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News from Romania, 2010

December Newsletter

Our round-up of activity over the past six months is now available as a PDF. Please download it here!

Join us in 2011!

The newsletter also gives details of how you can get involved in the summer of 2011. Go to the last page and be sure to sign up. If you want to know what might be involved, read the report on Christian Today (link below)

20th September - Summer reports

Read all about it!

Christian Today has reported on our summer outreach using a British team. But of course that was just part of the past 3 months of action-packed programme. even if you can't understand Romanian, you will learn piles by taking a look at the OAC Romania Blog!

28th June - Summer Activity Prayer

Dear friends!

We hope you are well....

The summer brings many ministry opportunities. We are now heavily involved in getting the summer camps ready....We would very much appreciate your prayer support!

28th June - 2nd July- Town camp Alba Iulia (a sort of holiday club)- approx 50 kids
5th - 9th July- Town camp Santimbru fabrica- aprox 40 kids
12th - 18th July – Teenagers camp- aprox 50 teenagers

Please pray for:

Also starting on the 26th July to the 9th August we are going to have a time of training, street preaching campaigns and kids ministry in villages, being helped by a international OAC team. Please pray for that too....
And to finish up the summer programme, in the second week of September we are having a one week holiday club followed by 2 days of Church for kids.! Thank you for your support and prayers!

In Him, Traian and Lidia Opruta, OAC Ministries Romania <><

Quick request, May 31st

Dear Friends

Can I ask you for your prayers as today I fly to Romania and on the 2nd June as Traian and I drive from Alba Iulia to Sofia, Bulgaria. We imagine the journey will take the day. Pray for travelling mercies and for the border crossing between Romania and Bulgaria.
Please pray on the 3rd as we meet with Robert & Borislav and talk about OAC and how it all works. Pray that God would have His way in this situation.
We will leave Sofia on the 4th and travel back to Alba Iulia.
On the 5th I am going to Carasebes (south’ish Romania) with Traian and the team for a day’s outreach programme. Pray that people will come to know the living Christ.
The remaining days of the trip are ‘fluid’ at present please pray that they will be used for Gods glory.

Thank you

Blessings

Paul<><

Newsletter, May

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Update April 14th

Dear Praying Friends

Here I am more than half way through my visit to Romania having stayed at Cluj with the Petrisors and in Alba Iulia with the Opruta's and team. I have also visited Vatra Dornei in the north and been with a group of Christian and non Christian teenagers to visit a cave near Alba Iulia...except they didn't tell me I had to climb a very steep hill so I didn't actually see the cave because I turned back after about 75 metres. Anyway it was a good day we visited some rocks on the way back and I was able to climb to those.

On Sunday I went with Traian to his Church and helped him lead the study at a teenage class, we studied Mk 8 vs 1-21. I think it went well.

On Monday (12th) we drove out of Alba to see an 'alternative' camp site for the teenage summer camp usually held at Bethany camp. It was acceptable.

Today Wed (14th) I am going back to Cluj and will be there until Monday (19th) Cristi and I have to see the archetect this afternoon about the new building at Bethany and then Cristi and I are going to spend three days at the camp working, 'doing odd jobs'

Please pray for strength for that!! I'm preaching in a Church near Cluj on Sunday, pray for that too (remember here in Romania it is 2 hours ahead of GB time)

I'm back in GB on the 22nd April

Thank you for your prayers

Paul<><xx

Earlier in 2010

Download Traian's annual report for 2009 here! 10Mb!

Read the recent article published in Christian Today!

Here's Traian's March 2010 news: www.oaci.org/docs/RO-Noutati_lucrare-March10.pdf

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