January 17, 2014

Update on Riobamba District Center

District Superintendent Mario Paredes is nicknamed "Super Mario" and is living up to his name.  Not only is he building and setting up 10 Compassionate International Centers this year but is also keeping up with improvements on the District Center in Riobamba.  The center is used for district meetings or conferences and also can be rented out to help generate money for the maintenance .  The following pictures will tour you around to see the updates. We appreciate the donor that made the latest updates possible.  We also want to thank the many Work and Witness Teams and Mission Corp that worked so hard on this. Bruce and Cinda McKellips former Work and Witness Coordinators had the dream and started this project. 
This is the reception desk

One of the large meeting rooms facing the street

Small meeting room next to the side door where
 the dorm rooms are.

the left door is the communications
office with the reception desk on the

one of the bathrooms

The business minds working together.  Mario and
Jon Fischer Work and Witness Coordinator in Mario's office

The old kitchen had ceramic tile counters and
concrete floor
There are two stainless steel kitchen sinks
The burner unit is an island on wheels with an added space
to wash big pots and pans

A baptism 

Dorm rooms- the colorful mattress covers were made by 
a volunteer lady from Oregon

The parking lot/soccer field/basketball court was poured 
by  Mission Corps- a family from Canada and a couple from
Washington and nationals. It really cuts down on the dust

The front of the District Center.  The church is on the lower
left and the Compassion International Center in on the 
lower right. The offices and conference rooms are on the 
second level

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