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Welcome to our web site.

The seed of Smethurst Ministries was planted in 1972 when God called David Smethurst and his wife Margurita into ministry. This calling has taken them into churches, schools, youth groups, colleges, convents, military bases, prisons etc across the world including Africa, Australia, USA, Britain, Ireland, Latvia and other ex Soviet countries, Yugoslavia, Singapore, Malaysia, Iceland…

1988 saw the establishment of the Smethurst Ministries……. Read More >

Thank you for visiting our website and God bless you!

Dave and Margurita

Latest News:

Wonderful Progress at the House of Hope

We trust that you are well and keeping safe at this time. We want to thank you for your very effective prayers and support for the immense lifesaving and soul-saving projects in which we are involved in Ukraine at this time. We want to thank you for your friendship and bless you for your continued prayers and support for the House of Hope and all the children accommodated there. There will be many more taken care of in the months and years to come. Rescue Missions and Survival Packs The youngsters at the House of Hope have been [...]

November 17th, 2021|

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Recent News

Thank you for your wonderful support for the orphans, the homeless children, the destitute families, and the poor elderly people of the Odessa Province of Ukraine.We are so encouraged by your generosity for these needy children and poor people who are coming to Jesus every day as a result of our rescue missions.Rescue MissionsThe Rescue Missions are still forging ahead each day, and our local teams have returned with glowing reports the eight local villages and an “Orphans Boarding School” [...]

August 28th, 2021|

We want to thank you for your marvellous gifts, your tremendous generosity and prayer for the House of Hope and all the children it is accommodating and protecting, and the many more it will take care of in the years to come. We are so encouraged by all that you have done/are doing for this project and these precious children. House of Hope Building Work The builders and the team at the House of Hope have smiles on their faces [...]

August 12th, 2021|

On Saturday 24th April, our Odessa manager, Peter Emelyanov, sent these amazing photos of the roof of the House of Hope all complete. The beige, smaller section of building in the foreground is the original two storey building. See how much bigger the whole building is now – built over the top of the original building and around it. The original building only covered 72 m² of space. The whole building with the new extensions (four storeys) covers 295 m² [...]

May 3rd, 2021|

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