Michael and Maria Long

Sauder Family

Greece

Michael and Maria are heavily involved in refugee crisis ministry at the borders and also lead a thriving international congregation in Thessaloniki, with members from 14 nations: Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Afghanistan, Estonia, Russia, Georgia, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Sir Lanka, Philippines, U.K. and US. The Greek FM nongovernmental organization (NGO) Anagenesis Balkan helps meet the needs of those suffering from the ongoing economic crisis. Also, the Thessaloniki Prayer Room operates to raise up inter-church intercession. Hospitality services are provided by Jason’s Place Christian hostel.

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Pray for:

young leadership of the Thessaloniki church to grow spiritually strong and become mature ministers

volunteers such as drivers, administrators and craftsmen needed for the refugee crisis ministry

prayer room initiatives

ministers called to reach the Muslims in Europe

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Birthdays:


Michael – April 16

Maria – June 17

Anniversary:

August 15

Contact Michael and Maria:

longmm@the.forthnet.gr


 

Mike and Maria Long: Ministering in Thessaloniki

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