Mission: Ararat 2013

Gary Fallesen

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Nationality: American of Danish descent. Occupation: Missionary. Missions with C4C: Dominican Republic 2005; Haiti 2006, 2007 (twice), 2008, 2009 (twice), 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013; Indonesia 2007, 2010, 2012, 2017, 2018 and 2019; Kilimanjaro 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 201...

Joe Trussell

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Joe Trussell on Sajama in Bolivia. Nationality: American (born in Bolivia). Occupation: Lead pastor. Missions with C4C: Ararat 2013 and Kilimanjaro 2016. How long have you climbed? More than 25 years. Type of climbing you do: Snow and ice in the past; now mostly trekking the Colorado 14ers. High...

Hayley Hope Fallesen

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Hayley Fallesen sharing love of Jesus with Kurdish children on Mission: Ararat 2013. Nationality: American. Occupation: College student, professional ice-cream scooper and babysitter/nanny. Missions with C4C: Turkey 2013, Peru 2014, Tanzania 2014, Malawi 2016, and Nepal 2017. How long have you c...

Mission: Ararat 2013 Trip Report

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Sharing Christ's love with a smile By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ Her father watched as she hiked out of Base Camp with the rest of the Mission: Ararat team, heading toward High Camp and ultimately the 16,854-foot summit of Mount Ararat. God had given him peace about letting hi...

DISPATCHES: Ararat

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By Gary Fallesen Founding president, Climbing For Christ Mission: Ararat Prayer Calendar Monday, Aug. 5 There is a Kurdish proverb, “Sam seker wilat serintie e.,” which means “Damascus is sweet, but one's country is even sweeter.” In other words, there is no pla...

Ararat 2013: A personal reflection

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It's about the mission, not the summit By Gary Fallesen Founding president, Climbing For Christ “Mission, not mountain. “People, not peak. “Service, not summit.” As I limped up 3,700 vertical feet to Base Camp on the first day of our Mission: Ararat climb – ...

Charlotte Crain

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Charlotte Crain teaching (with Damson Samson interpreting) at the C4C-supported orphanage in Malawi, Africa. (Photo by Gary Fallesen) Nationality: American. Occupation: Principal Solutions Architect, SAS Institute. Missions with C4C: Kilimanjaro (Tanzania and Malawi) 2010 and Turkey 2010, 2013 an...

Mission: Ararat 2013

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Date: July 25-Aug. 5. Length of trip: 14 days. Team size: 4-6 members. Purpose: Trek on Mount Ararat and spend time with nomadic Kurdish people living on HIStoric mountain’s slopes. Cost: Estimated at US$2,150 plus airfare to/from and in Turkey. The estimate includes trekking costs, ground ...

Kurds and the Way

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Kurds and the Way By Gary Fallesen President, Climbing For Christ Shopping for a Turkish rug seemed to be taking longer than weaving one. I grew impatient. Then God once again showed me my foolishness. He turned what seemed like a “vacationary” experience into a missionary moment. ...
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