We met Antona today, a 75-year-old widow, who received a copy of “Jesus, the Promised Child” as part of the Shoe Box Distribution a year ago. This encouraged her to go to church, and she has now trusted Jesus as her Saviour. She attends one of ECC Sliven’s daughter churches in the village of Petmogili, and Margaret, one of the pastoral team, picks her up every week, as she is very crippled and cannot walk very far.
She lost her husband 11 years ago, and very sadly her grandson was killed in a car accident more recently, and his mother has also died from the sorrow, leaving her son a widower. Her new-found faith has helped her cope with this tragic situation.