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Liviu Tudoroiu
January 24, 2023
Colombia
The General Conference Annual Council took place from January 2023 in Barbosa, Santander, Colombia.

Camp Eben-ezer, Barbosa, Colombia—The General Conference's Annual Council was held from January 11-18, 2023. Breaking from its traditional gathering in the fall, the 2023 Council convened in the first month of the year.

 

The 24th General Conference delegation session and public meetings will, God-willing, be held in Colombia in January 2025, so this year's Council served as an opportunity to experience the location and logistics in advance. 

 

January 17, 2023
Brazil
Vila União, a village located in northern state of Maranhão, Brazil, hosted a series of special conferences back in December. It was a special weekend that involved many in the community.

Vila União, Maranhão, Brazil—From December 9-11, 2022, the brethren in a small village of the state of Maranhão, in northern Brazil, gathered for a special series of conferences. The local brethren invited friends, family members, and church brethren from neighboring communities to join them for the meetings entitled “Walking with Jesus”. 

 

Eli Tenorio
December 21, 2022
A message from Brother Eli Tenorio, minister and President of the Reform Movement General Conference, as the year 2022 comes to a close, and we look forward to 2023.

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;" Philippians 4:6

 

My dear Reform Movement family,  

May this message find each one of you under the care of our Lord Jesus Christ.

 

Every year, I am in awe of God’s tender care for His people, and this year has been no different.    

 

Willianne Vasconcelos
December 13, 2022
Brazil
On November 20, our brethren in Boa Vista, Brazil, mobilized to take breakfast to Venezuelan immigrants fleeing their country.

Boa Vista, Brazil—For years, the situation in Venezuela has become increasingly difficult. Approximately 25% of the Venezuelan population has fled the country, in numbers that surpass refugee numbers from Syria and Ukraine.

 

Between June and August of this year, 30,000 crossed the border and arrived in Brazil alone. The state of Roraima receives approximately 300-500 people per day.

 

The Brazilian Military has set up shelters, but triaging and organizing the influx takes time.

 

Aroldo Gessner
December 8, 2022
Brazil
Two classes graduated from the Ebenezer Theological Seminary at the end of November. The graduation was celebrated during a special weekend of meetings and a graduation ceremony.

Almirante Tamandaré, Brazil—During the weekend of November 25-27, 2022, two classes graduated from the Ebenezer Theological Seminary in the Curitiba region. At the beginning of every new term, a name is given to the class. This year, the Jerusalem and the Hope classes graduated. 

 

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