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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.

27 August 2013

To Haiti and Back (for a man called ‘Jacques’)

I was sitting in Crown Lane Fee Methodist church in Preston as on most Sunday mornings, and at the end of the service my heart was suddenly turned to a country called Haiti. Haiti was not mentioned in the service, neither was mission work as such, but a sudden interest in this unknown country...

27 August 2013

Leaving and Landing

We are enormously blessed to have the support of our family in what we do.   Back in July we drove south and were able to catch up with almost all of Steve’s family to say our farewells, and after that Katuska’s side of the family gathered in Belfast – her parents flew over for a month to...

24 July 2013


In March Myles MacBean reported on the new partnership formed between OMS and Friendship Pentecostal Church with the objective of planting churches in Arad County in Romania. To gain first-hand insight into developments, in late June Myles returned to Carand in western Transylvania to meet with...

24 July 2013

Welcome home to the Kellys

Melvin & Sharon, Joshua, Abigail and Noah arrive back from Mozambique in mid August.  They will be based in Kilrea, N.Ireland for a nine month home assignment.  Pray for a good handover of their ministry projects in Mozambique, for packing up and goodbyes, and a good journey back to the UK...

24 July 2013

Impressions of Mozambique

From 18 April to 7 May, Heather Phillips’ parents, Sam and Marion, visited Mozambique where Heather is on a six month placement with OMS, working at the OMS compound “Boa Nova” in the Machava district of the capital Maputo. They write,“It was of course great to see Heather and spend time...

24 July 2013

Farewell to the Heath and Davies families

The Farewell Service for the Heath family (Jonathan, Esther, Nathanael, Abigail, Josiah, Luke and Timothy) was held on July 14 at Crestwood Community Church.  The church gathered around them in prayer, sending them off for another term of service in the South Pacific.  Verses from Thessalonians...

25 June 2013

OMS South Wales/South West Regional Day

Saturday, September 21st Caersalem Evangelical Church Gorseinon (nr. Swansea) SA4 4US 3.00pm and 6.30pm Please join us at the OMS Regional day where you will be challenged and inspired by the work of OMS. This is an opportunity to discover the news and needs of OMS and investigate ways in which...

25 June 2013

Bangor Worldwide Conference

AUGUST 23-31, 2013 Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church Bangor, N.Ireland BT20 4LN As I listen to OMS statistics each year I am amazed at the great things that God is doing in and through OMS. Many people are coming to the Lord, forming multiple new churches led by well-trained leaders who love...

25 June 2013

Mission Possible update

Project 1 – Hope House Mission Possible is delighted to report that the renovations and extensions to Hope House residential home for abandoned Street Children in Bogota, Colombia were completed by the end of January 2013, resulting in the total capacity being increased from 11 children at...

11 June 2013

Blessed to be a Blessing!

We are sorry that it has taken us so long to update our blog!  The past months have been extremely busy.  We hope, however, that you have received our prayer letters.  If you don’t already receive our prayer letter and would like to be added to our mailing list, please email us at...


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