2000 (CLCI)

January — BoM members, Pastor Bruce Naumann and Mr. Jack Mayhew, accompanied by Pastor Koenig conducted a visitation. This allowed the board members a fuller understanding of some of the intricacies as well as the scope of the work.
June — The first two graduates of the seminary were Isaiah and Jacob. Jacob went out to a congregation while Isaiah served a congregation and was called as a parttime instructor at the seminary. During this summer no volunteers came over under the Mission Helper Program.
August — When we were informed of cyclone damage, we gave $4750 to 24 congregations.
September — There were 16 in training at the school which had an added thrid year. V.S. Benjamin’s younger son, Nireekshana, gave up his secular job and began full-time church work. The missionary was in the field for one month.
Statistics — 68 congregations with 6997 souls – work was also going on in Madya Pradesh State – 30 orphans are being cared for.