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Missionary Highlight – April 30, 2017 – Josh and Elizabeth Howeth

Today we’re going to Oregon, which is on the Pacific coast between Washington state and California.  We usually read about Oregon when they legalize marijuana or the like. What you don’t usually see in the news is that many new churches are needed in the state. Southern Baptists only have about 450 congregations spread across Oregon, Washington and northern Idaho. So that’s some background on why we are praying today for Josh and Elizabeth Howeth, two of our missionaries who have started a new church in Corvallis (say core-VAL-is), Oregon, just over an hour south of the larger city...

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You are Invited to Become a Disaster Relief Volunteer

HARRISBURG – Are you interested in serving others during their most difficult time of need? Please join us at one of our upcoming trainings and get certified to be a Disaster Relief  Volunteer! April 28 – April 29, 2017 Time: Friday 6pm-9pm, Saturday 8am-4pm Location: Thompsontown Baptist Church – 269 Birch Dr, Thompsontown, PA 17094 (map) OR May 5 – May 6, 2017 Time: Friday 6pm-9pm, Saturday 8am-4pm Location: Zion Church – 114 Zion Road, Clarion, PA, 16214 (map) Details: *Full Training * The Feeding Unit and Recovery Trailers will be on site. Full training is a combination of classroom/hands on training. This training is also...

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Missionary Highlight – April 23, 2017 – Joe Kelley

  . Joe Kelley is one of our high-tech missionaries. Among other things, he operates a multi-language web site that lets people ask questions about the gospel. In this part of the world, many people either know nothing about the gospel, or dismiss religion as useless. Joe’s work focuses on pointing people not to a religion, but to Jesus Christ. As he types out answers to question, a young believer helps translate the answers into local languages. Joe checks the answers, because sometimes the student’s translations change the Bible’s message without his realizing it. Joe uses every such change...

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