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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.

04 February 2013

Family fun

One of the challanges of being on the mission field is not having time with the wider family. However, we have been immensely blessed this past week by having time with all of Steve’s immediate family. Steve’s parents arrived on the 18th January and are sadly leaving on Wednesday, but...

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.

18 January 2013

One of those days ……

Yesterday was one of those days, you know, when everything seems to go as you don’t expect it.   Got up early in the morning, prepared pack lunches for the boys and got ready to go to Little Creations (Carers and tots group in Blairbeth).  It was freezing.  But it’s always freezing here, however,...

17 January 2013

Launch of New OMS Prayer Groups

As we begin 2013, we are delighted to report the launch of 4 new OMS prayer groups and we would love to see more small groups of people gather on a regular basis to pray. There are currently a number of groups that meet from Guernsey in the south through Wales, England, Scotland & Northern...

14 January 2013


You’ve made it! For those that are used to the blog – welcome back. For those that our new, it’s great that you’re joining us, and feel free to check out old posts. Normally we’ll be updating  our blog the first weekend of the month so this is a bonus post! We are...

13 January 2013

Wisdom & Gifts

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” (James 1:17) These thoughts have been in my mind for at least a week.  So it’s time to share them with you! My season of receiving personal...

10 January 2013

Praise Evening with First Portadown Presbyterian Choir

You are invited to an evening of praise with information on OMS ministries in the Republic of Ireland FRIDAY, 1ST FEBRUARY, 2013 AT 7.00pm FIRST PORTADOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH HALL Watson Street, Portadown BT63 5AQ Dean & Lorraine Lappin (Ballygawley) Andrew Black (Portadown) will share their...

07 January 2013

Welcome, 2013!

After 11 years of marriage, Christmas 2012 was the first one we spent as a family unit – Steve, Sam, Ben, Joe and me. In previous years we have invited pastors, family or friends; or we have been invited. In this occassion we respectfully declined invitations and we didn’t make...

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....

02 January 2013

Teachers Night – February 20, 2013

THINKING ABOUT TEACHING OVERSEAS BUT HAVE LOADS OF QUESTIONS? Come along and hear Jonathan Heath talk about what it is like to teach in an international school.  Jonathan is the Headmaster of an international school in the South Pacific.  He will answer questions you have and there will be a...


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