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Youths and Children of Magahi Receive Abundant Life of Christ in Conventions

GEMS Magahi 1 Zone conducted conventions at Masaurhi & Madarpur of Bihar in which 180 Youths and 180 Children attended.


Youth Convention
Youth convention of Magahi 1 zone was conducted at Masaurhi from 6-8 November 2017. Bro. Jai Prakash (Area Leader) coordinated the convention with the support of Bro. Dayanand Singh (Zonal Superintendent, M1).


Messages were shared in the theme ‘Overflowing Life’ by Bro. Mariyosh Joseph (Asst. Associate Director) who exhorted the youths to live purpose filled, fruitful and witnessing life to experience overflowing life.


Devotions were shared by Bro. Dayanand and Bro. Jagan (Asst. Zonal Superintendent, M1). Missionaries of Magahi 1 zone led the youths in praise and worship. Bro. Dharmar (KBM) taught games and presented inspiring Christian movies and videos.


Forty youths committed to live God-pleasing life and to be witnesses for Christ in their colleges and at workplaces and to serve the Lord.


Children Convention
The children convention of Magahi 1 Zone was conducted at Madarpur from 1-3 November 2017.


The missionaries of GEMS children department Bro. Ashok Pal and Bro. Sanjay conducted various sessions in the convention theme of Overflowing Life. Through action songs, activities, games and stories they taught biblical truths.


Prayfor all the youths and children who participated in the conventions at Masaurhi & Madarpur.
Praythat they may grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.
Pray that they may lead a God-pleasing and witnessing life.
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Youths of Varanasi and Maharashtra Make Strides Closer to Christ

GEMS STORM conducted a meeting in Varanasi through which 40 students heard the gospel and GEMS Maharashtra discipled 35 youths in Christ.


Varanasi
STORM (STudents Out Reach Ministries) conducted a gospel meeting at GEMS Action Centre, Varanasi on 31st October 2017 in which 40 students attended among whom nine attended for the first time.


Bro. Samuel Sim from Singapore shared the message and Dr. Manav shared his testimony.


Maharashtra
A youth meeting was conducted at Lavhala on 20th & 21st Oct 2017 in which youths from GEMS churches of Shirala, Kokrud and Shedagewadi participated.


Bro. Sanjay Francis (Belgaum) was the guest speaker and he spoke on a) Who we are in Christ? b) How can we serve God? c) How to take decision? and d) Walking with God. The meeting helped the youths to commit themselves for ministry.



Pray for all the students and youths who attended the meetings at Varanasi and Maharashtra. Pray for the follow up of the new students of Varanasi. Pray that the committed youths may continue to grow in Christ and to be effective witnesses. 
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GEMS Meetings in Tiruvannamalai, Arakonam, Nagercoil, Koderma & Varanasi this Nov 2017

Pray for the GEMS meetings at Tiruvannamalai (10-12 Nov), Arakonam (11,12 Nov), Nagercoil (17-20 Nov), Koderma (24-26 Nov) and Varanasi (26 Nov).

Tiruvannamalai (10-12 Nov)
Dr. Rajesh Duthie (Associate Director-KBM) will minister in these meetings in Tiruvannamalai district.




Arakonam (11,12 Nov)
Bro. C. Suresh (Central Region Director) will minister at Arakonam, Tamil Nadu.


Nagercoil (17-20 Nov)
Dr. Rajesh Duthie (Associate Director-KBM) will minister in these meetings.






Koderma ((24-26 Nov)
Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar (General Secretary, GEMS) and Bro. Selvaraj (Suga Jeeva Ministries, Chennai) will minister at Koderma, Jharkhand.


Varanasi (26 Nov)
GEMS STORM will conduct Christmas program at BHU on 26th Nov in which Bro. Mariyosh Joseph (Asst. Associate Director-KBM) will minister.
                                                                                      
                               

Pray! Participate!! Propagate!!!
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Convention Exhorts Women of Jharkhand to Build their Families in Christ

GEMS Convention was conducted for the women of Magahi 2 Zone at Koderma. PEACE 1 Zone convention at Charhi was conducted amidst opposition. 398 women believers participated in the meetings.


Magahi 2 Convention
The Women’s Convention of Magahi 2 Zone was conducted at Koderma from 27th to 29th Oct 2017 in which 248 believers attended.


The messages were shared in the theme ‘Overflowing Life’ by Sis. Anita Franklin, Sis. Julie Victor and Sis. Archana. Sis. Manju & Sis. Janet led the people in praise and worship.


Bro. Victor Immanuel (Eastern Regional Director) and Bro. Paul Sundar (Zonal Superintendent, M2) also exhorted the women with the word of God. Bro. Rakesh Ravi (Asst. Zonal Superintendent, M2) organized the convention at GEMS church, Koderma.


