We have participated in a number of
short-term missionary trips (including
four different countries in Africa), as
well as ministries in North America.
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December 11th, Pastor Rob Patterson sang
our Lottie Moon Theme Song in both of
our morning services. Four little girls
came up to him after the second
service--singing the chorus. Later, he
heard children yelling from the play
area at Carl's Jr.
I wanna be your
I wanna be your feet..."
printed the lyrics next to the video
so that you can sing along too!
November 11, 2005
Nancy and Ed
Ed and Nancy are
coming to the Epicenter in December
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Warren's little church has
look at what they're doing,
assignment to reach out to Liberia?
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this link to our special
to see our ongoing ministry to this
country, especially to the Sinkor
province of Monrovia.
We have a special link with Pastor
and the Greater Love Bible Baptist
Church and it's medical clinic and
Beginning in 2000, when our church sent
eleven people to Estonia as part of
2000, a short term mission trip
that blanketed the nation with the good
Since that first trip, we have
revisited Estonia and sponsored several
Estonians to visit the epicenter in
Please visit our
for more details.
members of our church went to
First Baptist Church Galt actively
Sanyu Babies Home.
As of September 2004 there were 41
children, ranging from 1 month to
40 of the 41 children are abandoned
without any family or relatives
according to Joyce Lulindya, the home's
"The babies are abandoned in trash
heaps, hospitals, car/taxi parks, bushes
and on the grounds of the babies home,"
according to Lulindya.
Donations, primarily from FBC's
"Retired" Sunday School class have
provided salaries for two nurses over
the past year.
We will be posting some pictures of
the Sanyu Babies Home and some of the
children in the near future. In
the meantime if you would like to
contribute to this very worthwhile
cause, you can send a donation of any
"Sanyu Babies Home"
C/O First Baptist Church of Galt
653 "A" Street
Galt, CA 95632
Parlee Halfin first traveled from
pastorob to Cape Town, South Africa with
In February 2005,
Patterson will travel
(with several other pastors from Galt)
to Lesotho for a
Pastors' Vision Trip. In
cooperation with World Vision, this trip is for
the purpose of exploring a city-wide
project to assist victims of AIDS in
that part of our world.
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We participate in an annual
in a Shoebox"
ministry to Triqui Indian
children in Baja Mexico.
You can read about this year's program
Ed and Nancy
Giddens are two among thousands of
International Missionaries we support
Program and the
Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Nancy is
the daughter of members:
Cliff and Margie Hoff
to send Nancy and Ed a greeting. They
plan to come from
Tanzania to Galt for an official visit to the
Epicenter someday soon!
is an ambassador of Christ in Moscow. She has visited the Epicenter on
We support her ministry
Cooperative Program and the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering.
On March 27, 2005, at the Epicenter, we
will commission our own mission team to
join others from the Delta Valley
Association on an evangelistic mission
trip to Skopje, Macedonia. Currently
planning to go to Macedonia is:
Pastor Rob &
Cathy served at Alpha & Omega before
moving to California.
We encourage you to support this
halfway-house ministry which seeks to
heal hurting people and bring the
message of Jesus to inner-city children.
A great place to travel in the United
States for a mission trip.
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821 Rose Ct
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Pastor Al and
Shirley Dines would welcome your support
to email them
Church Goal for this offering was
exceeded our goal and