A children’s ministry praise story
“I am pastor, I love and have a vision to reach children, but because I lack the skills to do so, honestly speaking I have failed to fulfil this vision and in so doing been ineffective in reaching them this I must admit,” says Pr. James a pastor at Christ our Rock church.
Located in Kabowa village South West Kampala in the outskirts of the city, the church has been faithful in reaching and impacting the masses from the slum community through its discipleship and humanitarian outreaches. As the founder, Pastor James has been instrumental in overseeing the programs and fulfilling the vision of the church in this community. However, despite of all the success, the children ministry had been lagging behind. The Pastor attributes this to the unskilled volunteers who had been working with the children ministry.
Through an in house training organized at the church, we helped the trainees identify and write a vision and basics on how to start and run a children’s ministry. We also helped the already existing ministries improve in their service to the children. Having attended the training, the children’s pastor immediately put the skills learnt into action bringing changes in the ministry something that impressed Pr. James. The impact of the training prompted the pastor to summon the church elders and deacon’s to focus the church funds into building a children’s church complex in contrast to building a permanent church structure as originally planned a decision greatly seconded by the council. Four months down the road the children’s church complex was completed and gradually opened for the
“It’s time to focus on the children so the inputs they get will serve them to be Gods servants in the years beyond the age 14” Louis B
Remember in prayer the many significant ministry events taking place around the country. We kindly request your prayers in the following areas
- The church planters and children workers through the country.
- For the next programs set to be launched starting April 2018.
- Ask God to prepare the hearts of every man and woman attending the trainings.
- Pray that these programs would have an eternal impact on people
- Pray for the different churches planted and currently facing persecution across the country.
- The New door opening in Refugee camps in West Nile Regions of Adjumani and Moyo Districts.
- For the upcoming Raising Hope training and graduations in south western Uganda.
We are truly grateful for your generous support for these programs. Thank you for joining with us to always bring our praises and requests before God! We have so much to look forward to in this coming month. Especially concerning the areas of evangelism, discipleship, and trainings across the country. We pray that even as he has been good to us through you, his goodness will never cease to manifest in your life as it has been in ours.