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Leigh and Barbara Labrecque

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Leigh and Barbara Labrecque worked among the Paama and Southeast Ambrym people of Vanuatu from 2001 until 2016. May 2016 they celebrated the dedications of the Bible in these two language groups (full NT and OT summary in both printed and audio format (electronic is still in the works). Since 2013, Leigh and Barbara and family have been reassigned to Canada working at the Canada Institute of Linguistics in BC, Wycliffe's Canadian training school. Leigh is a Literacy Program development instructor and works in the area of communications and promotion. Barbara works in the area of student support and hospitality. We love being part of God's plan to  equip the next generation of Bible Translators, cross-cultural literacy workers, Scripture use workers, and those assuming other cross-cultural mission oriented roles.

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June 2017 Prayer & Praise Update

November 03, 2017

We are in a magazine Dear friends, Can it be June? 2017? I am astounded at how quickly these past 5 months have flown past. Thank you for your continued support as you stand with us.  We are mentioned...

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November 2016 Prayer and Praise Update

November 24, 2016

We are full of THANKFULNESS as we walk this journey together Dear friends, It is hard to believe that it is already November.  Barbara and I are so thankful to God for you and for your continued praye...

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June 2016 Prayer and Praise Update

June 25, 2016

There and back again, the adventures of Leigh, Sharyna and Avalyn.   Dear friends, I am starting this letter on a plane, winging my way from Vanuatu, beginning my journey back home. My heart is full ....

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May 2016 Prayer and Praise Update

May 08, 2016

Dear friends, Thank you for the outpouring of love and concern these last two months as people have been asking about Barbara, the audio Scriptures, the upcoming dedications, etc. We have much good ne...

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March 2016 Prayer and Praise Update

March 11, 2016

Poor Barbara. She has BOTH arms in casts for at least the next 6 weeks BUT she is happy to be released from the hospital to return home. Dear friends, We have appreciated your prayers and encouragemen...

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