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ITI Inaugurated at Madhubani and Karwandiya ITI Gets ISO Certification in Bihar

GEMS ITI at Karwandiya, Bihar has received ISO certification. A new GEMS ITI at Madhubani in North Bihar was inaugurated & classes started.


Karwandiya ITI Certification
The GEMS ITI at Karwandiya in Rohtas, Bihar was assessed and was found compliant with the requirements and was awarded ISO certification for providing industrial training in Electrician, Fitter, Mechanic Motor Vehicle and Welder Trade. Praise be to God.


Madhubani ITI Inauguration
A new ITI of GEMS was inaugurated at Madhubani in North Bihar and the inaugural ceremony was conducted on 1stSeptember 2017. Courses in Electrician and Fitter trade are provided and 38 students have already been admitted to the first year.


The inauguration ceremony was attended by Maithili Zone, DAT Madhepura & DAT Sheohar missionaries & leaders, Madhubani ITI staff & students and Bro. Ananda Kumar (Associate Director, GEMS Institutions) and Bro. Goforth Jebakumar (Associate Director, GEMS Supportive Ministries) were the Chief Guests of the Inauguration. The program was presided over by Bro. Benjamin (Regional Director, GEMS North Region) who also serves as the Secretary of GEMS ITI Madhubani. Bro. K. Stanley (Principal, GEMS ITI Madhubani) anchored the program.


Opening Prayer was done by Bro. Manilal Das (Zonal Superintendent, Maithili zone) and Bro. Paul (Asst. Zonal Superintendent, Maithili) led in praise and worship. Bro. Benjamin welcome the Chief Guests and the participants.


Bro. Ananda kumar shared about GEMS ministries in Bihar and inaugurated the workshop. Bro. Goforth inaugurated the Principal room. Sis. Shajila Benjamin prayed for the Principal Bro. Stanley.


Bro. Goforth in his speck to the students exhorted them from Proverbs 1:7 to fear the Lord to receive wisdom. He also encouraged them to obey the staff to be moulded by them for a good future. Bag distribution was one by Bro. Manilal and Bro. Paul. After thanksgiving by Bro. Benjamin the inaugural ceremony came to a close with prayer and benediction by Bro. Ananda Kumar.


Pray for the GEMS ITI at Karwandiya to continue to provide quality education coupled with biblical values. Pray for the newly inaugurated ITI at Madhubani for its functioning; for the staff and management to receive the needed grace and strength from the Lord. Pray for all the institutions to continue to produce morally sound, transformed individuals and responsible citizens.
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GEMS NET Opens Tailoring Centre to Train Girls for Sustainable Livelihood

A tailoring centre was opened by NET (Neighbours Evangelistic Thrust) at Ara, Bihar to train young girls to make a livelihood.


The Tailoring Centre at Ara, Bihar was opened by NET and was inaugurated in August 2017. Sis. Rupalekha Jebakumar (Managing Trustee) prayed over phone and inaugurated the centre.


The NET team at Ara serves predominantly among the Muslims. Bro. Abel Berchmans serves as the NET missionary here and his wife Sis. Emimal supervises the tailoring centre. Presently seven girls are being trained at this tailoring centre.



Pray for this new initiative of GEMS NET at Ara. Pray that the tailoring centre may train many girls and women so that they may be have a proper livelihood and as well get an opportunity to know the living God. 
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GEMS Church Inaugurated at Basantpur in Bihar for the glory of God

GEMS House of Prayer was built and inaugurated at Basantpur, Bihar in the PEACE 2 Zone (GEMS North West Region) for God’s glory.


The inauguration of the GEMS House of Prayer at Basantpur in the Siwan district of Bihar was done on 20thAugust 2017 and 250 people participated in the inauguration. The inaugural ceremony began with prayer by Bro. Rakesh (Associate Director, CP) and Bro. Paul Abraham (Regional Director, NW Region). Dr. Ashok Kumar (Associate General Secretary, GEMS) cut the ribbon and with prayer inaugurated the church.


Bro. R.P. Timothy (Zonal Superintendent, P2) welcome everyone and Bro. Gyanchand led the people in praise and worship. Bro. Kanahya Lal (Asst. Zonal Leader, P2) led in special song during offering time and Bro. Edward Rajan (DAT Leader, Siwan) prayed.


Dr. Ashok shared the message and exhorted the congregation based on Acts 9:31 on how church the church grew by living in the fear of the Lord and strengthened by the Holy Spirit.


The inaugural ceremony came to a close with vote of thanks by Bro. Timothy and prayer by Bro. Rakesh.


Bro. Gyanchand serves as a missionary at Basantpur with his family. Basantpur is a very strategical place as it’s the meeting point of three districts, Siwan, Saran (Chapra) & Gopalganj. Every year this place hosts a Mela which is attended by three to four thousand people. The ministry here reaches strategically, that the Mela attendees may make melmilap(fellowship) with the Living God.



Pray for the ministry at Basantpur to continue to touch and transform the lives of people. Pray for the church here to engage with the local communities with the gospel. Pray for the believers to grow in discipleship and in godly fellowship.
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GEMS Invites Missionary Children for the MK Teens Camp

GEMS is conducting a special camp for the MK’s studying in North India from 29thSep to 2nd Oct 2017.


All MKs studying from 7th Std to 1st year UG are invited for this camp. Encourage the MK’s to attend. Register before 15th September.



Pray for this MK teens camp; for the organizers and the resource people. Pray that the camp may greatly impact the lives of the MKs to live and to fulfil God’s purpose. 
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GEMS Satham (Tamil Magazine) September 2017 Issue

September 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_Sep 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – GEMS Satham_Sep 2017 (Online)


Share with your Tamil friends, family and fellowship!
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