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    March 18th, 2020
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Fundraising events & Friday Craft Mornings suspended

By: Irene Phillips

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic  all fund raising events and Friday craft mornings are suspended for the immediate future.   Here at RR we take our responsibilities towards the safety of our supporters very seriously and we want to safeguard everyone’s safety.  We will take this time out to pray for all our supporters and those […]

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    February 27th, 2020
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A Tribute to Pastor Jackie Ramsey

By: Irene Phillips

It is with great sadness that we report  the death on 25th February of our American friend, Jackie.   She is seen here with widow Lena who also departed this earth last year. We give thanks for Jackie’s life and her servants heart since 1998 when she was first “called” to Romania, where she made her […]

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    February 15th, 2020
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The joy of a Christmas gift

By: Irene Phillips

Thank you so much to everyone who supported our Christmas Appeal in any way.  The gifts brought much joy into people’s hearts.  Many would not have received anything for Christmas if it had not been for your generosity.  It is a huge amount of work both in Wales and Romania organising everything but well worth […]

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New cases needing support

By: Irene Phillips

Every time I visit Romania God plants in my path some-one new who needs support.  This year as well as the additional widows  that I met for the first time, 2 other ladies with exceptional circumstances were drawn to my attention by friends, Dani and Lavi who accompanied me to their homes. I am unable […]

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Supporting the Copilul din Mine Foundation

By: Irene Phillips

We were blessed several years ago to meet Mihaela Les, the leader of this Christian Foundation, who is supported in her work by her dear mother , Lena. They support children from poor families via 3 schools with filled school bags, new shoes and winter coats.  We thank the Lord for provision enabling us to […]

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Help for the disabled

By: Irene Phillips

We  support several disabled cases (children and adults) who were referred to us by Adina, who is a qualified social worker.    One has spina bifida, others have mental and physical disabilities plus we have a single father, who is blind whom,  with support manages to care for his 3 year old daughter. We spent […]

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The joy of shoe box gifts around poor families in Arad

By: Irene Phillips

A big Thank You to Mike and Adina for helping with some of these distributions in poor areas making it possible for me to cover the state of Timisoara.  Many of these families were drawn to our attention by qualified social worker, Adina when she lived in her home country of Romania.  Bless her, she […]

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Supporting poor families in state of Timisoara

By: Irene Phillips

Always at Christmas I stay over in Timisoara with a friend to visit several families that we support with food parcels etc.  This year we were also able to supply coats and school bags for many children in addition to their Christmas boxes, which they love.  

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Widows Mite Project

By: Irene Phillips

It was a joy for me to visit many of the widows supported on this Project in the Arad and Timisoara states.   Sadly Pastor Jackie who leads this ministry is currently in hospital recovering from a bad infection following knee surgery – please continue to pray for her. We  supply funds to support the widows […]

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