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GEMS Missionaries Beaten In North Bihar During Christmas Meeting

GEMS Christmas Milan was being conducted at Madhepura (North Bihar). Bajrang Dal & Sangh affiliates stormed the meeting ground, stopped the meeting & severely bet the missionaries.


‘Christmas Milan Samaroh’ was being conducted at Shalom Mission School, Madhepura from 8thto 10th December 2017.


Today, 10thDecember at 5:30 PM when the meeting was going on a group of Bajrang Dal members & Sangh affiliates entered the Christian school compound & within no time went on to the stage, stopped the meeting and began to chase & to beat the missionaries.


(Click to view or download the video - GEMS Missionaries Beaten at Madhepura_10 Dec 2017)

They broke the chairs, the speakers & AV systems. Children and women were also in the ground attending the meeting, when such barbaric acts were committed by Bajrang Dal & RSS members.


Bro. Benjamin (North Regional Director), Bro. Jacob Shanmugam (DAT Leader, Madhepura), Bro. V. Paul (Asst. Zonal Superintendent) & Bro. Sanjit Pani (GUM Coordinator) were injured.
Bro. Jacob & Bro. Paul were severely hurt & were taken to hospital.


Two motorcycles (Apache) in which the miscreants had come has been identified as carrying Vehicle Number BR43H 7920 registered to Anil Kumar Paswanof Madhepura and the other Vehicle Number BR43F 6554 registered to Sagar Kumar of Madhepura.

(Click to view or download the video - Bikes of BD & RSS Members_Madhepura)

Police arrived at the meeting spot and made enquiries. FIR has been lodged.


GEMS condemns this barbarian act of Bajrang Dal and RSS affiliates. The perpetrators have violated human rights and constitutional & legal rights. They have disturbed a peaceful Christmas program conducted inside a Christian compound.


Pray for these growing incidents of violence and persecution against Christians and missionaries in India. 
Pray for the missionaries who are injured at Madhepura & for the believers that they may be encouraged in the Lord. 
Pray for the miscreants to repent and to be transformed by the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ. 
Prayfor the police, administration & judiciary to work without any distinction, to serve truth & justice and to protect every citizen of the country. 
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Youths and Children of Bihar and Jharkhand Commit to Live and to be Led by Christ

GEMS conducted youth conventions at Darbhanga, Karwandiya, Sasaram, of Bihar and Chandwa of Jharkhand. 715 youths were reached through these conventions.


Maithili Youth Convention
The youth convention of Maithili zone was conducted at Darbhanga from 24th to 26th Nov 2017 in which 195 youths participated.


Bro. Sam Richard (STORM Patna) ministered to the youths through messages. Bro. Manilal (Zonal Superintendent, Maithili), Bro. Paul (Asst. Zonal Superintendent, Maithili), Area Leaders Bro. Mahesh & Bro. Gupta also shared the word and exhorted the youths.


Bro. Ravi (Dean, TBC-Darbhanga) led the youths in praise & worship. Bro. Rajkumar, Bro. Munna & Bro. Bhagwan of GEMS Children Department engaged the youths with activities. Group discussion was also held which helped the youths learn by sharing.


Sikaria Youth Convention
The youth convention of Sikaria zone was conducted at Karwandiya from 10th to 12th Nov 2017 in which 200 youths participated.


Bro. Stephen Rajakumar, GEMS missionary pastor at Karwandiya organized the convention. Bro. Suresh Dhanakumar (Jamshedpur), Bro. Ashish Daniel (GYM Coordinator) & GYM team and Bro. P.C. Johnson (Zonal Superintendent, Sikaria) ministered to the youths.


The youths were exhorted from the Bible and were motivated through various activities, games and skits.


B2 Youth Convention
The youth convention of Bhojpuri 2 zone was conducted at Sasaram from 8th to 10th Nov 2017 in which 220 youths participated.


GYM team ministered to the youths along with Bro. Christopher Murugan (Training) and Bro. Daniel Jesudasan (Dean,TBC-Sikaria).


