Home > Latest News

Latest News

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.

09 October 2013

The sounds and smells of Machava

The weaver birds are starting to weave in one big thorn tree in the middle of the compound. It’s a noisy business: the husband does all the weaving, and if the wife isn’t impressed, they argue about it and then she just tips the nest out of the tree and he has to start again. Standards are high:...

07 October 2013

A God who walks with us and unites us

For those of you who saw our Facebook post or read the MEFI blog you will have learnt of the sad death of little Gaby a few weeks ago. Gaby is pictured here with her Mum, Brenda (or Gloria as she is now known as) and her partner Poncho. The MEFI team helped Brenda and Gaby leave the street some...

27 September 2013

OMS Young Adults Weekend 11-13 October, 2013

Moyallon Christian Centre (www.moyallon.org) Speaker: Paul Bradley (with various missionary reports from around the world £45.00 for the full weekend £15 for Saturday only, with lunch and tea provided RSVP by 5/10/13 to:- OMS NI Regional Office 114a Holywood Road Belfast BT4 1NU Contact email...

26 September 2013

OMS UK Annual Day of Prayer – 7th October, 2013

Please join with us in a Day of Prayer & Fasting – Monday 7th October, to pray for the work of OMS/UK in our role within OMS worldwide and its fourfold focus of evangelism, church planting, training leaders, and strategic partnerships with like-minded organisations and national...

26 September 2013

ECC update from Carand Romania

The T4T group started by Pastor Danny Ispas among the ethnic Romanian people of Carand is going well with 6 members regularly attending, including Danny and his wife, Sarah. Even more exciting, given all the upset caused by the sudden death of their pastoral worker, a flourishing T4T group has...

26 September 2013

‘Team Due South’ To Westport Co. Mayo July 27-Aug.3 2013

It was all systems go for 7 short-term OMS Workers (3 Northern Counties; 1 Southern County and 3 different churches), all eager to serve the Lord due south in Westport, Co. Mayo! Some of the team met just a few weeks prior to the mission trip, but that did not dampen their drive, or hinder their...

26 September 2013

OMS Regional Day Wales & West of England

Chris Palmer (S.Wales/S.West Regional Director) writes, “It was a great privilege to take the OMS Regional Conference to Caersalem Evangelical Church Gorseinon on Saturday 21st September; special thanks to Pastor Robert Owens and the church for allowing this to happen. The day’s events...

27 August 2013

Launch of New OMS Prayer Group in Manchester

Earlier this year we reported the launch of 4 new OMS prayer groups.  We are delighted to report the launch of another group in the Manchester area. The group will be meeting in Swinton on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 8.00pm. The group leader is Sandra Armstrong and if you would like further...

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...


To continue to use this service, EU and ICO rules now require your acceptance of our 'cookies' which, as for all modern online services, are used for the proper functioning, activity data and ongoing developments of this service, in accordance with the Terms of Use. Cookies are set and your continued use is deemed as acceptance (required for each domain used by this service).

(Note: you may remove the cookies at any time with your browser settings, but if you choose to do so this service may not function properly and you should discontinue your use of it.)