Rejoicing Over New Members of the Church

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. – 2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV

How joyful it is to see our loved ones professing their faith in Jesus our Lord!  Shiloh Fellowship rejoiced as God added new members to the church during their Water Baptism Service on July 12, 2020.  A sister of a long time church member joined after attending for several years.   Three out of the four who were baptized are new believers.  Administering this momentous occasion were Pastor Ed Popovich, the founder of Shiloh Fellowship and Pastor Bob Rizor, who was charged to lead the church along with his wife Joy Rizor last July 2019.    Over the dinner celebration after the baptism, Pastor Joy exhorted the group to live new lives in Christ. She said,  “If there’s no change when you come up from the water, then all you did was get wet.” After coming out of the water, those who were baptized testified to the world that they were changed persons. 

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New Central Facility for Training Pastors of Malawian Full Gospel Churches


For many years, the Lord has faithfully called more local pastors to lead the growing Full Gospel Assemblies – Malawian churches throughout the cities and rural areas of the nation. To give opportunities for them to develop in leadership and in ministerial skills, Full Gospel Assemblies – Malawi has now opened a new central facility serving the rural pastors and congregations. Since May 2020, what was begun by the Lord speaking to the hearts of the leadership of Dayna’s iCare Foundation of Pennsylvania, the generosity of God’s people continued to flow through the faithful throughout Full Gospel Assemblies.  Brick by brick, to rough finishes, wiring and roofing, the Matindi Malawi center and pastoral home were built, with completion being accomplished this July 2020.

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