Weekly Update OCTOBER 3, 2010 Renaissance Outreach Ministry/Bangladesh School of Light P. O. Box 506 Litchfield, MI 49252 www.schoolsoflight.org NEWS THIS WEEK WEEK IN PICTURES SHORTS & PRAYER Babies & Babies & New Mission House begins The new missionary house will begin Weddings, Oh My! construction next week. It will be There have been at least four ready for occupancy in two months, according to the contractor. new babies born in the village The house measures 13’x35’ and of Senerganti Mission since I will cost $1765 to complete. It will left last May, along with a few feature a single room living/sleeping more on the way. There also area (13’x18’), an office (13’x10’) and a has been some weddings, plus veranda (9’x6’). It will have electricity but no running water or indoor two coming up in the next plumbing. month. The house will be built on the site Senerganti had one death in of the Bible School overlooking the village. It was an elderly Martha’s Garden. The house will be man that I had often stopped by the first permanent residence for Rev. Jan L. Beaderstadt, who has been his house and prayed for. He staying in homes while working in went home to the Lord during Devosh Halder was born to Ripon and Padma Senerganti Mission. the summer. Halder in Senerganti Mission, Bangladesh in The missionary house was one of The girls are young, August. He is one of four babies born in the many gifts that the ministry received village over the summer. The couple is over the course of the summer. including one who’s about 15 Christian. BARBIE DOLLS WANTED FOR BANGLADESH that’s getting married. It’s not The Bangladesh School of Light is training legal for a girl to marry until 18, area women in sewing, and one of the but when there are no records projects is to produce Indian/Bangladeshi style clothing for these 11 ½” fashion kept, the parents can marry off dolls. No one had ever seen a “Barbie in arranged marriages. Most Doll” before and all of the women in the marriages are arranged in this village fell in love with it. As most little girls in village don’t have much in dolls, part of the world; love we would like to make them available to marriages are something new. the girls. We would prefer dark hair dolls Over 75 came to receive me (no one here has blond hair). Send to Barb Beaderstadt, 207 W. Main St., Turner, MI when I arrived on Sunday 48765. We prefer used dolls in good shape. morning, with more people coming to visit over the last few days. I am busy blessings . RENAISSANCE OUTREACH MINISTRY babies and families; while P. O. Box 506 Litchfield, MI 49252-0305 working on the improvements (517)425-4773 Rev. Michael Murray, VP of Outreach to the Bible School buildings. Sila Biswas stands next to the new www.schoolsoflight.org refrigerator at the Bangladesh School of Light All donations are tax-deductible as we are It’s the end of rainy season with in Senerganti Mission. One of several gifts re‐ a 501(c)3 ministry rain daily. Good to be back! ceived this summer, it will save food costs.