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Jan 06

Denise Aludo, TMCI Missionary to Kenya

Number ministered to:  100

Number saved:  5

KIBERA LADIES BIBLE STUDY (KBS)

The ladies finished “The Message of the Bible” study and held a celebration the end of November. Twelve ladies received certificates of completion and several others received certificates of attendance. The leadership team held a meeting in December and sister Denise, who was visiting Kenya, was able to attend. Pastor Rose and Susan reported on how the group has grown adding 4 new ladies this year, and how the group continues to draw encouragement from their time together in prayer & worship each week.

Denise reported that the donor who had been supporting the KBS group discontinued financial support in September, stating that they were instead going to give locally in 2017. Discussion was had regarding the way forward for the group in light of this development. Both Pastor Rose and Susan felt that the group should continue. Pastor Rose reminded the team of Elijah’s testing in 1 Kings, when the brook died up and how God provided for him. The team agreed to pray and seek God’s guidance for the way forward.

YOUTH & VULNERABLE CHILDREN CARE

New Life Youth Ministry held the Youth Camp from Dec 8th to 12th and had 55 youth in attendance! The theme this year was “Never the Same” with scripture taken from 2 Cor 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come; The old has gone, the new is here!” The school where the Camp is held has had several improvements this year, including new concrete floors and a well for plenty water.

Of the youth attending, twenty of the kids were from St. Catherine’s and several others were brothers and sisters of youth New Hope has financially helped with school fee’s over the years. What a joy to see fruit from seeds planted years ago!

New Hope received a positive report from Tom Owino regarding his progress during his first year in college. New Hope is currently paying full board and college fee’s as well as giving financial support to his family following the death of his mother. Tom’s three siblings are doing well and sponsors have come forward for the school fee’s of his two younger brothers.

OTHER MINISTRY NEWS:

With Denise Aludo visiting Kenya in December, New Hope was able to hold ministry project meetings and schedule the Annual Board meeting for Dec 31st.

New Hope attended a swim party for the boys from St. Catherine’s Children’s Home that was hosted by missionary Twyla Brickman. Twyla did a skit featuring Mary the mother of Jesus, each boy received a Christmas bag and Denise prayed for the boys as they closed out the year 2016. After the swim party the New Hope group stayed for a meal and time of fellowship.

PRAISES:

We thank God for a successful year of ministry and for the local leadership that God has raised up in Kenya

We give thanks for sponsors that came forward willing to pay school fee’s for Tom Owino’s younger siblings

We thank God for Denise Aludo’s improved health that enabled her to travel to Kenya in December and meet with New Hopes ministry program leaders.

Prayer Requests:

Please pray for funding for the KBS ladies bible study. We need $40 per month to continue providing the needed study materials and pay for a room at the church.

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