We maintain and are continuing to explore links with other churches overseas to provide long term encouragement and support for them and also so that we may learn and be challenged in return.
Paul and Ruth Turner in Lima, Peru
Paul works in developing Christian leaders in Peru through training and mentoring. He also works with the leaderships of the International School in Arequipa and the Turmanye Rainbow project in Huaraz.
Ruth heads up ‘Member Care’ for Latin Link, also working with Christian organizations in Peru, developing member care resources and training for mission workers sent from Peru.
Paul and Claire Woodington in Papua New Guinea
Paul is a pilot and trainer with MAF serving remote people groups and bringing medical care and Bible ministry.
Clare supports an orphanage and young mothers in their local community.
Beni, Irma, Sammy and Sibora Xhako in Tirana, Albania
Beni and Irma lead SELAH ministries with Samuel and Sibora across Albania, encouraging churches in sung worship and praise. They provide training in the leadership of worship and related musicial skills.
Pastor Nicholas Ong’amo in Kakira, near Jinja, Uganda
Pastor Nicholas leads the Kakira Christian Fellowship and manages the Tumaini Orphanage with his daughter, Mercy.
He also heads the Junior school linked to the orphanage and provides food aid to the local community.
Joy Ransom, Kathmandu, Nepal
Joy has returned to Nepal with BMS after an extended break back in Scotland. She is a teacher, who is training local teachers who teach in remote rural locations.
Abby Murphy, Santo Domingo, Ecuador
Abby is based in Ecuador, serving with Latin Link. She is reaching out to vulnerable and marginalised groups in Santo Domingo through the local church. She is also involved in a number of projects including a home for children affected by HIV and AIDS, and an outreach in one of the deprived nighbourhoods of the city.
She is also the Latin Link Short term Co-ordinator for Ecuador, hosting and helping teams and individuals.