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Berhane Yesus Elementary School

Berhane Yesus Elementary School in Dembi Dollo, western Ethiopia, has long been a first entry point to education for poor and rural Ethiopians. The school is operated by the Western Wollega Bethel Synod and serves children of subsistence farmers, migrant workers and sometimes displaced groups of people.

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Children Of East & Southern Africa

We are called to support the various efforts of our partners in Africa as they engage in ministering to children in need. Programs reach out to orphans and vulnerable children through initiatives that include education and skills building.

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ICARE (Illubabor Children Agape Response)

Tough economic times, the ravages of protracted civil wars, HIV/AIDS and the return of diseases once thought to be under control have placed unbearable burdens on the extended family adoption system. Shenandoah Presbytery is joining with its partner in Ethiopia-Illubabor Bethel Synod to respond to this growing need.

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Bethel Evangelical Secondary School (BESS)

Bethel Evangelical Secondary School is a premier institution with a reputation for producing well-qualified graduates. With 335 students now attending, funds are needed for improvements, a new library, a laboratory and the replacement of underground water pipes. Gifts to this project may also assist with necessary related project expenses that are essential to the successful completion of this project, such as mission personnel, travel and administrative support.

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Bethel Mekane Yesus School, Addis Ababa

This school enrolls about 800 girls (day students) and lives up to its name that means the Light of Life. Bible study and daily worship are a part of the everyday schedule. The academic standards are high and, in many ways, the school is a model for education in Ethiopia.

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Charles Haspels Bible School

This newly completed Bible School has begun training lay leaders for the seven people groups within the Southwest Bethel Synod of the EECMY. Through their passion for evangelism, Christian believers have started over 25 new congregations in the last five years. Lay leaders are leading the movement but need more training, since most have no Bible training and many have only a

sixth grade education. The Bible School is their only opportunity for further education. Funding is needed for student scholarships, training conferences and the envisioned two-year Bible program.

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Ethiopian Graduate School Of Theology

The Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology is the graduate-level theological training program in the Horn of Africa. Its ownership is shared by the Ethiopian Evangelical Mekane Yesus Church (PC(USA)'s partner in Ethiopia). The mission of EGST is to prepare Christ-like servants through post-graduate theological training who can equip churches, primarily of Ethiopia, for maturity, ministry and mission. EGST pursues this mission primarily by training those who will serve as professors and instructors in the theological training programs of Ethiopia's many churches.

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Anuak Bible Translation (EECMY)

The Anuak Bible Translation work has pushed forward but still has some of the longer Old Testament books to translate, such as Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Ezekiel. The Anuak church in Ethiopia is growing and the demand for scripture has increased. God has provided a well-qualified translation team. Your gift will help complete the translation of the Bible for a growing group of Christians among a largely unreached people group that extends into neighboring Sudan.

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FM: Arssi Oromos

Our partner church in Ethiopia is reaching out to 8 million Arssi Oromo people who are folk Muslims. They are sending teams of teacher/evangelists to villages that want schools, to help with education and to plant churches. Funds will help build schools in villages.

(FM = Frontier Mission)

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FM: Bible Translation For Unreached People Groups

Join a new effort to provide translations of the Bible for people who do not have a viable church presence in their culture. Your gifts can help bring God's word to people who have never had it in their own language at an annual cost of $4,000-$6,000.

(FM = Frontier Mission)

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EECMY Student Ministry

The EECMY student ministry aims to found the first church-based ministry on the 48 college campuses throughout Ethiopia. Reaching college students is strategic for bringing the liberating good news of Christ to all peoples of Ethiopia. Young people are gathered from many of the 87 people groups in Ethiopia, and college graduates occupy high leadership positions in church, government, medical, business and judicial systems. Your gifts help train both student and congregational leaders for life transforming service, leadership and evangelism in the church, in government and in business.

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FM: Shekicho Outreach (Ethiopia)

The Shekicho people of Ethiopia had only about 500 believers in 1991. Now, due to the faithful work of our PC(USA) partner church, the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, there are 20,000. Your gifts will provide funds for the Shekicho Bible translation along with other avenues of outreach.

(FM = Frontier Mission)

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AIDS Crisis Overseas

Gifts support church and community-based programs that address poverty, behavior and other root causes of AIDS transmission. Programs include skills training, education, income-generating activities and Biblically based behavior formation and change. A particular focus is women and families.

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Health Work Bethel Synods, Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Jesus, Ethiopia

The EECMY supports health services throughout the five Presbyterian-related Bethel Synods. Training, medicine and supplies are needed for remote, rural clinics, particularly in the impoverished Gambella region of southwest Ethiopia. People often travel long distances to clinics that are understaffed and under-supplied. Gifts to this account will improve the ability of these clinics to meet the critical need for health services.

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Water For All

Without clean water, good health is impossible. In many parts of the world people suffer chronic and life-threatening illness and children die needlessly for lack of accessible clean water. Funds for this program provide technical assistance, equipment and training to develop sources of clean water in needy communities.

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Evangelist, Ethiopia

John and Gwenyth Haspels have served in a remote area of Ethiopia for over a decade, partnering with the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus. John works with church planning and Gwenyth is a medical clinic supervisor among the Suri people in Tulegit. In a church that has grown from 20,000 to more than four million members in under 40 years, church planning is a vital ministry. A neighboring chief said to John, "We have come and we can see that the people living here in Tulegit are living in the light. We are still living in the darkness. Please ...

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Mission Initiative, Educators for the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus

Mission workers filling this position for the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus ("Home of Jesus") serve at the denomination's Bethel Evangelical Secondary School, a boarding school for students in grades nine through twelve located in Dembi Dollo, Ethiopia.

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Seminary Instructor, Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus is a long-standing partner of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The church has approximately five million members, with congregations throughout Ethiopia. Gifts to this account will support an instructor at the denomination's Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa. The position is filled by Carolyn Weber.

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Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus, General Support

The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus is a vital partner with PC(USA) in World Mission, and continues to grow through innovative evangelism; developing ministries in urban ministry, university ministry, peace and reconciliation ministry providing opportunities for EECMY women and men to enter international service through its International Mission Society. EECMY members enthusiastically support these ministries, but your contribution is needed to help these ministries expand and develop.

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