Of course it is impossible to recognize all of the heroes out there changing the world who will some day find themselves here at the Twalzan Eden Rest center. We want nonetheless to highlight a few we have had the pleasure of hosting.
Robin and Dave Knudsen
They have been pastoring for over 15 years on Vancouver island in Canada.
Thank you for encouraging us to take more time than we would have. We have experienced this portion of rest that we really needed to be refreshed to turn around and go home and be a blessing.”
Gillian and Chris
From Scotland and Canada, they have worked with Mercy Ships on the Africa Mercy as ship electrician and nurse where they met.
"Coming to Eden Rest was part of my healing after 4 years on the field."
Marty and Erne-Ruth
Marty and Erne-Ruth have impacted the lives of many for the last 5 decades through YWAM, YFC and as a juvenal prison counselor and couple counselor.
"My dream was to sit on this deck, hear the waves and feel the breeze. Thank You Lord for the opportunity to do just that on this deck that I and many others have prayed for as it was dreamed, built, & now is."
Martin has led Love146, a non-profit international human rights organization journeying alongside children impacted by trafficking today and preventing the trafficking of children tomorrow
"I feel a different man".
Robin & Laurette
Robin, managing director of the Africa Mercy, the hospital ship of the global charity Mercy Ships. Robin & Laurette spent a time of rest & regeneration at our Center before going back to West Africa for the next mission.
"We would not have been able to do a second mission without our time of rest at Twalzan Eden Rest center".
Andrea & Harmen
Andrea with the help of her husband Harmen led the Advance Team of Mercy Ships, preparing the coming of the hospital ship. They have been working long hours managing all the logistics, public and governmental relations. They have spent a much needed time of rest in our Center.
"This special time apart helped us to relax, to evaluate our time with Mercy Ships, to re-focus on the future and to spend quality time together in a beautiful place. The food was absolute delicious and healthy, we very much enjoyed it! We felt loved and taken care of."
Jes & Ben
They are newly married and work for Youth With A Mission SVG.
" Eden Rest was the perfect place for us to rest after months of busy preparations with moving and emergency disaster relief. The view and sunsets were beautiful and the perfect way to end our day was lounging on the deck looking at them. The staff were always available to help or assist in any way and the food was incredible! "
Matt is a deck officer on the Logos Hope from Operation Mobilization. Matt and his family came to our Center for a much needed time of rest away from working in a large community environment.
"We had a wonderful time at Twalzan Eden Rest! It’s a very special place and so thankful we could enjoy it."
Emmanuel, Zanne, Miyuka and Jerahmeel
Emmanuel (France), Zanne and Jerahmeel (Philippines), Miyuka (Japan)" serve on the Logos Hope ship from Operation Mobilization.
" The Center feels like home. We just don't want to leave."
Sandrine & Ben
Sandrine and Ben have served on the Mercy Ship in Africa for several years working having to deal with challenging situations. Sandrine & Ben really needed a time to put the wind back in their sails.
Rolf & Maryse
Rolf and Maryse have been missionaries for 40 years leading music and worship all over the french speaking world. They came to Eden Rest to celebrate their 40th anniversary and take a well-deserved time of rest and regeneration.
"After so many years in mission, what a privilege for my husband and I to watch the beautiful bay from our deck every morning and to enjoy the comfort at Eden Rest."
Shannon is the founder of Matryoshka Haus, a collective of entrepreneurs, freelancers, and creatives all working to see hope, justice and restoration transform our world. They have created courses and tool kits to help non-profits, foundations, faith centers and social enterprises achieve more impact in their work.
Dave and Barb
Dave and Barb are pastors on Vancouver island in Canada. They have been in ministry for decades and really needed a time of rest and regeneration. They came to our Center for two weeks and embrace this special place made specially for people like them that serve and love people around them.
Danielle has been working in the charity world for many years. After years of service, she was a perfect candidate to take a deep long breath. Danielle came to our Center for a much needed time of rest and regeneration.
"The island of Mayreau is a jewel, like a hide away to explore not only the beauty of nature but also it’s inhabitants. It was an opportunity for me to take a break from the busyness of daily life. This experience helped me take in some new healthy habits. Sam, Bryce and their family’s loving heart make this a unique experience."
Josh and Katie
Josh and Katie are serving onboard the Africa Mercy in the Communications Department as videographer and photographer. They've spent a time of rest during their honeymoon at our Center before going back to West Africa for their next mission.
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