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Welcome to our ministry web site.

The seed of Smethurst Ministries was planted in 1972 when God called David Smethurst and his wife Margurita into ministry. This calling has taken them into churches, schools, youth groups, colleges, convents, military bases, prisons etc across the world including Africa, Australia, USA, Britain, Ireland, Latvia and other ex Soviet countries, Norway, Yugoslavia, Singapore, Malaysia, Iceland…

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Dave & Margurita


Latest News:

Getting prepared and ready at the House of Hope

We trust that you are well and that you’ve had a blessed Christmas season. Thank you so much for your very generous gift. We’re running in “emergency mode” at present getting the House of Hope ready for the possible increase of orphans and homeless children coming in over the next few months if the Russian Army breaks through into Eastern Ukraine again. It’s looking more and more dangerous day by day, as the UK and USA set up a NATO base in the Odessa port as threats and warnings go backwards and forwards between Russia and the Western Nations. We are stocking up on medicines, mattresses, blankets and essential foodstuffs, as well as racing to complete the building. The building is nearing completion, but the necessity is to get the two big dormitories fitted out with emergency accommodation. Bless you for your help with that vital issue. The results of the Christmas Rescue Missions are soaring with hundreds being reached with the Gospel and [...]

December 30th, 2021|

One of the very young onesA young baby in Odesa who has recently undergone heart surgery.

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Recent News

Wonderful Progress at the House of Hope

We trust that you are well and keeping safe at this time. We want to thank you for your very effective prayers and support for the immense lifesaving and soul-saving projects in which we are involved in Ukraine at this time. We want to thank you for your friendship [...]

November 16th, 2021|

Exciting Progress at the House of Hope

Thank you for your wonderful support for the orphans, the homeless children, the destitute families, and the poor elderly people of the Odessa Province of Ukraine.We are so encouraged by your generosity for these needy children and poor people who are coming to Jesus every day as a result of [...]

August 28th, 2021|

Great News from Odessa

We want to thank you for your marvellous gifts, your tremendous generosity and prayer for the House of Hope and all the children it is accommodating and protecting, and the many more it will take care of in the years to come. We are so encouraged by all that you [...]

August 11th, 2021|