Excited, scared, determined, confused….any other emotion running through your mind? Well put them all together and that was the state of our minds when we left for Assam as a part of the #CFCISummerMissionCrew. Some of the Mission Crew members had already served in the prior missions, but for some, this was their first mission; to travel far away from home, comfort and family. This year’s mission to Assam was to guide the existing CFCI Youth members to grow together as a household. The Mission Crew members hailed from Assam, West Bengal, Goa and Mangalore; and were further divided into three teams to reach out fourteen villages in a time span of ten days. Continue reading
When I joined the community, I’d heard a number of times, the words – Household Servant. Now to me, those two words didn’t go together. I know the meaning of a household and I know the meaning of a servant. But what is a household servant? I asked one of the community members and she went on to explain – It is referred to those who lead the community in different ways. There are household servants, chapter servants, country servant and so on. The term servant was used because they are servants of Christ, serving Him to build His kingdom. “Ah, okay” I remember nodding my head as if it made sense to me. But in my mind, I was, “Erm… ok, this is a little weird!” I didn’t want to be any servant. Continue reading
The community of CFCI conducted a Household servants training for the CFCI Singles community from the 19th to 21st October 2018 at Pedro Arrupe Institute, Raia. This program was conducted for all current Household servants as well as for the budding ones along with the formators from the 4 Singles chapters of Goa. Continue reading
Matthew 20:28 “…even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve…”
Around 550 CFCI members from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh (Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Miao diocese) assembled together for a three-day Household Leaders Training (HHLT) Program from 23rd to 25th March 2018 conducted at Divine Renewal Retreat Centre, Margherita.
The goal of the Training Program was to train CFCI members to be Servant Leaders i.e., leaders who would be willing to serve rather than expect to be served. Continue reading