Jaffna, Sri Lanka—Seven souls were baptized and welcomed into our church family in Jaffna, Sri Lanka, on Monday, April 19, 2021. Brother Joseph Harrington, our minister in Sri Lanka, officiated the baptism ceremony with the assistance of Brother Nicolas Mariyanayagam.
A National Youth Convention took place in Romania from March 25-28, 2021. This year, the event took place online under the theme “I Fell in Love”, and the theme text “Many waters cannot quench love…” Song of Songs 8:7.
With the Lord’s help, this event provided space for important discussions with our teenagers, young people, and newlyweds. The speakers at the event were Pastors Radu Ioniță, David Mureșan, and Brother Arcadii Mangul from the Republic of Moldova, who participated via Zoom.
We praise the Lord for the good news from the Northern Ethiopia Union. On March 10, twenty-two souls were baptized in Ambukuna. Three pastors performed the baptism ceremony, Brother Alemneh Abose, the Union President, Brother Bogale, and Brother Megale.
We praise the Lord for the work being done in that region and the brethren's willingness and joy to carry out the spreading of the Gospel. Let us keep our new brethren in our prayers.
Philippines—On March 13, 2021, nine precious souls consecrated their lives to God through Holy Baptism in Mabinay and one in Masbate.
The 2021 Summer Vacation Youth Canvassing was held from January 20 to February 3, in the city of Nueva Cajamarca, Peru, overlooking the mountains of the eastern cordillera of the Andes on one side and the Peruvian jungle on the other.
It was an unforgettable experience for the sixty-four participants, mostly young people and teenagers between the ages of fifteen and twenty, who with joyful disposition, carried out the great task of spreading the Gospel through canvassing.