Every summer time, SGA helps assist nationwide church buildings within the former Soviet Union to host summer time camps for native youth. At these camps, children have an opportunity to flee day by day life, have enjoyable, however most significantly — study in regards to the hope of Jesus. Learn our earlier protection on SGA summer time camps right here.
“We’re seeing kids grow up in environments that are surrounded by drug use or alcoholism or just a sense of godlessness, which leads to hopelessness. So, these kids are looking for answers growing up, really seeking to find out if there’s more to life than they have been experiencing,” SGA’s Eric Mock explains.
Additionally, for youngsters coming from unbelieving backgrounds, they’re launched to and challenged with the Gospel. The folks reaching out and constructing relationships with these children are sometimes the identical staff who attain out throughout the Christmas outreach, Easter outreach, and even by the Orphans Reborn program.
“The summer camps are just part of the year-round evangelistic and discipleship-centered work of these local churches…. These kids are coming there, they’re hearing the Gospel, [and] they’re in a safe place. It’s exciting!” Mock says.
For the children who do have a relationship with Christ, these summer time camps supply a possibility to deepen their religion. As we enter the prime months for summer time camps — June and July — will you assist assist this work?
Ship a Little one to Camp
SGA helps native church buildings by summer time camp scholarships, Christian literature, gear, and different supplies.
“We’re hoping to reach 20 to 30 percent more than we have this year. To be honest, we’re only limited by funds. Each year, we have to actually turn [away] churches that are asking for funds. What we do at SGA is, as the funds come in each year, we…empty everything out. We send everything we get. And each year, it’s a step of faith to see what we can provide for these churches to do summer camp outreach,” Mock explains.
SGA continues to be within the means of distributing funds to native church buildings in Russia for this 12 months’s summer time camps. Mock says it solely takes $41 to ship a baby to camp. Will you assist present the chance for a kid to find out about Christ’s deep love?
To offer to SGA’s Summer time Camps ministry, click on right here.
Ask God to supply the assets to succeed in these children with the Gospel this summer time. Pray for youths’ lives to be impacted by the hope of Christ. Pray for the encouragement and assist of the employees reaching out to those younger folks. Lastly, pray for defense over these summer time camps.
“Regardless of the ministry, it’s about the message of hope, the message of Jesus Christ as the Lord and Savior, and that belief in Christ — that life-changing belief is the central message of all these activities.”
Header picture courtesy of Slavic Gospel Affiliation.