Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) January 28, 2015
On SEND International’s US campus in Farmington, Michigan, eight people have just endured a week of evaluations and interviews to determine if missions with SEND is right for them. All eight were accepted for their various ministries in one of SEND’s 20 areas of the world. These new candidates will have one more week of training before going out to raise support for their ministry with SEND.
Steve Baker, the Director of Personnel Selection & Training for SEND-USA, said, “I am delighted to announce that all eight people have been appointed to long-term missionary service with SEND International. Would you join me in praising God for His direction, wisdom, guidance and strength for not only the candidates but also everybody else involved in the process?”
Among the new candidates are Andy and Abby Gilbert, church planters in Tennessee. Their new role with SEND will be to return to southeastern US to recruit new missionaries. Andy says, “This new role will utilize the administrative and organization skills I gained working in a secular job, as well as using my seminary background and teaching gifts. I am excited to lock arms with those looking for a way to go [into missions] and providing them the steps to do so. I look forward to the daily opportunities to guide and nurture these future missionaries out onto the field.”
Another new candidate is Alex Logan who will be headed to Japan to work with youth. “The pressure that these Japanese students feel is some of the highest they will feel in their entire life. They need to perform well and few people simply love them.” Alex wants to show those students God’s unconditional love.
The other new missionaries include Lisa Antonishek headed to Spain, Mike and Sheryll Warner preparing for work in a remote Alaskan village, Shigeko Yamaguma going to Japan, and Stephanie Lankhorst bound for Bulgaria.
SEND International is an interdenominational faith mission agency with approximately 600 missionaries in more than 20 areas of Asia, Eurasia, Europe and North America. SEND’s mission is to mobilize God’s people and engage the unreached in order to establish reproducing churches. SEND members are multinational and are recruited and sent from sending offices and partner agencies around the world. For more information on SEND’s mission and ministries, visit http://www.send.org.
(PRWEB) February 18, 2015
Cabrini College students worked with local non-profit The Joy of Sox® to deliver 7,340 pairs of new socks to the homeless of the Philadelphia region in conjunction with Pennsylvania’s “Socks for the Homeless Day” – Valentine’s Day, February 14th.
On a holiday tied to chocolate candy and candy hearts, why socks for the homeless on Valentine’s Day? “People are usually generous between Thanksgiving and the end of the year, but after the new year donations just dry up,” says Tom Costello Jr., founder and chief sock person at The Joy of Sox. “The idea was that in addition to calling your Mom or giving a loved one flowers on Valentine’s Day, to also remember the homeless during this cold weather and donate socks to a shelter or help support a nonprofit that does.
Earlier in the semester, 20 Cabrini students helped sort and pack the socks into the boxes to get ready for distribution. Today, 8 Cabrini students loaded up 4 vans and spread out across the region delivering 7,340 pairs of new socks to 18 shelters. In addition, the students picked up about 3,500 pairs of new socks that had been collected during sock drives by school and church groups and caring individuals. The new socks will be sorted and distributed later in the month.
Costello continues, “With about 10,000 homeless in the Philadelphia area and many of them wearing their socks 24/7 they usually need a new pair at least once a month. So these new socks will go a long way to help make homeless toes happy toes.”
Costello has learned a lot from the men and women he helps on the streets since he founded The Joy of Sox. “The homeless rarely get donations of new socks, which can be harder to get than food at shelters,” says Costello. Since many homeless often don’t receive new socks, they wind up wearing their old wet socks 24/7, which can result in serious health conditions, including fungus, infections, and gangrene.
“Socks for the Homeless Day” is beginning to catch on as resolutions or proclamations have already been passed in Pennsylvania, New York and North Dakota. These legislative acts were initiated by The Joy of Sox and sponsored in Pennsylvania by Sen. Daylin Leach, in New York by Assemblyman Brian Curran, and in North Dakota by Gov. Jack Dalrymple.
For more information about The Joy of Sox, please contact, Tom Costello, Jr, founder and Chief Sock Person, The Joy Of Sox, 610-745-1075.
About The Joy of Sox®. The Joy of Sox is a locally founded 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission of providing joy to the homeless by giving them new socks. Started in 2010, they have supplied over 135,250 pairs new socks to facilities for the homeless in 20 states and three countries.
About Cabrini College. Cabrini College is a coeducational Roman Catholic residential liberal arts college in Radnor, Pennsylvania, founded by the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in 1957. It was one of the first colleges in the United States to make community service a graduation requirement. Undergraduate and graduate enrollment is 2,800.
Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) January 15, 2015
Venio Systems, the leading provider of integrated, end-to-end electronic discovery software for corporations, law firms and service providers, today announced Babs Deacon as its Vice President of Training and Education.
Deacon is an eDiscovery and litigation support industry pioneer with more than 25 years of discovery and information governance experience. She specializes in providing consulting, project management and data reduction services to law firms, corporations and government clients, including management of the 9/11 WTC project for the Law Department of the City of New York. As a consultant and practice support manager for several prominent law firms, Deacon has dedicated her efforts to educating, mentoring and evangelizing about discovery best practices and tactics.
