DEM. REP. OF CONGO
Dr Peter and Ruth Coates (Retired workers)
for the elections which are soon to take place in the Democratic
Republic of Congo. Please
that these will be conducted fairly and that there will be no unrest
during this period.
returns home on furlough to Whitley Bay on the
with a team of young people will be distributing
Gospel literature in in the
8th to 21st August.
There will also be an open air witness, hospital, village
evangelism, and helping with Children’s work.
estimated that over half of the 17 Million population in
is under the age of 16.
is recognised as the world’s poorest country and is facing the worst
drought in 30 years.
Jim and Betty Burnett (Parana)
is in intensive care for pneumonia, poor kidney function and low
blood pressure, but is now showing improvement and her vital signs
have stabilized. Please
for her and for
as she continues to recover.
Heber and Fiona Gallitto
(Parana) have an outreach event at
Rosario del Tala- Entre Rios
12th -15th August.
They would appreciate supporting
for this campaign.
run from the
250,000 Evangelistic Booklets in 10 languages have been printed.
The booklet is entitled “The
7th wonder of the world”
& traces the history of the “Christ
statue that looks down on the 6.5 million people of Rio.
remember Brazil in
especially during the month of
when the decision will be made as to wither the President will lose
her office, and what will happen after. Praise The Lord that He is
over all and in Him we trust.
too for the many young people who will be attending camps.
for the young people in the assembly that study in the evening that
they will blessed during these holidays.
James Crawford (Sao Joaquim da Barra)
keeps well and continues to visit the 11 Assemblies in the area.
for those who received John’s gospels that she distributed last
that these will be read and that hearts will be changed by the Lord.
As always, she meets with many women for discipleship
on an individual basis. The women she meets with come from 5
different countries, are of different age ranges, and have a variety
of life circumstances. Please do
for the living word to speak into their lives and for them to know
the life and hope our Lord brings.
She asks for
for one woman in particular. She has been a Christian for a couple
of years now. When she grew up she did not know who her father was
and hardly saw her mother. Before becoming a Christian, she had been
in a number of abusive relationships and her children tend to treat
her in the same way. It is encouraging to see how the Lord is
changing her and seeing her tell others about Him.
Cushing (Merseyside) –
for the many difficult situations she has encountered in recent
months amongst her friends, and also as a result of events in the
UK. These have included divorces, house moves, asylum claims,
bereavement, major surgery, domestic violence and the month of
Ramadan, which gave many opportunities to share the Gospel.
that through practical help shown by
her friends will see the love of Jesus.
who has a difficult situation, and who
has been discipling for the last few months.
is completing an Emmaus course,
for her salvation. Please also
for two Muslim men who were led to visit the home where
and a group of believers were having a
that they will turn to Christ.
David and Brigitte Sutherland (Lyon) –
as they attend a camp at the
Centre des Jeunes
The camp is attended by around 200 people and their role will be to
be available for campers to talk to and share problems they may
they will be spiritually fresh, willing to listen and able to
discern what the Lord’s will is for these different people.
In addition, please
for two local men. The first is a baker with whom they have had a
number of spiritual talks. He is very open, but is convinced that
Islam is the answer. The second is a man whose wife is a member of
the church. He is a non-practicing Muslim. Please
that the Lord will reveal himself to these men.
& Gillian Shanks (Newcastle West)
mother who is suffering from pancreatic cancer. All treatment has
now been stopped.
are busy preparing for the ‘Gospel
Literature Ireland’ outreach
at the National Ploughing Championships held from the
Co Offaly. A lot of preparation is required for this outreach and
more importantly a lot of
is needed and they would appreciate our
support in this matter. They hope to visit other smaller shows and
fairs throughout the summer as the Lord leads.
Michael & Shirley McKillen (Gorey)
with a Holiday Bible Club till the
This is an opportunity to reach many children who
if ever, hear the gospel. There will also be literature
distribution, door-to-door work, a teenagers’ club.
that hearts will be touched by the gospel.
is accompanying his father-in-law,
to Brazil for numerous preaching engagements, a conference, and to
encourage believers in the
for safety and stamina in travel as well as help in sharing
Giovanni and Hannah Donato (Siena) –
will be visiting Indonesia at the beginning of August for the
Lausanne Young Leader’s Gathering.
for safety of travel and that all those attending will be inspired
by what they learn.