Empower tribal people by visiting tribal belts. Allow children and adolescents to spend time with them and to absorb their culture and lifestyle. Bring into prominence the lesser known countries of Africa and other Third World nations including India. Make available leadership training, personal hygiene, motivation for education, socializing skills, medical care, housing and environmental hygiene, natural farming and eco-friendly lifestyles.

 

ABOLISH NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND NUCLEAR PLANTS

 

 

Participate in the signature campaigns of the United Nations and other NGOs to fight the menace of nuclear weapons and their factories. Create awareness of its hazards in a globalized village like ours. Organize seminars on the disposal of harmful materials like electronic wastes. Join prayer and fasting groups against nuclear wars.

 

Offer safety seminars and awareness of self-defence measures for women and girls. Teach them to take precautions when going out alone, walk with others whenever possible. If walking alone, stay confident. Provide newsletters for women, parents and organizations offering safety and security reminders. Stay alert. Be aware of everyone and everything in your vicinity.

 

Pay attention to the people and vehicles around you. In suspicious circumstances, start heading for a public place. Never assume that you are in a safe area, that no one wants to harm you or that everyone shares your morals. Beware of strangers who ring the bell at your door; look and ensure that you are about to welcome the right person in.

 

All women should learn from others’ tragedies and experiences and possible missteps that others have gone through. These can help protect women and girls in the future. Be prudent about what you share in the internet, always keep personal information confidential, and be careful about the sites you look through.

 

Women should be extremely alert while driving a car and going to strange places. They must lock all the doors of the car when travelling alone. Women should continue to campaign for stronger laws, quicker convictions and any measures that will deter men from attacking women. They should be confident about what they want to achieve and speak up for what they believe in.

 

In the end, it is imperative to remember that men can and should play a crucial role to ensure the safety of women. We should raise men to be respectful to women and intolerant of a culture that insistently devalues women. Their safety is everyone’s responsibility. Men should be genuinely concerned about women’s wellbeing, and should call the police if they witness an assault. We should teach men to work for a society that upholds women and their needs.

 

Some suggestions:

 

 

  • Establish study groups on women’s role in the Church, family, society and politics
  • Pick out ideal models of women from the historical context
  • Constitute awards and promotions for women workers
  • Promote leadership skills in the family, work place and society
  • Start social action movements with feminine perspectives
  • Bring together small groups to reflect on biblical matriarchs/characters

Prayer requests may be posted online or over the phone. It is an opportunity to get to God with our needs. “The Father promises, He hears us” (1 Jn 5:14).

 

Prayer chain: Prayer chain is a ceaseless activity where the prayer is carried on by different persons at different times for the same intention. Intercessory prayer chain needs mediators. There are also healing prayers, prayers of reconciliation, sacraments, and opportunities to post testimonies.

 

Fasting prayer once a week is advisable. Prayer should form part of our daily life; it gives us the opportunity to offer thanks to God for his many blessings daily.

 

Observe the community from close quarters and identify its medical needs. Study the possibility of establishing a medical mission in the community. The assessment should take into consideration the following factors:

 

  • Overall health status of the people in the community
  • Epidemiology of current regional health issues
  • Quarantine diseases
  • Summary of emerging infectious diseases
  • Summary of communicable diseases
  • Recent outbreaks of epidemics
  • Community approaches to diagnoses
  • Occupational health issues
  • Lab capabilities
  • Physical infrastructure
  • Clinical and personal capabilities
  • Availability of resources
  • Provision of primary health care and nutrition
  • Environmental health including sanitation, water supply and pollution
  • Preventive measures, training potential, emergency services and triage capabilities
  • Grass-root level health workers, women’s groups and self-help groups can be of great service in the health sector.

 

Empowering communities: To take health and wellness issues into their own hands, people become self-reliant through classes and hands-on training. We need to provide learning opportunities to the local populace to sustain their well-being. A holistic transformation of the community can be achieved by attending to the multi-dimensional needs of the clients in different communities.

 

Regular medical camps in backward areas and finding sponsors for mother-and-child health programmes will boost our health efforts. People should be trained in home-based health care. Free medical check-ups will ensure better health for the people. Rehabilitation projects must have generous donors to support them. It is a good idea to publish a booklet on hygiene, nutrition and healthy lifestyle.

 

Medical Desk: WPM calls for volunteer physicians, nurses, and students to utilize their time and resources to serve the community. While this service helps those in need, it also offers the volunteers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on healthcare experience. They exhibit God’s love all over the world by their healing touch.

 

Doctors will examine patients for free; provide technical expertise to local medical professionals through partnership programs in diagnostic assistance and mutual exchange of ideas. The areas that call for particular attention are clean water, basic hygiene and nutritional tips, stopping the spread of diseases and saving lives, encouraging people to lead active lives, quit smoking, safety measures at work place, sex education, stress management, diabetes care, heart health, disability support and geriatric care.

