Encompass World Partners News

Over 1,000 Attend Chad School Graduation

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 19:39

On September 18, the graduation ceremony for the first students of the Advanced School of Missiological Studies had well over 1,000 in attendance at the Dombo Grace Brethren Church in Moundou. This is a milestone event so family and friends of the 10 students traveled to be there.


Charis Day of Prayer and Fasting

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 18:39

In preparation for the Charis International Leadership Encounter 2015, in Bangkok, Thailand, members of our international family of churches are encouraged to set aside Wednesday, October 14 as a Charis Day of Prayer and Fasting. 


Board Candidates Approved

Monday, 05 October 2015 13:01

Thank you to all Corporation Members who participated in Encompass' 2015 Board of Directors vote.


CAR Update: Praise God and Keep Praying

Saturday, 03 October 2015 20:16

Praise God with us for answered prayer! Ginger Hock and Brenda Artrip are on their way home. They were able to fly from Bangui, Central African Republic to Yaoundé, Cameroon earlier today. Ginger wrote that they were also able to arrange flights out of Yaoundé, and anticipate being home by Sunday night. Thank you for praying for and with them. Praise God for His protection and provision.


Good News from CAR

Friday, 02 October 2015 15:29

As unrest seems to have wained in the Central African Republic, Encompass staff member Ginger Hock reports that the last few nights in Bangui were much calmer. There were few shots fired, large trucks and tanks could be heard on the streets, and more helicopters were flying. These are all GOOD signs given the situation.


CAR Update from Ginger Hock

Tuesday, 29 September 2015 15:38

Encompass received this update from staff member Ginger Hock this morning regarding the continued unrest in the Central African Republic. Please continue to pray for Encompass staff in the area, and Central Africans who may now face difficulty in buying food, in getting to work, and in transportation for ministry.


Renewed Unrest in CAR

Monday, 28 September 2015 17:38

Unrest once again broke out in the Central African Republic over the weekend. Encompass staff and volunteers there are safe but taking precautions. An overnight curfew seemed futile in some areas of Bangui, the capital city, where shooting was heard all night long. Several non-governmental organizations were looted, including the Red Cross. At least 5,000 people left their homes to find refuge at the airport.


Day of Generosity 2015

Thursday, 24 September 2015 17:13

One of the most exciting developments in missions today is the thousands of workers being sent from countries that only used to receive missionaries. The label ‘from the West to the rest’ used to describe the modern missions movement. A more accurate description today is: This is the age of missions from anywhere to everywhere!


2015 Board Voting Closes Sept. 29

Thursday, 24 September 2015 16:55

All Encompass World Partners Corporation Members are invited to vote in our 2015 Board of Directors election. For more information on voter qualifications, candidates, and online voting, check out our 2015 Vote page.


Bayaka Pygmy Update

Thursday, 24 September 2015 16:24

For over 20 years, Barb Wooler served among the Bayaka people of the Central African Republic. Now Director of Encompass' Crisis Response Network, Barb has recently produced this great update video on her work in C.A.R. Take a few minutes to watch and consider how you might participate in this ongoing ministry through prayer and/or giving.

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