GLOBAL MISSIONS MINISTERIES: HARVEST PARTNERS AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS
White Wing Messenger|August 2020
Early this year, we received a call from a Harvest Partner church in Tucson wishing to assist in some short-term way to bless pastors of local churches in the nations that were not receiving regular support.
STEPHANIE FLYNN & CATHY PAYNE

They wished to invest in helping a pastor or two with getting assistance with regular income.

Previously, this same Harvest Partner church had helped start self-sustaining goat and chicken farms in Nepal for pastors there. The support offered by this church helped these pastors begin a self-sustaining project that will bless them for years to come.

Additionally, funding was supplied from the Harriman church to support the Gorkha children’s home in Nepal to provide clean and safe water for the children. It is also a blessing to villagers in close proximity to our children’s home who can use the water.

With input from the general presbyter, we reached out to our national overseer of Myanmar, Chin Kang Mon, to see if he had any pastors who might benefit from a similar project. Brother Chin responded quickly with a list of five pastors, the type of farms they each felt they could create and maintain, and the costs of each project. The funds would be used to purchase pigs or goats, buy three months’ worth of food, and build the farms. After receiving and sharing these projects, we had two Harvest Partner churches (Tucson and Keith Street) and an individual donor fulfill all the suggested projects.

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