Available at the Church Office or
Contact Jac Doerksen @ 204-346-2495
Jessica Gerardy will be traveling to Bucharest, Romania from July 8-August 24, 2014 to work with Heart to Heart International Ministries. Heart to Heart Ministries is committed to share God’s love with the poor and orphans in Romania by proclaiming the Gospel message, offering physical help to those in need, and training people to become faithful followers of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Jessica will be working in three areas of ministry:
1. The baby hospital – attending to that physical and emotional needs of the children and just showing them love!
2. The orphanage – showing Christ’s love to the kids and helping with the emotional needs and development. Where she will help with a VBS style day program, which involves sports, crafts, swimming, singing etc.
3. Transition house – working with the teens who are almost ready to leave the orphanage at age 18. Helping them develop life skills, find jobs and affordable housing and providing a good example of Christ’s love to them.
-They are always in need prayer and guidance to provide the best care for children that have been abandoned and left unloved.
-As well as need of financial help to provide the care and support for the children and the full time missionaries there that work alongside the Romanian staff. St Paul’s has forms at the back of the church that can be picked up or they can be contacted:
Heart to Heart Canada
26 Springwood Bay
OR Phone #: 204-326-6690
OR Heart to Heart’s website: www.h2hint.org.
This year’s Biennial Synod convention was held at Epiphany Lutheran Church in Winnipeg, April 24 – 26, 2014.
The Theme: “Together for the Love of the World – God’s Holy Arm AND Our Beautiful Feet” Isaiah 52:7-10
A synod is the governing body of the Wider Church, that convenes to decide issues of doctrine, administration and / or applications.
This biennial convention our delegates were Pastor Terry Gudmundson, Anne Appleby and Ray Schalla
This is the link to the general report that Anne gave on the convention.
Biennial MNO Synod Convention