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Church Resource Pack

Stories of Hope to inspire you and your congregation to share the work of EMMS International

EMMS International traces its roots back to the Edinburgh Medical Missionary Society. It was founded in 1841 with a purpose of training and equipping doctors for Christian service overseas. Dr David Livingstone was a corresponding member and part of the rich tapestry of the society's early membership. 

Today, as Scotland's international healthcare charity, EMMS International is at the forefront of tackling some of today's biggest healthcare challenges. Fuelled by the generosity and prayers of many individuals, churches and groups, we have helped over 1 million people in the last 7 years. We are delighted to share this with you and to be partners in bringing health and hope in Scotland, Malawi, India and Nepal.

About this pack

Thank you for choosing to share the work of EMMS International. Stories of Hope is a resource to inspire you and your congregation through examples of the work of EMMS International, inspired by our Christian values and mission. The stories and accompanying suggestions can be used as a full order of service or by taking elements to integrate within your own regular worship.

Extra resources

You can find PowerPoint slides, videos and the latest stories from EMMS International here on our website. 

If you'd like to book a speaker from EMMS International to join you in person, please contact Thank you!

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