MISSIONS

 

Cambodia

 

Prek Ompel Methodist Church

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In 2003, AMC embarked on our first missions project by partnering with Prek Ompel Methodist Church (POMC), Located in the village of Prek Ompel in Kandal province, POMC is about 1 ½ hours travel from Phnom Penh. Over the past 13 years, we have been involved in the ministries of the church by providing financial support for the pastors, giving university scholarships to students from the village, and building a new church building in which the congregation currently worships. Mission trips sent over the years have been involved in a variety of ways including digging wells, running computer, English as well as youth camps, and medical outreach.
 

Prek Ompel Methodist Church Pastors

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Pastor Ratana and Sophal 
 

Methodist Hostel

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Students who come from the provinces to study in the universities in Phnom Penh have few options for living accommodations. Unless they are fortunate enough to have relatives with whom they can temporarily board, they must stay in rooms packed with up to 15 students or in temples.  The Methodist Hostel in Phnom Penh was started in 2008 by Dr Seet Ai Mee with the vision of providing a safe Christian environment for youth from the villages to stay in the capital city as they pursue their studies. The hostel provides nurturning support for students coming from Methodist Churches throughout Cambodia, as well as a non-threatening atmosphere for pre-believing students to come and experience the love of God. It began with a rented shop house catering to 20 students and has since grown and moved to its current purchased premises catering to about 50 students. A discipleship programme is run within the hostel inclusive of bible study sessions, pastoral care groups, worship sessions, and annual camps. Mission teams run seminars and training programmes for the hostelites and hostel leaders. May the Lord continue to use this ministry to raise up a generation of His servant leaders in Cambodia.
 
Hope House (Slum ministry)

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Chabar Ompov slum, located near the Monivong Bridge on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, is one of the poorest areas in Phnom Penh. Approximately 200 families live in wooden shanties with primitive sanitation and limited access to clean water. There is a public school nearby; however, most of the slum children work long hours in a fish processing facility where they earn US$1 per day cleaning fish. Many of the parents are drug addicts, alcoholics, gamblers, or sex trade workers. About 1/3 of the families are Vietnamese who lack identity papers required for their children to attend public school.
 
The vision of Hope House is to improve literacy and provide basic nutrition and healthcare for the children of Chabar Ompov slum in a clean and safe Christian environment. It aims also to relieve spiritual poverty by sharing the good news of Christ and imparting Christian values. Additionally, opportunities for new areas of social outreach will be explored in this community.
 

East Timor

 
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Our Missionaries

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Low Wee Teck, Joy and Baby Nathan (CAMBODIA)
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David Chan, Jesse and children –
Isaac, Joy and Isaiah (TIMOR LESTE)
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Rev Teresa Wilborn
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Pr Loh Han Chew
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Rudy David Wong
(TIMOR LESTE)
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Ivin Vikesh (SPORTS MINISTRY) and Mylene Vikesh (ARTS)
(CRU)

Missions Bi-monthly Newsletter

AMC Mission Trips for 2017

Cambodia- Continuing support for local ministries in Methodist hostel, POMC and Hope House
June (3rd week)
Methodist Hostel (university student ministry), Hope House (slum ministry)
August
Prek Ompel Methodist Kindergarten
– Conduct vacation bible school
Timor Leste- Supporting work started by our missionaries, exploring new ministry grounds
June
Students in Hera School
October
Medical
All mission trippers must go through the following Missions Training Series before going for mission trip, as well as pre-trip preparation with mission team.

AMC Missions Training Series for 2017

What:

Pre-trip training to provide mission trippers with relevant background understanding of Missions in the areas of:
  • Biblical basis of missions
  • Cross cultural training
  • Background of country and AMC field ministries
  • Spiritual warfare and prayer walking

Who:  

Church members interested to go for mission trips in the next one year, mission teams
1st series
Date: 29 Apr,   6 May,   13 May (Saturdays)
Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: Basement Room 2
2nd series
Date: 19 Aug,   26 Aug,   2 Sep (Saturdays)
Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm
Venue: Basement Rooms 3 – 4

Interested parties for mission trips / missions training series, please email to aldersgatem@gmail.com.