The Myanmar Adventist church held its country wide missionary convention called Worldwide Mission Project (WMP) on January 16-22, 2012 in Yangon. It was attended by more than 100 missionaries from the respective field of Myanmar Union Mission.
Myanmar Union Mission introduced this program since 2006 to support the mission aiming for evangelism by sending pioneers to the un-entered area in Myanmar with the assistance of this project.
The opening ceremony was held on January 16, 2012 with the inspiring message and opening address from Pr. Memory Tun, the president of Adventist church in Myanmar. Pr. Shine Tha, Ministerial Secretary and the head of this worldwide mission project had presented the report of the impact of this project.
It has been interesting success story from many missionaries as regard to the difficulty, success and achievement in respective pioneer fields. The Mission officers from 4 missions and attached district have also attended and heard the report.
The department directors have also instructed their respective goal of different departments in the church to accomplish. It make the missionary for better understanding of the unique operation of Seventh-day Adventist church in Myanmar and around the world.
“This project supported us in entering un-reached area in our mission. we will give the strong support and assistance to make this project a success” a Mission officer said.
The convention has enriched to the missionaries by taking lectures from various departments of the church, Special presentation of small group ministry from the resource persons, sharing from mission field abroad, exchanging the new approach of evangelism in Myanmar and spiritual uplifting event prayers.
“ I am really blessed to be a part of this missionary convention. It gave me more spiritual growth as I took part in prayer and participating in program” a participant commented her feeling about this convention.