There are currently fourteen (14) sewing centers operating in the India Association of General Baptists under the supervision of Pastor Prakash and Jememia Pamu.
Two new centers opened this month at Chandrapalem, Prakasam district and Gokivada a village of Pithapuram, East Godavari. The ministry is also reaching out to tribal villages currently with four sewing centers reaching those needy areas.
Your gift of $100 can make all the difference for a family in India. Please consider sending a gift designated for Dorcas Sewing Centers. The current need is 50 sewing machines for graduations scheduled over the next two months.
This ministry reached thirty (30) women during the month of February from Indirangar colony and twenty (20) women from Pithapuram. They each were prayed with and encouraged. Each lady received a gift of cooking oil.
India Association had a youth meeting with 74 students. The students were from the local community and they were encouraged and strengthened to face the challenges of pending school examination. The students were given New Testaments, pens, and a good meal. Special prayer was offered for success in their exams and Jemima shared the gospel.
The pastors meeting was conducted at the Pithapuram General Baptist church with eighteen (18) pastors in attendance.
Pastor Prakash is asking for specific prayer in four areas this month. Prayer for the persecuted church in India, for banking issues which are making it difficult for GBIM to get resources to our churches, the renovation and restructuring of the church building in Pithapuram (the center of ministry for India Association), and for the spiritual growth of believers and leaders.