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All articles by David Butler

David is the UK representative of European Mission Fellowship, based at Guessens, Welwyn

Event – Farewell and welcome for EMF

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May 2016
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Event – Farewell and welcome for EMF

On Saturday 12 March, at Welwyn Evangelical Church in Hertfordshire, the European Mission Fellowship (EMF) held a special farewell and welcome service. The farewell was to the outgoing director Martin Leech, who later this year will take up a pastorate in Australia. Those being welcomed were Ian Parry, founding pastor of The Bay Church…

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November 2015
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The Balkan route

A large number of migrants and refugees from the Middle East, Asia and Africa have been travelling along the ‘Balkan route’ in order to reach western and northern Europe. Already, more than 100,000 such people have passed through Serbia and, at the time of writing, around 3000 people are crossing into Serbia daily. In…

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June 2015
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Conferences: EMF North West Conference

At the European Missionary Fellowship (EMF) North West England Conference in March, Pastor Mike Judge of Chorlton Evangelical Church took us back to Acts 16. Here, Paul and his friends were led to preach the gospel for the first time on mainland Europe. Through them people were converted and churches planted, and God continues…

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EMF

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December 2014
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EMF

‘Great are the works of the Lord; they are pondered by all who delight in them’ (Psalm 111:2). These were the words with which Martin Leech, director of the European Missionary Fellowship (EMF), opened a session at the mission’s October autumn conference. EMF missionaries came from Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Romania, Spain and the…

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May 2014
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EMF conference

Supporters of the European Missionary Fellowship (EMF) in the north-west of England gathered at Chorlton Evangelical Church, Manchester, on 8 March, for an afternoon conference. Walter Johnston, former pastor of Chorlton and a member of EMF’s executive committee, began the occasion by reminding us how the church is to prepare for the appearance of…

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May 2013
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EMF in the North West

It was a busy time for Chorlton Evangelical Church during March, as not only did it celebrate the retirement of its former pastor (see above) but also played host to the European Missionary Fellowship’s (EMF) annual North West Conference.      On 16 March, 40 people gathered at the Manchester church to hear from two…

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Missionary conference

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January 2013
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Missionary conference

Missionary conference The 2012 autumn European Missionary Fellowship (EMF) conference was different to previous ones. This is because we invited some of our missionaries who find it difficult to attend EMF’s European field conferences to spend a long weekend at the EMF’s headquarters, Guessens, in Welwyn, Hertfordshire.     Friends from Greece, Switzerland, Belarus and…

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