A Short History of the Evangelical Church of Bilisht, Albania In the summer of 1994, a team from Anchorage, Alaska, was invited to work alongside a handful of Albanian Jesus followers, survivors of 45 years of severe Communism. The Alaska and Albanian teams worked together in Bilisht (“be-leashed”), a thriving town near the Greek […]
Strengthen the Church, Advance the Gospel
Alongside is an international fellowship of Christians working together to strengthen the Church and advance the Gospel in Europe. Our purpose is to encourage and empower Christian leaders and churches through an international network of prayer, partnership, and practical help.
For over twenty years we have partnered with churches and leaders in Albania, Austria, the Czech Republic, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Scotland, Canada and the U.S.More About Alongside
Alongsiders Matt and Katie Riley serve in Pontivy, France at the invitation of the United Protestant Church of France where they are investing in their community for the sake of the Gospel. Discovery Groups, English classes, Art Expositions and the like create opportunities to build relationships that open doors for deeper conversations. Their goal: making […]
Our summer project, with an American team from Richmond, VA, was very fruitful. Children had their meetings every day with stories, games, crafts and paintings. During the last meeting we invited them to receive Jesus. There were almost 30 children that did the prayed to receive Jesus in their hearts. We also had a meeting […]
In April I traveled to Europe for the 2017 Alongsider Gathering in Albania. I want to share some of the ways I see God at work across Europe, and the part which Alongside Ministries plays. Thank you for your prayer and financial partnership which make alongside ministry possible! In France Alongsiders James and Cheryl Cloyd […]