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Uniting Faith and Friendship: Reflections on the 25th Annual Teen Camp

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This year, the 25th annual Teen Camp welcomed 82 young people, aged 13 to 17, and an additional 35 helpers—including organizers, teachers, chaperones, and cooks—for a 4-day event. Representatives from many congregations across the region attended, along with several visitors. Joshua initiated this event during his high school years. Aureni and I assisted him for […]

Greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven ( with video)

Walking from house to house (03Apr23)

This month, we had a week-long visit from a group affiliated with the Healing Hands International ministry (hhi.org) based in Nashville. This ministry sends boxes of supplies (including school and hygiene materials and Bibles) to underprivileged children worldwide. Nine members of the group came from the Glen Allen Church of Christ in Richmond, Virginia, while […]

School of the Bible under new leadership

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Bible and English teachers at the School of the Bible 2022 was a year of many changes for the School of the Bible.  With life slowly coming back to normal after the pandemic, we were able to restart our regular classes, offering classes at all hours throughout the week. We also resumed hosting our certificate […]

Visiting the “Least of These”

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Vale do Catimbau is a very impoverished region. Members of the downtown congregation set out for a 5-hour trip into the interior of the state for our second SOS Sertão (SOS Hinterlands). Our visits are to a small community in the Vale do Catimbau, a desert-like region quite isolated from the outside world. Church members […]