The following people celebrate their birthday this week: Olawale Shonubi, Daniel Watson, Kristian Tucker, Rachel Croucher, Holly Harsant, Chloe Cobb, Ann Quittenton, Mary Corfield, Ruby Thomsen and Matt Jones. Happy Birthday everyone!

Joe Gisbey will be in Colombia and Peru from 23rd Oct – 2nd Nov, dividing his time between working with Comunidad Mosaic (the church he and Carolina started in 2010 in the capital city Bogota), and a church in the Amazon where he will be visiting projects and leading a Youth Encounter Weekend. Please pray that this will be a powerful and fruitful time.

Becca & Tim Jupp will be at the 24-7 Prayer Conference in Vienna from 22nd – 25th October.

Zoe Lush and Chris Lush are travelling to Ghana as part of a Links International trip on Sunday 1st Nov (back Sunday 8th Nov). Zoe will be working with the two schools that are linked with the school where she teaches. Chris will be working in the villages teaching nutrition and bee keeping. They are very excited about the trip, but ask for prayers for health, protection and strength for the journey and time away.

Maria Lush is leaving for South Africa today (Friday 23rd October) for a week, to serve in school for orphans in a LIV Village. Please remember her in your prayers would. for more info about her trip click here.

Our condolences to Gill & Tim Smale on the passing Gill’s mum, who passed away on Tuesday. We pray for them especially at this time.

Congratulations to Aaron & Michelle Colhoun on the birth of their little boy Aaron Colhoun on 20th October, weighing 7lb 3oz.

Congratulations to Simon Parkin on winning the Features Writer and Mainstream Voice awards at the Games Media Awards!