Working Together to Plant Churches in Ethiopia (VIDEO)

By Claire Elyse Rodger, Oct 8, 2019

Five Ethiopian nationals and an MTW missionary serve together as elders over the Addis Ababa church plant. They rotate the teaching, they rotate the church leadership; they do everything together as a team. Together they are actively working to think through how to best make Christ known within the culture of the lower-income neighborhood where they serve. 

The families in this community have a lot of needs: for food, for medical care, for counseling. But they also need spiritual care. This group of elders wanted to start a church that would be welcoming for everyone in the community, to people from every social background, every religious background. “God called us to fill that gap. The only thing that fills people’s gaps in their life is the gospel.”

Watch and be encouraged as God builds His church in Ethiopia.  

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Pray for the church-planting team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (comprised of five Ethiopian nationals and an MTW missionary) as they work together to wholistically share Christ and serve the local community. 

Give thanks for lives transformed among the urban poor in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and pray for ongoing spiritual growth. 

Pray for the team in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as national partners and MTW missionaries work hand in hand for a greater overall impact.

Pray for the Suki church plant in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and for God to open doors to plant another church in a nearby community. 

Pray for the people being served through Ethiopia ACT, MTW's ministry serving the most marginalized in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

Pray for the Church in Africa to deepen and for African believers to live holy lives in accordance with God's Word.  

Give thanks and pray for the Suki church plant in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Pray for our ministries in Africa, where many have come to expect broken systems and corruption. Pray that God would intervene and change hearts that would change communities.

Please pray for the new church plant in the urban slum community of Suki, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Pray for the group of believers, that their fellowship in the gospel will continue to grow.


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