EVENTS REPORT AT IFGF TIMIKA
IFGF Timika, located in the province of Papua, Indonesia, under the leadership of Ps. Zakaria Parinding, received a visit from Ps. Jimmy Oentoro and team, including Ps. Garry Kurniawan and Ps. Ando Gunawan. During their visit on the first day, October 17, 2023, at 9 p.m. (Western Indonesia Time), an event named Volunteers Gathering was held and attended by all IFGF Timika volunteers. In this event, all volunteers were further equipped with the truth of God’s Word.
The following day, IFGF Timika organized a seminar called Dream Church and Transformational Leadership at Hotel Horison Diana in the morning. This seminar was attended by approximately 100 participants, including pastors and ministers representing diverse church denominations in Timika. The seminar, featuring Ps. Jimmy Oentoro, as the main speaker, received positive responses from all of the participants because the content was very enriching. Participants hoped for similar seminars in the future.
On the same day at 7 in the evening, IFGF Timika held a revival service attended by the entire congregation of IFGF Timika and guests from various churches. Ps. Jimmy Oentoro ministered as the speaker in this event. He blessed and imparted the truth of God’s word to the attendees.
Another revival service took place at a different location on October 19,2023. Ps. Jimmy, accompanied by the team from Jakarta and Timika traveled to Tembagapura in the PT. Freeport Indonesia area. The journey took two hours by employee bus. At 7 in the evening, the revival service for PT. Freeport employees was held at the Viadolorosa Ridge Camp Church, which is located at an altitude of 2300 meters above sea level.
On Friday, October 20, 2023, Ps. Jimmy and the team had the opportunity during the day to visit the underground mines of PT. Freeport and witness the mining process. Later in the evening, the second day of revival service was held at the Sion Tembagapura Church, attended by employees and their families in the area. October 21, 2023, Ps. Jimmy Oentoro’s visit with the team came to an end. They returned from Tembagapura to Timika by employee bus and then went back to Jakarta.
The activities during the visit of Ps. Jimmy Oentoro and his team to Timika were such a blessing for many people. We are deeply grateful for the remarkable work that God has been doing in the area of Timika.