The MELM team visited schools at “Ain Zhalta”- Lebanon, where 80% of the population in this area is non Christian. We performed with some volunteers a program for the students that contained Christian songs, short sketch, and a lesson about the Bible is the word of God. The program was successful and the kids enjoyed it and were blessed.
During the quick visit of our volunteer Dina from Syria to Lebanon, MELM team, represented by Katia Sahyouni and Philip Akiki had the chance to meet her, and thank her for all the efforts she put for the MELM ministry in Syria. Through her witness for Jesus Christ many lives have changed. Her ministry is the smile for the hopeless. Dina went back to her country Syria and is continuing her ministry as usual.
The MELM represented by Katia Sahyouni and Philip Akiki prepared a one day program for the Syrian refugees in “Theopolis camp center” in Lebanon. The program included Christian movie “the Crossing” which hold the salvation message. Deep discussion followed the movie and many of them prayed at the end repenting and asking Jesus for His salvation. We also distributed the Bible correspondence courses “Life of Christ” to them to study. Some of them expressed their experience in writing. After the spiritual part we prepared outdoors’ games which they enjoyed it very much. The whole program was successful, and they were blessed and happy and asked for another day with us in the future.
The MELM team with some volunteers prepared a program for Easter and performed it at an orphanage for street kids called “Home of Hope” in Kahale- Lebanon. The program was about Easter and was told as an interview in a drama way with the rock of the tomb. The kids enjoyed the program a lot and many of them prayed in heart asking Jesus forgiveness and salvation. After the program MELM gave Easter story as a gift to each kid who was happy to receive it.
The MELM team with some volunteers visited “Charles Khoury School” in Ashrafieh- Beirut, where we shared the message of Easter with students through Bible story arch books series ” My book about Easter” The kids were blessed and happy to receive the story as an Easter gift.
The MELM represented by Mr. Philip Akiki and some volunteers visited the Cedar Home, girls orphanage that adopt children and teenagers. The team prepared an Easter program included hymns games and bible story lesson. At the end of the program MELM donated the bible story “My book about Easter” and other publications to the children. They were very happy to receive the gifts and they start scam them right away. The children were blessed and enjoyed the Easter program.
MELM has prepared an amount of bibles to be distributed in an area called souk el Ahad where many merchandisers display their goodies and their merchandise. Hundreds of people from different religious background visit this market every Sunday. MELM donated Bibles to our volunteer who distributed 200 copies in addition to many other books in the mentioned area. Many people were interested to visit our stand and take the Bible as a gift.