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Mission

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.”

Isaiah 6 verse 8

Current missionaries

Jo McMillen

Street children ministry, Belém – Brazil
Jo is seeking to reach children living in a deprived community, working with an organisation called Creative Hands. Jo leads devotionals and helps to run clubs that serve young people who have been on the streets.

This is a video about the project.    http://ufmworldwide.org/creative-hands-ministry-in-brazil/

This is an article Jo wrote.    https://www.evangelicalmagazine.com/article/was-it-worth-it/

Local mission

Two young families are now serving in ministry in other churches in South Wales.

The Funnell family ministering in Noddfa Baptist Church, Abersychan.

The Hilder family ministering in Little Mill Baptist Church, Little Mill.

Former missionaries

Sylvia Webb served as a missionary for 40 years in Malaysia. Sylvia worked in Kuching helping with Bible translation and training English teachers.

Carol Liddiard worked as a bush midwife in Zaire; served in the Ivory Coast in women’s ministry, Bible book sales and market ministry; and worked in France establishing UFM work and supporting a local church. Carol is now supporting gospel ministry in Noddfa Abersychan.

Ann Wiltshire served God in Pakistan. Ann taught English and discipled young women. On returning home the church celebrated Ann’s marriage to Phil Watson. Following an illness, Ann went to be with the Lord in 2007.

The church’s first missionary Wallace Arr served in Bolobo, Congo, training teacher – evangelists. Unfortunately, he died suddenly of typhoid fever in 1942.

Short term Missions Trips

Over the years, members from Emmanuel have travelled overseas to take part in short term mission trips.

Moldova – In 2016, Paul Jenkins went to Moldova, to assist in completing the building of new houses suitable for vulnerable adults to live in.

Kosovo – In June 2015, George Heward visited Kosovo with ‘Wheels For The World’, helping to fit disabled people with wheelchairs.

France – In November 2014, Paul and Neil Jenkins went with UFM to Brittany, France, to help with the repair of a church roof.

Papua New Guinea – In September 2014, Bernard and Linda Lewis revisited PNG, where they had previously spent 17 years as missionaries.

Gambia – In April 2014, Isaac and Dhushy Lewis joined with the Gambian Surgical Mission engaging in work with cleft lip and palate repair