Thanksgiving that new team members Jon and Tanya Parks have been able to establish themselves in Slovakia.
For a class of students at the Roma scheduled to graduate soon from the Roma school in Kosice!
Praise for the opportunity to share with 250 people in 9 villages in north-central Slovakia through healthcare ministries.
Praise for relationships that were forged and continue to grow among these communities.
For the growth and ministry of the Devleskero Kher (House of God) in the Kosice area where Roma and non-Roma, homeless and well-employed worship together.
Positive impact of volunteer teams this past year; thanksgiving for those who came to share their gifts, skills, and love.
Praise for the distribution of the audio recording of New Testament in the Sinti Romani language and that translation of the Old Testament in this continues.
Regular chapel time at the Ruth School has begun and is making an impact on the students.
Praise for the 220 students beginning the school year at Ruth School, the highest ever enrollment
Two Gypsy Smith School sessions for training Romany pastors and church leaders were held with maximum capacity of students in attendance.
Thankfulness for Rachel Brunclikova, CBF Romany Team member serving in the Czech Republic.
Opening of Naomi Women’s Center, in connection with the Ruth School to offer counseling, sewing club, and other services/activities for Roma women in Bucharest, Romania.
Faithfulness of partners in the Republic of Moldova, for Dutch volunteers who help in outreach to Roma women and girls, and for spiritual growth seen through this ministry.
Renovation of Romany school in Kosice, Slovakia, begun by U.S. volunteers; completed by school faculty, staff, and local volunteers.
Oasis Club, locally organized and staffed outreach to Romany in the Czech Republic.
Thanksgiving for financial supporters, who make this ministry possible through their tithes and offerings.