PEACE 1 Convention
The Women’s Convention of PEACE 1 Zone was conducted at Charhi from 11th to 13th Oct 2017 in which 150 women participated.


Messages in the convention theme was shared by Sis. Juliet, Sis. Elizabeth and Bro. Victor Immanuel. Bro. Samuel Bhagat (Area Leader) organized the meeting and made the local arrangements.


On the second day of the meeting twenty men affiliated to the Sangh (RSS & Bajrang Dal) came and opposed the meeting. The Lord gave wisdom for the leaders to talk to them; after which they attended a session and after hearing the message they calmed down & moved away peacefully. The gospel was shared to the opposers and gospel literature was given to all of them.

Prayfor all the women who attended the convention at Koderma and Charhi.
Praythat they may grow in the knowledge of God’s word and may build their families on this strong foundation.

Praythat their exemplary life may be a testimony to other women to know and accept Christ. 
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Brother Augustine Jebakumar’s Saudi Arabia Meetings this November 2017

The General Secretary of GEMS Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar will minister in Saudi Arabia from 7 to 19 Nov 2017.


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GEMS Invites to the First Graduation Service of MPTC at Chennai

The first graduation service of MPTC (Missionary Preparatory Training Course) will be held at Chennai on 5th November 2017.




Pray! Participate!!


Missionary Preparatory Training Course is an initiative of GEMS to equip the contemporary Church with contemporary approach for God’s Glocal Mission. Click to know more about MPTC – http://news.gemsbihar.org/2016/05/mptc-teaches-kingdom-living-and.html
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Sunday School Teachers Training Equips Maharashtra Believers to Serve Children

GEMS children department conducted training for Sunday School teachers in Maharashtra through which 95 people were trained.


The Sunday School teachers training for GEMS Maharashtra was conducted at Lavhala from 23rd to 25thOct 2017.


The meeting began with opening prayer by Bro. Sanjay Panhalkar (Zonal Superintendent) and Bro. Meghnath Powar (Maharashtra Training Coordinator) welcomed all the participants and introduced the training.


Singing, worship and action songs were conducted by Bro. Ashok Pal, Bro. Sanjay and Bro. Sachin.


Bro. Sachin (Sunday School Incharge) shared in the opening session on Salvation and Bible Meditation. After which Bro. Yenar Singh (Children Dept Coordinator) shared on the Qualities of a Good Sunday School Teacher and Victorious Life.


In the afternoon session Bro. Ashok Pal (JET Incharge) taught on Bible Lessons and conducted motivating games and taught crafts. Then Model Class was conducted and the doubts of the participants were clarified by the CD Staff in groups. CD missionary Bro. Sanjay took session on how to develop a Sunday School.


The second day started with Personal Bible reading and Devotion was taken by Bro. Sanjay Panhalkar and Bro. Meghnath. The meeting came to an end with the closing session led by Bro. Sachin.


The training helped the participants to learn ways to effectively conduct Sunday School. They also committed to walks closer with Christ.


Prayfor all those who participated in the Sunday School teachers training conducted in Maharashtra.
Praythat they may apply their learning in the ministry among children.

Praythat their ministry may enable children to know & grow in Christ and to transform their families. 
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GEMS Satham (Tamil Magazine) November 2017 Issue

November 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_Nov 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – GEMS Satham_Nov 2017 (Online)


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Pray for Rudi Who Met With Road Accident

Bro. Rudi who serves as at GEMS Polytechnic College met with a road accident today, 1st November 2017.


At 4 PM today, 1stNovember, his bike was hit by a tractor on the Barun-Aurangabad road. He was immediately taken to a Government PHC for first aid and then he was moved to GEMS Hospital, Sikaria.


By God's grace there is no injury in the brain but according to the radiologist there is much injury to the facial bones; several fracture in the facial bone because of which there was bleeding through nose and ear. Doctors have suggested to take him to South India to be operated by a Maxillofacial Surgeon. 


Bro. Rudi Stebner is a volunteer of Intermission-Germany who serves as Lecturer and Training & Placement Officer at GEMS Polytechnic College in Aurangabad, Bihar.


Please pray for Bro. Rudi's healing and complete recovery. Pray for his wife Sis. Luisa and children to be strengthened by God during this time. 
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GEMS Convention Revives Families to Receive Overflowing Life in Christ in Bihar

GEMS conducted family conventions at Chapra (PEACE 2) and Dumraon (Bhojpuri 2). 736 people participated and were blessed through the meetings.
 
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GEMS Sabdam (Telugu Magazine) October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 Issue of the Telugu magazine, GEMS Sabdam is released and can be read online and downloaded. 


