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A winter newsletter from PAFRAS

January 13, 2020 Mission
Thumbnail image for A winter newsletter from PAFRAS Hilary Willmer has just sent us this. It is a winter newsletter from PAFRAS (Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers). In a note accompanying the newsletter Hilary adds her thanks to all those people at MBC who by donating food and toiletries continue to support this important charity. You can find out more about […]
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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM MANASTUR CHURCH IN CLUJ, ROMANIA

January 6, 2020 Mission
Thumbnail image for CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM MANASTUR CHURCH IN CLUJ, ROMANIA Shortly before Christmas we received the following greeting and letter from Manastur Baptist Church in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The comments in italics have been added by Howard Dews. Dear members of the Romanian Support Group in Leeds, We hope that this finds you all well and also that everything is well with your families. With this […]
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In issue 46 of Engage BMS World Mission issues a Christmas challenge

December 16, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for In issue 46 of Engage BMS World Mission issues a Christmas challenge In it’s latest edition of Engage, BMS World Mission pulls no punches in the way it describes the effects that the lack of clean water is having on some of the world’s most vulnerable people. “Dirty water,” it states “is a death sentence in Afghanistan. Children are dying from preventable waterborne diseases like typhoid and […]
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Exciting news from MBC’s Overseas Mission Group as we add Andrea and Mark to our list of Church Partners

November 21, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for Exciting news from MBC’s Overseas Mission Group as we add Andrea and Mark to our list of Church Partners Following on from the recent visit of Chris and Debbie Drew to MBC and their message of Christian Hope and Courage from their work with BMS in Afghanistan and Nepal, I thought it a good time to give the church an update about our connections as a Church with work overseas. Since the Church was […]
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MBC – one of 549 churches to help Tearfund raise vitally needed cash

November 20, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for MBC – one of 549 churches to help Tearfund raise vitally needed cash Michael Grayson who headed up MBC’s contribution to Tearfund’s Big Quiz Night reports… On the night itself we counted just over 70 people including children, and by the time we have added in Gift Aid we hope to be able to send Tearfund way over £600. With our teams making up a nationwide total of […]
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Prayers for Hong Kong

September 18, 2019 Mission
For peace between people, and for understanding and forbearance between the government of China and the Hong Kong people. I pray for the fruit of God’s Spirit to be seen in every young person who knows Jesus as LORD in HK. We pray for safety of our brother’s and sisters and the whole community. We […]
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A bumper bundle delivery from BMS World Mission is laced with suffering, challenge and hope

August 29, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for A bumper bundle delivery from BMS World Mission is laced with suffering, challenge and hope The latest edition of BMS World Mission’s Engage magazine is now available completely free of charge either through the post or on-line. However, this 45th issue – twenty pages of news and features from across the globe – comes complete with a number of extras: an August to December Prayer Guide, a catalogue full of […]
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Latest UK statistics show how the refugee and asylum seeker crisis continues – please read this update from PAFRAS

July 13, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for Latest UK statistics show how the refugee and asylum seeker crisis continues – please read this update from PAFRAS PAFRAS (Positive Action for Refugees & Asylum Seekers) works with refugees, asylum seekers and the wider community to counter the effects of enforced destitution on vulnerable migrants. Its work has three main strands: providing immediate humanitarian relief; long-term support, advice and advocacy aimed at assisting service users to make lasting improvements to their situations and […]
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Little things mean a lot… a message of hope and encouragement from Becky, Bethan, Katie and Marika

May 20, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for Little things mean a lot… a message of hope and encouragement from Becky, Bethan, Katie and Marika Just image you’re six and a half thousand miles from home, facing the prospect of six months living and working in a totally alien culture among people who speak a different language.  That’s the situation that faced Becky Plummer, Bethan Toward, Katie Hutchins and Marika Jones when last October they landed in Peru at the […]
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Chris Singh and Engage bring us more news from the mission field

May 18, 2019 Mission
Thumbnail image for Chris Singh and Engage bring us more news from the mission field It may be a coincidence but in the same week that we say farewell to our BMS Action Team, BMS World Mission’s magazine ENGAGE lands on our doormat. Published three times a year and accompanied by a free 24 page Prayer Guide ENGAGE brings you all the latest news from just about every country that […]
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