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The latest news from Gateway Ministries and Ignite India.

 

Helen Devereux, from City Temple church in Cardiff, has embarked upon her fourth trip to the Gateway School. She will be there for three weeks, supporting the existing teachers, training staff, painting bright designs on the classroom walls, and teaching

 

Video content and reports from Ignite UK executive director Gary Smith (blog) and Ignite International director Nigel James (blog) can be seen on their websites. Gary and Nigel's trip included visits to nearly half of Ignite's 15 India churches,

 

Pastor Ben Gates and his wife Janet have recently led a team of students from IPFW University, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA to Rajahmundry to work with Pastor Prasad. Two years ago Ben and Janet led a team along with Nigel James, but this year they ventured out

 

With the new school year recently starting there has been much recent activity at Gateway school in preparation for the 100 or so new pupils as the school expands its age-range. A brand new second floor of classes has been added, thanks to fundraising from

 

Pastor Prasad has recently arrived in Wales to take part in the exciting IgniteHope weekend in Cardiff. As well as attending the event, and witnessing 500 young people gather for worship and teaching and spread all over South Wales for social action projects,

 

Ignite are delighted to have been able to send out the money to help Pastor Reinhardt and his Church Family begin work on their much needed church rebuild. As you can see from the attached pictures their present building is totally inadequate for their thriving

 

 Gill James, the wife of Nigel, is currently leading a team of teachers from City Temple church and from the education authority in Cardiff, to bring training and assistance to the Gateway School. Despite one or two of the team falling ill, they have

 

 After a serious motorcycle accident at Christmas time, Pastor Victor is now recovering slowly at home. The accident severely injured his leg which is now in plaster, so his ministry out to the village pastors has been severely restricted. Some pastors

 

The Christians in Seethanagarm not only celebrated the birth of the Saviour but Christmas Day was also the day they officially opened their new Church building. As the pictures show there was such colour and celebrations. The building has been paid for by

 

We praise the Lord for the amazing things happening with Ignite in India. As a result of the kindness of Third Day fans a new church is now completed at Seethanagarm and will be officially opened on Christmas Day. What a wonderful gift for Pastor Philip Raj

 

 Helen Devereux, from City Temple church in Cardiff, Wales is back teaching at the Gateway School. Here is a recent report form Helen: Friday 13th November Today I used a Spot the dog book for the two younger classes and told a Bible story to one

 

As part of their ongoing commitment to supporting the work of Gateway School, the American Christian rock band Third Day have sent a further installment of money from their Come Together Fund. The band originally financed the purchase of the land for the

 

Pastor Prasad reports: We are busy with some campaign meetings, I am very happy to write that  God used us wonderfully in different parts - nearly 60 young people signed the Ignite declaration and 10 young people took baptism in this holiday

 

Helen Devereux, a teacher from City Temple church in Cardiff, recently spent 3 weeks teaching at the Gateway school and is soon to be heading back out to the school for two months to continue supporting the school staff. Helen will focus on action songs,

 

With 2 new churches being constructed and another one on the way, it was a good time for Steve Payne from Danescourt church in Cardiff to visit Ignite India. Steve spent some time in August preaching in various churches and made a special visit to the church

 

We've recently added extra photos and several videos to this site! Check out the pages and see for yourself-especially the video of a visit to leprosy church on the village ministry page.

 

   On Friday 12th June, the Gateway School officially welcomed its first pupils. Head-teacher Suneetha greeted the 120 children as the arrived in the new school minivan, and then children enthusiastically went to their first lessons. The school

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