Daniel’s story inspires loyalty to God in young people
Daniel and his three friends inspired young people in Bassa to strengthen their relationships with God.
Forty-one young people from ECWA NEPA A church in Bassa on the outskirts of Jos, spent a day with our Jos volunteer team talking through the issues they face including work, corruption, poverty and rape.
Women church leaders share challenges and support each other
Women leaders from churches across Jos are encouraging their congregations to tackle sexual and gender-based violence following our workshop.
One hundred and five women from 20 churches attended the day-long SGBV workshop on 17 July, during which international coordinator Tassie Ghata shared about the many stories of rape she has heard during lockdown.
Young people commit to changing their lives
Young people from two churches in Miango have committed to changing their lives and living differently.
Jos volunteer team members spent a July weekend in Miango leading workshops for young people. They looked at how Daniel and his friends remained loyal to God while they were serving in the Babylonian court.
Church visits restart as lockdown ends in Nigeria
Visits to churches to share the gospel, counsel and test for HIV/AIDS restarted in June in Yola and July in Jalingo.
During June and July the Yola volunteer team have visited five churches while the Jalingo volunteers have visited two churches.
Food distribution during lockdown
Grace & Light has been distributing food to vulnerable families affected by the Covid-19 lockdown in Jos.
Grace & Light received donations from our partners in AMEN Trust, as well as some other donations, which were used to distribute food to 102 local families.
When the word got out that food was being given out, more people came. It was hard to turn people away, knowing that they were also in need.
We took their names, trusting that if the lockdown continues we will be able to find some support for them.
Responding to Covid-19 in Nigeria
At the moment our staff and volunteers are all safe. not suffering from the coronavirus and encouraging churches to play their part in limiting the spread of the virus.
During visits to churches and schools they have been sharing the symptoms, how the virus is spread and prevention measures individuals can take to slow the spread.