Join us for our interactive online seminar - A Vision for Europe: In Prospect.
As Andrew Birch steps into the role of Mission Director, after being on the mission field in Spain with EMF for over 30 years, he presents his vision for the work of mission in Europe: What the main challenges are, where EMF's focus needs to be, and what needs to be done for the glory of the Lord Jesus Christ in this vital mission field.
The outgoing director, Steven Bowers, will also spend some time interviewing Andrew, to get his perspective on a wider range of topics, both looking back and looking forward.
A new video is available in our 'Meet our Missionaries' series introducing the work of Rogério & Sónia Ramos, EMF missionaries based in Sines, Portugal.
The video recording of the recent EMF webinar entitled, 'A Vision for Europe: In Retrospect', is now available for viewing.
As Steven Bowers steps down from the role of Mission Director, he presents his unique view of the work of mission in Europe: How EMF has fulfilled its mission, how the work has changed, the joys and the trials in the work of the gospel.
See also the incoming Mission Director, Andrew Birch, interviewing Steven, to get his insight into how the mission is placed to meet the challenges of mission work into the future.
As of the 1st September 2020 Andrew Birch has become the new Mission Director of EMF. Andrew is known to many within the EMF family and we are sure this news will be very welcome. He brings much experience to the role along with his wife Vivienne. Please remember in your prayers Andrew, Vivienne, their family and the church he leaves behind in Palma, Mallorca. Please also pray for Steven Bowers who will continue in his role until early November helping Andrew to bed-in.
The Hungarian Reformed Church in London, pastored by EMF missionary István Salánki, has recently completed refurbishment works to the church building. A thanksgiving service is being held on Sunday 20th September. Please pray that God would give István wisdom on how best to organise this event in the light of the current coronavirus restrictions.
EMF missionary, Rogério Ramos, serving in the evangelical church in Sines, Portugal, is launching a mini theology school online via Zoom. The seminars are being run twice a month. The school is reaching people not only in Portugal but also in Brazil and Angola.
'Times of Refreshing' is a well established evangelical paper distributed in the city of Patra, in Greece, by EMF missionary Evangelos Sikoutris. Please pray that this means of sowing the seed of the word of God would be effective and blessed by God in reaching the lost in the city of Patra.
You can now pray for EMF throughout the year using the PrayerMate app. Click on link provided
A new video is available in our 'Meet our Missionaries' series introducing the work of Xavi Pérez Patiño, an EMF missionary based in Ciudad Real, Spain.
The situation in Italy with regards to the coronavirus has ameliorated a little, but in the south of Italy it has caused huge economic damage. The churches pastored by EMF missionary Antonio De Noia in Peschici and Vico are currently assisting in the distribution of food parcels to needy families. Please pray for their witness and that the people may invoke the name of the Lord for the salvation of their souls.
With the normal ways of doing things no longer possible, this is an opportunity to be creative in how we engage with one another. We are in the process of launching 'Face to Face' 1 to 1 chat and group meetings via online video conferencing. For more information go to the 'Get Involved - Face to Face' page on the EMF website, or click on link provided.
Adam Urban, EMF missionary in Siedice, Poland, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website ministry called 'The Gospel in the Centre'. The web-site will make available all manner of theologically sound and also culturally relevant materials via e-books, interviews, podcasts, articles, sermons, book reviews, etc. Please pray that God will use this website in a great way among Polish evangelicals.
EMF missionary Filipe Rodrigues is part of a team working on a new translation of the Bible in Portuguese. This is long overdue. Filipe is particularly involved with the Old Testament team. Pray for the project and the future blessing it can bring.
Antonis & Vicki Topaloglou, EMF missionaries in Thessaloniki, Greece, are using the Kipseli Community Centre, situated in a needy area of Thessaloniki, in various ways for gospel outreach to the people of the city. Please pray for God's blessing on this work.
Be Partners in the Gospel
A short booklet describing the urgent need of the gospel in Europe, EMF's vision and approach, and the all-important partnership needed between UK churches and the missionaries in Europe.
It will be 350 years since Jan Amos Comenius death in 2020. Comenius was a famous Moravian pastor, teacher and reformer. Jan Hábl is leading a team of people who are preparing a national educational “restoration” project. Since Comenius was a Christian, the goal of the project is to use the opportunity and restore the key elements of his Christian heritage. Please pray for this project.
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