Bro. Vincent Jeyaraj (Western Regional Director) and Bro. Anandan (Zonal Superintendent, B2) also exhorted the youths. Bro. Reuben Krishnamoorthy, the missionary pastor of Karwandiya organized this convention.


PEACE 1 Youth Convention
The youth convention of PEACE 1 zone was conducted at Chandwa, Jharkhand from 20th to 22nd Nov 2017 in which 100 youths participated.


The meetings were organized by Bro. Santhappan (Zonal Superintendent, PEACE 1). Bro. Ashish Daniel, Bro. Daniel Jesudasan and Bro. Jerry Victor ministered to the youths.




Prayfor all the youths who participated in the youth conventions at Darbhanga, Karwandiya, Sasaram and Chandwa. Pray for their spiritual growth and that they may lead fruitful life. Pray that their life may reflect their overflowing joy in Christ and may enable others youths to seek such transformation.
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GEMS Meetings Encourage Missionaries and Exhort Youths in Nepal

Fasting prayer was conducted for the missionaries of GEMS Nepal in which 24 people participated. A meeting for the young people was conducted in which 150 youths attended.


Fasting Prayer
Three days fasting prayer was conducted for the missionaries and Bible Men & Bible Women of Nepal from 29thNov to 1st Dec 2017.


Dr. Ashok (Associate General Secretary, GEMS) and Bro. Benjamin Norton (Regional Director, Northern Region) ministered to the workers and addressed the topics of Reconciliation with God, Self-Denial and Passion for Jesus. The meeting greatly revived the workers and they were specifically encouraged through the word from Isaiah 4:2 “…And the fruit of the earth shall be excellent and appealing for those of Israel who have escaped.”


Youth Meeting
GYM (GEMS Yuvac Manch) conducted a meeting for the youths at Jeetpur in Nepal on 15th & 16th Oct 2017. Area Leader Bro. Purushotam, Bro. Vijay (Administrator, GEMS Nepal) and Bro. Bennis Paul (Facilitator, GEMS Nepal) coordinated the program.


Messages were shared by Bro. Wesley from Hyderabad with whom a team had come and Bro. Daniel (Dean, TBC), Bro. Ashish Daniel (GYM Coordinator) and Bro. Stephen (Chennai).


Bro. Jerry led the youths in praise and worship. He along with Bro. Ashish also conducted games, activities and skit.


The meeting helped the youths to understand their life’s purpose and to commit their life to live for Jesus.



Prayfor all the missionaries and Bible Men & Women of GEMS Nepal. 
Pray that they may serve with fervency and integrity in building God’s kingdom. 
Prayfor the youths who attended the meeting that they may grow in the knowledge of God’s word and to lead a testimonial life and to lead other youths to Christ. 
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Skill Development Workshops Equip GEMS Polytechnic and ITI Students of Bihar

GEMS ITI, Karwandiya conducted Personality Development & Facing Interviews workshop and GEMS Polytechnic College, Aurangabad conducted Placement Guidance program.


ITI Personality Development & Facing Interviews workshop
GEMS ITI at Karwandiya conducted a half day workshop on Personality Development, Facing Interview and the need for Jesus on 25th Nov 2017. Around 200 students attended the event and were blessed.


Bro. Daniel Murugan, Principal of ITI started the event with prayer. GYM (GEMS Yuvac Manch) team was invited to conduct the program. Bro. Stanley, missionary serving in Baulia helped in skit and music.


Personality development talk through short videos, demonstrations, activities, song and skit was conducted by Bro. Ashish Daniel (GYM Coordinator). Finally, gospel was shared with emphasis on need for Jesus in one's life.


Polytechnic Placement Guidance program
To make the students to indulge in the spirit of preparation and make them ready for the placement battle, a placement guidance program was organized during our IMPETUS event by GEMS Polytechnic College on 21st Oct 2017.

