1996

  • First native third-world Elders appointed in New Delhi, India
  • Nationals lead most churches in Russia, India, Africa, Central & South America, China, Japan and Europe
  • Geographic HOPE Leaders appointed
  • King Sihanouk Hospital – Center of HOPE opens in Cambodia
  • HOPE Unity Award presented to Mother Teresa
  • 1st HOPE Health Corps Conference – Los Angeles
  • 100th nation planted: Syria
  • Jerusalem planting
  • ICOC website introduced
  • Sydney Australia – Oceania Conference – Keynote Address – McKean
  • May 5, 1996 – Special Mission Contribution Lesson – McKean