(Augusta, Ga) – Paine College will host the annual Christian Haitian Outreach (CHO) Celebration and honor its founder, Eleanor “Mom” Workman, on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. in the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel.
Workman began her missionary work in Haiti in 1974 as a caregiver for the sick and abandoned children. She witnessed firsthand the hunger and hopelessness among the children and she began an orphanage ministry. This ministry would rescue the abandoned babies and children; provide for their physical and medical needs; teach them in her first school by drawing the letters of the alphabets in the dirt, and above all, she witnessed and taught them about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Workman’s work has an indelible place in Haiti, establishing orphanages, churches, medical clinics and schools. The CHO founder has trained more than 200 pastors who aid in spreading her work.
“We are depending on the Holy spirit to touch your heart as He has touched mine to support and work with this ministry,” said Pastor Albert James, chairman of the Board of Directors and supporter of the CHO.
Sustaining the work of her mission is possible with the support of churches and individuals in the CSRA and beyond. After spending most of her time in Haiti and Miami she is now a resident in Augusta and recently celebrated her 93nd birthday. In this season of her life, she continues to be a blessing in Haiti, in the CSRA community and throughout the world.
For more information about Christian Haitian Outreach, visit: www.choinc.org
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Photo caption: Eleanor “Mom” Workman, founder of the Christian Haitian Outreach (CHO).