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Families and Young People in Jharkhand Exhorted in Christ thru GEMS Convention

Jharkhand Zone of GEMS conducted family and youth convention at Garhwa and Japla in which 412 people attended and were encouraged to build their life in Christ.


Family Convention
GEMS Jharkhand Zone conducted a family convention for the families of believers of GEMS churches in this zone. The meeting was conducted at GEMS church, Garhwa from 4th to 6th Aug 2017 in which 194 people attended.


Bro. Victor Alfred (GEMS PRO) was the speaker for this convention. The messages helped the participants to learn biblical truths to build their family in a godly manner and to grow together in Christ.


Bro. Sanjay Nisad led the participants in praise and worship. The meeting ended with thanksgiving prayer by Bro. Arjun Karmali (Interim Regional Director, Southern Region) who organized the meeting.

Youth Convention
The convention for the youths of Jharkhand GEMS churches was conducted at GEMS church in Japla from 1st to 3rdSeptember 2017 in which 218 youths participated.


The messages on the theme ‘Overflowing Life’ was shared by Bro. George Muller (Alfa Bihar Coordinator). The messages motivated the youths to live holy and pleasing life to God.


Many youths committed their life to Christ in prayer.


Bro. Arjun Karmali organized the meetings with the local coordination by Bro. Sanjay the missionary at Japla.



Pray for all the families and youths of Jharkhand who participated in the conventions. Pray that they may lead their life in Christ and may fulfil His purposes. Pray that through Christ-centred families and God-pleasing youths Jharkhand may witness the power of the gospel. 
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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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Camp for Gond Tribe Teens at Dudhi Takes Them Closer to Christ

GEMS Yuvac Manch (GYM) conducted a camp for the teens at Dudhi, Uttar Pradesh through which 80 teens were encourage to grow as Christ’s disciples.


The GYM teens camp for the Gond boys and girls was conducted at GEMS campus in Dudhi in the theme ‘Safar – the Journey’ from 11th to 13th Aug 2017. The meeting began with prayer by Bro. Suresh Silas and praise & worship was led by Bro. Jerry (RAGAM projects) and Bro. Darius (GEMS Polytechnic) helped with music.


Bro. Daniel Jesudasan (Dean, TBC-Sikaria) and Bro. Ashish Daniel (GYM Coordinator) shared messages on the theme which helped the teens to understand biblical principles to grow in their spiritual journey and to become disciples of Jesus.


Activity and skit was conducted by Bro. Ashish, Bro. Akshay (GYM staff), Bro. Jerry, Sis. Satya and Sis. Catherine of GEMS Polytechnic.


The life of Sadhu Sunder Singh was screened which motivated the teens towards witnessing Christ. Bro. Darius and Bro. Jerry led the practical talk sessions and dealt with teen issues. Bro. Peter Jayaraj (Southern Regional Director-Designate) and Bro. Praveen Das (Zonal Superintendent, Sonebhadra) led the participants in prayer sessions.



Pray for all the teens who attended the camp at Dudhi. Pray for them to grow in the Lord and to live a testimonial life. Pray that they may witness Christ among their friends, family and peers and transform their society through the gospel. 
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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)


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GEMS Meetings in Tami Nadu, Bahrain and Singapore this September 2017

GEMS leaders will minister in meetings conducted at Madurai, Tuticorin, Bahrain and Singapore in September 2017.

Madurai – 1st to 3rd Sep
Dr. Ashok Kumar (Associate General Secretary, GEMS will minister in these meetings)




Tuticorin – 8th to 10th Sep
Bro. Suresh (Regional Director, GEMS Central Region) will minister at Tuticorin


Bahrain – 15th to 23rd Sep
Dr. Ashok Kumar (Associate General Secretary, GEMS will minister in these meetings)


Singapore – 16th Sep
Dr. Rajesh Duthie (Associate Director, KBM) will minister at PROFIT meeting


Youth Meeting – Nagercoil
A youth meeting will be conducted at Nagercoil on 2nd October. Register before 15th September.




Pray! Propagate!! Participate!!!
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GEMS Sabdam (Telugu Magazine) August 2017 Issue

The August 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_Aug 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – GEMS Sabdam_Aug 2017 (Online)



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GEMS STORM Camp Helps Students at Varanasi to Grow as Disciples

Discipleship camp was conducted by GEMS STORM (STudents Out Reach Ministry) at Varanasi in which 55 students participated.
 
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GEMS Humanitarian Project Among Marginalized People in Bihar Faces Opposition

A humanitarian project of GEMS at Johapur in Bihar benefits the Musahar children. A group of fanatics have been opposing the project and threatening the in charge continuously that they will burn him alive.
 
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GEMS Missionary Bro Gunasekaran Invites for the Wedding of his Son

Senior missionary of GEMS Bro. K. Gunasekaran (Director, Hi-CHAL) invites everyone for the wedding of his son Ben Ebenezer which is to be held on 5th September 2017 evening at Vellore.




Kindly consider this as a personal invitation and grace the occasion with your presence; and pray for the couple and bless them.
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GEMS Church Believers Help Feed Victims of Floods in North Bihar

The recent floods have greatly affected the lives and properties of people in North Bihar. GEMS church at Majhaulia provided food for the flood victims of that area.
 
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Yudha Dvani (GEMS Kannada Magazine) August 2017 Issue

The August 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_Aug 2017 (Download)

Click to Read Online – Yudha Dvani_Aug 2017 (Online)

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GEMS Missionary at Aurangabad in Bihar Paulose Entered God’s Glory

Bro. Hermon Paulose who was serving with the GEMS for 22 years went to be with the Lord in the early hours of 23rdAugust 2017. He is survived by his wife and three children.
 
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GEMS Meetings in Tamil Nadu this August 2017

The Associate General Secretary of GEMS Dr. Ashok Kumar will be ministering in meetings from 25th to 30thAugust 2017 at Tirupattur, Krishnagiri, Hosur & Dharapuram.

Tirupattur – 25 Aug


Krishnagiri – 26 & 27 Aug


Hosur – 27 Aug


Dharapuram – 29 & 30 Aug



Pray! Propagate!! Participate!!!
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Atma Darshan (GEMS Hindi Magazine) Aug to Sep 2017 Issue

The Aug to Sep 2017 Issue of the GEMS Hindi magazine, Atma Darshan is released and can be read online & downloaded.


Click to read the letter from the General Secretary of GEMS Bro. D. Augustine Jebakumar and other articles. 




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Staff Prayer Fellowship Causes Spiritual Awakening in GEMS Polytechnic College

GEMS Polytechnic College conducted staff payer fellowship to help the staff build their life and career on a strong spiritual foundation before entering into a new academic year.
 
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Retreat Encourages Staff of GEMS Children Wing to Build Model Families

Staff family retreat was conducted for the missionaries of GEMS Children Wing. The meeting taught the participants biblical principles to build godly families.
 
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Floods Affect Peoples and Properties in GEMS Fields in North Bihar and Nepal

GEMS fields in Bihar under North and North West Region and Nepal have been greatly affected by the floods. People have lost their lives, houses, belongings and family members.
 
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GEMS Invites to the Inauguration of House of Prayer at Basantpur

The North West Region of GEMS invites to the inauguration of GEMS House of Prayer at Basantpur, Bihar on 20thAugust 2017.



Pray! Participate!!
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