Missions

Missions

Testimonies – Helps/Volunteering

During this morning’s service we were encouraged to hear from Emma, Liz and Kay who were asked by Neville to tell us a bit about the projects they are involved in here in Blackpool. Emma has visited us here at the Gatehouse and she is doing her Special Education Needs teacher training here in Blackpool and also volunteers at the Blackpool Food Bank. Her main reason to volunteer was that she is heavily involved in a community of vulnerable young…

Toddlers & Co

Exciting news! We are planning to start a toddlers and babies group from Monday, 20th September 2021 here at the Gatehouse Community Centre. It will be for mums, dads, aunties, uncles, grandparents and people that are looking after children, to bring their little ones for some fun.

Praying for South Shore

The time to pray for breakthrough in our area and for the church has not stopped. So we need everyone to get involved. We will meet at church for a short time of prayer and encouragement, and then go to a part of South Shore. Then, in pairs, walk through the area praying and also ask people who we meet, how they would like us to pray. Weโ€™ll then return for a quick debrief and time of prayer at church.…

Robinsons – Nigeria

Tim & Ali Robinson together with their son, Dan came to the Gatehouse recently to share with us their work with the Summer Institute of Linguistics Nigeria Ltd (SIL Nigeria). SIL is one of Wycliffe Bible Translatorsโ€™ field partners.

Fundraising Cycle – Blackpool to Skegness

This year’s Coast2Coast fundraising cycle ride for Elim Missions will be a 300km cycle from Blackpool to Skegness over the course of 3 days. This event is to raise funds to train and send missionaries to plant churches. The nations that God is focusing them on are Guatemala, Peru, Finland, Greece, Botswana, Lesotho, Fiji and more. The Dates: Friday 18th to Sunday 20th June 2021 The Route: Blackpool to Skegness Missions Director Iain Hesketh and Alan Osborn (Elim Minister) will be…

Limitless Blackpool

Paula Tamaki, Gatehouse Youth Leader shared an update at a recent Sunday service about their new dynamic youth ministry called Limitless Blackpool. Limitless Blackpool aims to be a family orientated group, centered around family. Volunteer roles will include all generations in the church so that we will be nurturing, serving and encouraging the youth. The Youth group is aimed at year 7-13. Team members Paula, Lewis and Tilly recently completed a training programme to help establish an active youth outreach…

Pray for the Nations

Good morning! Over the last 7 days many people have joined together to pray for the nations of India, Pakistan, Philippines, Nepal and Brazil. We have decided to extend this for a further 14 days until 20 May in its current format. Thank you to those of you have contributed during the last week. Please share this link with your churches. I’m inviting you to join together as we intercede for the nations. Register here and please share. Rev Neville…

Call to pray for India & other nations – Elim Relief Appeal

An urgent call from Elim to leaders and congregations to pray for India & other nations that are suffering the heart-breaking devastation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. ๐—ช๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿณ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†๐˜€ (๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐Ÿณ๐—ฎ๐—บ & ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐Ÿณ๐—ฝ๐—บ (BST) ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ต ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜†) ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ญ๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ ๐—บ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜‚๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฟ. ๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฌ ๐—”๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—น – ๐—ง๐—ต๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐Ÿฒ ๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜† Sign up for one session or several here We will be collecting donations for this cause here at the Gatehouse so if you…

Really Good News

The Elim Really Good News campaign is launching today and continues during the month of March. Each day there will be someone who will tell their story of how they became a Jesus follower or how being a Jesus follower has helped them during lockdown.

Global Missions – Steph Walker

During this morning’s service Steph Walker shared about her exciting new adventure and journey. She will be moving to Chiang Mai, Thailand as a teacher and serving with Sim International (Serving In Mission), a missions organisation that works with missions across the world to reach people, to meet their needs and to share the love of God. She will be teaching at Grace International School who work with missionary families and aid workers in Thailand. She will not be receiving…

Missions Giving – Pound by pound

FOCUS ON International Missions For the month of June we are supporting the Elim Missions campaign called POUNDbyPOUND. Elim Missions stand alongside the missionary sending church, to serve, send and equip. They currently have 70 missionaries working in 27 countries and are in partnership with organisations and churches building Godโ€™s kingdom across the world. We want to encourage our partners to give just ยฃ1 per week (ยฃ4 per month) towards this mission campaign. Money raised helps missionaries, projects, church planting, teaching,…
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