Latest News from Mozambique – The Kelly Family
28 February 2013
Girassol Helps the Needy
On Wednesday 20th February, Melvin went with six members of the Living Word churches in Maputo on a compassionate outreach to Gaza Province. We drove over 200km to Chihakelane, Chokwe and Guija with almost 2 tonnes of food, clothing and some basic sanitary and health supplies to be distributed...
14 February 2013
It was a blessing to have Jonathan Morton from Headquarters visit the field. His advice and timely encouragement was very much appreciated.
This photo was taken at our annual team retreat from 1st-4th February. This was a special time together when Jonathan brought us encouragement and...
27 January 2013
Floods in Mozambique
Please pray for Mozambique. We have had very high rainfall this month. Last weekend, South Africa and Zimbabwe had torrential rains which is causing the Limpopo River which runs through Mozambique to swell causing widespread flooding in the low lying areas. Gaza province is worst affected.
03 January 2013
Happy Christmas & New Year !
I am sorry that it has taken us so long to update our blog! Time seems to have raced past and it has been too long since we have written! I am just going to take a few minutes to update you about what we have been up to!
I have been especially encouraged by the ladies craft and discipleship....
06 November 2012
His Compassions Never Fail
Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail.
23 They are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.
Lamentations 3 v 22-23
Truly, because of His great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. Though we often fail and sometimes wonder...
27 September 2012
Consider it Pure Joy
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
The past few weeks have been busy,...
05 September 2012
Man shall not live by bread alone
We spent the weekend of the 17th-19th August in Johannesburg. Our return trip was over 1,200km – the children did very well! Our purpose was four-fold.
One of the design features of these chairs - wide front caster wheels designed to glide over uneven surfaces! We are exploring how these...
07 August 2012
A blessed weekend !
This past weekend, we were so privileged to welcome our friends from Nelspruit, South Africa. I (Melvin) met Steve and Liz Lambert (pictured at the end of the table) back in 2005/6 when I once visited their church. At each turn in the road, their friendship and help has been such a blessing to...
25 July 2012
Coming or going!?
Since our last blog, we have made two trips as a family, I (Melvin) have been to visit our work in Mocuba in the north of Mozambique, we have been blessed with visitors from Northern Ireland, we helped host a church leaders’ retreat and I (Melvin) had the privilege of being at a conference...
20 May 2012
Body Building !
Yesterday, I (Melvin) had the privilege of working as a volunteer at our Intaka Church. Alongside 15 or 16 other volunteers we made concrete to form pillars, mixed mortar and built blocks. I am encouraged to see the pride that the guys shared as they offered their time to help construct a...