1 The Arms of Jesus Children’s Mission Inc. “ And Jesus took the children in His arms and blessed them.” Mark 10 v 16.
2 The Arms of Jesus Children's Mission Inc. Dr. Samuel R. Martin History November 2011.
3 Mission History YFounded in Pickering,Ontario, Canada in October 1990 YChallenge: to provide for the needs of 9 children in Kenya, East Africa YSimple Sponsorship program YSix Directors at Founding.
4 Founding Directors YDr. Samuel R. Martin, Founder YMr. Jim Gillies, Treasurer YMrs. Laurie Busuttil, Secretary YMr. Paul Davis, Legal Counsel YMr. John Baker YMr. Frank Strickland
5 Mission History Africa ; a. Kenya Ministry in the beginning Included: - Spiritual Ministries - Child Sponsorship - Children’s Center in Nairobi (Orphanage) -Educational -Medical ;
6 Mission Today in Africa ;Kenya Ministry in the beginning Included: - Spiritual Ministries - Child Sponsorship -Special needs sponsorship -Distribution of Food -Work projects
7 Dominican Republic, Hispanola ;Ministry Began:1991 ;Director : Mrs. Tatiana Victoria Fontana. On the outskirts of Santo Domingo, AOJ partners with this local ministry in Educating and Feeding 400 plus children each day.
8 Haiti, Hispanola ;Ministry began : 1992 ; Director : Wilson Maitri ;Ministry is totally National. ;Ministry is in poor and rural area north of the City of Jacmel. ;Ministry operates : Three Schools ; Feeding Ministry and Sponsorship Program.
9 Guatemala, Central America. Ministry Began 1991. Current Directors: Mr. and Mrs. Luis Rodenas
10 Ministries. Child Sponsorship Medical Outreach Evangelism Food Distribution Scholarship Program House Building Christian School Chicken Pen Project
11 Home Construction Highlights. 1999 35 Families were presented with new homes. 2011 68 Families were presented with homes. This in the Lord’s name.
12 Home Staff Mrs. Doreen Hayes, Accounts. MrsTracy Savagage, Banking/Receipts. Mrs. Barb Raby, General Manger / Sponsorship Mrs. Sylvia Mejier Translation Mrs. Marg. Martin Craft/Gift Store Office Assistant. Kim Kunzman ( US Accounts etc. Dept. based in Buffalo
13 Extended Ministries. Since it’s beginning, the Mission has responded to special emergencies needs in countries such as: Sudan : Bosnia : Slovakia Mozambique : Mexico : Philippines : Uganda : Indonesia
14 From 1999- 2010 AOJ Guatemala provided the opportunity for some …. 1200 People from Canada and the USA To experience Missions!