Russell Patterson Team

Russell Patterson Team: Gastonia, North Carolina

August 20- 27, 2016
La Iguala, Lempira
Salvations-  292
Bibles-  754
Children's Church-  650
Medical Patients-  1190
Prescriptions-  5953
Dental Patients- 307
Extractions-  351
Fillings-  11
Hygiene Patients-  131
Eye Glasses-  309
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This beautiful, historic Catholic church was built in the 1500s.

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Nearby hills

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The church services were held in the soccer field stands.  Children on the left and adults on the right

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Preaching to the adults

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Wearing their gifts from children's church

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The line for the clinic

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Special cases move to the front.

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Hanging from the school porch were these creative decorations made of plastic soda bottles.

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With no extra rooms for medical stations inside, the stations were held on the porch.

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Since team captain Russell was unable to attend this year, Larry (the one in the goofy glasses)  took charge.

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This patient recently suffered a stroke.

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This little lady sliced her leg with a machete.  Stitches required.

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Impetigo

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Sewing stitches

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Cleaning dental instruments- Also an important job

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Extracting teeth

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Post extraction

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Calming her child during an extraction.

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Opening wide for the dental hygienist

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Pharmacy - This place never slows down.

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Irma- one of our beloved translators-  No one loves to witness more than this lady.

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Irma witnessing to the policemen