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Damage to buildings in downtown Kathmandu after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the country of Nepal leaving thousands homeless.

PHOTO ESSAY: FPC Missionary Takes Photos of Nepal Earthquake Damage

Rev. Wesley Graham, Free Presbyterian Missionary (FPCU) visiting Nepal, travelled into Kathmandu today, to assess the damage caused by Saturday’s earthquake. He sent the following photo essay.

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Rev. Wesley Graham sits on a piece of damaged road in Kathmandu, Nepal.

FPC Missionary in Nepal Recounts Events

Rev. Wesley Graham is a missionary who visits Nepal under the Free Presbyterian Church of Northern Ireland (FPCU). He has worked there since 2006 with over 100 Free Presbyterian Churches of Nepal (FPCN). Graham gave an interview to the Missionary News early this morning, recounting his experience during Saturday’s earthquake, and describing conditions for himself, his wife, and the Nepalese church. Listen to […]

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Damage to buildings in downtown Kathmandu after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the country of Nepal leaving thousands homeless.

Missionaries in Nepal Temporarily Living Outside

KATHMANDU, Nepal—The Rev. John Greer, moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church of Northern Ireland (FPCU), spoke this morning with Rev. Wesley Graham, FPCU missionary visiting Nepal, about the earthquake that occurred yesterday. Greer reported that the missionaries, and most of the community around the Kathmandu FPC church, are living outside for fear their dwellings will collapse. “They’re basically just living outside, […]

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Students practice earthquake drill at Jana Bikash Secondary School, in Matatirtha, Kathmandu District, is in the process of being redeveloped to make the school more earthquake proof. As part of this process children are taught how to take shelter beneath their desks in case of an earthquake. Photo by Jim Holmes for AusAID. Creative Commons License.

FPCU Moderator Returns from Nepal Hours Before Earthquake Strikes Region

KATHMANDU, Nepal—The Rev. John Greer, moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church of Northern Ireland (FPCU), the sister denomination to the Free Presbyterian Church of North America (FPCNA), returned from Nepal late last night, only a few hours before a magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck the country west of Kathmandu, the capital city, collapsing some buildings and killing some people, early reports […]

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VIDEO: Mission to Spain (preview)

VIDEO: Mission to Spain (preview)

The following is a few minutes of the documentary film, “Mission to Spain.” The project is in the works. The first few seconds are black, but then the film starts.

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Moderator Preps Books for Jamaica Trip

Moderator Preps Books for Jamaica Trip

JAMAICA—The Moderator of the FPCNA helped prep books Thursday for his upcoming trip to Jamaica. Dr. Larry Saunders, minister of Toronto FPCNA and member of the denomination’s mission board, will be traveling to Jamaica on Friday, along with Rev. David DiCanio, a missionary-at-large who was evacuated from Liberia in August because of the Ebola virus. Both Dr. Saunders and Rev. […]

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US Embassy in Liberia Issues Statement on Ebola, as FPCNA Mission Board Assess Return Date for Missionaries

US Embassy in Liberia Issues Statement on Ebola, as FPCNA Mission Board Assess Return Date for Missionaries

MONROVIA—The US Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia issued a statement on November 26 concerning Liberia’s lifting of the state of emergency. The statement said: “On November 13, Liberia’s state of emergency, initially announced on August 6, was lifted.  At that time, border and weekly markets were allowed to re-open (unless they are near an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) hotspot) and authorities […]

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Ebola Decreases by Prayer Mission Board Chairman Says

Ebola Decreases by Prayer Mission Board Chairman Says

MONROVIA— Dr. Mark Allison, chairman of the Free Presbyterian Church of North America (FPCNA) mission board, remarked on Friday that the decrease in the Ebola virus ravaging Liberia coincided with the two special efforts made, both in Northern Ireland and North America, for prayer. He was referring to the October 11 prayer meeting called by the moderator of the Free Presbyterian […]

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