• » We believe the Bible to be divinely inspired, infallible, authoritative Word of God.
  • » We believe that there is one God eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  • » We believe in our Lord Jesus Christ, in His vicarious and redemptive death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection.
  • » We believe in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
  • » We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, faith in Jesus Christ and regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely necessary.
  • » We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit indwelling and empower Christians to live a Godly life and enable in the Church today.
  • » We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.
  • » We believe that all Christians should be committed to fulfilling the great commission.
  • » We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.


  • » Establish homes that are part of a center in which orphaned and abandoned children may live under care of Christian staff through U.S. based ministry
  • » Maintain the children's relationships with family and community.
  • » Provide adequate food, clothing and basic medical care for the children in the center.
  • » Provide Biblical teaching and spiritual training.
  • » Seek basic education and life skill training opportunities for each child.

We are incorporated in the United States as Resurrection Orphanage & Center of Nekemte, ROCN. We are a 501(c)3 charitable corporation. Founded in March 2012, the U.S. based ministry headquarters is located in a suburb of St.Paul, MN, while the "on-the-ground? ministry occurs in Nekemte, Oromya Region, Ethiopia. An in-country RCSP branch is responsible for day-to-day operations.


Left to right: Jenny Larmour (secretary), John Larmour, Tensaie Umeta (chairman),
Paul Peterson (treasurer), Barb Beasy