Romania

Romania 2018

And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Recently, I had the overwhelming joy of traveling with our student ministries to Romania. The team consisted of 11 senior girls, as well as four chaperones. When Jono approached me about going on this trip, I was…

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The Consignment Sale at Work in Romania

After the sale ends and the funds are disbursed, many of the best consignment sale stories begin. This summer, the consignment sale was in Romania. How? Consignment sale funds paid for VBS through Life Academy, which included lunch and craft supplies for 63 children. Here’s a recount of the day from Cecilia Rider, one of…

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Connecting With Romanian Youth

A glimpse into one evening spent with the youth in Romania… We had dinner with the teens and young adults before our discussion began. There were about 36 of us altogether, some familiar faces and some new. Cristi had collected questions from the young people and sent them to us. We chose 4 of the questions which…

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Pray For Romania Mission Team

Mt. Bethel is sending a mission team to Romania July 1-10 to work with the Deborah House orphanage for girls who have been rescued from abandonment and neglect, sexual abuse, and sex trafficking. The team would covet your prayers: for their safe travel. that the Holy Spirit will help us deliver a powerful message of God’s…

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Room in the Closet

Life Academy Romania is a ministry that started at Mt. Bethel. It was born out of a need to guide young orphans in Romania who were aging out of orphanages but had gaps in education, had no job skills, had psychological damage, and had little training in taking care of themselves. Their departure from the…

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Pace from Romania

A team from Mt. Bethel arrived at Life Academy in Timisoara, Romania on July 2. Trip historian Cecilia Rider is posting frequent updates. They will be added here as they arrive. July 9: Fun with the Life Academy Families It’s hard to believe our time in Romania is almost at an end! Today was our day with…

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Join the Deborah House Mission Team this Summer!

Have you ever considered going to a formerly Communist country to serve God on a short-term mission trip? Why not consider joining the Deborah House Team who are going to Romania this July 16-25. People who have been on these trips in past years find a new purpose in their service to these children of…

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Being Fed in Romania

I knew I was in trouble the first night in Romania. I had arrived at my host’s house shortly after midnight, and there awaiting me was a full meal. I was once again in the loving hands of an Eastern European family, and with it, all hope was dashed of staying below the weight cap…

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