“Babs has been a leader in the industry longer than anyone, and we are thrilled to be able to bring her wealth of knowledge and experience to our clients,” says Bimal Tamraker, Venio’s President and Chairman.
She is a frequent contributor to numerous legal publications, has developed accredited courses approved by the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) boards, is a current faculty member of The Organization of Legal Professionals, and was a contributor to the original EDRM content.
“I’m so excited about being a part of Venio’s mission to provide practical education to attorneys and other eDiscovery professionals,” says Deacon. “I plan to focus principally, at least at first, on best practice workflow and project management.”
Deacon’s distinguished industry leadership roles include serving on the executive boards of the East Coast Association of Litigation Support Managers and the National Board of Women in eDiscovery, and co-chairing the EDRM Evergreen Project. She has been a speaker at major industry events, including LegalTech, Women in eDiscovery and ILTA, since 1989 and has trained thousands of eDiscovery professionals.
Babs will be present at Venio’s booth #2613 at LegalTech New York on February 3-5, 2015 at the Hilton New York.
About Venio Systems
Venio Systems, based in Fairfax, Virginia, is a team of innovators and developers with 20 years of experience in providing e-discovery solutions. Venio Systems was created to address the industry’s lack of truly integrated e-discovery systems. Venio Integrated E-Discovery Platform is a fully functional web-based application designed to provide law firms, corporations and government entities the ability to manage all phases of discovery from a single tool. Venio Systems remains on the forefront of innovation to provide solutions anyone can use. For more information, visit http://www.veniosystems.com/.
Takoma Park, Md. (PRWEB) December 12, 2014
The Washington Adventist University (WAU) Department of Religion will soon be offering courses in field evangelism to students interested in urban ministry who are also participating in the REACH Columbia Union Evangelism School (RCUUES) in Philadelphia, Pa. The two schools and the Columbia Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church signed a memorandum of understanding recently that will guide the joint training effort.
“We are pleased to work with the REACH Columbia Union Urban Evangelism School to help train students who are interested in urban ministry,” said WAU President Weymouth Spence, Ed.D., R.T. “Washington Adventist University has long been a gateway to service, offering encouragement to faculty, students and staff who participate in mission trips locally and abroad. This agreement offers students yet another opportunity to learn how to better serve others in our North American cities and urban areas.”
“Engaging young adults is a priority for the Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Columbia Union Conference,” said Dave Weigley, president of the Columbia Union Conference. “This partnership will provide a great opportunity for us to help our young people experience the mission of our church firsthand. We’re pleased that one of our own young adults, Dr. Tara VinCross, will serve as director and help prepare young leaders for service.”
As part of the signed agreement, faculty from the WAU Department of Religion will provide leadership training in discipleship, community development, urban agriculture and various aspects of evangelism. The joint effort will provide students with the opportunity to gain a unique experience in metropolitan/urban ministry through a selection of courses that will enrich their experience in urban ministry. The REACH Urban Evangelism School’s hands-on curriculum is offered as a 12-month training and experiential program that prepares students for ministry in cities and urban areas throughout North America.
Students interested in urban ministry and participating in the Urban Evangelism School program will be able to earn up to 15 credits that will be transferrable to any college, and can be counted toward a degree. The WAU courses that will be offered include such topics as Jesus and the Gospels; Ellen G. White and the Gift of Prophecy; Knowing and Sharing Christ; Ministry in the City; The Theory and Practice of Urban Ministry; and Church Growth in the Urban Setting.
As part of the memorandum of understanding, students in the evangelism school program who take the WAU-provided courses will be required to maintain at least a 2.8 grade point average and must be recommended for the courses by their instructors and the advisory committee of REACH Columbia Union, based on classroom and field evaluation.
The REACH Columbia Union Urban Evangelism School is required under the agreement to maintain a high standard of student personal integrity and academic rigor throughout the experiential learning process. The agreement also requires the evangelism school to offer its Urban Mission Year experience to WAU Theology students and those with other majors. As part of the agreement, the Urban Evangelism School will provide appropriate housing for participating WAU students at a location that is close to the school’s Ministry Center in Philadelphia.
For more information about REACH Columbia Union Urban Evangelism School, go to http://reachcolumbiaunion.squarespace.com. For more information about Washington Adventist University, go to http://www.wau.edu
Supporting and working for the under-privileged people, is one of the ways you can serve socially. A Charitable Organization is a type of non-profit organization. There are many Charitable Organizations that work for the poorest of the poor people so as to make their life meaningful and worthy. The volunteers of these organizations travel to many countries across the globe so that the problems of the people could be understood who live in the remotest of villages.
