Churches of Christ in the Chicago area, in partnership with Christians in Jamaica, are planning a 2002 crusade. It will include door-knocking, a medical mission and visiting preachers from the United States. For more information or to contribute, write to Sheldon Heights Church of Christ, Jamaica 2002 Crusade, 11325 South Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60628 or call (773) 568-2929 or fax (773) 568-8884.
A mission team is preparing for work in Lima, Peru, beginning in January 2003. They seek support for several team members. The group is supported in part by the Sunset Church of Christ in Carlsbad, N.M. Write to: Lima Mission Team, 1606 Elkhart #23, Lubbock, TX 79416, or contact Paul Wayne Dowell at (806) 788-1031 or [email protected] .
The Manzini Bible School in Manzini, Swaziland, needs funds to train men and women for leadership roles in Africa.Workers there recently planted macadamia trees as part of its “Tree of Life” fund-raising project but a Sept. 11 fire destroyed about 1,000 of the trees. A sapling costs $2 and about $15 to plant, fertilize and care for before it produces a crop in five or six years. Donations may be sent to: Tree of Life, Montgomery Church of Christ, 7201 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109. For more information, contact missionary J. L. Brazell at (505) 898-6669 or e-mail [email protected] .
Current and former missionaries in Vietnam want to hear from Christians of any nationality who worked with churches in Vietnam during 1961-75. This includes anyone connected through the military or U.S. firms. Please e-mail the following information to gene_conner[email protected] Name, years and location in Vietnam, street and e-mail addresses, phone, home congregation.
Missionary Chris Boyce is looking for workers to help plant a middle-class congregation in Mwanza, Tanzania, to serve as a hub for more than 80 rural churches. Write Boyce’s sponsoring congregation, Minter Lane Church of Christ, 2502 Minter Lane, Abilene, TX 79603. Call (915) 672-8897 or e-mail [email protected] .
The Center for Humanitarian Activities in Puglia, Italy, needs funding to continue its evangelistic work. Contributions may be sent to the sponsoring congregation: Lindberg Road Church of Christ, 2625 Lindberg Rd., Anderson, IN 46012. For more information call John Luallin at (765) 644-0413 or e-mail missionary Vito Ligorio at [email protected] .
The Pitman Church of Christ in Sewell, N.J., is gearing up for its Vacation Bible School/Community Enrichment Series for late June 2002. The church of about 200 requests help from a group of 15-20 teens plus an adult leader. Teens will work during the days conducting “Neighborhood Bible Funtimes” and minister to the community through service projects. Contact Dan Cooper at (856) 589-1360 or e-mail [email protected] or write to Pitman Church of Christ, 115 E. Holly Ave., Sewell, NJ 08080.