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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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Thank you for visiting our website. God bless you!

Dave & Margurita

Latest 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 and bless you for your continued prayers and support for the House of Hope and all the children accommodated there. There will be many more taken care of in the months and years to come. Rescue Missions and Survival Packs The youngsters at the House of Hope have been preparing Survival packs of food, medicines, and hygiene products for other orphans we are still supporting, the homeless kids, the poor widows, and the poor of the Odessa Province. The Rescue Missions to the remote villages will continue right through Christmas and into the cold new year. Peter, our Odessa manager, has such a good heart and a lot of energy and capacity for caring [...]

November 16th, 2021|

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

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Recent News

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|

Looming Crisis in Ukraine

You may have noticed on the news lately that Russia is openly aiding the Russian Rebel Army in Eastern Ukraine, whereas in the past Russia said that it was not involved. You may remember some years ago I was conducting seminars for the military in Latvia and Ukraine, and many [...]

April 6th, 2021|

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