Indonesian Police Detain Alleged Daesh Follower Trying to Blow Up Sumatra Church

Sputniknews - 28/8/16 Indonesian law enforcement officers on Sunday detained an alleged follower of the terrorist group Daesh during his attempt to carry out a suicide bombing in a Catholic church, a spokesman for the country's National Police said. BALI (Indonesia) (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, the suspect unsuccessfully tried to stab a priest and to attack the church in the ...

An Orthodox Theological School in the Indonesian Archipelago

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www.journeytoorthodoxy.com- January 2016 The Saint Paul Orthodox Theological School in Medan, North Sumatra, was founded in 2005. Our aim was, through this School, to spread the light of Orthodoxy, because without the necessary means, it is difficult for us to preach faith in Indonesia. This is why the School of Theology was the basis for the ...

Help Continue the Work of the Church in Indonesia through Healthcare

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Alex Goodwin- OCMC- November 2015 Last month, the OCMC was blessed to welcome Fr. Lazarus Sucanto from Indonesia. While with the staff, he shared how the Church is growing in Indonesia, but also some of the challenges that the Church faces as it tries to more fully establish itself in a country of more than 250 ...

OCMC – You Are Needed as Part of a Mission Team in 2016!

Orthodox Mission Team opportunities for 2016 are now available! You service is needed! Please apply today and help lead youth camps, teach the Faith, minister to women, restore a church, or offer healthcare in a world longing for the love of Christ.

Orthodox Christian Mission Center - October 2015 Visit OCMC Website here: Around the world there are adults and children longing to learn more about the Faith. There are women who want to offer their time and talents to the Church, but need guidance on how best to serve. There are people desperate for healthcare. In 2016, Orthodox Mission ...

Great blessings for the Sumatra Mission

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Orthodox Mission Fraternity - September 2015 Dear Friends of the Mission, With God’s help we do well. I would like to write about some of our news here in Indonesia. In the first half of July we were visited by our venerable Orthodox brothers from America. During their stay in Sumatra, they helped us in teaching our faith. ...

What is the Crown Princess of Bali doing in an Orthodox Church : Notes about Indonesian Orthodoxy

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Priest George Maximov - May 2015 What is the Crown Princess of Bali doing in an Orthodox church, why do Russians prefer to confess to Indonesians, and why Orthodoxy is a blessing for Indonesia—these and other themes are discussed in the Indonesian notes of Fr. George Maximov. The first thing that struck me upon landing in Jakarta was ...

Missionary steps in Sumatra

September 2014 Dear friends of the Mission, Rejoice in the Lord! With God’s help we are well, and we are thankful for that. I have just returned from the island of Nias, where I offered my spiritual ministry for a few days. Of course, my dear brothers, I rarely manage to write to you due to my numerous ...

How I met the Mother of all generations – Orthodox Mission in Indonesia

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  Presbytera Elizabeth Koamesakh–Manalu, Indonesia - 30/8/14 Before 1989 I knew nothing about the spiritual attitude of Orthodoxy toward the Mother of our Lord Jesus Christ. To me, like all Protestants, the name “Mary” was only related to the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord; as a result, no special honour or love was ever rendered ...

Second Interfaith Dialogue between Serbia and Indonesia

October 2013 The state religious delegation of the Republic of Serbia is in the official visit to Indonesia from 22-26 October 2013 where they participate on the Second Bilateral Interfaith Dialogue between Serbia and Indonesia. The first time in history of our country the state officials and all religious primates together in the official visit to one ...

Muslim Persecution of Christians: January, 2013

Raymond Ibrahim - 28/3/13 Originally published by the Gatestone Institute The 2013 year began with reports indicating that wherever Christians live side by side with large numbers of Muslims, they are under attack.  One report said that “Africa, where Christianity spread fastest during the past century, now is the region where oppression of Christians is spreading fastest.” This is ...

Christian leaders plot ecumenical future in Indonesia

By Paul R. Kopenkoskey 4/10/2011 An estimated 275 Christian leaders are meeting in Indonesia this week (Oct. 4-7) to plot an ecumenical future in what one veteran of the ecumenical movement called a watershed gathering. Leaders of the fledgling Global Christian Forum will gather evangelical, Pentecostal, mainline Protestant, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians in Manado, Indonesia, to assess ...

Humanitarian concert organized by the Embassy of Indonesia

27/6/2011 On behalf of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno attended on June 23, 2011 at the Ilija M. Kolarac Foundation the humanitarian concert of a folklore group from the Indonesian province of Aceh, suffered by the tsunami in 2004. During the musical and dance performance Aceh in Serbia of ...

Exclusive Report of The Orthodox Mission in Manado (Indonesia)

The Indonesian Orthodox Church (Ecumenical Patriarchate) 4/6/2011 OCP Exclusive CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT THE INDONESIAN ORTHODOX MISSION Fr Yohanes Bambang Reporting from Indonesia This is my second journey as a missionary to Manado. Six persons have been baptized into Orthodox Church. They were very happy in receiving holy baptism. Manado has opened to welcome us to plant the seeds ...

Serbia and Indonesia successfully stage inter-religious Dialogue

11/4/2011 The inter-religious dialogue held from April 7 to 9 gathered several dozen high officials of religious communities, theologians and representatives of Serbia's civil societies of various confessions. The Association of Serbian-Indonesian Friendship Nusantara welcomed on Sunday the successful staging of the inter-religious dialogue between Serbia and Indonesia, during which participants discussed religious issues on scientific and ...

New Mission for the Indonesian Orthodox Church in North Sulawesi Island

Click to enlarge each snap 22/2/2011 Father Yohanes Bambang Reporting From Indonesia CLICK HERE TO EXTEND YOU HELPING HAND TO THE INDONESIAN ORTHODOX MISSION To do The Indonesian Orthodox Missionary work is not so easy, because the most population of Indonesia is Muslem. Therefore we have to clever in seeing the situation and look at how it ...

Muslims burn churches in Indonesia

8/2/2011 Three churches were destroyed in the Indonesian city of Java in clashes which broke out after a verdict to a Christian who was accused of spreading anti-Muslim leaflets was passed, the Jakarta Globe reported referring to AFP. Muslims burnt churches and clashed with police on Tuesday after the Christian, Antonius Bawengan was sentenced to 5 years ...

NEVER STOP TO PREACH THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST: PREACHING ORTHODOXY

The Indonesian Orthodox Church 22/1/2011 Fr. Yohanes Bambang Preaching Orthodoxy to Non-Orthodox Communities in Indonesia Click here to Extend Your Helping Hand to The Indonesian Orthodox Mission Surabaya /Indonesia: To Develop the Orthodox Missionary work in Indonesia, we have to open our hand to welcome people who want to know the existence of Our Orthodox ...

New Orthodox Community in Indonesia

The Indonesian Orthodox Church 13/1/2011 Fr Yohanes Bambang reports from Indonesia Click here to Help the Indonesian Orthodox Mission By the grace of God, The New Orthodox Community has been opened in the other area of Surabaya namely in Dinoyo No : 19 B beside St. Nikolaos Orthodox Church that already existed in Surabaya. This ...

The Orphanage Program of The Greek Orthodox Mission in Indonesia

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27/11/2010 Special Appeal From Fr Yohanes Bambang of the Indonesian Orthodox Church The Indonesian Orthodox Church is planning to build an Orphanage for Children. The Budget and other details are given Below The Budget Of Orphanage Building Land = 1000 m2 X Rp. 275.000,- = Rp. 275.000.000,- Fence = 130 m2 X Rp. ...