Amidst the fleet of vibrant GEMS Polytechnic College Students Bro. Ashish Daniel (Director, Polytechnic College), staff members and the cardinal people of the day Bro. Bernard (CEO of Foresee Solutions), Bro. Suresh Kumar (Vice president of Foresee Solutions), Bro. Arun Kumar, a Professional Expert from Toyota Kilrloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd and Miss. Sarah, a Psychology student. The event got opened up with the prayers of Principal at GEMS Polytechnic College Auditorium by 10:00 AM.


Bro. Suresh Kumar presented few moral points to the students by displaying a video clip. He also urged the Students to be unique, passionate and willing to gain knowledge and wisdom. Bro. Arun in his speech shared about his experience in Toyota threw light on what a company expects from a fresher and he also emphasised the students to find their passion and advised them to furnish their character and behaviour for a successful Career.


Bro. Bernard shared his personal experiences to let the students know better that how to get placed in a reputed company. shared his testimony of how God helped him to give up all his bad habits and placed him in a good company. He exhorted the Students to fix their field of interest and asked them to focus on developing their skills in that field.
Followed by that came the "Students Query session" where students questioned the professional experts about importance of communication and ways to develop their communication skills and ideas like reading standard English books, listening to English NEWS and Mirror talk practice were given as suggestions by the resource people.


Sarah being a psychology student gave voice more for the importance of practicing moral values in life and also shared how moral principles she followed played a great in role in her life’s development. she stressed about the substance of being high minded with her personal experiences and motivated the students to be righteous always. The students found this event more beneficial as it assisted them to do their career planning and offered information that helped them to give a direction to their aspirations and interests.


Prayfor all the students who attended the skill development workshops in GEMS Polytechnic College and ITI in Bihar. Praythat they may put to practice what they learnt. Pray that their life and moral values maybe inspired through the life of Jesus towards transformed living. 
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GEMS Satham (Tamil Magazine) December 2017 Issue

December 2017 Issue of the Tamil magazine, GEMS Satham is released and can be read online and downloaded.


Click to read the ‘Anbin Madal’ of the General Secretary of GEMS Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar and the prayer matters from the fields.
  
Click to Download – GEMS Satham_Dec 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – GEMS Satham_Dec 2017 (Online)

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Pray for the Hospitalized Missionary Ashok and Missionary Kid Emi

GEMS missionary Bro. Ashok (Sikaria) was diagnosed with Pulmonary Edema and is admitted in Sasaram. Baby Emi d/o GEMS missionary Bro. Prabhakaran (PEACE 3) is admitted in Coimbatore for Dengue.


Pray for Ashok Uncle
GEMS missionary Bro. Ashok (Welfare Dept) was admitted at GEMS Hospital and diagnosed with Pulmonary Edema. On 28thNovember he fell unconscious in the washroom. He was having much difficulty in breathing. Dialysis of the kidney was also needed to be done.
He has had heart ailments previously and underwent Bypass Surgery earlier. His children Bro. Ranjith & Bro. Raja are GEMS Missionaries.


He was shifted to Narayan Medical College & Hospital, Sasaram on 30th November. Many began to pray for him. There has been much improvement in his health and is able to breathe well. He didn’t require dialysis also.


Pray for Baby Emi
Emi, daughter of GEMS missionary Bro. Prabha Karan is diagnosed with Dengue and is admitted at Masonic Medical Centre for Children at Coimbatore since 29th November 2017. Her platelets count is drastically decreasing.


Emi is 1 years and 6 months and her parents serve as missionaries at Nadda-Bhairoganj field (PEACE 3 Zone) in North Bihar.



PraiseGod for the improvement in Bro. Ashok’s health. 
Pray for his total healing and recovery. 
Pray for Baby Emi’s health that the platelets count may increase and to be restored to good health. 
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Legal Awareness Training Equips Believers and Pastors of Jharkhand in Legal Aspects

HiCHAL (Hindi Churches Alliance) in partnership with ADF (Alliance Defending Freedom) and All Churches Council (ACC) of Daltonganj, Jharkhand conducted a legal training which benefited 350 people.


A Legal Awareness Training was conducted at Daltonganj on 27th November 2017 in which believers, pastors and missionaries of CNI, Union Church, Believers Church, CGM, GEMS, GL, EHA and Pentecostal churches participated.


