...the harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few
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NEWS FROM COLIN MAXWELL
The brighter and warmer days of summer enable me to get out in the camper van for longer periods. Last week saw some street preaching and tract distribution in Dublin. There is still active involvement with the Consider Christ campaign with a recent trip to Tralee in the deep south. Over 80 Free Presbyterians came on the Saturday outreach (which invloved an overnight stay in Limerick) while around a dozen were present for the follow up meeting on the Monday night, when 18 locals came in. It fell to me to preach and I decided to preach on the woman taken in adultery. The Irish love a good story and this incident with its great climax certainly lends itself to such. Every one listened well and there were a few good conversations held afterwards over the customary tea and coffee.

I am getting ready to go back to Athlone again tonight with the CC team. Athlone has always been encouraging, and sometimes I manage to get down to Athlone a couple of days beforehand and get some outreach done for this monthly meeting.

Your prayers and support are always appreciated

COLIN MAXWELL - MAY 2014
BOOKSHOP NEWS - KENYA
We praise the Lord for His continued supply for the Armstrong Evangelical Bookshops – both through shipments from Northern Ireland and North America and through purchases at a seminary bookshop in Nairobi. Joseph and I were able to make a trip to Nairobi in April and were very successful in finding some needed items for the shops (books and crafts).

Just this past week as we were cataloging the new books in the bookshop office, one of our customers came in to say how much he appreciated our making these materials available here in this area of Kenya. It was a real encouragement to us, and not the first time this has happened recently! I pass this on to you along with our thanks because so many of you donate to our supply of books for the shops in Kitale and Makutano – both by passing along your used books and Bibles and also by your gifts of funds to purchase new materials. A sincere thank you in the Lord’s Name.

This is a Report from Kathy Walker – Missionary to Kenya 2006-2018
MISSION NEWS - MAY 2014
SPAIN - WOMEN’S MEETING OUTING
Last weekend I had the opportunity to travel to ‘La Solana’ in the centre of Spain and share my testimony with over 70 women. It was the annual regional women’s meeting outing, and over 70 ladies from the centre of Spain travelled to ‘La Solana’ to encourage the small evangelical church in the town. We visited an olive production plant and then two museums in the old town. The ladies had a lovely time; weather was not too warm about 28º so ideal for walking about in the midday sun!! After lunch we had an evangelistic meeting with two ladies testifying to the power of God in their lives and then another lady brought a timely word for all present on “Fear Not”. A wonderful time was had by all. Gallery Photo link

JOY GILLESPIE - MAY 2014
BCFC NYAPORO CHILDREN’S 5 DAY CLUB
Even though it was the school holidays some local primary schools had decided to keep open. Knowing this I came to the church for the 5 Day Club wondering if we would have any children at all? On the first day we had 60 children in attendance. O how I rejoiced! By the end of the week we had 85 children on the register. Some were new children to us and others were our normal attendees.

At the end of the week 48 children quoted our Memory Verses from Psalm 27:1-3,5. Some said all the verses and others could only manage one verse without any mistakes. Rejoice with me in the verses the children have memorised and the lessons they have learned. Photo Gallery Link

This is a Report from Gillian Gillespie – Missionary to Kenya 1995-2016
MISSION NEWS - MAY 2014
THANKS FROM NOREEN MCAFEE
Noreen says she has really enjoyed the prayerful and practical support as well as the fellowship of God’s people in the 50 meetings she has conducted in Northern Ireland and Scotland to date. As well as deputation meetings for her work in Kenya, she was delighted to share in a number of Sunday School, Youth Fellowship, Ladies’ and Seniors’ Meetings.

Noreen praises God for specific answers to prayer in recent weeks. Seven new nursery teachers have been recruited for this second school term, Rev & Mrs Malcolm Patterson got their Visa renewed and the Lord has been pleased to send much needed rainfall in the Kapenguria area.

Noreen wants to thank the boys and girls of Ardaragh FPC Sunday School for their excellent ‘Smarties Appeal’ which raised £240 for the ‘Maize and Beans Fund’ for the Christian Academy.
NOREEN MCAFEE - MAY 2014
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