2015--San Antonio, Texas
In April of 2015, Dr. Emde traveled with his entire family and a large team of doctors and volunteers from Takoma Regional Hospital and Greeneville Adventist Academy to San Antonio, Texas, for a Your Best Pathway to Health free mega health clinic. They joined 1,700 volunteers of the Seventh-day Adventist Church from all over North America which converged to help those in need in San Antonio.
Eye exams, glasses, dental care, medical care, and all kinds of services and goods were provided in the Alamodome. Even surgeries such as hysterectomies, gall bladder removals, and more which were done in local hospitals and were provided free to over 6,192 patients in San Antonio. Overall $20,400.000 (over $20 million) of free services were provided! Click the box below to see where the next free event will be!
2014--San Jose, Costa Rica
In May, 2014 Dr. Emde and one of his optical staff, April Johnson went with another optometrist Dr. Dennis Benedict and his wife, Eddye from Knoxville on a Quiet Hour mission trip to San Jose, Costa Rica. Nursing students and others from Southern Adventist University also joined the team.
Vision and medical clinics were done throughout the city at the local churches during the day and then the students would hold evangelistic meetings and VBS-like programs for the children at that same church in the evening.
Bill Tucker from Quiet Hour Ministries also gave a large evangelistic series in the evenings at one of the locations during that same time which was televised live throughout all of South America.
Our Local Mission Projects:
We are involved in mission projects here locally as well as overseas!
In Office Fundraising Projects:
1. EYES FOR INDIA
2. WATER WELLS FOR AFRICA