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Geoffrey – “Change is Real!”

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Communitas starts churches that think, care, and act like Jesus did when He was on earth. We reach out to those who are hurting, the downtrodden and outcast. And because of that, we see real change in peoples’ lives. Undeniable change due to the working of the Holy Spirit! When Geoffrey* used to walk in,…

Stuart & Lynsey Gilmour

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Lynsey (1986), and Stuart (1980), have two girls Indie (2014) and Hiromi (2016), and live in Stenhousemuir, near Falkirk, in central Scotland.They started their relationship in 2010, had two dates in the space of a week before Lynsey travelled to Tokyo on a working holiday for 9 months! Their relationship developed via Skype, and when…

God At Work In a Pandemic

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In the midst of a pandemic, it’s easy to see the hardships, the struggles, the trials. But  if we look with eyes to see and ears to hear, we might just see God at work. He is always working. In southern France, for example, a long-established café culture exists. Almost everywhere, you can find small,…

God Never Stopped Working

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I have sometimes thought that we are more of a hindrance than a help to God’s work. In moments of personal prayer I have surprised myself by asking God not to allow me to spoil what He alone does so well.  This is funny to me, now that we are getting out of lockdown and…

Great Joy in the Midst of Trauma

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On Friday, April 24, I spent a long time on the phone with two young men of Mslm- background named Kasem and Bashir, and their story is such good news in this time of corona-virus uncertainties. They called to tell me they had responded to our invitation to meet Christ in the Eucharist (communion) at the conclusion of our live-stream Upper…

Paul & Karen Haenze

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Life is full of wonderful and unexpected surprises! When Karen arrived in Germany to homeschool the children of a missionary couple, she had no idea that a certain soldier named Paul would become not only her best friend but her life partner in ministry. Those early years in Germany were formative in developing a vision…

Riley & Lauren Hall

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Riley and Lauren have been in Glasgow since November 2020, where they work with The Upper Room Church, a dual-language community made up primarily of Iranian refugees and asylum seekers. Though they are both involved in a range of ministries within the church, Lauren’s primary focus is on overseeing and leading musical worship, while Riley…

Justus & Samantha Heyman

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Justus and Samantha Heyman along with their four children Isaiah, Thea, Silas and Grace, have been serving the Lord in France since 2005. They have been serving in the Pays de Gex area near Geneva, Switzerland since 2009. Justus served as the associate pastor over youth and young adults at Crossroads Church Ferney Voltaire for…

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Time on Staff 17 Years