Partner:The UMC, Nigeria Annual Conference
Describe the need affecting the community.
Banyam Theological Seminary is the only Seminary of the United Methodist Church where pastors and teachers of the Church were trained for the church and teaching ministry. If these fund is not available there will be no training and there will no pastors and teachers for the Church that is growing 15% yearly. Therefore the need to train pastors will affect the church and the community.
How will this Advance project help to address the need?
We are trying to help raise local funds for the training involves. The Church is raising funds through the local churches and other means for fundraising is been explored.
Describe the primary goal of the project.
The goal is to educate person for the ordain ministry as well as teaching ministry for the Church and the society. This will go along way in bringing change in the live of the church and the society. These are life long changes.
Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project.
Transformation and peaceful coexistence will be witness. There will be good leadership for at the local church level.