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"Serving pastors and communities in rural India"

John & Terri Nanda

The Lord has guided the Nandas to establish the ministry of SERVE India, which serves pastors of churches in mostly rural and tribal areas and through those churches sustains impoverished widows, children, and those suffering with the effects of leprosy. They also operate a training center near the city of Visakhapatnam.

Their pastors’ training program helps them develop healthy, growing, fruitful churches that multiply themselves into villages never before reached with the Gospel. Their churches are given support with projects such as buildings, wells, bicycles, etc.

Their vocational training program serves as an avenue for outreach to the numerous villages that surround the training center. It offers courses in teacher training, learning English, computers, agriculture, sewing, etc.

Through the local churches, the ministry also supports several children’s homes and two leprosy colonies. Each year medical camps are offered to treat the health needs of nearby communities.

John travels extensively, working with staff in India and meeting with supporters in the US. John, born in India, met Terri at Moody Bible Institute. They and their four sons live in Hudson, Wisconsin.

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