Project Paraguay Foundation

Mission and Purpose


VOLUNTEEERING


MINISTRY TEAM


FOUNDING CHAIRMAN:  PASTOR ROB AMSLER

FOUNDING MISSIONARY:  PASTOR JOEL ACEVEDO

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR:  ALBERT VELDHUYZEN

FINANCE DIRECTOR:  KEAN HYLTOFT

PROJECTS DIRECTOR:  GORDON CAYLOR

TREASURER:  MARK LOCHER

DIR INT'L EXCHANGE: SAUL OTANO

MEDICAL DIRECTOR: JEN FINELLI

SECRETARY:  BOB SOWERS

SCHOOLS DIRECTOR:  JOY OTANO

1990

Pastor Joel Acevedo arrives in Paraguay for the first time on a YWAM missions trip and God plants a seed in his heart for Paraguay. 

1997

Pastor Joel Acevedo and family are sent by Belloto Church.  They arrive in Asuncion driving 1,600 miles and begin the work of God. 

1997

In November, Heritage Presbyterian Church, Warrenton, VA, holds its first Project Paraguay meeting to support the work of Pastor Joel Acevedo. 

1998

In October, Pastors Rob Amsler and Steve Hohenberger of HPC visit the work in Paraguay.

1999

After laying the groundwork for a congregation through evangelism and bible studies, Pastor Acevedo buys the land for El Renuevo Church.

2001

First U.S. missions trip organized by Covenant Community Church comes to help build the structure of El Renuevo Church.

2001

Gladys Acevedo begins the work to establish the El Renuevo School.

2002

El Renuevo Church is inaugurated and first service is held and classes begin at the school.

PARAGUAYAN PARTNERS


Project Paraguay partners with the pastors and elders of the El Renuevo, Barrio Parque, Pura Vida, and Ebenezer  Churches to distribute literature, medicines, renovate churches, provide student scholarships, and plan for the future of the work in Paraguay.  

Pastor Roberto Maureira

Pastor Miguel Diaz

and Pinchi, his spouse

Pastor Fredi Sosa

and Esther, his spouse

BOARD MEMBERS


Members of the Board of Project Paraguay come from all walks of life to include Government attorneys, military officers, doctors, pastors, other professionals, as well as retirees. Our Board includes representatives from a number of Virginia, North Carolina, Alabama, and Florida churches who have diverse backgrounds and come from different faith traditions such as Presbyterian, Baptist, and non-denominational. Our common bond is a commitment to the Paraguayan people and the growth of the Kingdom of God in that country.