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Urgent Prayer Request-Cameroon!

Urgent Prayer Request-Cameroon!

Below is an excerpt from one of John and Marilyn’s prayer letters. Dear Prayer Warriors,   As I sit outside on our little patio area, there is a gentle breeze blowing-so welcoming-just as the people here are.  We feel at home and our enjoying wonderful reunions with Cameroonians and missionaries alike.  Despite the joyful reunions, …

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Mtelo Ministries serving in Cameroon in 2019

Mtelo Ministries serving in Cameroon in 2019

Occasionally, Mtelo Ministries Board Members will serve or work with other Mission Agencies. In January of 2019 – April 2019, John and Marilyn Roughley worked in co-operation with SIL in Yaoundé Cameroon. John will serve as the CAM (Construction and Maintenance) Shop Manager, working with the CAM Shop employees. He and his men are in …

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Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

March 16, 2018 Dear friends, My heart is full! Leaving is always bittersweet-I am missing and longing to see my family, my daughters, my grandchildren but I am not ready to say goodbye to the folks here. The many faces of FATEB:  Dr. Nupanga, the doyen of FATEB,  a well- known theologian and our friend; …

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Winding Down-March 2018

Winding Down-March 2018

                                                                                                                                                                March 2018 Dear Prayer Partners, Just thought I would give a brief update on our time here as it is winding down.  I leave to come home March 16th.  John will be flying on to Yaoundé, Cameroon to work for SIL for three weeks on a special project. He will then return to Bangui …

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Praise and Reflection- Feb. 2018

Praise and Reflection- Feb. 2018

Dear Prayer Supporters, Praise We woke early one morning to an amazing African thunderstorm a week or so ago. The temperatures tumbled 20 degrees into the low 80’s that day-what a wonderful, refreshing, sweet relief from the oppressive heat we had been experiencing. Thank you, Lord, -it was truly heaven-sent. Grace We had been experiencing …

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Mtelo Serving FATEB-Bangui, Central African Republic

Mtelo Serving FATEB-Bangui, Central African Republic

Dear Prayer Supporters, It has been almost two weeks now filled with painting and prayer, tragedy and rejoicing, planning and execution, praise and prayer, sickness and healing, renewing friendships and making new ones. First off, Bill Kay was here painting buildings alongside the students.  Bill and the 28 students were able to paint all the …

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Update on Asembo church

Update on Asembo church

Below is a letter from Pastor David Sonye regarding the church in Asembo, Kenya where  Mtelo Ministries helped to put a rain water system in at the church.  The members of the church as well as the community benefit from water caught and retained in the rain water system. Praise the Lord for the work …

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Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

Final hugs to be given as we leave for home tomorrow. Here are the top 7 things I will miss: (1) Laughing with the women and witnessing their inner joy and strength (2) time spent with teen girls (3) 3-5 children coloring or doing a craft on my porch in the afternoons-laughing, singing, talking (4) …

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