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So much to be grateful for

Postby Jon Estes » Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:26 am

Seeking Prayer Warriors...

The following is an email I received today concerning a request we have before the Dubai Government seeking approval to meet in a location that better suits our purpose and ministry... and on a day (Friday) which is the normal day church is held here in the UAE. There is a lot to this story and the journey we have been on since February 2018 and God has been faithful and has continued to prove Himself as in control and building our character. One of the greatest lessons we are learning is to remain faithful as He will use us to proclaim His glory in difficult times - just by being faithful and trusting His hand upon our lives. We have been given a great testimony to share and we need your prayers that we do not neglect the continual story of a saving Jesus. Not only saving us from sin but saving His people through their difficulties.

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Good morning dears

I was following up yesterday with the _______ about our hotel meeting request for the EBCI church.

_______ assured me that we will be getting it soon. He said 99% is done waiting for the final formalities.

Please keep praying for this great progress so that it is completed in time for your January meetings to start.

Thanks God for the grace he is giving us in front of the authorities.

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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Dave Roberts » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:19 am

Trusting that the final outcome will provide well for the congregation. Praying for your ministry.
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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Joseph Patrick » Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:07 pm

From Gerry Milligan...GREAT!!! Great news. I will continue to pray until you say that it is done.
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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Sandy » Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:30 pm

That is good news. You'll have to post pictures if you can of your first service in the new location.
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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Jon Estes » Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:11 am

Dave Roberts wrote:Trusting that the final outcome will provide well for the congregation. Praying for your ministry.


Dave - Thanks We took our Church Council and AWAA leaders to the hotel this past Saturday after services. It has its drawbacks but will do us better than where are currently.
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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Jon Estes » Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:12 am

Joseph Patrick wrote:From Gerry Milligan...GREAT!!! Great news. I will continue to pray until you say that it is done.


Thanks Gerry - You know how things go here. We are trusting God for this timing.
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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Jon Estes » Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:13 am

Sandy wrote:That is good news. You'll have to post pictures if you can of your first service in the new location.


Will do.
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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Tim Bonney » Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:42 am

Glad to hear about good progress for your church!
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Re: So much to be grateful for

Postby Jon Estes » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:10 am

Tim Bonney wrote:Glad to hear about good progress for your church!


Thx Tim.
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