PRAYER UPDATE FOR MUSTARD SEED [
WHAT NOW THAT
After much uncertainty, contradictory reports and
confusion as to whether it is still possible to take aid to
(Nicu Gal has spoken new paperwork requirements and of
a resulting long delay before they could unload a container of aid from
Please remember this in prayer.
The driver will be GEORGE PERCHARD who will take his wife SUE with him in the lorry as passenger. Because of the uncertainty PHIL and I are going across in either car or minibus as well the lorry.
The planned dates for the trip are March 24th to approximately April 5th.
Please remember us in prayer and anyone else who may join us for this trip.
SPECIFIC PRAYER REQUESTS FROM
GIZELLA and her mother – disabled and unwell living in poor conditions – pray our plans to provide them with a garden shed to live in will be successful and really help them.
Pray for success for the KALAUS family now living in a house Mustard Seed acquired in a village – pray they will fit into the community, that he will find regular employment and that they become self-sufficient.
GUIDANCE in the choosing of another needy family to have the chance to live in a house in a village which one of our supporters has purchased and is happy to let us use for this purpose for 5 years (almost certainly from the community living in the disused factory warehouse).
GUIDANCE for Alex Stroie selecting another young man to join the Boys Hostel.
Pray for MORE SUCH PROPERTIES to become available.
RODY STROIE for guidance for employment.
Pray for success for us in
We have been thrilled by the response we have had recently to various small appeals in the media for comparatively minor but quite specific needs.
Another cause for thanksgiving is a new volunteer who has the needed computer know-how to be able to sort out our collection of computer parts!
My brother Mark is working on a
web-site for Mustard Seed [
I personally was thrilled at God’s
timing a few weeks ago. After weeks of unsuccessfully attempting to contact
Please pray for VASILE for guidance and for those his charity assists and that the political situation regarding aid may be resolved.
We still need more volunteers with knowledge of building procedures, what tools and other items are in usable condition and will be useful, how to repair bikes, wheelchairs, etc. We have a huge amount of stuff that has been given to us that needs some repair and sorting before we can send it overseas. (We are loathe to dump anything that might be useful to people living in poor conditions).
OUR FUTURE PLANS
Our 2nd lorry is planned for
We hope to send a lorry of aid to
Depending on the outcome of the import tax issue with
our March/April trip to
We hope to send Christmas shoeboxes in December – destination not decided yet.
A trip for supporters is planned for the end of May / beginning of June – prayer supporters would be welcome.
There is much uncertainty on a number of matters. So please pray for CLARITY and GUIDANCE, that we will know exactly what God has in mind for us in Mustard Seed Jersey as we aim to reach out and assist people in deep need overseas. Jeremiah 29 v 11 reads “I know the plans I have for you says the Lord, plans to prosper you not to harm you, to give a future and a hope”.