During lockdown, Jonathan and Rachel Willcock have been staying home along with their two youngest boys and their (now) fiancées. They are amazed by God’s wisdom and grace as He has given this opportunity to get to know each other better. University exams have come and gone and now the young people are looking for jobs and housing. They would appreciate your prayers as Covid-19 is just one more complication at an already stressful time of life.
At the end of May, Jonathan and Rachel celebrated 32 years of marriage. Sadly, on the same day Rachel received the news that her brother Mark had died. They were able to attend the funeral on June 23rd along with a few others.
Sometime this month they hope to be able to meet their new grandbaby. It is good that they can now go over and help their daughter Hannah with some of the household needs. Her husband Sam is back working and keeping very busy, so they know they will be grateful for all the help they can get.
Jonathan and Rachel serve global partners throughout Latin America. Jonathan has finished teaching a couple of modules in Colombia, from the comfort of their own home in Norwich. He also takes part in online meetings most weekdays with people around the world. Until international travel opens up again, they will have to be content with the virtual connection that they have with those they are trying to help in different places.
He is also part of a large team developing a new computer programme and mobile app to help those involved in culture and language acquisition. This has been a huge project and it is not over yet. They are hoping to see it ready to roll out by the end of this year.
Thank you so much for your prayers.