Happy Easter!

Posted Apr 3rd 2010, 07:14 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions


 Just a quick note to let you know where we are and wish you a Happy Easter!  We'll be posting some pictures of our journey and relating some stories soon.  We have had a wonderful time here in the US and are continuing to visit our family and friends in the Washington DC area.  We are spending Easter with Denise's sister and her family in Delaware.  
One quick story....we hope to see a friend that we haven't seen in years,...

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Football Anyone?

Posted Sep 3rd 2009, 05:31 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Hello Friends,
This is just a short note to ask a favor actually. On board the ship we are blessed with a variety of amenities to allow us to relax a little from time to time. We are blessed to have televisions and satellite access to view the news,sports and other entertainment. There seems to be a great following of Cricket, Rugby and Football(Soccer for Americans)While all of these sports are interesting and great fun to watch...we long to see...

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Greetings from Cotonou, Benin West Africa

Posted Jul 18th 2009, 04:59 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Good Morning Friends,
We pray this message finds you in good health and good spirit. We wanted to send you some greetings to let you know we are well and in good spirits. The field service here in Cotonou,Benin is going well. We'll send along a more complete newsletter shortly. June seemed to go by very quickly and before we realized it we are almost through the month of July. Many of the families have managed to take vacation while...

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Happy 36th Anniversary Denise

Posted Jun 2nd 2009, 06:05 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions


Good Morning Friends,
I'm happy to announce to you, that next Tuesday 9 June 2009 Denise and I will celebrate our 36th wedding anniversary. I'm very fortunate to be blessed with such a loving and caring wife. Proverbs 31:10-31 describes a wife of noble character and starts with a question. A wife of noble character who can find? I've been blessed to find such a wife in Denise. Would you join with me in praying for her and asking God to...

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Hello from Rob and Denise

Posted Sep 20th 2008, 05:24 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Hello Friends,
We've been following the news about a new movie coming out. The name of the movie is FIREPROOF.
On Friday, September 26,2008 FIREPROOF will open in more than 800 theaters. The new movie from the creators of Facing the Giants is an action-packed love story about a firefighter, his wife ... and a marriage worth rescuing!
While this faith-based film is flying under the Hollywood radar screen,real people in real communities are rallying behind it.
In fact, it will open in...

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Mercy Watch Website Update

Posted May 10th 2008, 10:48 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Hello Friends,
As promised, Denise has been working hard on getting the website www.mercywatch.com up and running again. Our initial progress can be seen on the Home Page and on the News Letter Page. The other Menu Links are still under construction. One of the features added to the Home Page is an RSS Feed from our blog. If you click on this link and subscribe by selecting the reader you would like to use. You...

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MercyWatch Update

Posted May 1st 2008, 11:17 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Hello Friends,
You may have noticed by now, that when you go to our website www.mercywatch.com you see a page for Lunarpages Web Hosting versus the page you are used to seeing. Since August of 2007 we’ve experienced various challenges with our previous provider and have made many attempts to resolve them. Unfortunately we were unable to resolve several of the issues. Accordingly we have elected to move to another provider, which is Lunarpages. Denise is working...

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A little Encouragement

Posted Apr 10th 2008, 07:54 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Hello Friends,
We thought maybe you could use a little encouraqement today. This message was an encouragement to us.
The Concert
When the house lights dimmed and the concert was about to begin, the mother returned to her seat and discovered that the child was missing.
Suddenly, the curtains parted and spotlights focused on the impressive Steinway on stage. To her horror, the mother saw her little boy sitting at the keyboard, innocently picking out 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.'
At that moment, the great piano...

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Stories to Share

Posted Sep 30th 2007, 00:00 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions


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September 2007
Hello Friends,
We would like to thank you for the opportunity each month to share with you a little of what is happening in our lives aboard the Mercy Ships

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We have arrived in Monrovia, Liberia on the Africa Mercy!

Posted May 23rd 2007, 18:12 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions


Dear Friends,
Just a quick note to let you know that we have arrived across the dock from the Anastasis in Monrovia, Liberia!  What an incredible day it has been!  The crew of the Anastasis was waiting for us for 4-6 hours on the dock and welcomed us with singing "To God be the Glory ... Great things He has done!" If you'd like to see a short video clip... please click here .  If this link doesn't work ...go to www.mercyships.org...

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Wishing Denise a Happy Birthday

Posted Jan 8th 2007, 22:49 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Hello Friends,
Denise is sleeping now and thinks I'm working on our January newsletter. It is already January 9th here in England. Would you join with me and make her birthday really special? If you could send her a little birthday e-card or wish today, or tonight depending on when you receive this email, she will really be surprized. Thank you in helping me make her day special.
God's richest blessings to you,
Rob

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Jabulani Africa, Rejoice Africa

Posted Nov 7th 2006, 20:53 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions

Hello Friends,
Jabulani is a Zulu word meaning "Rejoice" or "Celebrate". We would like you to rejoice and celebrate with us today. For "this is the day the Lord has made , let us rejoice and be glad in it". Psalm 118.24 This is a short message to say we are back in England and find ourselves busy, but rejoicing. We have much to celebrate and rejoice about. We would encourage each of you today to pause for...

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We are coming to the USA!

Posted Aug 24th 2006, 18:20 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions


Hello Friends, 
The Lord is blessing us and we are able to come back to the USA for a few weeks.  We'll be flying to Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas on August 29th to visit with friends and family in Texas.  We'll then fly to Jacksonville, Florida on September 12th to visit with our sons, grandchildren , family and friends.  We are looking forward to being in our home church for a couple services and catching up with all of you.  We'll then fly on...

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Please join us in Prayer

Posted Mar 6th 2006, 18:41 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions


Dear Friends,
We have heard from many of you regarding the time for prayer during this lenten season.  We are so excited that you want to join us in prayer!  Rather than fill up your inbox with emails each day, we decided to begin a new site that you can visit as you'd like.  The name of the site is:
http://mercywatchdevotions.blogspot.com/
This site will be devoted to the 40 days of Prayer and Fasting that we do in Mercy Ships each year and...

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Power of Prayer

Posted Feb 19th 2006, 05:27 by Mercy Watch on Evangelism/Missions


Hello Friends,
It is an exciting time on the Africa Mercy and all throughout Mercy Ships.  We are currently getting ready to engage in 40 days of focused prayer and fasting.  We always enjoy this time when corporately we come together across all the different locations to pray and fast.  Everyone has an opportunity to contribute a devotional which will be emailed to all of us to assist us in our focus during this time.  It is always exciting to read and share the...

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