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North American Japanese Outreach (NAJO) Update

North American Japanese Outreach (NAJO) Update

by Pastor Dennis Carlson, Faith Covenant Church, NAJO Board Chair

White Roses and Rustling Waters.  That best describes the recent highlights of North American Japanese Outreach (NAJO), a ministry of Faith Covenant Church, Farmington Hills, Michigan. With the support of the GLC, other churches and individuals in the GLC, together with Japanese support both here in the States and back home in Japan, now nearing completion of five years of ministry, NAJO continues to bear kingdom fruit. Even as a red rose has traditionally indicated a newborn baby in churches, so...

The Nepali Diaspora Coming to Faith in Jesus

The Nepali Diaspora Coming to Faith in Jesus

God is doing something unique among the Nepali-Speaking community in Grand Rapids, MI. In 2007, after two decades of a stalled refugee crisis in Nepal, the UN Refuge Commission started resettling some 60,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees in America. Grand Rapids has received over 1,500 refugees to date.  Thornapple Covenant Church sponsored one of the first families seven years ago and still finds itself engaged with the Nepali diaspora in many ways.

Church volunteer drivers head out every Sunday morning in four church vehicles to pick up those needing a ride...

GLC – Germany Partnership

GLC – Germany Partnership

The Detroit area is home to a number of German companies. Over the last decade many of these companies have given their German employees instructions on how to meet Americans- join a health club or go to a church. As a result several German families over the years (particularly in the Daimler/Chrysler era) became regular attenders of Detroit area GLC churches. Each family, though only here for a few years, was impacted by the GLC churches. The first ones to return to Germany worked through their home FeG (Freier evangelischer Gemeinden) denomination and local...

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