Rev Jerald, together with his wife Anu and daughters (pictured – a few years ago) ministers for the Lord at Senthil Nagar church which is in a northern suburb of Chennai, about 22 km from the Central Railway Station. He started his ministry as a church plant in 1994, with no believers and now has 60 families (about 200 individuals including children) worshipping regularly.
On 3 April Rev Jerald had the joy of baptising four young people from the congregation and they were welcomed into membership of the church, with the right hand of fellowship, at the morning service on Sunday 6 April.
As is the case with most of the churches of the Fellowship of Blessed Hope and the Advent Christian Conference of India, the Senthil Nagar church held its VBS (Vacation Bible School) early in May – the main summer holiday month in India. They had 75 children attend for six full days. The program includes many varied activities including Biblical teaching and the provision of meals and snacks.
Please thank the Lord for those who were willing to commit a full week of their holiday time to be teachers and helpers at Senthil Nagar and at many other churches. Pray also that the Holy Spirit will have opened the hearts of many of the children and young people to His Word and to the message of Life in Jesus Christ.
Please pray regularly for Rev Jerald and Anu, and those of his congregation who assist him in the ministry at Senthil Nagar.