Several from Wake Chapel Christian Church are planning a return trip to Jamaica with TEAMS for Medical Missions May 4 - 11, 2013. If you are interested in this vital ministry opportunity, please contact Jenny McCreary.
TEAMS for Medical Missions came into existence in 1990 through the vision of a pastor, John Jameson, and physician, John M. Kauffman, Jr., D.O. The Robins Bay Clinic ws built by a unit of the US National Guard engineers. The Jamaican government was unable to provide personel, equipment, or pharmaceutical resources and so the clinic stood unused until Pastor Jameson and Dr. Kauffman took responsibility. Robins Bay became the first mission outpost of what would later become TEAMS for Medical Missions.
In the years since, TEAMS expanded to other towns providing free health care in government clinics and local churches. To date there have been scores of medical mision trips involving many medical professionals. Hundreds of thousands of dollars in medicines, supplies, and equipment have been donated to the people, clinics and hospitals of Jamaica.
From the beginning, TEAMS for Medical Missions has sought to meet physical needs and alleviate suffering. Its greater concern, however, has always been the need of spiritually lost people.
Because of this, every TEAMS J-Team has members who give their entire time to evangelism and Bible ministry. Recently, the mission has added a house construction and repair component. These - together with medicine - support ministries that make disciples (Matthew 28:18) and strengthen the church while also showing genuine Christian love.