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Aug 2010 Volume 22

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News and Updates from our work at the Oasis Empowerment Center

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									Volume 22, Number 2                                                                    Elim Pacific Ministries
                             August 28, 2010                                            267 S. Marine Drive Suite 100 UIU Bldg., Tamuning, GU 96921
                                                                                        PO BOX 26627 Barrigada, GU 96921
                                                                                        671.646.4601 oasis@elimpacific.net

                                                                      Measuring Changed Lives!                                                             Praise God for Family Times!
                                     BEHOLD, I MAKE ALL THINGS NEW!
                                                                                                                                                           Allison and I were able to celebrate the
                                                                                                              the local and federal government.            graduation of Ashley and Rosie this May.
                                                                                                              The results are encouraging too,             Ashley finished her B.Fa in Ballet and
                                                                                                              as we see its level of impact.               Rosie graduated the Medical Missions
                                                                                                                So now we are starting to use              program at Elim Bible Institute.
                                                                                                              this process in other ministry ac-           Ashley is starting a Graduate program in
                                                                                                              tivities we do. At Oasis, we are             counseling and psychology at Mars Hill
                                                                                                              reporting the milestones reached             in Seattle. Rosie is currently in Mindanao
                                                                                                              in the lives of the women we                 for an internship and has gotten to help
                                                                                                              work with at Oasis. While the                in a lot of minor surgical procedures.
                                                                                                              Government is concerned that we
                                                                                                                                                           Josiah finished one year at Elim and now
                                                                                                              help women move into stable
                                                                                                                                                           is back on Guam enrolled in UoG. Ethan
                                                                                                              living, overcome homelessness
                                                                                                                                                           will graduate High School next May
                                                                        Our work in Guam continues to         and break free from addiction, we
                                                                                                                                                           along with Heather who completes her
                                                                      focus on healing and restoration.       are also blessed to see hearts be-
                                                                                                                                                           Sign Language Bachelors program. We
                                                                      This year we have been learning         come healed and families restored.
                                                                                                                                                           praise God for each of our children who
                                                                      to evaluate the degree of change        One women had been an alco-
                                                                                                              holic for 45 years, celebrated her           are all training to serve God.
                                                                      that occurs in people’s lives by the
                                                                      work we do. This month we are           3rd birthday as a Christian who
                                                                      wrapping up the Alcohol Preven-         each year gains strength and con-            Some Prayer Points
                                                                      tion Project that Jubilee Estes has     fidence as a woman of virtue. We
                                                                      led throughout the year. She has        see the depth of transformation as
                                                                                                                                                           OASIS & CROSS CURRENT MINISTRY
                                                                      shown our video called REAL             lives that used to be bound by               Pray for Breakthrough at Oasis. Thursdays
                                                                      STORIES to over 2,000 ninth-            alcohol , drugs and sex now blos-            Allison is working on inner healing and prayer
                                                                      graders around the island.              soming with peace, joy and love.             therapy with the women in recovery.
                                                                                                              Some stay with us to help us work
                                                                        Part of this project has required     with others in their recovery.               HEALING
                                                                      us to learn to do research and          Maybe you want to join us too?               Several of our women have been struggling
                                                                      evaluation to prepare a report for                                                   with serious health issues from drug use.
                                                                                                                                                           Pray for miracles in these women.
                                                                      Rick and Cathy Harris move to Guam                                            HIROSHIMA JAPAN
                                                                                                                                                    We are helping grow a church in Hiroshima,
                                                                        There are so many projects we            with us to help share the ministry Japan! God opened doors and he is building a
                                                                      are involved with and we continue          responsibilities.                  strong foundation and promoting healing too!
   ELIM PACIFIC MINISTRIES




                                                                      to pray for laborers to help with            JESSICA WOCHNER also
                                                                      the ministries of Oasis. This May,         came to Guam in June to serve 7 SECOND CHANCE SHOP
                                                                                                                                                    Please pray that we will get more donations
                                                                      Rick and Cathy were able to get            months as a missionary intern.
                                                                                                                                                    for our thrift store ministry. It serves as a job
                                                                      moved to Guam and already have             She too is                         training site too for our Oasis ladies.
                                                                      spearheaded the project to move            tremendous
                                                                      the Second Chance Shop into a              blessing as                        Preparing for the Harvest
                                                                      new lease space. They really want          she helps in                       We want buy Days Inn!
                                                                      to extend our ministry activities          so many ways                       We are praying for funding to cover have the
                                                                      that flow from the little thrift           at our Oasis.                      purchase cost of the DAYS INN for OASIS.
                                                                      store. While folks come here to            She leads
                                                                      find some good used clothing,              devotions,                         ZION FELLOWSHIP
                                                                      Rick and Cathy are there to pray           provides rides                     This has been a year of growth at ZION. We
                                                                                                                                                    have been ministering out of Nehemiah and
                                                                      and minister to them so they are           and manages                        started CELEBRATE RECOVERY this month. God
                                                                      getting even more than they bar-           our social                         is bringing more families together now.
                                                                      gained for. Truly Jesus cares!             detox phase of the Oasis pro-
                                                                      Rick was a missionary to Nepal             gram. There is always something PREVENTION
                                                                      many years ago and pastored in             to do and praise God, when any- Our prevention grant has run out. We are
                                                                      PA 15 years . We are grateful to           one asks for help, Jessica jumps praying for new funding to continue more.
                                                                      have this precious couple here             in to help.
BEHOLD, I MAKE ALL THINGS NEW!




