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7979 Started Moving
Latest 7979 Updates
(March to May 2021)
ǀ 7979 Companionship Class started year 2021
This March, 14 churches’ Companionship Classes followed after public school reopening started their operation. The churches had done thorough COVID-19 preventive measures to enable children attend Companionship Class after school, in order for them to complete their homework.
Meanwhile, Port Klang Gospel Hall decided to bless 7979 Companionship Class’s children with donated 200 pairs of white school shoes. So, 75 children started school with their new pairs of shoes.
ǀ Etre Patisserie Bakery launched “You Buy Bread I Donate” Caring Program
7979 Manna Food Bank’s March planned distribution went on smoothly.
At Ipoh distribution point, 7979 had been very blessed to received generous donation from Etre Patisserie Bakery. It had organised a charity activity entitled “You Buy Bread I Donate” for Manna Food Bank, and they managed to raise net profit of RM976.65 for the purpose of supporting part of Ipoh Manna Food Bank Distribution expenses.
Etre Patisserie’s ultimate goal had always been giving back to the community through networking with 7979, they used profit gain from organised charity activity to buy supplies needed for under privilege families.
ǀ 2021 First Physical Volunteers Visitation Training
7979 Volunteers Visitation Training is a compulsory foundation training for every churches that join HISTEAM as 7979 Holistic Care Station. Through this training, volunteers who wishes to serve will acquire basic knowledge and techniques on visitation, so that their ministry effectiveness will be multiply.
On 10th April, the long awaited 7979 Volunteers Visitation Training is held again for the first time this year and it is the 106 times Volunteers Visitation Training being organised. Churches participated are St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and Penang Chinese Methodist Church (Madras Lane), a total of 26 volunteers successfully completed their training.
ǀ 2021 Chameleon Education Book Reading Club officially started
On 29th Apr., “Chameleon Education” Book Reading Club was officially kick-started. 7979 together with Companionship Class' teachers wanted to move forward and come out of the old school framework of teaching model. As 7979 hopes this book reading club will help the teachers to understand themselves, while understanding their students, thus allows teachers to design suitable teaching syllabus according to individual student unique nature.
There were a total of 12 teachers participated in “Chameleon Education” Book Reading Club schedule on last Thursday of every month. A total of 8 sessions reading and sharing to equip teachers for enhancement of both teachers and students at the same time.