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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.

29 May 2011

New Opportunities

We have had some real encouragements over the last few weeks in terms of God’s provision for Proyecto MEFI. Firstly, we discovered a couple from our church work for a foundation which collects left-over bread and tortillas from a couple of the big supermarkets here. They are allowed to...

26 May 2011

Decision Time

On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 of May the OMS Ecuador missionary family came together to review our ministry here. It is always good to see our friends and colleagues, especially those who work outside Cuenca.  Tom, our field leader, gave us a farewell gift in the name of the whole team. It is a...

24 May 2011

The Heaths

Mike O’Quin, a Board Member of a Christian International School in the South Pacific, writes: Dear friends of Jonathan and Esther Heath, The word “pillar” might be a cliché but Jonathan and Esther are true pillars in our community.  Their family is a foundational support to the missionary...

24 May 2011

Across Europe

During the month of March the OMS Family in Europe, consisting of missionaries and mission partners, gathered together at Camp Pena de Horeb (Rock of Horeb Camp), OMS’ excellent camp facility south-east of Madrid, for the official launch of OMS’ Across Europe (AE) Ministry initiative.  In...

24 May 2011

Like all great travellers

“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” Benjamin Disraeli. I wouldn’t call myself ‘a great traveller’ – but as one who has the privilege to travel from time-to-time, I can identify with Disraeli’s quote.  I have...

22 May 2011

Torquay Team

We haven’t managed to give an update over the past couple of weeks as we’ve been very busy working with a team from our home church, Upton Vale, in Torquay. This morning I (Steve) took them to the airport and we were very sad to see them go.  The two weeks they’ve been here have been fun, hard...

18 May 2011

In Tandem

Now we count in weeks the time that is left before flying out to the UK. And while we are sorting out our stuff, normal life must continue: church commitments, SEMBEC classes and school for our boys. Last sunday Katuska preached in the Upper Room Church Steve with his “Revelation”...

16 May 2011

Pizza evening with Jenny

Jenny is in Ecuador.  It is her second time here.  Her first time in Ecuador, she came as an eXtreme Walker.  Now, she comes as a long term missionary, to work in children ministry in Loja.  You can read more about her in her blog:  Kid’s Kaleidoscope. But before heading to Loja, Jenny...

14 May 2011

Pouco a pouco(little by little)

Abigail and Joshua this morning enjoying a DVD after they got up! Tecno-kids! Abigail and Joshua love to get their hands on the computer or camcorder! Above is a view of the compound from the residential side looking towards the new site for Christian Academy of Mozambique (CAM) This is one...

09 May 2011

Family Love

My closest friends in Haiti are a wee family which I am sure you have heard me talk about, Dr Rodney his wife Vedane and their 3 kids, Wood, Ollie and Alisha. Dr Rodney works in our clinic and they live on a wee house on the compound which is how I got so close to them. Dr Rodney has an amazing...


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