...But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control...
Galatians 5:22-23.

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September 2016. Alejandro and Carmen de Francisco. Missionaries to Spain.Project 42.10097
This monthly newsletter has been created to share about our missionary work happening in Spain, Europe and the Middle East in partnership with Global Strategy and Three Worlds.

We want to say THANK YOU to all the ministries and friends that already started to be partners with Us in this new mission to Spain.
To make your donation click here:
http://chogglobal.org/living-link-donations/#defrancisco

Preparing the Church for Global Ministry
in the 21st Century
:

Ministry Focus
• The De Franciscos will serve in Spain, planting a network of Church of God congregations, beginning with a church plant in Madrid.
• The De Franciscos will identify and train up leaders for these churches.
• They will also serve as church plant consultants for the Three Worlds team.

De Franciscos Story:
Alejandro was born in Cuba, growing up as an atheist under Cuba’s communist regime. Carmen, born into a devout Jehovah’s Witness family, grew up as a Sandinista in Nicaragua. Their paths crossed in the 1980s when both received university scholarships to study in the Soviet Union, he for a degree in physics and mathematics and she for a degree in Russian language and literature.
The couple eventually sought political asylum in Spain, where Alejandro’s father was living, later immigrating to the United States in 1991.
Their personal lives were falling apart, the marriage foundering. Within weeks of arriving in Miami, on their first visit to a tiny Hispanic Church of God congregation, they both experienced the life-changing power of the Holy Spirit.

A new life in Christ

For the next ten years they served in that church as lay leaders, growing in faith. Alejandro found enormous success as the art director of the Latin American edition of PC Magazine and later PC World. But in 2001, God brought a new calling, one that caused them to leave everything behind to plant a Hispanic church in Tampa, Florida, alongside Oak Grove Church of God. And so Alejandro and Carmen stepped out in faith into what has now been fifteen years of planting Hispanic churches throughout Florida.


The new Album Voy Caminando from Alejandro de Francisco
produced by Rejoice Music is available ONLINE:
Listen to Voy Caminando by Alejandro de Francisco on Apple Music.
https://itun.es/us/FP-Geb
You can obtain the CD, contacting us alejandro.rejoice@gmail.com,
or calling (321) 444-7022.
Funds received will be added to our mission's account with Global Strategy.
We invite you to partner with us in four different ways:
1.- Prayer: Please include us in your prayers. We believe that the unity in prayer is a vital need to establish the Church of God in any place on earth.
2.- Send us Contacts: If you have a family member, friend or acquaintance in Spain, we would love to connect with them. Please send us their contact so that we can begin to establish a group of people according to God's purpose. You can send contact info to acdefrancisco@chog.org; or call us at (321) 444-7022.
3.- Financial Support: We need your financial support to carry on this mission. You can go though the website and make a designated offering or establish a monthly plan.To complete your support, click on the link below:
http://chogglobal.org
You can also send a check to:
Church of God Ministries,
Box 2420, Anderson, IN 46018,
write: (De Francisco, Project # 42.10097) in the memo.
4.- Come visit us in Span: It would be a great privilege for us to receive you once we are established in Madrid and to be able to join us on this mission. We invite you to plan a trip with Global Strategy after September 2017.
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