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Sarah’s Covenant Homes March 1, 2009

Filed under: Faith,Life,Ministries — Lori @ 10:36 pm

I found this ministry that operates in India that I was so excited about, I just had to pass it along.  The main ministry is India Christian Ministries.  Here is their mission statement:

The mission of India Christian Ministries is…

To saturate the state of Andhra Pradesh with the love, grace and works of Jesus Christ;

To preach the good news to the poor, not only a gospel of words, but of power and action.

To bind up the brokenhearted, and take in those whom society has rejected, especially the poor and the orphans.

To proclaim freedom for the captives; freedom from oppression and exploitation, and release from darkness for those enslaved.

To proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour, strengthening our local churches as they in turn strengthen their communities.

To comfort all who mourn, tangibly demonstrating the love of Christ through our outreach and relief programs.

To bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, a garment of praise instead of the spirit of despair, restoring hope and bringing people into the fullness of life in Christ.

They also operate homes for abandoned/orphaned children, most of which have neurological and other medical issues.  Here is a brief description of this work:

Children with mental retardation and neurological special needs (like epilepsy and cerebral palsy) are the most likely to be abandoned and least likely to be adopted children here in India. We find these children languishing in institutional orphanages and give them love and a chance at a better life in a family-like environment. We offer physical therapy, early intervention, special education, and access to medical and surgical care. Most importantly, we recognize, value, and love these children.
  1. Jesus commanded us, “Feed my lambs.” SCH is a work of the heart, finding and gathering these overlooked and undernourished (in all senses) lambs.
  2. SCH is a response of love by the gift of faith, and we are supported by individuals as God moves them to get involved.

You can find out more about Sarah’s Covenant Home at their blog

Check it out and read about their children.  It will touch your heart!

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3 Responses to “Sarah’s Covenant Homes”

  1. Kristin Says:

    Yeah, I actually first read about Sarah’s Covenant Homes on the Urban Servant blog…really neat!!!

  2. Lisa Henderson Says:

    Ijust recently discovered this blog too, and now it’s a favorite….I’m hoping to meet Sarah some time on a ministry trip to India!

  3. Lori Says:

    Kristin,
    I found out about them on Urban Servant too. When I saw India my radar went crazy! 🙂

    Lisa,
    I was thinking the same thing! I hope we get to go to India again and it would be fun to visit her and meet some of the kids.

    What I really love is that the girls and I can pray for these kids specific needs and it keeps them connected to their country.


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