Orphans Winter Needs 2018 in Ukraine and Latvia
Please may we ask you to pray for the Orphans of Eastern Europe at this time as they prepare for another icy winter.
They need medicines, heating and warm clothes. We are preparing to buy supplies of medicines and supplements to fortify their immune systems so that they do more than just survive the normal 5 months of cold.
Some of the orphanages have wood-burning heating systems that use economical wood pellets that are cheaper and environmentally friendly. We are trying to supply them in advance. Other orphanages use electrical heating and we are trusting not to have the power cut off if they can’t pay the heating bills, as in years past.
We’re also trying to make sure they have good food to nourish them and those children who come in for day-care while their single mothers are at work.
Please stand with us in prayer and help if you are able. We’d greatly appreciate that.
Thank you for your wonderful partnership in the gospel and your compassion for these precious children.
Love and blessings, Dave & Margurita
Some of the children of Gardene enjoying a warm meal and having some fun
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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…
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Dave and Margurita