 

Healing ministry: “O Lord, my God, I cried out to you, and you healed me” (Ps 30:2).

The healing ministry is as important as medical support. Healing is quickened when we visit the sick, stay at their side, acknowledge their pain and suffering, join them in prayer, ensure family support, provide social services support such as meals, child care, and transportation. Prayer requests via the international prayer line can be attended to as needed.

 

Angels of Mercy: Nurses fulfill their mission by providing physical, emotional and spiritual support to patients. Committed nurses are always willing to educate people on healthcare, hygiene, dental care, skin care, and the services of mobile clinics.

 

Mobile clinics: Mobile health clinic is a van with a team of healthcare and allied professionals along with necessary equipment and materials needed to meet the target. The team may include social workers, dentists and psychologists, doctors, nurses, dieticians, counselors, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, etc. The clinic offers the following services:

 

  • Chronic care management plan for bed-ridden patients
  • Care of the elderly
  • Antenatal and postpartum care
  • Cancer screening
  • Tobacco and smoking cessation counseling
  • Supplying supplementary vitamins to pregnant women
  • Vaccinating children
  • Home visits with counseling and prayer
  • Supplying milk for poor children

 

Financial support: Monthly or periodically planned donations to medical clinics for surgeries at no cost to the world’s poorest regions is a way to promote peace. These donations can be used to provide medical supplies, clean water, free vaccines and medicines, help to pay for childcare, food, nutrition, counseling, and access to health services for women and infants.

 

Pro-life ministry: Unwanted and illegal pregnancies lead to abortion. In this situation, the mother-to-be experiences psychological trauma. The decision to abort is often taken under duress due to lack of support from partner, family and community. The woman is unaware of the cruelty being inflicted on the unborn baby, and risking the mother with infections and several other health problems. A feeling of guilt may haunt her all her life for killing her helpless baby.

 

Our approach would never be judgmental but to make the woman and her partner and family understand the serious impact of abortion on the mother and baby and to help her continue the pregnancy. WPM’s pregnancy counseling and support follows a woman’s pregnancy from conception through delivery of the baby. On-going counseling and family support will be needed and most of the time they may need shelter too.

 

An informed decision on adoption should be made in consultation with the partners and the counselor if that is the only choice possible. Adoption agencies should be contacted and necessary arrangements made.

 

Medical Mission brings compassion, forgiveness, and healing to those who are hurt in the aftermath of abortion, and enable them to lead productive and peaceful lives. Through counseling and retreats, they offer a healing opportunity for any woman, man, couple, and family who have been affected by the emotional loss, guilt or shame of an abortion.

 

Adolescent pregnancy: The approach to adolescent pregnancy differs from country to country. Most of these pregnancies are unexpected and unwanted. Mothers’ approach to adolescent pregnancy depends upon their socio-economic status, cultural and religious background and governmental support. Young mothers constantly need the support of elders.

In situations where family support is lacking or in illegal pregnancy, this will be traumatic for the young woman. Most of the time, they will be hesitant to disclose the actual situation. Our approach should be gentle and friendly, and provide emotional support and resource information for educational, medical, legal, financial and social assistance. Counseling support should be offered regularly as needed, and help with adoption if that is the choice. Services may also include help with maternity clothes, baby clothes, furniture, parenting classes, and much more.

 

HIV/Aids awareness program: WHO estimates that around 35 million people around the world are living with HIV. HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system, and weakens one’s ability to fight infection and diseases. It is most commonly caught by having unprotected sex. There is no cure for HIV, but there are antiretroviral treatments to enable most people with the virus to live a long and healthy life. Unavailability of this medicine and the expense of this medication lead to millions of painful deaths each year, and families end up in severe poverty and agony.

 

In sexuality education, teach intimacy skills without physical sex, team building of mutual co-workers groups, and techniques of healthy relaxation and relationship skills.

Prevention: Sex education: Educate the community regarding the measures to prevent the dreaded disease. Eliminate new HIV infections in children and keep their mothers alive.

 

Treatment: Increase access to antiretroviral medications; promote public understanding and the need to be kind to affected people, and not to be judgmental but being human; provide flu vaccine and first aid kits to HIV patients as they are highly susceptible to infection; rehabilitate them back into their homes, jobs and societies.

 

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Let us join hands and forge ahead with our programmes for World Peace Mission. The ideal is to work for projects ‘on earth as it is in heaven’. We should notice the spark of divinity in everything and everyone and treat it with due respect and reverence. Feed the hungry, provide drink for the thirsty,  welcome the outsider, protect the privacy of the naked, provide nursing care for the sick and the dying, mark each life on earth and work sincerely for this aim, and to teach it and to inspire others to do the same. World Peace Mission is the stage for this enterprise.

 

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