Computer for library project

Media and program sub-committee meeting held on 20th April, 2016. Convener, Mr. Milon Patwary and other members were present at the meeting along with GS, Bangladesh Bible Society and Media Program Secretary.

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We are happy to inform you all that we received two desktop computers for two library projects. Bangladesh Bible Society is going to send them at Khagrachhari and Haluaghat Libraries. We are glad to all who kindly contributed them for the Bangladesh Bible Society libraries to use.


Lay people’s Bible Study Program

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Ms. Maaike wigboldus from ICCO, Kerk in Actie, Netherland visited Bangladesh Bible Society. She meet the participants of Lay people’s Bible Study Program here at Bangladesh Bible Society. She also meet the MAOL students from Bangladesh Bible Society. Lay people’s Bible Study program is a new program for Bangladesh Bible Society. Through which BBS is trying to engage people with the word of God.


UBS Translators Training Workshop

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We are glad to inform you that the UBS Translators Training Workshop held in BBS premises Dhaka from April 4-8, 2016. 20 Bible Scholars and translators from Sri Lanka, Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh participated in that training workshop. UBS Global Translation Coordinator Dr. Steven M. Voth and UBS Global Translation Advisors Dr. Yu Suee Yan, and Dr. Simon Wong has facilitated the workshop. We are also Thankful to our honorable Chairman of BBS Board and Convener, Translation Sub-committee, BBS for their presence.

The main topic for the workshop was Biblical Exegesis. The participants have learnt about ParaTExt too.

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Dr. Steven M. Voth in UBS Translation Training Workshop.


Trauma Healing Training for the “First time” in Bangladesh

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Trauma Healing Training (equipping session) took place on 29 March to 1st April, 2016 at Bangladesh Bible Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Bible society organized the training. 27 participants from different denomination and organizations participated at the training. We are thankful to ABS and World Renew for their kind support. It was a blessing for us to have Mary Crickmore ( WIMG_3743orld Renew Team Leader for West Africa) and Megan Reeder as our facilitators. We are also thankful to Ms. Shagota Chisim for supporting us in interpretation.

Through all sessions participants experienced, realized and learnt how to deal with trauma affected people.


Literacy Skill Development Project for the Underprivileged (Project 72123)

BBS General Secretary visited literacy program at Gopalgonj and Khulna areas. He inaugurated literacy class at Presbyterian Church, Mandra, Gopalganj and Methodist Church Literacy group at Unushia, Gopalganj. He also visited Literacy group of PCB (Peace Church Bangladesh) at Khulna. The group were encouraged for his visit.


Children Are The Living Messages (Project 72129)

Bible is my best Companion program was organized with the partnership of the Prime Evangelical Church, Kewachala, Gazipur, Dhaka. About 120 youth attended from local Roman Catholic Church, The Prime Evangelical Church and also from an orphanage hostel run by the Prime Church. We are happy to inform that our Ex-chairman Pastor Anwar Hossain and present chairman Mr. Monwar Hossain Pintu were present and attended the program. It was a day seminar where the GS Rev. Shourabh Pholia presented the Word of God for the youth and challenged and encouraged them to have their own scriptures and also to read them every day and also to live according to the teaching of Christ. There the team of Marketing department taught them new songs, arranged Bible quiz and distributed gifts.

At the end Diglot Bible, Children Kitabul Mukaddos and New Testaments were distributed to the youth according to their age and also according to their background.

The children were excited to receive their Scriptures first time in their lives. They presented a hearty cultural show which bring them closer to God as well as they sang and danced with Christian songs.


Spiritual Awareness for Mothers (Project 100035)

BBS arranged “Spiritual Awareness for Mothers” Programme (Solomon Project No 100035) in partnership with St. Andrew’s Church, Mirpur, Dhaka and also with National Church Council of Bangladesh (NCCB), Moghbazar, Dhaka on 04th March 2016. BBS’ General Secretary Rev. Shourabh Pholia shared the Word of God at St. Andrew’s Church and Marketing Secretary Mr. Antony Sarder at NCCB. About 80 women participated at Mirpur and 40 women attended at NCCB programme.

Rt. Rev. Paul S. Sarker the Moderator of the Church of Bangladesh was present at the St. Andrew’s Church and he was kind to distribute the “Women in Bible” and New Testament to the participants. At NCCB Rev. David A. Das, Secretary, NCCB was present along with the Moderator of Women Department Ms. Renu Bawl. “Women in Bible” and New Testaments were distributed to the NCCB’s participants as well. All were glad for the opportunity to receive the Scriptures and were encouraged with the Word of God, which will help them to grow spiritually


BBS Celebrated 63rd Anniversary

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It is our joy to inform you that we have of Bangladesh Bible Society named “Foundation Day” on 16th February 2016. We are blessed for the presence of Honorable Bishop, Pastors, Priests, Church leaders, and many reputed persons of Christian Society at this Special prayer and celebration. We are thankful to them._MG_2501

 

It is our honor to inaugurate our new website. We believe it will help you not only providing information but also your involvement, meet your resources etc. Also It is our pleasure to inaugurate a new Audio Album “Hrid Majhare”, and bookmarks.  As we have 10(Ten) different types of bookmarks right now, each contains Bible Verses and these are beautifully spot laminated.