Here's all the latest news from our overseas and homeland missionaries around the world. You can also find out more about events taking place within the UK as well as forthcoming opportunities to serve with OMS.
28 February 2011
New Arrival Anya Cristina Cosslett
Congratulations to the Cosslett family on their beautiful new baby girl. Anya Cristina – 7lb 4oz.
Helen, Steve, Nisha, Anya and Helen’s mum.
27 February 2011
Five months in!
Hi Again! This past week has been exceptionally busy – we have appreciated the slower pace of the weekend though everything will be busy again tomorrow with construction, language classes, meetings and much much more!
This is a photo from the Retreat when we all went swimming. Abigail...
27 February 2011
Girassol is our Charity shop project at 69 Church Street, Antrim! We are blessed by Ali McClure who manages the project! Thank you to all of you who have donated items for sale and also for those who have purchased items in the shop. We are exploring ways in which we can allocate these...
21 February 2011
It always surprises me that most churches here in Cuenca are happy to celebrate Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Saint Valentine’s Day, Children’s Day, and simmilar dates; and seem to forget about Pentecost, Palm Sunday, Easter, etc. The only church date that seems to be...
20 February 2011
Update on Nayeli and Miguel, and some other ‘ex-street kids’
About 6 weeks ago we shared how we’ve been giving marriage preparation to Nayeli and Miguel (pictured above). This young family have been through a turbulent time these couple of weeks. Miguel works in construction and at the end of his last job the firm didn’t pay him – contracts and...
19 February 2011
Four little boys aplaying
There are things adults should never forget to do. Sometimes adult responsibilities make us put aside good healthy activities we enjoyed doing as children. It is not wrong to be responsible, but it is not wise to completely stop doing good things.
At the moment, Elijah cannot...
17 February 2011
Challenges & Opportunities!
It is hard to believe that we are back from South Africa 9 days! Time has just flown!
We had a really good retreat. Pastors from a church in Nelspruit spoke and we were blessed by their ministry. Abigail however contacted a throat and ear infection so we had to take her to the doctor and...
13 February 2011
After several weeks of counting the days on her special calendar, Nisha was finally able to see Granny in the flesh for the first time in 18 months. We picked her up from the airport on Friday evening and Nisha couldn’t stop dancing round and round the airport with excitement! Even though...
03 February 2011
Of sports, teachers and parents
The last match of the football and basketball season was today. For three weeks each class took turns to play against each of the three groups of the class above and below. Against all odds, Samuel’s and Benjamin’s teams didn’t classify to the final; while Joseph’s...