Two congregations work together to provide ongoing needs after the earthquake and tsunami Mar. 11 in Japan.
Fire damaged one of the campus houses at Children's Homes of Paragould.
by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent ELBA, Ala (BNc) -- For years, the church in Elba, Alabama had a small pantry housed in a closet, but they were never able to feed the hungry as they do now. Recently the church built a family-life annex complete with a spacious kitchen and dining area, classrooms, restrooms, and a large … Continue reading Elba Church Feeds the Hungry
Read two children's letters, one from Alabama, the other from California, in their own handwriting, as they send money to help with the relief efforts in Japan.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., (BNc) -- The churches in the Birmingham, Ala., area have been using Facebook to help tornado victims. Communicating together via a group called The Church Connection, they have been able to help with specific needs for tornado victims. They have also promoted their desire to help through the Pleasant Grove tornado Facebook group … Continue reading Alabama storm relief efforts continue
Dwight Albright of the Park Ave. congregation in Memphis, Tenn., provides an update on donations for the Japan relief effort.
The relief efforts in Japan continue as the U.S. turns toward its heartland scarred by tornadoes and flooding. Though is our attention-span getting short?
Editor's Note: The following is from a special website set up by the Vilonia church of Christ about their relief efforts. by Marty Knight VILONIA, Ark., (BNc) -- Another day has drawn to a close and we were blessed with good weather in which to work. Let me begin by thanking the volunteers who poured … Continue reading Vilonia church of Christ Disaster Relief
Reports are arriving of the damages and loss of life in the U.S., from the tornados that have caused destruction, especially in Alabama.
Churches have been quick to move for aid in the tornado-struck town of Vilonia, Ark, says Ted Knight.
Japanese brethren are organizing to distribute funds and help in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami.
The Park Avenue church, Memphis, Tenn., has raised $240,000 for the Japan relief effort.
The preacher of the Yokota church of Christ shares plans for a visit to the congregation in the heart of the disaster area.
A minister of the Mito, Japan, church describes the effects of the earthquake and tsunami on the Christians there.
Japan missionary Marlin Ray plans a trip north to the most affected areas. He tells of news about the Ibaraki church as well.
The Park Avenue church in Memphis TN will send the donations on to Japanese Christians, with 100% of the offerings reaching Japan.
A Japanese preacher's wife emails that the unstable conditions in Japan because of the nuclear reactors poses a dilemma to those who seek to help the needy.
by Lisa Carter PANAMA CITY, Panama (BNc) -- Panama had extreme flooding during the month of December and many Christian families of indigenous people living in remote villages were affected. There are many Panamanian families, four American families living in Panama and Larry Brady's organization in Alabama, helping. Between us, we have raised approximately $25,000 … Continue reading Church provides aid to flood victims in Panama
by Glenda Wiliams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, AL (BNc) -- Joy Galloway, Kellee Jackson, Maggie Moyer and Wanda Cannon worked all year buying items to be packed and shipped to Panama for the 2010 Operation Christmas Joy project. This year's backpacks were filled for the school in Santa Fe Darien as well as collected teaching supplies … Continue reading 2010 Operation Christmas Joy
by Glenda Williams, BNc correspondent GENEVA, Alabama (BNc) -- This author began a cookie ministry last week. Let me explain. "Old-Timey Tea Cakes" was the recipe that caught my attention and I made a batch. With four cups of flour, one and three-fourths cups of sugar, two sticks of butter and a few more ingredients, … Continue reading New Cookie Ministry is hit