Summer in the Ukraine and Latvia
Please may we ask you to continue to pray for the Orphans of Eastern Europe, there are reports that there are 10’s of thousands in the Ukraine alone!
In Odesa Oblast and many parts of the Ukraine there are the additional costs and shortages and uncertaintity through the continued occupation of the Crimea by Russia and also the conflict in nearby regions.
Whether the children are in the homes (orphanages) or come in for day-care while their single mothers are at work we endeavor to make sure they have good food to nourish them. There is also a continuing need for medicines and medical equipment.
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
A young baby in Odesa who has recently undergone heart surgery.
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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 >
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Dave and Margurita