, lodging, transportation, translators and materials needed to share the Gospel in Ecuador. I have already raised the$200 for my deposit and passport fees by selling baby chicks, ducks, and quail. I have also done some work for people and will be babysitting this summer. Our church will likely hold a car wash and spaghetti dinner to help raise additional money needed. If you are interested in donating monetarily you can mail a check to the church with a note that it is for the Ecuador Trip at
Magnolia Bible Church 31611 Nichols Sawmill Rd. Magnolia, Texas 77355
 Thank you for your prayers and support.
 In Christ, MeKenzei
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