Archive - December 2014

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Christmas Traditions
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4 Creative Ways to Use the TEAM Wish List
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Giving Back on GivingTuesday
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Monthly Prayer Journal: December 2014

Christmas Traditions

Photo by Robert Johnson/TEAM

Christmastime is an incredible opportunity to share the love of Christ and the miracle of his birth with others. Christmas traditions are a special way of preparing for this time of year, and they can vary between every family, community and country. All across the globe, Christmas traditions are as unique as the people who live there. Sometimes they involve big, elaborate celebrations, and other times it is the small and simple traditions that make Christmas so special. Here are a few interesting traditions that can be found in different countries all over the world. In Venezuela, instead of driving…

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4 Creative Ways to Use the TEAM Wish List

TEAM’s Wish List meets the real needs of others by supporting ministries and projects in areas all around the world. Photo by Robert Johnson/TEAM

It’s almost Christmas, and that means family gatherings, good food and gift-giving. This year, consider incorporating the Wish List into your holiday festivities. Every year, TEAM missionaries submit projects and ministries that need support, and these requests are compiled into both a print and online gift catalog. Your gifts and donations to our Wish List will bring joy to people all around the world! Here are four fun and unique ways to make the Wish List a new favorite Christmas memory for you and your family: 1)      Involve the kids Let your children and grandchildren pick out items from the…

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Giving Back on GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity. Photo courtesy of GivingTuesday.org

Charities, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together tomorrow for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back (source: GivingTuesday.org). GivingTuesday, now in its third year, is redefining what it means to give during the holiday season. On the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (December 2, 2014), there will be a worldwide celebration of giving back as people across the globe give to charities, ministries and organizations. You can be a part…

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Monthly Prayer Journal: December 2014

Photo by Robert Johnson/TEAM

Thank you for joining us in praying for TEAM’s work around the world. 1 EAST ASIA Our ministry area leaders who are responsible for our workers and projects in East Asia will be meeting with a consultant in Hong Kong on Dec 2 to evaluate our current strategies and to explore new opportunities.  Pray that we will be able to effectively connect what is happening here with our other ministry areas in Asia and around the world. 2 ASIA Leaders from all our ministry areas in Asia will be gathering together in Hong Kong Dec 2-5. Pray for this significant meeting that…

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