Ministers of God Fr. Vijay, Bro. George, Bro. Tuddu, Bro. William, Bro. Vignesh, Bro. Vijay Das, Bro. Joseph, Bro. Pratap Tirkey facilitated & participated in the training along with their selected congregation members. Bro. Rakesh (Associate Director, GEMS) and Bro. Mariyosh Joseph (Asst. Associate Director, GEMS) coordinated the training on behalf of HiCHAL and Bro. Naveen David (Asst. Zonal Superintendent, Jharkhand Zone) facilitated locally.


Advocate Balakrishnan and Advocate Dhiraj Philip of ADF took the sessions and taught on the Fundamental & Legal Rights which was quite informative. Bro. Bala began the session with a devotion through which the fundamental principles were brought out from the Bible.


The session on Best Practices helped the participants to know the Do’s and Don’ts. The resource people also answered the various questions of the participants which greatly helped them to be clear on specific issues.


Prayfor all the participants of the Legal Awareness Training conducted at Daltonganj.
Praythat the knowledge of the legal aspects and constitutional rights may help the believers and workers to not only be aware, but to be law-abiding citizens.
Praythat they may be bold and right in their practice and propagation of the faith and to handle persecution issues efficiently.

Prayfor unity among all the churches and organizations and to help one another at needed times. 
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GEMS Church Inaugurated on the Rohtas Hills in Bihar

GEMS House of Prayer at Bhuifor on the Rohtas hills (Rohtas Zone) was inaugurated for the glory of God.


The inauguration of the GEMS church built at Bhuifor was done on 23rd November 2017. Bhuifor is field of the Rohtas Zone in Central Region of GEMS. 350 people attended the inauguration. A team of 19 people from C.S.I. St. Paul’s Church, Kovilpatti had come for the inauguration.


The inaugural ceremony began with prayer by Bro. T. Emerson (Executive Director, GEMS) and the church building was inaugurated by Rev. Asir Joseph (Chairman of North Council & Kovilpatti Pastorate).


Bro. C. Suresh (Regional Director, GEMS Central Region) welcomed all the guests and believers. Bro. Gilbert (Zonal Superintendent, Rohtas Zone) presented a brief report on the church. The inaugural ceremony came to a close with vote of thanks by Bro. Rakesh (Associate Director-CP).


Bro. Mukhlal serves as the missionary pastor of this church, along with his wife Sis. Bimla and two children.



Pray for the GEMS church at Bhuifor that it may spread the good news of Jesus Christ on the hills. Pray for the believers of this church to be the salt and light that through their testimonial life they may witness Christ and transform the people. Pray for the missionary family and all the ministries of this church.
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Yudha Dvani (GEMS Kannada Magazine) Nov 2017 Issue

The November 2017 Issue of the GEMS Kannada magazine, Yudha Dvani is released and can be read online and downloaded. 


Read the message from the General Secretary of GEMS, Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar in Yudha Dvani.

Click to Download – Yudha Dvani_Nov 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – Yudha Dvani_Nov 2017 (Online)



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Health Update of Hospitalized GEMS Missionaries for Praise and Prayer

GEMS missionaries Bro. Mohan Raj (Bhagalpur), Bro. Suresh Silas & his wife (Jayant), Sis. Rosaline Jayarani (Sikaria), Bro. Kirubagaran & Bro. James (Sikaria) and Bro. Rudi (Aurangabad) were hospitalized. There has been great improvement in their health.
 
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Villages Receive Gospel and Conventions Encourage Believers in Jharkhand

GEMS Vananchal Zone conducted conventions at Jamshedpur, Pochra & Torpa through which 600 believers were strengthened. Gospel was shared to 680 people in the villages of Hesakocha & Kumardagha.


VGP at Kumardagha
Through DAT Ramgarh, Gospel was shared to 500 people of the village of Kumardagha in Gola block from 21st to 23rdNov 2017.


