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Disaster Relief

Foursquare Churches in Ecuador Need Help After Massive Quake

By Andy Butcher

Ecuador’s huge earthquake on April 16 left massive devastation, including damage to Foursquare churches. Foursquare leaders in the nation are asking for our prayer and support as Foursquare Disaster Relief strategizes the best ways to provide help.

 
 

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Foursquare Donations Help to Rebuild Lives in Nepal

By Andy Butcher

Survivors of two major earthquakes that ravaged Nepal this spring are receiving critical aid and needed shelter thanks to Foursquare donations and volunteers. People are coming to Christ as the Foursquare family reaches out in love by tending to medical needs and helping to build shelters as monsoon season looms.

 
 

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Rock Star Points People to the Rock

By Rod Light

Back in the day, Chu Kosaka was the first Japanese rock star to appear on the cover of “Rolling Stone” magazine. Today, Chu pastors a Foursquare church in Tokyo. Along with missionaries, pastors and volunteers, he is busy bringing the love and compassion of Christ to the “hisaisha,” victims of the Tohoku earthquake, tsunami and radiation disaster.

 
 

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Relief Efforts in Japan Are Underway

By Ken Walker

Foursquare church members from across the U.S. have responded generously to the crisis in Japan, and relief efforts are underway as teams prepare to travel to the island nation this summer. More than $200,000 has been donated via Foursquare Missions International, and through a partnership between Foursquare and CRASH Japan, many opportunities to go help out are available.

 
 

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Foursquare Churches Damaged in Myanmar Quake

By The Foursquare Church

People in Myanmar are reeling from the devastation caused by the recent 6.8 earthquake on March 24. Foursquare churches were damaged, and church members were injured. Many people have lost their homes, and a large number are sleeping in the streets as a result of aftershocks. How you can help and pray

 
 

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Plans in the Works to Help Japan

By The Foursquare Church

In the island nation devastated by the recent 9.0 earthquake and tsunami, short-term and long-term planning is getting underway as leaders seek for the best ways to offer assistance. Now just over two weeks after the disaster, Foursquare’s area missionary to Japan shares the latest news and requests for prayer.

 
 

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Update on Japan From Area Missionary Corey*

By Corey*

Foursquare’s area missionary for Japan describes what is going on in the nation and how Foursquare is mobilizing to respond to the thousands of people in desperate need.

 
 

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Update on Japan From FMI Director James C. Scott

By James C. Scott

Foursquare Missions International Director James C. Scott says that Foursquare leaders are working closely together to assess the situation in Japan and to formulate a strategy for aid and relief to those affected by this disaster.

 
 

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New Zealand: Ministry in the Rubble

By Amy Swanson

The earthquake that rocked Christchurch, New Zealand, in February caused major devastation and ongoing distress. Many people died, hospitals are filled to capacity, and dysentery is an imminent threat. But amid the misery, Foursquare Missionaries Ron and Debra Brown, and Foursquare churches from other parts of New Zealand, are reaching out to hurting residents to offer help and hope.