Volunteer teams strengthened
Jos, Jalingo and Gombe now have full strength teams equipped for vision sharing, counselling and testing following new volunteer training.
In total, 24 people participated in the five-day training in early February in Jos that was designed to strengthen existing teams and also equip the members of the new Bogoro team.
Fruitful day in Bauchi
Churches in Bauchi open their doors to Grace & Light volunteers.
Mid-January Pofi Josiah and Alfred Mshelizah spent a day in Bauchi State 150 kilometres from Jos. In the morning they met 15 potential volunteers attending churches in Cocin Bogoro regional church council area.
COCIN Vwang churches tackle sexual and gender-based violence
Churches in the COCIN Vwang regional church council area are inviting the Jos volunteer team to deliver our sexual and gender-based violence workshop for their congregations.
This follows a half day seminar for church leaders on 13 February at which international coordinator Tassie Ghata introduced Grace & Light and gave a taster of our full day sexual and gender-based violence workshop.
Honouring God at work and home
Christians in a rural community commit to living lives that honour God at work and in their homes.
Two hundred and fifty people joined our three day workshop in mid-January at COCIN Chemet, a church in a rural area outside Jos. We looked at what social righteousness means in practice for them.
Tough message changes hearts
Church congregations continue to accept Grace & Light’s tough social righteousness message and commit to changing their lives.
“Nigeria is in turmoil at the moment. Our volunteers are helping congregations see that they are part of the problem and need to be part of the solution,” explains international coordinator Tassie Ghata. “They are recognising that Christians need to take responsibility rather than blaming others, especially state and federal leaders.