Testimonies:
A headmaster of this village gave place to conduct the meeting and participated as a family.
Apsumithrawas troubled with a strange issue; one kind of ants would come to her house and would bite only her. This has happened for several months and the whole family had been in fear and had seen many sorcerers, but in vain. They came to this meeting and on the very first day the Lord Jesus delivered the family from this problem. Since then the ants have stopped coming. They have opened their house to conduct Sunday service.


VGP at Hesakocha
Gospel was shared to 180 people of the village of Hesakocha in Chandil block from 10th to 12thNov 2017 through the Village Gospel Program (VGP). Bro. Jenifer Rajamohan organized this meeting.


Many people responded to the gospel and many were delivered from sins, sicknesses and bondages.


Testimonies:
Santoshwas suffering from chronic headache and he received healing.
SarithaMundu was delivered from demonic possession.


Pochra Convention
The Convention of DAT Ramgarh was conducted at Pochra from 3rd to 5th Nov 2017 in which 190 people participated. DAT Leader Bro. Charles Devakumar organized this meeting.


Bro. Arjun Karmali (Interim Regional Director, Southern Region) and Bro. Sunder George (Zonal Superintendent, Vananchal Zone) shared the messages.


Jamshedpur Convention
DAT Jamshedpur’s Area Convention was conducted from 20th to 22nd Oct 2017 in which 230 believers participated. DAT Leader Bro. Jenifer Rajamohan organized this convention.


Messages in the theme ‘Overflowing Life’ were shared by Bro. Stephen Rajkumar, missionary pastor of GEMS Karwandiya church.


Testimonies:
Peoplereceived the fullness of the Holy Spirit.
Ajith& his family came back to the Lord and are now regularly coming to the church.


Torpa Convention
The Vananchal zone convention at Torpa was conducted from 13th to 15th Oct 2017 in which 180 believers participated.


Bro. Victor Alfred (GEMS PRO) and Bro. Sunder George shared the messages.



Prayfor all the people who heard the gospel in the villages of Jharkhand. 
Pray that they may be transformed by the power of the gospel and to become disciples of Jesus. 
Pray for the believers who attended the conventions that they may witness Christ through their exemplary and Christ-like life.
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Cities and Villages of Jharkhand Reached with the Gospel

GEMS shared the Gospel through the Major Crusade in Koderma and City Crusade in Barwadih and through the Village Gospel Program (VGP) gospel was shared to Charhi & Balumath.


Christmas Milan at Koderma (Magahi 2 Zone)
Just two days before the meeting owing to the force by Hindu Parishad the authorities of Indian Public School at Koderma withdrew the permission to conduct the gospel meeting in their ground. By the grace of God, the same night the place near GEMS school was arranged and permission was got from the district administration. (http://news.gemsbihar.org/2017/11/permission-reissued-to-conduct-gems.html)


The meeting was conducted from 24th to 26th November 2017 at Karma, Koderma. Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar (General Secretary, GEMS) and Bro. V.G. Selvaraj (Sugajeeva Ministries, Chennai) shared the gospel message.


The teachers and children of GEMS English School, Koderma and staff of DCC presented the gospel through cultural programs. Bro. Victor Immanuel (Eastern Regional Director), Bro. Paul Sunder (Zonal Superintendent, Magahi 2) and Bro. Rakesh (Associate Director-CP) organized and helped conduct the meeting.


City Crusade at Barwadih (PEACE 1 Zone)
Gospel was shared at Barwadih from 13thto 15th Nov 2017. Bro. Santhappan (Zonal Superintendent, PEACE 1) preached the gospel message.


Nearly seven hundred people heard the gospel through this meeting and on the last day 35 people answered the altar call to follow Jesus.  Bro. Rameshwar Paswan the missionary pastor at Barwadih organized the meeting.


VGP at Charhi & Balumath (PEACE 1 Zone)
Village Gospel program was conducted at Charhi (Hazaribagh) from 24th to 26th Oct and at Balumath (Latehar) from 10th to 12th Oct 2017.


Nearly 100 people heard the gospel through these meetings and many repented of their sins and some received healing and deliverance from bondages.