                                                                                                                  BEHOLD, I MAKE ALL THINGS NEW!

                                  A New River will Flow at Zion!                                                                                     A New River will Flow at Zion!
                                 Beginning Sunday January 13th, Zion Fellowship will be offer-                                                     Beginning Sunday January 13th, Zion Fellowship will be offer-
                                 ing new ministry called THE RIVER. This is a 20-week oppor-                                                       ing new ministry called THE RIVER. This is a 20-week oppor-
                                 tunity for men, women and young adults to personally experi-                                                      tunity for men, women and young adults to personally experi-
                                 ence life-changing ministry and inner healing. Zion hosted the                                                    ence life-changing ministry and inner healing. Zion hosted the
                                 International Living Waters Leadership team from Canada this                                                      International Living Waters Leadership team from Canada this
                                 past November to introduce the ministry that is having a power-                                                   past November to introduce the ministry that is having a power-
                                 ful healing impact among homosexuals, the addicted, the                                                           ful healing impact among homosexuals, the addicted, the
                                 wounded and abused. Many people who have been struggling in                                                       wounded and abused. Many people who have been struggling in
                                 silence with life-controlling problems can come to The River                                                      silence with life-controlling problems can come to The River
                                 meetings being held at Zion and find hope and praying people                                                      meetings being held at Zion and find hope and praying people
                                 who care. For more information, please call the Zion at                                                           who care. For more information, please call the Zion at
                                 646-4601 or call Susanne Mitchell at 488-8205.                                                                    646-4601 or call Susanne Mitchell at 488-8205.
                                 The River is free of charge for participants but space is limited.                                                The River is free of charge for participants but space is limited.
                                 WHAT CAN THE RIVER PARTICIPANTS EXPECT?                                                                           WHAT CAN THE RIVER PARTICIPANTS EXPECT?
                                 THE RIVER is a discipleship approach that confronts issues                                                        THE RIVER is a discipleship approach that confronts issues
                                 many people deal with every day but often don’t discuss. Sexual                                                   many people deal with every day but often don’t discuss. Sexual
                                 issues come up at school, work and church and leave people                                                        issues come up at school, work and church and leave people
                                 struggling with questions and often hopelessness. Pornography                                                     struggling with questions and often hopelessness. Pornography
                                 is reached an all time high-water mark. The River is a ministry                                                   is reached an all time high-water mark. The River is a ministry
                                 where the shame and power of such life-controlling problems                                                       where the shame and power of such life-controlling problems
                                 can be addressed and broken. We expect people to be set free                                                      can be addressed and broken. We expect people to be set free
                                 and released to enjoy life and love the way God intended. We                                                      and released to enjoy life and love the way God intended. We
                                 know God wants to heal broken lives who have been victimized                                                      know God wants to heal broken lives who have been victimized
                                 from abuse, incest and molestation or become trapped in the web                                                   from abuse, incest and molestation or become trapped in the web
                                 of some form of addiction.                                                                                        of some form of addiction.
                                 Mark your calendars and consider joining the River meetings at                                                    Mark your calendars and consider joining the River meetings at
                                 Zion Fellowship on Sunday evenings at 6:00 PM, Zion is located                                                    Zion Fellowship on Sunday evenings at 6:00 PM, Zion is located
                                 on the ground floor in the UIU building on the corner of YPAO                                                     on the ground floor in the UIU building on the corner of YPAO
                                 Road and Marine Drive in Tamuning.                                                                                Road and Marine Drive in Tamuning.
                                                  THE RIVER @ Zion Fellowship                                                                                       THE RIVER @ Zion Fellowship
                                                   267 S. Marine Drive Suite 100 UIU Bldg., Tamuning, GU 96921                                                      267 S. Marine Drive Suite 100 UIU Bldg., Tamuning, GU 96921
                                                   671.646.4601 oasis@elimpacific.net                                                                               671.646.4601 oasis@elimpacific.net

								
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