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    March 10th, 2019
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Sharing God’s work in Pontypridd – 02/03/19

By: Irene Phillips

On 2nd March we had the opportunity to share a little about Gods work in Romania with a visually impaired group in Pontypridd.    It poured all the way down but what a welcome – friend Wendy who is a member of the group joined me and we had a fun and blessed afternoon with […]

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“Cawl” Fundraising 28/02/19 helps “Jesus Generation” Ministry

By: Irene Phillips

A total of £402 was raised at our “Cawl” meal fundraiser at Wendy Pope’s home in Merthyr Tydfil,  Wendy, a faithful supporter of the Charity throws her home open twice a year to help raise funds.  Wendy is the “hostest with the mostest” and a steady flow of people arrive throughout the day.  I prepared […]

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    January 23rd, 2019
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Our Christmas 2018 Mission Trip

By: Irene Phillips

Our friend, Wendy & I were blessed during our 3 week trip to Romania in December. 755 shoe box gifts were sorted and distributed during the trip plus Christmas food parcels for poor families which we purchased in Romania.  We give thanks that we were able to visit all the projects despite heavy snow during […]

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Thank you to all who supported our Christmas Appeal 2018

By: Irene Phillips

A big Thank you to everyone who supported our Christmas Appeal during 2018.  There are literally too many individuals to mention but we thankfully received a bulk of boxes from St. Magdalen’s Church in Cwmbach, Memorial Church, Llandovery, Elim Churches in  Port Talbot and Brecon and 2 generous ladies from Crickhowell.  Thank you also to all […]

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    January 22nd, 2019
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Funding helps to secure new minibus for Jesus Generation

By: Irene Phillips

Jesus Generation is an incredible ministry where around 50 children gather on a Saturday and are never ready to leave at around 7 pm!  There is something for everyone: classes in cookery, english, sewing, music, housekeeping as well as Praise and Worship, Bible teaching through videos, discussion etc and a much needed counselling service for […]

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Jesus Generation Church Centre

By: Irene Phillips

We had the pleasure of spending much time with leaders, Marius and Elena and their beautiful daughter Jazgul during our September trip.  There is no end to their skills and efforts – they had spent much of the summer repairing the building with plastering, flooring etc to ensure that they had a workable kitchen, 2 […]

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Mike & Adina’s wedding

By: Irene Phillips

In July we celebrated in Wales the wedding of Mike and Adina.  It was a joyous occasion and we so enjoyed having her family over from Romania.  We value their support with hosting us, helping with travelling and food etc whilst we are in Romania. We are blessed to now have Mike and Adina both […]

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Thank you to the Presbyterian Church in Wales & Ramoth Christian Centre

By: Irene Phillips

We owe gratitude to both these churches for their support during 2018. The Presbyterian Church gave us another grant of £2,000 for the Widows Mite Project.  A big Thank You to them for again walking with us in prayer and financial support.  Ramoth Cristian Centre freely open their doors to us every Friday morning so […]

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September 2018 Mission Trip to Romania – Educational Project

By: Irene Phillips

I was accompanied on this trip by our good friend, Wendy Pope from Park Church, Merthyr Tydfil who is one of our faithful supporters.  This was her first trip to Romania and she fell in love with the country and its people. The primary reason for our visit was to supply £1000 funding for our […]

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Thank you for match funding from Santander bank

By: Irene Phillips

We were blessed to receive £2,500 match funding from the Santander Bank for our Coffee Morning and Sponsored Walk events during 2018.  All this was made possible by our good friend and supporter, Sharon Thomas (seen here with her mum) plus her colleagues from the Pontypridd branch of the bank.  We and the people in […]

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