North Carolina Newspapers

February 2.19fi4
Augusta Colston, Dr. Ellington, Jeanne Ellington
KC 83 News
by Holly Dolan
The ALETHEIA would like
to introduce you to the new
students who have entered
Montreat-Anderson College
this spring semester 1984.
See if you can match the
following names with the
faces of those in the picture:
Lee Ann Bannerman, Rich
mond, VA; Kathy Barrett,
Asheville, NC; Christopher
Broadrick, Greenville, NC;
Carrie Chiu, Beijing, China;
Charlie Cockeriii,
Purcellville, VA; Jane Haar,
Charlottesville, VA; Scott
Hoiton, Hickory, NC; Sharon
Howell, Winter Springs, FL;
Delane Hughes, Mc-
Caysville, GA; Dave Loch,
Exeter, NH; Tonya Medford,
Clyde, NC; Gina Valdes,
Tampa, FL; Jeannie Waf-
lington, Greensboro, NC;
Charles “Chuck" Williard,
III, Kernersville, NC; Beth
Anne Wright, Atlanta, GA;
Eugene Zeng, Penking, Peo
ple’s Republic of China.
The ALETHEIA staff
wishes all of these new
students a very productive
All About Missions
by Natalie Horton
A thought-provoking mis
sion conference was held
here at Montreat from
January 22 - January 25. The
program began Sunday night
with a slide presentation
from Latin American Mis
sions and a panel discus
sion about summer mis
The students who par
ticipated in the panel
discussion were Lois
Hedges, Becky Hilliard,
David Jenkins, and Sam
Johnson. Lois worked with
North American Indian Mis
sions and was involved in
Church planning. Becky
Hilliard traveled to Spain
with a group from Operation
Mobilization and did door to
door evangelism. David
Jenkins did construction
and maintenance work on
churches and conference
centers in Costa Rica. Sam
Johnson was a member of a
baseball team for Athletes
in Action. His team played
baseball and witnessed to
other teams in the Phiiipines.
Dr. John Ellington con
tinued the mission con
ference in Convocation and
in an evening meeting on
He and his wife, Joanne,
are missionaries to Zaire,
Africa, and are in Montreat
on furlough. Dr. Ellington
was a translations consul
tant for the United Bible
Society. French is the of
ficial language of Ziare, but
there are four other national
languages, and two hundred
to two hundred and twenty
Bantu languages used by
the people of Zaire. Joanne
Ellington is a wife, mother
and a Public Health Nurse.
She travels to many villages
once a month and treats
diseases and gives vaccina
tions. In the smaller villages
she treats fifty to sixty
children in one morning. In
the cities she treats one
hundred and fifty to two
hundred people in one morn
ing. She teaches them that
God is the Greatest Physi
cian, and encourages the
people to pray for their sick.
Augusta Colston also
shared with the group Mon-
oay evening, bne was a bi-
ble teacher in Seiwa Mis
sion School in Kochi, Japan
for many years. Augusta
shared many beautiful
stories of how God worked
in the lives of young
Japanese girls.
On Tuesday groups from
AIM, Wycliffe, Back to the
Bible, Mission Aviation
Fellowship, SIM, and Latin
America Missions set up
boothes in the cafeteria
from two to four o’clock PM.
Students were free to
This Mission Conference
has truly been an eye open
ing experience. There are
many jobs available on the
mission field. Missions
need not only teachers and
evangelists, but also ac
countants, secretaries,
mechanics, computer opera
tors, and many other oc
cupations. There are open
ings in nearly every field.
Has God been calling you to
the mission field? If you are
not sure, then why not give
summer missions a try? By
becoming a summer mis
sionary you can settle the
question of whether God
wants you to become a mis
sionary or support them
with your prayer and
finances. Both jobs are im
portant, and both help reach
the untold millions.
browse, question, and take
literature from each of these
missions. Dr. Ellington
shared again Tuesday even
ing with the students.
The conference ended
with chapel on Wednesday
wriere Dr. Ellington en
couraged the students to
have patience, and to do
their best at studying.
Education is very important
for mission work. God will
get the students to the field
when He has fully prepared

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