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    July 9th, 2019
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Presentation at a Friendship Club in Abergavenny – 04/07/19

By: Irene Phillips

Abergavenny Methodist Church kindly invited me back  to speak about the Lord’s work in Romania.  I did a Power Point presentation of the Charity’s work but focused more on the Widows Mite Project.  Thanks to my friend Sherrille who came along for support.  We enjoyed a great day of fellowship with the many ladies and […]

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Table Top Sale in Hirwaun Village Hall – 29/06/19

By: Irene Phillips

Thanks to the help of my friend, Wendy Pope and the use of hubby Wayne’s estate car  we raised £60 at a Table Top Sale at Hirwaun Village Hall.  It was a fun morning of getting to meet new acquaintances as well as catching up with old friends.  It would have been nice to see […]

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Brecon Sponsored Walk – 22/06/19

By: Irene Phillips

14 enthusiastic walkers (including 5 delightful children) set out from Harp Terrace Brecon for our 5 mile sponsored walk.  We proceeded along the picturesque banks of the river Usk before joining the canal tow path to the Brynich lock. where we enjoyed a packed lunch supplied by Irene.  It was a glorious day of sunshine […]

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Annual General Meeting – 19/06/19

By: Irene Phillips

Thank you to everyone who attended our AGM on 19th June where we presented our Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2019.  Our 4 Trustees: Irene Phillips, Christine Woods, Mihai Csaki and Emanuela Calinescu were all re-elected  and the following officers were elected/re-elected as officers: Christine Woods (Chairperson), Irene […]

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    June 4th, 2019
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Coffee Morning at Ramoth Christian Centre – 31/05/19

By: Irene Phillips

On 31st May we held a very successful Coffee Morning at Ramoth Church which raised £265.50.  We had a good turnout and a blessed time of fellowship.  Irene made an assortment of cakes to have with tea and coffee plus a large supply which we sold.  Gary Vowles won the “Guess the Name of the […]

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Fund raising event at New Inn, Bwlch – 16/05/19

By: Irene Phillips

On Thursday, 16th May we raised a total of £323.94 at a light lunch fund raising event thanks to our kind hosts, Neil  (Irene’s son & Sarah  Sarah made a beautiful choice of soups: spiced tomato and lentil, mint and pea and a traditional Welsh cawl served with fresh bread.  This was followed by tea/coffee […]

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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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