Read the message from the General Secretary of GEMS, Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar in GEMS Sabdam.

Click to Download – GEMS Sabdam_Oct 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – GEMS Sabdam_Oct 2017 (Online)


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Yudha Dvani (GEMS Kannada Magazine) October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 Issue of the GEMS Kannada magazine, Yudha Dvani is released and can be read online and downloaded. 


Read the message from the General Secretary of GEMS, Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar in Yudha Dvani.

Click to Download – Yudha Dvani_Oct 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – Yudha Dvani_Oct 2017 (Online)


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Falsely Accused and Arrested Missionaries and Believers Released on Bail in Dudhi

Fasting Prayer rally at Dudhi, Uttar Pradesh was stopped by RSS with police support and arrested missionaries & believers on false charges. They are released on bail.
 
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Prayer Rally Interrupted and Stopped in Uttar Pradesh and Missionaries Arrested

Fasting prayer rally was conducted at Dudhi, Uttar Pradesh by GEMS and Dudhi Christian church. RSS & BJP members forcefully stopped the prayer with police help and confined missionaries at the police station.
 
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Professionals Prepared to be Christ’s Witnesses in Cities, Companies and Cultures

Marking the 10th anniversary of PROFIT (PROfessionals Fellowship of International Talents) a Global Conference of PROFIT was conducted at Sikaria, Bihar.
 
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Missionary Given Ultimatum of Life and Another Confined at Police Station

GEMS missionary at Rajhara, Jharkhand has been given ultimatum of life by a thug paid by the Sangh. Missionaries at Shaktinagar, Uttar Pradesh was confined whole night at the police station for showing Jesus film. 
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GEMS Church Inaugurated at Belwaniya in Bihar for the Glory of God

GEMS House of Prayer was built and inaugurated at Belwaniya, Bihar in the PEACE 2 Zone (GEMS North West Region) for God’s glory.
 
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GEMS Nepal Missionary Hari Oli Went to be with the Lord

GEMS family is deeply saddened by the demise of Bro. Hari Oli Prasad who was serving as a missionary at Bhagai field of Nepal. He went to be with the Lord on 12th October 2017.
 
2 Sep 1958           -           12 Oct 2017
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Pray for the Recovery of the Hospitalized GEMS Missionaries

GEMS missionaries Bro. Mohan Raj (Bhagalpur), Bro. Suresh Silas & his wife (Jayant), Sis. Rosaline Jayarani (Sikaria), Bro. Kirubagaran and Bro. James (Sikaria) are hospitalized for various reasons.


Bro. Mohan Raj (STORM Bhagalpur) who has been suffering from multiple heart diseases underwent two surgeries to the heart within 10 days (http://news.gemsbihar.org/2017/10/gems-missionary-mohan-raj-underwent.html). His condition was deteriorating, but now his health has shown great improvement. Praise be to God! He was admitted in CMC, Vellore and is now shifted to the MUT rest house. On 22nd October the stitches were removed. But there is some infection in the thigh stitches area.


Bro. Suresh Silas (Jayant – Sonebhadra Zone) & his wife met with an accident on 20th October while on their way to conduct fasting prayer in a village. Bro. Suresh has suffered two major fractures in his leg and his wife has suffered injury.


Sis. Rosaline Jayarani (Sikaria) who is incharge of the GEMS canteen is diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer with Liver metastasis. She was admitted at CMC, Vellore for palliative care from 2ndweek of October. Though she was diagnosed to be in terminal stage there is great improvement in her health.


Bro. Kirubagaran (Publications Coordinator) is admitted at CMC, Vellore since 10th October for spinal bone fracture and neurological problems.


Bro. James Raj (GIFT Coordinator) is suffering from severe back pain due to Acute Inter Vertebral Disc Prolapse in L4 & L5. He is unable to stand straight and is suffering with pain in the back and in legs. He has been admitted at GEMS Hospital, Sikaria and given treatment.



Pray for all the missionaries who are suffering from various sicknesses and are hospitalized. Pray for their treatment and pray for God’s healing. Pray that they may recover to good health. Pray for their families to experience God’s special grace and to receive the needed mental and physical strength at this hour of trial. 
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GEMS Hospital to Conduct Speciality Camp for Skin Related Problems

GEMS Hospital at Sikaria, Bihar will conduct Dermatology (चर्म रोग) camp from 25th to 28thOctober 2017. 

Dr. Irene a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist / त्वचा-चिकित्सक) from UAE will visit GEMS hospital during these dates. People who have problems in their skin, nails or hair will be benefitted through this camp.


Kindly share this with GEMS church believers & students and others who will be benefitted. For further details, contact – 7482040404 / 9472322819.
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