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We are enjoying the continued Summer
Fundraising of coffee mornings and car washes, table quizzes and
marathons, special services and special collections, even a murder
mystery night! Please pick up some of these ideas, talk to me and
let’s continue raising the essential funds to operate our projects in
Following last month’s wonderful
announcement of the Baptisms in Rapa and the need to build a
Church for the community to meet, we have had some positive response
to the appeal. Everyone who visits Rapa feels a sense of disbelief at
what we witness, yet a sense of unity in a community basically
Now, with the introduction of love and
grasped hope, we see faith hatching out and people seeking the real
and lasting purpose in life.
Many Mission Trippers have visited and
helped in the building work over the past year, and many will visit
again this summer. John and Robbie spent one week building houses in
the village. Robbie, a builder and first time mission tripper, said he
‘was shaken to see the poverty in Europe.’ These men
worked very hard, thank you. Are there more builders who will come to
build? It’s a great experience, so contact me for more details.
My message this month is very clear. There
is a lot going on, but thankfully a lot more to do. Can you help us?
The MISSION TRIP season is in full
swing, teams from across UK and America are on Mission together this
year. I leave on Saturday July 2nd to work in Romania for a
month. I emphasise again the importance of ‘GOING’. It
is undoubtedly the best way to understand the needs, to open your eyes
and your heart, to give a little something to someone and I promise
you will return a blessed person with a fresh vision to invest more in
God’s Kingdom work.
year is slipping away, look at the weeks available and consider GOING,
or what about 2017? Do we need to talk? I’m ready so just need your
call or e-mail. We’ll make it happen!
PRAYER is essential ...
God is opening so many doors, changing so many lives, taking Smiles to
so many people who are forgotten and left behind. Lives are being
transformed by the gospel of love and hope through our practical help,
support, time and effort.
Our appeals for help are not just for money
to do something, but an invitation to you to invest in hurting
people’s lives in the name of Jesus Christ and for His Glory only.
Please pray continually for the work and for all we need to
continue. God knows what we need; we are His privileged tools to make
In closing I should remind you again of the
UK September Tour! Check the
venues and mark your diary. The staff will be preparing for a great