Kenya Update – July 2014 – Rauf Okal – Operations Director
Engaboli church in Maasai land got three people get saved this month. The Church is steadily growing and one of the community elders donated a parcel of land for the Church development. We hope this will go a long way in reaching out to the community.
Figure 1: Prayer session going on in Engaboli Church
Pastor Michael of Osieko Church reports that the Church now has 55 members. They have a plan to expand the Church and acquire music instruments for better ministry. He has set a date for a fund drive to raise resources towards the same.
He also plans for a major revival in Osieko area and a baptism in September.
Lets us join hands in prayer for this Church located at the shore of Lake Victoria, that experiences a number of social and economic challenges.
Pastor Paul of Katito House of Hope Chapel shares of his mid week fellowship at Kano, Katolo area, where he met 11 people and shared about the dangers of procrastination, as per the book of Jonah 1: 11-17.
The House of Hope widow’s fellowship and teens fellowships are still going on bi-weekly and Friday respectively. He has plans for a teens seminar slated on the 19th of July 2014. The seminar will focus on teaching the youth about time management and decision-making. He targets about 100 youths.
Baptism for 19 people shall take place on the July 6th 2014. The Church has tremendously grown to around 220 people. He now focuses more on mentorship programs to develop more leaders to be actively involved in Church activities and undertake other roles.
Pastor Paul reports that Kageraini Church has grown and that he is happy the members finally have a place to worship. He has plans to participate in baptism of 5 men and 2 women from this Church.
He participated in the dedication of 22 children of ages between 1-5 years old in Thiririka Church. During that day, 2 men received salvation.
Kinale Church has planned a youth seminar on July12th. The Church targets about 50 youth and the main theme is on salvation and worship.
On the July 5th 2014, the church in conjunction with other leaders have organized an Education Forum. Children of Class 7 and 8 and the secondary schools shall attend. On that day, they shall give the children sanitary towels, undergarments, pens and books.
Let’s pray for the Church since it has plans to hold a fundraising on July 27th 2014. The funds will go towards Kinale Church expansion. The Church has grown and is in dire need of expansion of the Church building and needs more Chairs.
One of the active trainers, Joyce Odoyo has managed to train 80 girls on the Sanctity of Human Life in Kandaria in May 2014. We hope the trained will go undertake and reach out to many more with the message on purity and repentance
Kenya has experienced cases of insecurity in Lamu where about 65 people lost there lives in a night attack. Terrorists have claimed responsibility and the Government has taken measures to secure its people. Lets join hands in prayer for peace in Kenya, and other parts of the World.
• Lets pray for peaceful coexistence of communities, and security generally in Kenya
• Lets pray for the Churches and leaders in Kenya Ministering in hardship areas.
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