Mexico – The Cosslett Family

Steve and Helen are with the OMS team in Mexico City, after a year of language training in Costa Rica. God started preparing them for this move to Mexico back in 1998 when Helen first became involved in a project with street children there.

Helen, a nurse with a Dip HE in Applied Theology met OMS at Bible school. Steve has a degree in Applied Theology and has led teams to Mexico. The Cossletts will be working with the street children's project and planting churches amongst the street people and the poorer communities.

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31 August 2012

Marriage Preparation

Last month (16th July) we wrote about Sofia and her two kids, who came along to a Holiday Club we were running at the drop-in centre. We also shared about of her desire to get married to her partner, Joe, also an ex-street kid. They are pictured here with their adopted Mum and Dad who have...

 
31 August 2012

Struggle for survival after life on the streets

Today we met up with Eli and her two children, Samuel and Naphtali, and spent some time catching up with how the family are doing. Some of you may remember Eli from previous newsletters and blogs. Helen has known her since 2001 when she had recently come off the street and was living with Fidel...

 
02 August 2012

‘Business on the beach’

Well I think you’ll agree Nisha and Anya are very cute and are really enjoying their ice lollies, but we have a different subject matter this week…… Thank you for all those that were praying for the meetings I had last week with our field director, David. And to those of you who...

 
24 July 2012

Holiday Bible Club

The last 5 days have been energetic, fun, fast-paced, exhausting and exciting all at the same time! We had between 25 and 30 kids coming to the Holiday Bible Club each day and we are certain God was speaking to the kids and parents during that time. The kids were both those of street mums that we...

 
18 July 2012

Week One: Find a house….check!

This time last week, Nisha was starting back at her old nursery whilst we went house hunting. Nisha really enjoyed seeing her Mexican friends and teachers again, but found it quite hard not being able to talk to them like she can talk to her friends in the UK. On Tuesday she was quite emotional...

 
16 July 2012

Restoring their childhood

This is a picture of Sofia’s children – Sara and Andres – taken last year when they were still on the streets (names have been changed for their protection). These children lived on the streets with their mum and we knew Sofia before the kids were even born on our visits over...

 
10 July 2012

A country of contrast

Having been back in Mexico for over a month now we are falling in love with the place all over again, but also remembering some of those things that make us wish we were back in the UK. Mexico truly is an amazing place, some of the beaches and mountains are unbeatable for their natural beauty....

 
06 June 2012

6th June 2012 – D-Day for the Cossletts!

“People of Western Europe: A landing was made this morning on the coast of France by troops of the Allied Expeditionary Force. This landing is part of the concerted United Nations’ plan for the liberation of Europe, made in conjunction with our great Russian allies … I call upon...

 
15 August 2011

Baby Adriana

This is just a very brief blog entry to ask for you fervent prayers for one of the girls who has attended the Drop-in Centre with her two kids over the past year. Her name is Joanna, and her kids’ names are Jonathan and Jemima (nearest English equivalents of their names). Just after Anya...

 
31 July 2011

Anyas special day

Last Sunday we had a dedication service for Anya in our church in Torquay. A dedication service is a bit different to a Christening service as it is simply our way of saying that this precious little girl is a gift from God, and that we are grateful she has been ‘loaned’ to us for this time and...

 
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