Weʼve raised £560 to fund a hands-on mission trip for our family of 5 to Mexico at Christmas 2018, to attend the Amor 'Global Gathering'.
- Newcastleton, UK
- Funded on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018
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Hello lovely people! Thank you for checking out our page.
We are Matt and Cal Edge, and our three children Bethany, Joseph and Benjamin. We (the grown ups) have known for a long time that one day we would leave our native UK and move abroad to do something useful with poor people, somehow combining practical help with sharing the good news of Jesus Christ.
After many years of waiting we feel the time is now getting close to get up and go, and we're beginning to wonder whether the country we're called to is Mexico. We would love to investigate this as a family. We have recently got to know a little about a charity called Amor which works in Mexico, building houses for homeless families.
Amor are holding a get together called Global Gathering just after Christmas 2018. It's very hands on, with an opportunity to help build houses for homeless Mexican families as well as other community outreach, alongside engaging in worship, teaching and networking. We would love to attend this gathering as a family, not just to have an awesome experience for our family whilst making a difference to someone else's, but also investigating whether Mexico is the country we are to be in long term, and whether Amor is the family we can join to pursue the work we know we are called to do.
We felt God nudged us towards the idea of 'raising support' for this trip, and although it's a notion a little outside our comfort zone, we have already been so moved and humbled by the great kindness of others, and so grateful to have you with us on the journey. It's so much more encouraging than if we had been able to do this on our own!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Matt, Cal, Beth, Joe and Ben xx
Check out more of Amor's work here: http://www.amor.org
- 4 months ago
Matt and Cal Edge4 months ago
Hello wonderful people, we have some exciting news....we have reached our fundraising target! There have been lots of donations outside this page, so with those added to what has been given here, we have raised enough funds...and today we booked our flights!! We are very excited...we are actually going to Mexico!! We want to say a huge thank you to every single person who has donated to our trip, we are so grateful for your support. We will shortly be closing this page, but we'll keep you updated via Facebook. Thanks again! xx
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Aug 2, 2018
Go bring the kingdom!! The Edge way :)
Jul 26, 2018
Exciting times!! We will be praying for you all. Lots of love, The Lynch's xxx
Jul 20, 2018
Praying for you guys at this time of pushing doors and seeking God's plan for you all.
Jul 9, 2018
Lots of love to you very special 5 as you discern xxxxx
Jul 3, 2018
Your Kingdom come, your WILL be done
Jul 2, 2018
Jun 30, 2018
God bless you all as you seek out His plan! Deuteronomy 31 v 8Chris 🐝 x
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Matt and Cal Edge
We are a family of 5 living in a small village in Scotland. We are noisy, messy and mostly red headed! We are passionate about local church, and sharing the amazing life-changing good news of Jesus with anyone and everyone. We want to give our lives to serving the poor.