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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.

30 April 2011

Tuesday prayer meetings

Tuesday morning our OMS family in Cuenca gets together to enjoy fellowship and a time of prayer.  When we arrived in Cuenca in 2007 it was only the Stiles and us meeting together.  Then the Johannes joined us while they studied Spanish here before heading to Pallatanga, where they served for...

 
25 April 2011

Easter Day

A really Happy Easter to you all! Here in Mexico our main role is to help lead and support Proyecto MEFI which seeks to help street kids encounter Christ and as a result break addiction cycles and leave the streets. MEFI is a para church organisation and relies on our relationships with churches...

 
23 April 2011

Twists and Turns

This last week has had a number of twists and turns! We found out that one of our more ‘trusted’ workers was stealing from us. This has been hard to accept and deal with. He calls himself a Christian and is involved in the local church. We have had to suspend him – please pray...

 
18 April 2011

The Three Amigas

Hola amigos! It’s my turn to write the blog this week as Mummy and Daddy always get to to write it. These are two of my friends from school – Sofia (middle) and Ximena (right). I went to Ximena’s birthday party last week-end and it was a Minnie Mouse themed party (all the parties seem...

 
18 April 2011

Israel Vision Trip – 1st April to 10th April 2011

The population of Israel was 7.6 million in 2009, up from 5.1 million in 2000.  Three-quarters (76%) are Jews, a fifth (20%) are Arabs, and most of the remaining 4% are Russian immigrants not recognised as Jews [source – Israel and Christians Today, January 2011, page 2].  There are now more Jews...

 
15 April 2011

South Wales Young Adults Weekend 2011

“Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest” (Mark 6:31b – NIV). The annual South Wales and South West Young People’s conference was held at Hebron Hall in Dinas Powys on 8th – 10th April 2011. We were blessed with glorious sunshine and a great...

 
15 April 2011

A Tribute to Judith Buchanan

Judith Elizabeth Buchanan, OMS-UK missionary to Spain for over 33 years, was called home to receive her eternal reward on Tuesday 29th March 2011, aged 63 years. Born in the town of Whiteleaf, Buckinghamshire, Judith was converted to Christ as an under-graduate at University College, London, from...

 
15 April 2011

Welcome to The Forsythes

Jonny and Gemma met at university in Leeds whilst both studying Primary Teaching and got married in 2003. Jonny is originally from Northern Ireland and Gemma is from Lincoln. They went out to Mexico as part of a team of young people in 2001 and felt very drawn to the people there and the work...

 
12 April 2011

Comings and goings

Last week our 7 wonderful weeks with family came to an end, Helen’s Mum, Liz spent four weeks with us and was a tremendous help, especially with Nisha when Anya arrived, and my parents, Larry and Chris, were also a great help – it’s a shock to the system being back at the sink every...

 
07 April 2011

We have not fallen off the face of the Planet!

Hi!! We are still here! Sorry that it is almost a month since our last entry! Time has just flown by! Construction is progressing. The classrooms are taking shape, floors are poured and since this photo has been taken the walls between the classrooms are now built up creating 6 classrooms in...

 

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