FEBRUARY 2017 NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

From Feb. 15-25 32 high school juniors and 13 leaders traveled to four locations around the world for the mission phase of Quest 18. While serving in the Dominican Republic, South Africa, Scotland and Hawaii, students had the opportunity to use their spiritual gifts while demonstrating servant leadership and develop a heart for missions.

In February the Worcester Collegiate Ministry of the BCNE hosted Raleigh Sadler, director of Let My People Go. LMPG empowers the local church to fight human trafficking by loving those most vulnerable. Raleigh lectured in classes in Clark University and spoke on multiple other campuses during his stay. In March a group of students from Worcester will go to New York City to serve alongside Let My People Go during spring break.

On Feb. 13, the BCNE led a customized training for Sunday School/Bible study apprentices at Timothy Baptist Church in Roxbury, Mass. The training focused on understanding learning styles and how to prepare a Bible study lesson. On Feb. 18, the BCNE helped lead two multi-lingual evangelism workshops in at Brockton Tabernacle Church in Brockton, Mass. Participants learned practical skills to share the Gospel, as well as their personal testimonies. If your church is interested in organizing a customized training, contact Sandy Coelho.

More than 50 people were involved in February church planting events, including a conference on church legalities, an assessment retreat in Vermont, a Train the Trainer session and a spiritual formation retreat in New Hampshire.