First Rice

Naw Marien, Saw Ku Moo Day Moo and Eh Kree Nay

Naw Marien, Saw Ku Moo Day Moo and Eh Kree Nay

On Sunday First Wesleyan Church of High Point, had a rice drive.   The missions committee of the church planned and organized an opportunity for parishioners to bring rice for distribution with new refugee families.

In the refugee camp, Dee Ray, and his family of seven, lived on 31 pounds of rice per month.  He said that at the end of the month they had just enough for each of the five children to have a little and they, as parents did not eat.

When Burmese families arrive it takes 7-12 days for them to get a regular supply of food.  First Wesleyan will help feed these families for the first few days.  The missions team plans to  provide 50 lbs of rice for arriving refugee families so that they can relax and know it will be okay, there’s food in America.

About johnmcmurphy

Jesus is first and foremost in my life. He is above all religions, principalities and powers. In everything He must increase and I must decrease. Into the hands of Jesus, God has placed life and death, truth and purity. strength and meaning. Only in a growing understanding of the triune God, and his son Jesus can I do, breathe, exist and serve. I have a Bachelor's degree in Bible from Vennard College, a Master's in Social Science from Azusa Pacific University and a Ph. D. from Ohio State in Family Relations and Human Development. I am an ordained pastor involved in cross-cultural ministry. I am currently employed at several colleges as an instructor. If you need to get in touch with me, just leave a comment, I screen all comments and so you can leave further contact information which I will erase before it is published. -John

Posted on October 5, 2009, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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