International Ministry Update


A busy season has begun with the Ministry to Internationals. Join us in prayer, service, love, and unity in Christ with these opportunities:

  1. 40th Anniversary - Share your Video or Written testimony of how you have experienced God at work through the International Ministry. Submissions are due by the end of the month, August 31. 
    This is your opportunity to give God the glory. You can create your video OR write your testimony and submit here by August 31st  
    (you'll need to sign in with a Gmail email to access the form, contact Jason if you don't have a gmail email or have any questions). 
  2. We welcomed more than 1000 new International students last at NC State from more than 8 countries. Our Wednesday English Conversation and Local Culture Classes begin August 29th. We praise God for providing 10 teachers and helpers for Wednesday, and 7 on Sunday! It is exciting to have Alyssa and Beverly joining our team this year! You can help and explore your calling from God by serving with us, if you are feeling called, talk with us this week.
  3. Our team was challenged, equipped, and received amazing teaching and ministry ideas last Saturday at the NC Literacy Missions conference in Durham. God is at work and is preparing us! Thank you for your prayers support. 

    Want to lend a hand or heart? Here's how:
      • Serve as a child care helper from 6:00pm-6:30pm, Wednesday nights.
      • Teach an intermediate level class on Wednesday - Can you speak English and Breath? We can provide the rest!
      • Be a Teacher Assistant and help with building relationships with students on Wednesday or Sunday.
        • Prayer
          • Pray for our classes and teachers every Wednesday and Sunday
            • Now may the God of peace... equip you with every good thing to do His will. And may He accomplish in us what is pleasing in His sight through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen. Hebrews 13:20-21 (Berean Study Bible)

            • As you share your faith with others, I pray they may come to know all the blessings Christ has given us. Philemon 1:6 (CEV)

          • Pray for international students as the come to church for the first time
            • Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers. Romans 12:13
          • Pray for our team to stronger in relationship and in number so that we will...
            • Use whatever gift [we] have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1st Peter 4:10 
Jason Payne, International Ministry Coordinator

Jason Payne, International Ministry Coordinator

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