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Merry Christmas

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Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours, While many are dreaming of a white Christmas we will be either having a wet or a warm one, hopefully the latter. As we begin Zambia’s rainy season, we have had another full month in the production of Grace. Hebrews 4:3 comes to mind when we think of the rest that remains for the people of God. The rest is an inward one that actually gives us strength to be productive (1Cor 15:10). We have had a few major events happen. Arrivals. The first one being the welcoming of new team members: Jediah, Sarah, and their daughter Kezia Tanguay. It seems that Zambia is becoming the hub of missionaries with young families. Since we first came to Zambia the team here has doubled with young team members under the age of 5. Another exciting arrival is Julie’s Mother, Sylvie from Southern France. Sylvie will be with us for close to a month. So we have a full house for Christmas, its great. University Outreach. Its been about two months now that we have…

WELCOME TANGUAY FAMILY TO ZAMBIA!

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Poema, Regina, Callia and Kezia
What a great team we have! We had our Thanksgiving dinner without a Turkey-to expensive here, and a going away party for Pastor Brown's wife Charity who is going to the States for a few months for her green card. What a awesome time but we will miss you Charity and Linda!! Please pray for them and take care of them,ALL of you, Baltimore Friends!:)

Beautiful Linda

Charity, Linda and Julie

Each end of the month we have a marriage meeting and this past month we had it at our house and we had a record of people from the church! Great time of fellowship!

Fred and Evelyn visiting us. Friends from the Church:)

HaPpY tHaNkSgIvInG!

The Arman Kids Slide Show for Sue Veader and Greater Grace Learning Center and for everyone to enjoy.



Happy Thanksgiving!
Blessings,
The Arman Family

October-November News

Wow, it has been a whirlwind October. What a blessing it was to have Pr. Scibelli come and visit us for 2 weeks as he so faithfully does. To add to that we also had a team from our sister church in Uganda come by bus (which is a miracle in itself - 4 days of travel). We had our annual Kitwe Leadership Conference with Pr. Adam & Melinda Speedy on "God's Commitment to Us". Another highlight was a speacial dinner we had with the pastors in Lusaka and their wives with Pr. Scibelli. One message I particularly remember was to the leaders from Nehemiah 6. It was about the enemy's attack after every victory of God, that we should come to expect it rather than be suprised at it. God prepared our family for what we are going through now. Right after this great time, One after the other, each one of our family got sick. Now we are in Quarantine status: Julie with Typhoid and the rest of us with stomach viruses. We are meeting God in the situation. We value your pray…

Pastors and Wives Meeting with Pr.Scibelli:)

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Pr.Bernard and Maggie
Pr.Tembo and Justina

Pr.Scibelli enjoying himself and the food!


Self-portrait

Pr.Adam and Melinda





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In October, we had visitors from the Church in Uganda, from Pr sam's Church. After a 4 day bus drive they finally joinned us! What a great blessing! Pr.Isaac and Ida from Uganda

Our sisters from Uganda
Pr.Brown and Charity and Pr.Sam and Mily from Uganda

Time of fellowship with Pr.Scibelli in Lusaka






Sept 2010 - News from a not so far country

Greetings family from sunny Zambia, we have arrived safely and have been set up for about 2 weeks now. We would like to thank God and everyone who made our summer back home such a special one. God used so many different people and families to minister to us during the time we were home. The church in Baltimore especially fed us spiritually and we were so encouraged by every body member. I am thankful to the company that I worked for this summer which gave me double the work I would have normally had making it possible for us to even be back. Also to churches and supporters who continue to pray and give sacrificially as a part of the great work going on here in Southern Africa, we are continually thankful. In Ephesians 4:16 it says that the whole family of God is fitly joined together …and every joint supplies… That was really the case this summer: friends came and helped fix our roof; others took care of expenses, another friend gave us a guitar. We are truly blessed.

The widow's oil-Pastors serving and the food did not run out

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Poema's 2nd Birthday with the Browns

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Summer Reflections '10

As the summer winds down and we prepare to go back to Zambia (which is a miracle in itself, that we are able to go back), we are reflecting on the time we had here in the States. The Convention in Baltimore was the greatest ever. We were encouraged about redeeming the time in every facet of life. We also had great opportunities of visiting branch churches and talking about Southern Africa. What I could say about our whole summer experience is that we really saw the value of our family in the Body of Christ (the Church). God used all different people in different locations to encourage us and support us, even brothers and sisters who had just met us. God added a fresh new perspective on the value of His family. I could just imagine a missionary family that would come back from the missionfield and not have a church to come back to. They could feel isolated and alone. Thank God that He has called us to a family Psalm 68:6, a church family. That was really evident this summer and it is s…

The Armans in Zambia 2009-2010

Zamcom 2010

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COPPERBELT.Our month came out of the box being busy; our whole family jumped on a bus on the first day of March to visit the Speedy’s in Greater Grace Church of the Copperbelt.That in itself was quite an endeavor.Picture the four of us loading up into a taxi at 5:30 am; heading to the bus station where it seems to be full at all hours of the day; and then the four of us making our way through the crowds to our bus.At any moment we could have been going in one of 8 different directions (that is how many countries that Zambia borders); every one trying equally hard to earn our travel expense money.Eventually we made it to our bus and sat down with the girls in tow and seated on our laps.There are two choices of seats: on one side of the bus there is the row of two seats and the other side has the row of three seats.We thought we would give mercy to any single traveler so we chose the row of two seats.After a precious five-hour trip north, we were in the Copperbelt region of Zambia.Our l…

Chris' Trip to Malawi-March 10

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One night Bible Study before they went back to Zambia. 12 people came as a result after soulwinning!

Pastor Nelson and Pastor Enock apart of this faith adventure!


A new Vision: MALAWIIIIII! more in the newsletter to come:)

Our trip to Kitwe, with the Speedys

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Micah and Mindy

Wed night Bible study

Doorknocking in the surrounding compounds.

Emile, our first missionary sent from the Church in Lusaka

Some Bible College students


Long, long time...
I am greeting you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, Amen:)
I will be uploading our newsletter very soon but for now some pictures of our time in the Copperbelt (northern Zambia)
God Bless. The Armans

A few pictures of the last few months

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Door knocking in Emmasdale, around the church area.