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Posts on topics relating to our work in other countries

Tanzania Tales 1 – “Who is my neighbour?”

Tanzania Tales July 2016 “Who is my neighbour?”  A good question, and one we were able to answer this weekend…more of that soon. On 7 July 2016 24 volunteers from all the airts and pairts of Scotland, including the Barclay Viewforth ‘regulars’ (and some local shopkeepers) left the not so balmy weather of home, for… Continue Reading Tanzania Tales 1 – “Who is my neighbour?”

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Prayer for Nepal and Others

During our worship yesterday Julie led the Prayers for Others. Please use this to help you pray for people near and far. Information from Tearfund Concerning the recent earthquake in Nepal, Oenone Chadburn, Tearfund Head of Humanitarian Support, says: ‘It’s a worst-case scenario quake – some of these communities are unlikely to be accessed for… Continue Reading Prayer for Nepal and Others

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“Unless the Lord builds the house, ……” Tanzania blog 2

“Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labour in vain.”  Psalm 127:1 Working with Christians in another country helps to reinforce just how big our God is. We may have some small differences in various aspects of our faith, but we all serve the one Father. We know that any house we will build… Continue Reading “Unless the Lord builds the house, ……” Tanzania blog 2

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We Came, We Saw, They Conquered

BVC folks join Vine Trust Tanzania Team We came, we saw, they conquered…our hearts. That’s life in Tanzania. There are so many amazing people here – they may not have much but they would give you their last shilling. In a whole new experience for us, 5 BVC folks joined a  Vine Trust Easter work… Continue Reading We Came, We Saw, They Conquered

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