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Off to Serenje!

Thanks so much to all those who have written letters to Serenje women.
I know that they will be humbled and blessed by your encouragement, love and prayers. Believe that your words will have a huge impact in another woman's life.
So, as you read this, we will be finishing off the trip preparations ready to leave at 3pm. I will be delivering my childrens' cases to our good friends' homes...getting last minute essentials...and probably checking again that we have passports...and all the essential paperwork for the team.
Please do pray for us whilst we are away in Zambia. We covet your prayers! So perhaps every time you wash your hands, you could think of us and pray - God hears even the shortest of requests!
The team consists of : Simon and myself; Colin Boyle; Robert Plant; Alan Lander; Sola Osinoiki; and (hooray for another woman!) Val Cottee.
Pray for protection and good health.
Pray that we would be used by God to bless others - I know we'll be stretched - please pray we'll know the Holy Spirit's strength and power.
Please pray for our families back in the UK.
Please pray for the Pastors and the Volunteers that we'll be spending time with. We want to be helpful and relevant. We want to hear God's voice for their situations.

We are so blessed to be able to travel to Serenje on your behalf, and representing Kerith. We're really grateful for the opportunity, and trust God for His purposes, plans and protection.
Unsure whether I'll be able to update this blog for a while...but check out Simon's blog for uptodate info.

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