“Special Offering This Sunday“
An additional offering will be taken this Sunday to help in the relief efforts of those who have been affected by the devastating earthquake.
The numbers are severe:
* A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nepal to its core on April 25.
* More than 5,000 people have died, and it’s feared that number will reach 10,000.
* More than 1 million children have been severely affected by the disaster.
* At least 1.4 million people are in serious need of food assistance.
There is limited access to medical care for thousands of inured people, and thens of thousands have been displaced from their homes, and many are forced to sleep out in the open. Soon the temperatures will drop and clean water will run out. The situation is dire and will only become more critical s the monsoon season begins in June.
In Nepal, there are 365 Nazarene churches and church plants consisting of 8,447 members.
YOUR HELP IS URGENTLY NEEDED
To support Nazarene disaster response efforts, you can give to the Nepal Earthquake Fund. Donations will be used to meet immediate needs, such a water, food, and shelter, as well as long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts.To send donations by mail:
In the USA, make checks payable to “General Treasurer” and send them to:Global Treasury ServicesChurch of the NazareneP.O. Box 843116Kansas City, MO 64184-3116 Be sure to put ACM1549 in the Memo area