Category: News & Events

Expressions of the Current of Grace in Covenant Community

The Forum for Charismatic Covenant Community in Italy held a General Conference in Rome on the 11th and 12th of February 2023. The title of the conference was: “The Charismatic Renewal: A Pentecostal Grace for the Whole Church”. During the conference there were plenty of times for worship together and fellowship and there were sessions […]

Widening Our Tent Pegs—Serving the Church in Africa

From February 12 to 17, a group of leaders from the Sword of the Spirit conducted a conference on community formation at the Emmaus Centre in Katimaku, Uganda, about an hour and a half north of Kampala. This was a follow up to a conference conducted in the same location last year by Jean Barbara, […]

Life in the Spirit Seminar in Brazil

The first Life in the Spirit Seminar of the Terra de Santa Cruz Community was quite an experience! It took place in Sao Jose Dos Campos on Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of January, 2023. We had the LSS with married couples and single people together, mothers and daughters, fathers and sons and […]

200 Coordinators from Asia were Renewed in the Spirit

This year (2022) has been a year of great blessing for coordinators all across the Sword of the Spirit who had their Regional Coordinators Conference. The Asian region had their retreat from the 22nd to the 25th of September in the Philippines. There were 200 coordinators from the Philippines, Malaysia, India, Singapore, 7 brothers from […]

Sword of the Spirit Leaders Speak at Charis International Conference for Community Leaders

The second International Community Leaders conference organized by Charis took place on October 10 to 12 in Rome. Jean Barbara, the SOS president gave the opening talk on the “Essentials of a Charismatic Community” based on the SOS experience. Tony Laureys, the SOS Europe and Middle East regional president gave one of the other five presentations on […]

Men’s Retreat at the Terra de Santa Cruz Community

This weekend, the men of the Terra de Santa Cruz community were away on retreat. A time of prayer, fellowship and being together. God continues to strengthen our community way of life in Brasil. As part of the retreat, they had the Opening Celebration of the Lord’s Day with a great Brazilian ‘churrasco’ (barbecue).

150 Coordinators From Ibero-America Gathered in Costa Rica

Between the 9th and the 12th of June, 2022, 150 Coordinators from the Ibero-American Region gathered in Costa Rica for the Regional Coordinators Conference to talk about the 3 Strategic Priorities and to participate on the Power from on High retreat. The conference began with a session to honor Chale Mantica for all he did […]

Europe & Middle East Regional Coordinators Conference

In May 2022, the first Regional Coordinators Conference took place – in Istanbul, Türkiye, for the European and Middle Eastern Region – to launch the three Strategic Priorities and the Power from on High retreat. The conference lasted three days, from the 20th to the 24th of May, and nearly 100 coordinators from the EME […]

Pouring of grace in the M2 Mission in Brazil

“Chuva de graça” (pouring of grace) is the song of the couples from the Couples Outreach M2 from the Terra de Santa Cruz community. We began this week the by-weekly meetings in the Mission House of the Mota family in the South-East of the city.

A new semester in Brazil

Iniciamos nuestro segundo semestre y el Espíritu del Señor está actuando entre nosotros, con profecías y visiones en nuestros grupos pastorales y en nuestra primera asamblea. Bendito sea el nombre del Señor. También hemos tenido nuestra reunión de Consejo y reunión con Fernando Nascimento de Grupo Alpha Brasil y el Padre Luís Fernando Soares, de […]