Logo

 

Banner Image:   Baptist-Times-banner-2000x370-
Template Mode:   Baptist Times
Icon
    Post     Tweet


Northern Baptist Association engaging in mission in Lithuania


For several years the Northern Baptist Association has been developing a partnership with Baptist churches in Lithuania. At the end of July a team of five people, including two teenagers, representing three different churches travelled to the city of Kaunas to help the Evangelical Baptist Church with their annual children's summer camp.


Lithuania 700

The camp doesn't actually involve camping, but the team of youth and children's workers from the church, supplemented by the visitors from the UK, runs activities for around 40 mainly non-Christian children over four days for seven hours each day, including presentations of Bible stories, worship songs, sports, crafts, food and discussions. This is now the second time which the NBA has partnered with this particular project and this has enabled a deepening in the relationship between the church in Kaunas and the Northern Baptist Association.

The trip was fruitful especially in growing confidence and faith of the folk from the NBA. On returning home, a team member's church colleague commented about her: 'I could tell that it was a significant time for her which I pray would have a long-reaching impact both for her and for those in Lithuania.'   

Paul Revill, NBA Regional Minister for Mission, said, 'It was a hugely valuable visit, both to give some of our own young people and their leaders an experience of cross-cultural mission, but also in bringing love and friendship to children who live relatively deprived lives compared to most of us in the UK. 

'The church were encouraged and our team returned with greater confidence in being a witness for Christ.'

Further trips are planned for 2019, and it is also hoped that the partnership might enable some reverse mission amongst Lithuanians living in the North East of England.
 

Baptist Times, 17/08/2018
    Post     Tweet
Examples of how Home Mission funds are being used in the Northern Baptist Association
SubArticleD2019
The Northern Baptist Association has announced it has called the Revd Hayley Young to the role of Transitional Strategic Leader (Regional Minister) from 1 September this year
The stories of several women in the Bible were highlighted during an online event at the The Filipino International Church
A new ministry has emerged at the Filipino International Church which is equipping its members and enabling them to serve in a new way. Kit Torres explains more
Wallsend Baptist Church has released apologetics resources to help churches do lockdown digital evangelism
coronastory, coronaresource, coronamission
An NHS nurse and Baptist church member has spoken of her appreciation after six artists painted her portrait during the Covid-19 pandemic
coronastory
The call to train for Pioneer Ministry – together as a couple – came very clearly to Chris and Caroline
     Regional News 
    Posted: 29/04/2021
    Posted: 06/06/2017
    Posted: 07/02/2016
    Posted: 09/10/2015
    Posted: 03/09/2014
    Posted: 08/05/2014
    Posted: 05/09/2013
    Posted: 05/09/2013
    Posted: 04/09/2013
    Posted: 04/09/2013