"I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in Authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity. This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior... "
1 Timothy 2: 1-3 (The Holy Scriptures)
Past GVO Events: Healing Sri Lanka, The Benefit concert and G-VO Album Release
June 22nd 2009 Pasadena California, John Baptist Records recording artist, Rajeev Nandakumaran (aka G-Vo), will be releasing his second album, Zer0 & 1ne, with a theatrically driven concert backed by a band and orchestra. A faithful brother in Christ Rajeev is a Sri Lankan-American artist who has a great and a deep love for his motherland Sri Lanka. Though he posseses magnificant talent, his main focus is not entertaining the crowds but to proclaim the word of God and lend a hand to the needs of others. All proceeds from this event will benefit those who are in refugee camps in Sri Lanka. Visit our facebook site for this event and visit Rajeev's Recording Group www.JohnBaptistRecords.com. When we prayed together, Rajeev's main prayer was that this concert attendees will have a true Conversion of spirit to accept Christ not just a feeling of being touched. Praise God His Christ Driven Spirit.
Brother Munesingha's Pursuit of Theological Studies
Helping Brother Munesingha to attend Haggai Theological institution, Hawai. Brother Munesingha and wife are heavily involved in Christian ministry in Sri Lanka and has great plans ahead... A great encouragement for ministry. Bro Munesingha' Enrollment ID is 141442. Contact Haggai Institution directly and find ways that you can be involved in training leaders. Haggai has often provided scholarships and grants to Sri Lankans to further their ministry training. We praise God for such Christ-centered reputed institutions that reaches out to our community.
SLCS School Aid Projects 2008-2010
We were privileged to support several families to cover costs for their Children' school fees and supplies.
"Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it." (Proverbs 22:6 Holy Scriptures)
Dr. Ajith Fernando's Visit to Pasadena : 16th & 17th of May 2009
Dr. Ajith Fernando visited Lake Av Church in Pasadena.
Monthly Prayer Meetings : in Santa Clarita, CA
Let us join and liftup the President Mahinda Rajapakse and the Government Leaders in Prayer. As good citizens & friends of Sri Lanka and caring Christian believers, nomatter which political stand you may have, we do have an ultimate social and a spiritual responsibility to care for our government Leaders. We are to pray that God would intervene and trust that God is in control nomatter what. Let us pray that God will proclaim His goodness through everything. Similar to the theme of US National Day Prayer ( www.christiannewswire.com/news/668366352.html ) ,
let God be our Mother Lanka's Strength and Shield.
"The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped." (Psalm 28:7)
"Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves." (Romans 13:1-7)
"Render therefore to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's" (Matthew 22:21).