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Pastor Joel Visits St. Andrew’s!

April 25, 2016 0 Share

Last week, Pastor Joel and his wife, Pammela visited us from Agongo, Kenya.


Pastor Joel is the Executive Director and Founder of Side-By-Side Seed International Schools in Western Kenya. This organization promotes community development within Agongo, particularly in the fields of education, preventative health, and pastoral training.

agongo school

Pastor Joel spoke in the weekend services alongside Lead Pastor, Richard Kannwischer on 1 Samuel 30:1-20. To watch this sermon online, Click Here.


Information on the small community was shared in the Plaza after services, complete with an opportunity to sponsor one of the ministry’s students. Individual cards were displayed with the names and goals of each child, along with a short paragraph of their story.


Tables were set up to display resources of the area …


While speaking at Thursday morning’s Women’s Bible Study, Pastor Joel mentioned a goal of purchasing sewing machines for the women of Agongo, so they could sell products to support the school and its students. The ladies of St. Andrew’s were so touched by this that they spontaneously raised $2,115!


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