Prayfor the people who heard the gospel at Karma, Barwadih, Charhi and Balumath of Jharkhand. Pray that they commit to the gospel and to be transformed. Prayfor the follow up that it may enable the committed people to grow as disciples. 
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Persecution Related Legal Training in Daltonganj and Professionals Meeting in Dubai

HiCHAL (Hindi Churches Alliance) in partnership with ADF is organizing a legal training in Daltongaj; Meeting for professionals will be conducted in Dubai; both on 27th November 2017.

Legal Awareness Training


For more information and to attend contact: Bro. Naveen – 7261011717 / Bro. Rakesh – 7091198365 / Bro. Mariyosh – 9801285284

Professionals Meeting



Pray! Participate!! Propagate!!!
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Permission Reissued to Conduct GEMS Christmas Gospel Meeting in Jharkhand

GEMS Christmas Milan to be conducted at Koderma, Jharkhand from 24-26 Nov 2017 was withheld at the last moment, owing to opposition. Permission was reissued to conduct with change of venue.


Permission to Conduct Gospel Meeting at Koderma Withheld
GEMS Christmas Milan to be held at Koderma, Jharkhand from 24-26 Nov 2017 at the Indian Public School ground in which Bro. Augustine Jebakumar & Bro. V.G. Selvaraj (Chennai) were to share the message. Permission was taken with the consent of the school authorities. Hindu Parishad, a Sangh affiliate forced the school to withdraw their permission. On 21st November succumbing to it the school authorities withdrew the permission to conduct the gospel meeting.

Permission Given to the Gospel Meeting
People began to pray everywhere for the Koderma Gospel meeting. GEMS leaders began to look at the alternative and also met with the District Administrative authorities. Land very close to GEMS Church & School at Karma, Koderma could be arranged & the permission to conduct the meeting was granted by the District Commissioner yesterday night (22 Nov 2017). He also called up the S.P. & S.D.O. and conveyed the permission and in written today, 23rd November. Thanks to all for the prayers. 


Click to view the montage – https://youtu.be/ioM6B1jFA_Q


Ground preparation is being done by the GEMS Crusade Team. Change of venue is being made in the notices & posters by the Magahi 2 Zone missionaries.


Pray for this Gospel Meeting to be conducted from 24-26 November 2017.
Pray for the arrangements & coordination team and for the speakers.

Pray that the Lord may stir the hearts & minds of the people to attend and for them to be touched & transformed by the power of the gospel. 
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GEMS Invites for the Inauguration of the Church Building on Rohtas Hills

GEMS House of Prayer at Bhefure on the Rohtas hills will be inaugurated on 23rd November 2017.



Pray! Participate!!
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GEMS Missionary Beaten in North Bihar and Threatened to Leave the Place

GEMS missionary Bro. Mangal Guriya was beaten up while conducting prayer in a village in Nautan in the W.Champaran district of Bihar.


Bro. Mangal Guriya serves as a missionary at Nautan (PEACE 3 Zone). On 16th November 2017 he was conducting prayer at Dograiya village. A man belonging to a far-right-wing organization stopped him from conducting prayers and bet him severely. Bro. Mangal sustained injuries to his nose and in both the hands. The man also threatened and warned him to leave the place or else to face dire consequences. Bro. Mangal has not known this person before.


Bro. Mangal has been serving in this field for the last six months. He was serving at Jagdishpur earlier.



Pray for Bro. Mangal Guriya, his wife Sis. Munni and son, for God’s protection to be upon them. Pray for the ministry at Nautan to continue to touch and transform people. Pray for the opposers to know the love of Jesus and to be transformed by the power of the gospel. 
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MPTC Inauguration and Orientation in Hyderabad this Nov 2017

MPTC (Missionary Preparatory Training Course) will be inaugurated and the enrolling candidates will be orientated at the program conducted in Hyderabad on 18th November 2017.


Share this with your friends & family in Hyderabad and encourage them to participate.

The first Graduation Service of MPTC was conducted in Chennai on 5th November 2017.



