United Methodist Church to host missionary visit and potluck dinner September 10
Frankenmuth United Methodist Church welcomes the public to a potluck dinner and missionary visit by the Rev. Alex Awad, and his wife, Brenda, on Thursday, September 10 at 2 and 7pm. The potluck begins at 6pm and visitors should bring their own place settings and a dish to pass.
The Rev. Alex Awad, a missionary serving in Israel/Palestine was born and raised in Jerusalem. where his mother, a nurse, raised seven children alone after the death of her husband. At that time, his mother committed her life to Christ. Alex was practically raised in the Church.
Pursuing the call to become a missionary, Alex went to school at a Bible college in Switzerland and also studied in the United States where he became a naturalized citizen.
The Awads have spent time as missionaries at the Bethlehem Bible College and Hope Secondary School near Bethlehem.
Rev. Awad has written articles about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict for numerous newspapers and periodicals. He is also the author of "Palestinian Memories; the Story of a Palestinian Mother and Her People."
Rev. Awad is the pastor of a small international church in East Jerusalem and is affiliated with the Bethlehem Bible College as a professor, dean of students and board member.