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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:

Getting prepared and ready at the House of Hope

We trust that you are well and that you’ve had a blessed Christmas season. Thank you so much for your very generous gift. We’re running in “emergency mode” at present getting the House of Hope ready for the possible increase of orphans and homeless children coming in over the next few months if the Russian Army breaks through into Eastern Ukraine again. It’s looking more and more dangerous day by day, as the UK and USA set up a NATO base in the Odessa port as threats and warnings go backwards and forwards between Russia and the Western Nations. [...]

December 30th, 2021|

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Recent News

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 [...]

November 17th, 2021|

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|