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.
25 July 2012
Coming or going!?
Since our last blog, we have made two trips as a family, I (Melvin) have been to visit our work in Mocuba in the north of Mozambique, we have been blessed with visitors from Northern Ireland, we helped host a church leaders’ retreat and I (Melvin) had the privilege of being at a conference...
24 July 2012
Holiday Bible Club
The last 5 days have been energetic, fun, fast-paced, exhausting and exciting all at the same time! We had between 25 and 30 kids coming to the Holiday Bible Club each day and we are certain God was speaking to the kids and parents during that time. The kids were both those of street mums that we...
19 July 2012
Pastor Luis Miguel (Colombia) visits N. Ireland
OMS in partnership with Mission Possible invite you to a Missions and Testimony evening with Pastor Luis Miguel (Dates & venues below)
Pastor Luis became a street child at approximately 6 years of age. The Lord graciously saved him as a teenager. Subsequently, he attended Bible College. He is...
18 July 2012
Week One: Find a house….check!
This time last week, Nisha was starting back at her old nursery whilst we went house hunting. Nisha really enjoyed seeing her Mexican friends and teachers again, but found it quite hard not being able to talk to them like she can talk to her friends in the UK. On Tuesday she was quite emotional...
17 July 2012
Anniversary on St Swithin’s Day
Exactly one year ago we arrived in the UK. It was a grey Sunday morning and was raining, and it kept raining for a good few days. We arrived and didn’t have a place to stay, didn’t have a car, didn’t have anything but our 20 pieces of luggage and each other. We are very thankful...
16 July 2012
We don’t like needles, and even less when they are attached to a syringe. However, that is not a good enough reason to miss any of the inmunisations we need before travelling to Mozambique. Don’t ask me what inmunisations we have received, because I would be unable to answer that...
16 July 2012
Restoring their childhood
This is a picture of Sofia’s children – Sara and Andres – taken last year when they were still on the streets (names have been changed for their protection). These children lived on the streets with their mum and we knew Sofia before the kids were even born on our visits over...
15 July 2012
On Friday the 13th July we woke up… it was the first day in a while that both Audrey and Leanne were feeling good so we decided we were going to make a day of it – plus the weather was beautiful. What more were we waiting for? This was the first time in a long time that the four of us were out...
10 July 2012
Mission Possible is an independent registered Christian Charity supporting Street Children in Colombia. The Mission, which is God centred, works in partnership with OMS. They have commenced a new and exciting project to support Street children in Bogota who live in areas of extreme poverty and...
10 July 2012
A country of contrast
Having been back in Mexico for over a month now we are falling in love with the place all over again, but also remembering some of those things that make us wish we were back in the UK.
Mexico truly is an amazing place, some of the beaches and mountains are unbeatable for their natural beauty....