Missionary Preparatory Training Course is an initiative of GEMS to equip the contemporary Church with contemporary approach for God’s Glocal Mission. Click to know more about MPTC – http://news.gemsbihar.org/2016/05/mptc-teaches-kingdom-living-and.html
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Youths and Children of Magahi Receive Abundant Life of Christ in Conventions

GEMS Magahi 1 Zone conducted conventions at Masaurhi & Madarpur of Bihar in which 180 Youths and 180 Children attended.


Youth Convention
Youth convention of Magahi 1 zone was conducted at Masaurhi from 6-8 November 2017. Bro. Jai Prakash (Area Leader) coordinated the convention with the support of Bro. Dayanand Singh (Zonal Superintendent, M1).


Messages were shared in the theme ‘Overflowing Life’ by Bro. Mariyosh Joseph (Asst. Associate Director) who exhorted the youths to live purpose filled, fruitful and witnessing life to experience overflowing life.


Devotions were shared by Bro. Dayanand and Bro. Jagan (Asst. Zonal Superintendent, M1). Missionaries of Magahi 1 zone led the youths in praise and worship. Bro. Dharmar (KBM) taught games and presented inspiring Christian movies and videos.


Forty youths committed to live God-pleasing life and to be witnesses for Christ in their colleges and at workplaces and to serve the Lord.


Children Convention
The children convention of Magahi 1 Zone was conducted at Madarpur from 1-3 November 2017.


The missionaries of GEMS children department Bro. Ashok Pal and Bro. Sanjay conducted various sessions in the convention theme of Overflowing Life. Through action songs, activities, games and stories they taught biblical truths.


Prayfor all the youths and children who participated in the conventions at Masaurhi & Madarpur.
Praythat they may grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Pray that they may lead a God-pleasing and witnessing life.
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Youths of Varanasi and Maharashtra Make Strides Closer to Christ

GEMS STORM conducted a meeting in Varanasi through which 40 students heard the gospel and GEMS Maharashtra discipled 35 youths in Christ.


Varanasi
STORM (STudents Out Reach Ministries) conducted a gospel meeting at GEMS Action Centre, Varanasi on 31st October 2017 in which 40 students attended among whom nine attended for the first time.


Bro. Samuel Sim from Singapore shared the message and Dr. Manav shared his testimony.


Maharashtra
A youth meeting was conducted at Lavhala on 20th & 21st Oct 2017 in which youths from GEMS churches of Shirala, Kokrud and Shedagewadi participated.


Bro. Sanjay Francis (Belgaum) was the guest speaker and he spoke on a) Who we are in Christ? b) How can we serve God? c) How to take decision? and d) Walking with God. The meeting helped the youths to commit themselves for ministry.



Pray for all the students and youths who attended the meetings at Varanasi and Maharashtra. Pray for the follow up of the new students of Varanasi. Pray that the committed youths may continue to grow in Christ and to be effective witnesses. 
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GEMS Meetings in Tiruvannamalai, Arakonam, Nagercoil, Koderma & Varanasi this Nov 2017

Pray for the GEMS meetings at Tiruvannamalai (10-12 Nov), Arakonam (11,12 Nov), Nagercoil (17-20 Nov), Koderma (24-26 Nov) and Varanasi (26 Nov).

Tiruvannamalai (10-12 Nov)
Dr. Rajesh Duthie (Associate Director-KBM) will minister in these meetings in Tiruvannamalai district.




Arakonam (11,12 Nov)
Bro. C. Suresh (Central Region Director) will minister at Arakonam, Tamil Nadu.


Nagercoil (17-20 Nov)
Dr. Rajesh Duthie (Associate Director-KBM) will minister in these meetings.






Koderma ((24-26 Nov)
Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar (General Secretary, GEMS) and Bro. Selvaraj (Suga Jeeva Ministries, Chennai) will minister at Koderma, Jharkhand.


Varanasi (26 Nov)
GEMS STORM will conduct Christmas program at BHU on 26th Nov in which Bro. Mariyosh Joseph (Asst. Associate Director-KBM) will minister.
                                                                                      
                               

Pray! Participate!! Propagate!!!
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