Similarly, there are charities collected for poor children too. The Charity Child aids in providing the basic amenities of life to the children across the globe, or wherever needed, i.e. in the times of natural disasters. In different countries, there are many NPOs (Non-Profit Organizations) that work for various needs of small and young children. From food to clothing, shelter, education, etc are the requirements of the children that these charitable organizations work for.
The NGOs or NPOs work on different sectors of improvement in Health, Better Employment Opportunities for Women and Provision of Working from home, Care of Old Age People, Orphans, Families badly affected due to Natural Calamities, Shelter and Support to Neglected Old Age Parents, Provision of Educational Facilities to the poor and the needy children and Youngsters.
The international charityTrusts are like a blessing to the poorest of the poor. It works hard at every step so as to provide better living conditions to the underprivileged classes. All its resources are poured into the service of the poor strata in various countries and for the most deprived areas of the countries such as Africa, India, and China. The organizations support missionaries, ministers, other charities, churches, and other Mission oriented activities. These trusts provide international charity for the deprived areas in many parts of the world.Many charitable trust works on a 100% charitable basis and it doesn’t employ any paid staff.
Working for charity means there should be a clear vision, i.e. the vision for the poor and their benefit. The Holy Book Bible too teaches us about justice and mercy. The donations collected for the well being and care of the poor, are honestly and purely utilized for a particular cause only. Since many years lot many Charitable organizations are there, who are working for the World Countries. Donations from the general people, and donation collected from institutions are a great support for the betterment of the needy ones. There are many Projects undertaken by the organizations that comprises of various areas of improvement and betterment of the underprivileged population. The Volunteers who join these charitable organizations, time-to-time visit various places for social service looking after the people in urgent need.The honest and punctual functioning of the Charitable Organizations or Trusts helps at a large scale to erase poverty in many parts of the world and other neglected small size countries.
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Grants, NM (PRWEB) December 12, 2014
Within the pages of Dawn Bohl and Lynette Schmitt’s new book, The Bible Ladies of Mountain, Missouri: The Ministry of Marjorie Barnhart and Virginia Boucher, ($ 14.99, paperback, 9781498417327; $ 7.99, e-book, 9781498417334) readers will discover a real life, God-focused adventure set in the Ozarks. The co-authors share authentic experiences alongside a pair of women with wonderful hearts for God—appropriately tagged “the Bible Ladies.” This book certainly serves its purpose to celebrate the trials and victories of these dedicated Christians, who walk humbly by faith.
“We hope that the stories of the ladies’ lives will encourage other believers to serve wherever He has placed them,” state the authors. “Each believer has a specific place in God’s perfect plan.”
Both Dawn Bohl and Lynette Schmitt have benefited from over forty years of being mentored (by Barnhart and Boucher) in their personal lives, and in their chosen profession of teaching. Not only were they students under these ladies’ teachings, but they grew into maturity by assisting them in service. As the authors witnessed the semi-retirement of the two ladies, they both came to the realization that God was leading them to record the memories of His incredible workings.
Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order The Bible Ladies of Mountain, Missouri: The Ministry of Marjorie Barnhart and Virginia Boucher through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.
Media Contact: Lynette Schmitt, linnynm(at)gmail(dot)com
Atlanta, Ga (PRWEB) December 03, 2014
What: AMTC’s 64th biannual Winter SHINE 2015
When: Dec. 30, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015
Where: Gaylord Palms Resort, 6000 W Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Why: In the entertainment industry bad is bold. From shocking content to scandalous celebrities, it would appear that controversy and immorality reign. The entertainment industry is the most powerful influence on culture today, especially among young people. Which is why more talented Christians are being called.
How: AMTC is a place where industry polish meets the hands of God. SHINE elevates, equips and encourages amateur and professional performers, ages four and up, to be missionaries in the face of the media. On Tuesday, Dec. 30, excited AMTC performers will meet at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Orlando FL. for the six-day conference
Christian talent development ministry Actors, Models and Talent for Christ announces its 64th biannual SHINE Conference in Orlando, FL. Over 60 of the entertainment industry’s top agents, managers, casting directors and record label producers will attend SHINE in search of new talent. Actors, models, singers, dancers and comedians from AMTC training facilities and regional affiliates have been busy preparing for the conference by attending workshops, rehearsals and photo shoots.
Actors, Models and Talent for Christ is a ministry dedicated to “making good bolder” on the stages of film, fashion, music and theater. Founded in 1982 by New York supermodel Millie Lewis and her daughter Carey Lewis, AMTC’s vision is to see the Great Commission of Jesus Christ fulfilled in all areas of entertainment.
SHINE has been the starting point for many successful entertainment careers like that of LaRecia Hines, who is signed with Major Models. LaRecia has walked for top designers in New York Fashion Weeks. Recently, LaRecia was a featured model in the Mercedes Benz Cape Town Fashion Week.
For more information about AMTC and the biannual SHINE conference, visit http://www.amtcworld.org. To keep up with the movement of Actors, Models and Talent for Christ, follow them on Facebook and Twitter.
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