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Ethiopia Partnership

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May 12: The Ethiopian Mission Partnership invites you to their banquet celebrating the 28th anniversary of the partnership between Shenandoah Presbytery PC(USA) and Illubabor Bethel Synod, Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus. The event will be held at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 2001 N. Coalter Street, Staunton, VA 24401. Friday, May 12, 2017 – 5:30 pm Registration, 6:30 Banquet 7:30 Guest Speakers. For more information view the invitation. Please RSVP to bandcgil@mgwnet.com.

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Resource Cabinet

Partnership Programs
  Lydia Center

Ethiopia Mission Network
Metu Library Project
  Buy A Pastor A Cow


The Committee’s Mission

The Ethiopian Partnership Committee is a Sub-Committee of the Committee on Mission and Outreach (CMO).  Through CMO, the Partnership Sub-Committee is charged with the following responsibilities:

1. Preparing prayer requests for regular prayer for our Partner Synod.
2. Planning visits and interactions with the partners.
3. Serving as a link to missionaries from Shenandoah Presbytery to Illubabor.
4. Providing information and publicity about the Partnership utilizing Partnership web site and Presbytery communication tools.
5. Making budget requests to support these efforts and monitoring the expenditures.
6. Plan regular celebrations of the Partnership.

Many opportunities are available for learning and supporting the Partnership activities and events. Use the links above to learn about the history of the Partnership, about Ethiopia’s history and customs, about the iCARE Program and the Gore Home for Children, and to read stories written by past travelers to Ethiopia.