Brother D. Augustine Jebakumar ministers at the GEMS Maharashtra Pastors & Leaders Conference on 7th & 8th Nov 2014. For Registration & other details check the flyer.
The GEMS Church at Dudhi, Uttar Pradesh (Sonebhadra Zone) organized a five-days Self-Employment training program for the Gond Tribal girls and poor women. 25 women folk were benefitted through this initiative and had the opportunity to be transformed by the Gospel.
To create livelihood options for the Gond tribal women Br. S. Prabhakaran, the Pastor of GEMS Dudhi Church conducted this training program from 3rd to 8th Oct 2014 in his residential premises.
Sis. Jenifer John (ROCK Ministries, Odisha) taught the participants Basket Knitting using plastic wires and a few other handicraft techniques. The participants eagerly learnt the techniques, though for the very first time. They now see this as a great opportunity to earn their livelihood and support their families.
Gospel was shared to them all through the screening of the Hindi gospel film Subh Sandesh (Good News). Br. Jeyasingh David (Southern Regional Director) and his wife Sis. Johnsey were present for the closing session and encouraged the participants through their valuable advice and word of God.
Pray for all these girls & women who took part in this self-employment training program that they may become disciples like Tabitha and may impact the society (Acts 9:36-42) through their good works & charitable deeds. Pray for the salvation of their whole families as well.