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.
19 April 2012
The sinking of the unsinkable………Titanic!
“Put your hope in God for I will yet praise Him, my Saviour and my God” Psa 41 5b.
As a nation we have been reflecting these past few weeks on the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic and the huge loss of lives, surely now our minds should be focused on the uncertainty of life for all of...
14 April 2012
Rejoice, Rejoice, and Again I say Rejoice!
After six months of regularly visiting (average weekly) the district government office, we have at last received the first of a number of documents which we need to officialise our residential compound and school property. This is a great milestone! Please pray that we will find favour and grace...
11 April 2012
Sponsored Walk Easter Monday 2012
On a wet, cold & windy Bank Holiday Monday, West Gwent MFM members Clive Bevan & Jeff Jones along with Chris Palmer (OMS Regional Director for S. Wales & West) along with Stephen Meades of the Crosskeys Assembly, walked 10 miles in order to raise funds for the MEFI project in...
09 April 2012
Why not celebrate?
This is a photo of Noah sleeping beside me!! I am hoping that he sleeps long enough for me to finish this blog! Melvin is teaching at the Seminary today! We continue to rejoice as we see the students learn week by week. Two weeks ago APEC (Child Evangelism Fellowship) taught about the importance...
05 April 2012
Congratulations to Jonathan & Lupita Morton on the birth of a baby boy (Noah) weighing 3.1 kilos on March 13 in Mexico. A brother for Daniel.
Congratulations to Melvin & Sharon Kelly on the arrival of a baby boy (Noah Raymond) on March 22 at Nespruit, S.Africa. A brother...
05 April 2012
OMS Weekend at Hebron Hall S.Wales
Chris Palmer, Regional Director S.Wales & West writes,
FIRE & FLOOD! All we lacked was pestilence – not the usual introduction to a Christian mission retreat weekend – but that’s what happened at Hebron Hall! Thankfully the fire alarms only sounded to warn of over cooked chicken...
03 April 2012
It was a long-awaited break, and a long drive as soon as school closed for the weekend; we stopped overnight near Rugby, because you can still get almost everywhere in the universe from there in a couple of hours, thanks to one of those 1970s stories of MPs, nepotism and...
28 March 2012
Welcome Noah !
Thank you so much for your prayers for us over these past days! We really value your partnership! Last Thursday 22nd in the early hours of the morning my waters broke. I was in Nelspruit with Naomi, Abigail and Joshua! Melvin was in Maputo taking the week to continue ministry. Noah had other...
25 March 2012
One century later…
Almost 100 years on…since the Titanic sank. I have started reading the book by Moody Adams, ‘The Titanic’s Last Hero’ and within the first chapter the following paragraph really made me stop and think…even 100 years later.
‘Captain Smith ordered his men to “do your best for the women and children...
22 March 2012
New Life in Spring
April is a month when we see many things coming to life, from the newly born lambs in the field to the daffodils in our gardens. This month we also celebrate Easter, which reminds us of the weekend that changed the world. Jesus died and rose again so that we too may ‘come alive’ in Christ and...