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January 2010 Update Jesus Project Ministries Jesus Project Ministries PAGE 2 TESTIMONY Passion for Jesus, Compassion for People UPCOMING EVENTS We are so grateful for God’s Bible Stud y CONTACT US faithfulness. We had a very In October we began our Bible fruitful end of the year: Study (Small Group) for adults. Wednesday nights we meet for After School P rograms the food, fellowship and the This fall we launched our After After School Snack Word with the neighborhood. We are seeing people's lives Find us on facebook at: School Programs for the kids in the neighborhood. It has long school snack for all the kids. We changed by the power of God. Jesusprojectmin been our desire to help tutor currently have 15-20 neighbor- This month we will add a Mon- and educate the underserved hood children who attend daily. day morning Bible study as well. children in the inner city. We Many receive help with reading, have found that many of our math and spelling. Thanks to Miss ion Teams children are unable to read or Rachel and Sarah for their Last year we had over 200 lay Follow us on twitter: even recite their alphabet. As labor of love. ministers join us in ministry. They came from as close as New Or- Twitter.com/thejesusproject Bible Camp leans and as far away as Canada. Following up on our successful What an awesome time we had! summer Bible Camp, we con- tinue to provide a Biblical after In November and December, they After School Tutoring a school program for the chil- helped to serve the community dren. At Bible Camp we teach and joined us in two of our biggest result, we have started the outreaches of the year, Cajun Bible lessons, scriptures, have Learning Center. We provide Thanksgiving and Christmas Out- praise and worship and teach Thank you to all of the volunteers & after school tutoring three reach. In addition some helped in our kids to walk in the right- mission teams that partnered with days a week, as well as creative the rebuilding of the All Nations eousness and power of God. It us in November and December: arts, reading programs and fun Fellowship facility, which was is such a joy to see them grow in ACM, New Orleans/Uganda learning activities. In addition, damaged by Katrina flood waters. God! ADVENTURES IN MISSIONS, Gainesville, GA we provide a healthy after ALL NATIONS FELLOWSHIP, New Orleans COREY HICKS, New Orleans CORNWALL CHURCH, Bellingham, WA Reaching the Community Chris tmas FISHERS OF MEN, New Orleans This season brought with it great community Fried Turkey, Gumbo JESUS MIRACLE POWER, New Orleans and Pies. Thanks to countless JOHN & SANDRA GRAY, DeRidder, LA opportunities to reach the com- donations, we also provided MOFFETT RD BAPTIST, Mobile, AL munity with the love of Christ. frozen turkeys and canned goods OASIS CHRISTIAN CTR, Lennoxville, Canada Thanks giving for some needy families. Rapper STEPHANIE RIBAUDO, Cheektowaga, NY Christmas Outreach Corey Hicks shared his testi- mony & music as well. It was a We had an incredible time at The great opportunity to minister to Christmas Outreach. Several the whole neighborhood! Thank organizations and individuals Cajun Thanksgiving you all! donated gifts, time and finances. We gave away over 200 gifts to The Cajun Thanksgiving Outreach underprivileged children in our was a great success! With the help of several mission teams neighborhood and preached the gospel to their parents. It was a from across the nation, we great joy sharing Christ with so served over 200 people in the Parents hear the Gospel many! Salvation Testimony They will be called oaks of righteous- he was struggling to do the “right” Despite his loss, he knew he had ness, a planting of the LORD for the thing. made the “right” decision. His Mission Team Testimony display of his splendor. Is 61:3 heart was hurting, but the Father Our team member began to share was now beginning to fill it with “My first trip to New Orleans It was at one of our neighborhood that God loved him and had a plan was in the spring of 2007. outreaches this past summer that his love and revelation. for his life. “Ronnie” seemed to be Since then, I have returned five we met a young man named listening, but uncertainty flooded Today, “Ronnie” continues to grow times to work with Jesus Pro- “Ronnie.” That day he seemed ex- his heart. Still, he allowed our in God, as he surrounds himself ject Ministries. It is a place tremely anxious as he held his new- team to pray for him before he with his new family. He is eager to where I can concentrate on born daughter in his arms. walked off to meet his friend. learn the things of God, faithfully God, share His love, and serve attends our weekly Bible Study as His hands and feet...sharing Our ministry team approached him As we left the outreach that day we and a few weeks ago God blessed a meal, listening to a story, and learned that “Ronnie,” in his continued to pray that the seeds of cooking for the outreach and early twenties, had already been him with a job. truth about God’s love for “Ronnie” just loving one another. I have through a lot in life. He had grown would bear fruit. We are so excited to be a part of such a love for New Orleans! “ up in poverty, lived in a rough God touching and changing lives neighborhood where hustling was The following Sunday he came to and displaying His glory in the -Donna, Cornwall Church, the only way to survive. He had also church and gave his life to the community! Please continue to Bellingham, WA spent time in jail as a result of Lord, He later shared that He pray for “Ronnie” and for more some bad decisions. turned down the opportunity to fruit in this city. make “fast money” and it had cost He admitted that he had been him not only his friends, but his PRAY FOR US: sought out by a friend to take part God’s Direction Finances child. The mother had moved her in breaking into homes to make Volunteers Safety away because of his decision to do some “fast money”. He shared that Disciples/souls Our city “right”. Give To volunteer, bring a mission team or make financial Contributions contact us: 504 -610-7396 / info@jesus projectminis tries.com / jesusprojectminis tries.com Tha nk You ! Upcoming Events Jesus Project Ministries Jesus Project Ministries has just completed our first year of ministry. Plan to bring a team or volunteer at these year’s upcoming events: Passion for Jesus, Compassion for People We are so grateful to God for allowing SPRING BREAK 2010 us to be used in His Kingdom. The Spring, 2010 entire year of outreach and ministry CONTACT US: GOOD FRIDAY FISH FRY OUTREACH to the adults and children has been Friday, April 2nd made possible by all of you, the Body MOTHER’S DAY OUTREACH Phone: 504-610-7396 of Christ E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Saturday May 8th Thank you to all of you who have come IMPACT NEW ORLEANS SUMMER ’10 to serve, and who continue to support Check us out on the web: June-August us with prayer, financial contributions jesusprojectministries.com and feet on the pavement. We pray that God will repay what we can not. Jesus Project Ministries operates as a training center for believers who want to be better equipped Many blessings to all of you. to fulfill their destiny in God. Community Outreaches, servant-hood evangelism, missions trips and many other hands-on ministries are part of this training to bring the Kingdom of God to our cities and nations.
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