As many of you will know, our dear friend Barbara Morrison who was Smiles Development Ambassador & Volunteer Co-ordinator, moved into the presence of her Saviour on July 12th, after suffering a bleed to the brain on June 25th. Many of us will attend Barbara’s Thanksgiving Service on Monday, July 16th and we ask that... Read More
Saturday 14th July – Youth Church and Messy Church sponsored family walk round Buttermere Walkers (of all ages!) welcome – and there are sponsorship forms for “Smiles” available now. Bring picnic. We are meeting at Buttermere at 10 a.m. to start the walk. Meet outside the café with the pub opposite. Contact: David Ferriby firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 21st July – Barbecue BBQ at home of David and Margaret Ferriby in aid of “Smiles” (and David’s forthcoming significant birthday!). Food served between 1.30 and 4.,30 p.m. Please fill in a slip and return to indicate numbers to help with catering. Only presents wished for are donations for “Smiles”.
Event: Family Fun Day Location: Aghadowey Presbyterian Church Date & Time: Saturday 21st July at 1pm – 5 pm. Activities will include 5 aside football, face painting, a treasure hunt, refreshments, ice cream. Contact: Gemma McFaul 07511 534787.
Friday 3rd August (postponed from 28th June) – Three peaks challenge Matt Wisbey, Alan Rainford and Alan Fearon will be looking for sponsorship as they prepare to climb three peaks in the Yorkshire Dales within 12 hours. starting at 6 a.m. The peaks are Pen-y-Ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, with a circular route giving a substantial... Read More
Dear Friends Whilst it is incredible to think half of 2018 has gone, I am aware that the past 6 months have been tough in many ways, but so exciting in other ways – as the plan for restructuring important areas of Smiles work has finally found its place and been able to move forward.... Read More
On the morning of June 26th a phone call from Leeds office, telling me that my friend, my Smiles family member, Barbara Morrison was on a hospital bed and the doctors can’t do a lot for her, left me speechless, no words – just a lot of tears! I could not believe it! Was way too... Read More
The new concept, as explained in detail through various Smiles updates in recent months, comes with an overhaul approach to working with families and individuals in need. A different approach from the past but still preserving the initial vision of providing support in time of trouble whilst sharing Christ in the process. A new method... Read More
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 This verse is one that I am keeping at the forefront of my mind... Read More
Please pray for us because when you pray, God hears more than what you say, answers more than we ask and gives more than we imagine in His own time and in His own way. Praise God For 1. Good News shared through the various Reports of the work in Romania. 2. The launch and... Read More