Nathaniel Visits Birmingham

“This month, we had the privilege of hosting Nathaniel Kodavatikanti, one of our Indian ministry partners. He has been in the US visiting his sister in Baltimore and his travel plans allowed him to spend some time with all of us in Birmingham. While he was here, we were able to introduce him to ministry leaders, friends and family members. He spoke to school groups and small groups and worshiped…Keep Reading

Youth Retreat

Coming in May is a week of Bible and vocational training for dozens of young people in southern India! You can participate by helping us raise $400 to house and feed these young men and women. This past September, I (Todd Norton) traveled with Scott Elliott from Grace Klein Community to the Grace City training site to talk with the leaders. The training is critical to the young churches that…Keep Reading

Our Father’s Faithfulness

A few weeks ago, Scott Elliot and I (Todd) were in India in support of Grace Klein Community’s global partner, Madhuri’s Mission. The week-long journey took us to sites where our partners are involved in church planting and care for the poor. The first few days were spent in Bangalore, where Pastor K. Vijaya Chandra and his wife, Manjula and great nephew, Krupa, lead the Hanna Krupa Memorial Church. We…Keep Reading

An India Trek- September 2016

We haven’t seen our friends in India since 2013 and the time has come to visit them again.  Our desire is to share Jesus with the people of Southern India. Grace Klein Community will be sending a small team in September 2016. Since our last trip, our partnership has expanded. God has used us to help supply drinking water to the Grace City Campus, which is growing in its capacity…Keep Reading

He Who Began a Good Work…

It’s been a few months since our last update, but God has continued to do a good work in Southern India. The well in Daburuvaripalli has been dug and a pump motor fitted, so there’s fresh water at Grace City campus now! This will be a great help during the youth program that’s coming up in the third week of May. There will be between 150 and 200 young people…Keep Reading

By Faith We Stand

Pastor Chandra has metastatic cancer in the bones of his arms and legs and has struggled to retain strength in them. On October 1, 2015, both of his legs broke during physical therapy. He had a surgery to implant metal pins to stabilize the diseased bone, and has since been unable to stand. He continues his work pastoring the church and traveled with the church to Daburuvaripalli for the Christmas…Keep Reading

Love India 2015

On September 13, Grace Klein Community hosted Love India, a benefit dinner for our global partner Madhuri’s Mission. We gathered at Seeds Coffee Company in Homewood, AL, for an evening of Indian food, live music, coffee and the blending of cultures. When we planned the event, the goal was to raise money to dig a well that will provide water to a place in Andhra Pradesh where missionaries are trained….Keep Reading

Love India

Love India

What? Love India is a dinner to benefit one of Grace Klein Community’s global ministry partners, Madhuri’s Mission. The evening will include food native to the region, live music and great fellowship. Why? Because Jesus loves the people of Andhra Pradesh, India and we feel His call to care for them with fresh and living water. Where? Seeds Coffee Company, 174 Oxmoor Road, Birmingham, AL 35209 When? September 13, 2015 Time: 4 – 6 PM During the…Keep Reading

Madhuri’s Mission – Yard Sale Update

Our yard sale on the 2nd of May was a great success! We are well on our way toward the goal of raising $5,000 to dig a much-needed well in Andhra Pradesh, India. Items from friends and family joined with donations from Grace Klein Community to fill our driveway and garage – the photos don’t do it justice! Friends from our small group helped unload, organize, price and sell. It…Keep Reading

Madhuri’s Mission Yard Sale

The Norton family will be hosting a Yard Sale for Madhuri’s Mission, India on Saturday, May 2nd, from 7am to 1pm. All proceeds will benefit our well-digging project in India. The sale will take place in Meadowbrook at 5529 Heath Row Drive, 35242. Help us spread the word!  

“If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink.”

“If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’” – John 7:37b, 38 Many of the most memorable events of the Bible take place around a well. Moses met his wife as he rested at the well where she drew water. Jesus first revealed His divinity to a Samaritan woman…Keep Reading

Madhuri’s Mission – Where it began

How many life-changing relationships begin with a trip to the dollar store? When we packed the shoe boxes with the toys, tooth brushes and other small items, we prayed that God would allow the box to find its way to a young girl somewhere in the world who needed a smile and a word of encouragement. We had participated in Operation Christmas Child for a few years before. Each year,…Keep Reading

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