The youth got together this last week to play and to prepare some decorations for our second anniversary. They teamed up in groups of two and created posters to be taped on the walls offering best wishes to the congregation. Everyone is doing his share to make this a wonderful celebration.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Our men’s group which swelled last week added one more this week and grew to 11. Now our men’s leader is in a quandary. “I guess we need to divide the group to have more valuable sharing time,” he commented. On that same note, another suggested that we begin early morning prayer meetings for the men who can’t attend in the evenings. This has been a desire of ours since the end of last year and now appears to be a felt need.
Monday, March 2, 2015
I was “blown away” on Thursday when I got to the men’s meeting. Assuming to see our regulars which average between 3 and 6 of us, there were 10 that showed up, all due to the efforts of the men inviting their friends and neighbors. While it was a pleasure to see our table full of men, looks like we’ll have to consider dividing up the group in two so that each gets an opportunity to share.
Friday, February 27, 2015
It’s hard to imagine that soon we’ll be celebrating 2 years of life as a congregation in our rented hall, but on March 8 (about 2 weeks away,) we’ll have our 2 year anniversary. Chairs are being rented and the program is being put together, while the women plan the dishes that will be offered that day.
It’s wonderful to imagine what God will do considering all that he has done over the past year!
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Upon going by to pick up the keys for the second hall that we’re renting located on the street of “Tabachines,” we were told that the government was using the facility to offer classes to the public. The same thing happened this month to our first rented hall, but fortunately the government doesn’t work on Sunday, so we’ve been able to use the facilities for our music classes and worship services.
So our morning services in the new place have been put on hold until the government classes are finished and we can get the keys to use the facility.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
“Portal Chino” is an opportunity offered once a year to those adults interested in learning more about the Chinese culture. Well, we sent a group of 10, mostly youth who wanted to learn about China. They were exposed to two Chinese congregations in Mexico City, some kids activities, a meal at a Chinese restaurant, a food store and the celebration of Chinese New Year. It was a full day, but they all came back excited.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
We’ve been at it for several weeks studying how to put together a sermon. The crew that we took from our church plant is learning what the elements of a good message are. And this week they had to stand up and present how to conclude a sermon. Several were nervous, but all were willing and able. They’re now preparing to preach a 30 minute message to be delivered in two weeks. Pray for them, please.