Elnora Children's Home January 2014
Elnora Children's Home January 2015
Elnora Children's Home April 2016
The church at Stevens Point has been working with Raja for several years now. We help support him and his family, we provide support for 2 orphans, and we assist by being a “hub” for others to send money to support other orphans. The primary reason for acting as a “hub” is that there is a limit on the number of transactions Raja can receive, so combining and sending together is very helpful.
Tyler Thompson has made 2 trips to India, and is planning another one in December of 2016 along with his wife Michele, and a young college student Joshua Hanyard. In January of 2015, Tyler’s wife Michele and their daughter, Rebecca, joined him on a trip to India. In February of 2016, Peter Spencer made his first trip to India. He and his wife Connie plan to return in early 2017. We say all of this to assure you that this work is trustworthy. If you have specific questions, we are more than happy to discuss them or visit your congregation.
The Elnora Children’s Home is expanding. They started as 2 floors and now have a 3rd partially finished. They desire to complete the 3rd floor and add a 4th floor. The 3rd floor will be used to house even more orphans (the need is very great in India). The 4th floor will be used for a Preacher Training School. The harvest is plentiful in India, and many men desire to serve as Preachers. They need additional training to gain a strong foundation in God’s Word. This school would provide that. The cost to complete the 3rd & 4th floors would be $8,000-$10,000. The reason for the broad range is that material costs are going up quickly. The sooner we can send money to “prepay” for materials, the more money will be saved.
Stevens Point has dedicated themselves to this work in India. We are asking you to assist us in meeting this goal. The elders have committed to match the first $5000.00 that is collected for this purpose. We understand that others may be working with other missionaries, but if you have any ability to send any funds, combined, we believe firmly that God will bless this effort. We have set a deadline of June 30, 2016. The primary reason for this is to be able to send the funds as soon as possible to avoid additional expense due to rising material expenses.
Please prayerfully consider sending any amount to assist with this worthy cause. Contributions can be made to “Stevens Point church of Christ” 1112 Sandy Lane, Stevens Point, WI 54482. Please note “Elnora Orphan Home building fund” on the checks.
Peter Spencer, Elder Tyler Thompson, Elder
Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world.