Thursday, June 16, 2016

June FM Monthly News

Endeavoring to obey the Word of our Lord...Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature. 

Gracias a Dios! 
Thanks to God!  The convention in Guatemala went well, and was a blessing. There was good attendance of people with a large variety of ages represented! 
Did You Know: 
(Random facts to think on and pray about) 
  • The Foreign Mission shares the Weekly Diner all around the world on a weekly basis.
  • There are over 4500 different languages in India, currently we only minister in only one of them. 
  • 75% of Guatemalans live below the poverty line.
  • About 40% of the worlds total people groups are unreached.
  • The USA has about 35 people per sq km, the Philippines is much more populated with about 332 people per sq km. 

Follow up on Children's Donation! 

The Tapio children (Nels and Janine's) having worked so hard raising funds, have now received pictures of what their work has accomplished! 

The yellow pails will only have to haul water from the tanks instead of the far off brook!  Pictured is the girls dorm at St. John's Orphanage in Kenya!  The building was built solely with the help of 2 yard sales held by the ladies in Sylvan Lake.

You are welcome to visit this place with us when we travel there Lord willing in November. Contact us if you are interested in joining us in Kenya. 

Reports from the Field in South Africa:
The Church service held in a new bilding a Ikageng, where God is drawing many men to a living faith than in any of our congregations.
A two day convention was held in this building attended by men from all the congregations. Myself and other Pastors delivered a Bible studes and also preached at this convention.We thank the Lord for all the contributions we received from the brothers and sisters who made it possible for the building of this church.
Bishop Lois M. 

Above:  Baptism of small Children at Ikageng congregation.
Pastor Bob Maki is currently in West Africa working with Pastor Frank Famiyeh. They are holding services, church visits and also pastors seminars. Pastor John Feroze from Pakistan is also traveling with them and in attendance at the seminars. 

Please keep them in your prayers. 


Support options 

Email or click on the Donate link above for regular support options.
Special projects
Only funded with earmarked funds

Top five list:  Are you looking to donate for specific most needed causes? Ask for the administrators top 5 list!   Click here to email! 
Would you like to join us?
November - Kenya
January - India
Interested in these or other options?


Recent and upcoming events

> The Annual USA convention is June 23rd-June 26th, all are invited to attend.  It will be help in Spartanburg, SC hosted by the Eastside ALC.

> The Foreign Mission Delegates willing be having a presentation and a mission sermon on Saturday during the convention.  A brand new video will be shown among other things!  We hope to see you there.

>  The FM will have a concession stand where refreshments, treats, and books and CD's will be sold to help raise funds for the mission. Stop by to visit us! 


Prayer Requests

>   Pray for safe travels for all going to the convention.

>   Pray that God through His Spirit will reveal God's Word to our hearts at this convention.

> Pray for Pastor Bob Maki as he serves in West Africa for this month.

Mailing address for DONATIONS:
The Foreign Mission of the ALC
1601 NW 4th Avenue
Battle Ground, WA 98604

Mailing address for CORRESPONDENCE:
The Foreign Mission of the ALC
63 Poor Farm Road
New Ipswich, NH 03071