Gerard and Sarah Charles, with their children Anna and Matthew, lived and worked in China from 2001 to 2012, with the Friends of China Foundation. They have been based in Xining, in the North West province of Qinghai.
The family have now returned to the UK, and Gerard is working as Director of Mobilisation for the Overseas Missionary Fellowship (OMF) in Kent, and is also continuing to study for his PhD. Sarah is teaching Bible Explorer classes and helping at her local school, and also acts as a support tutor for missionary families who are home schooling their children overseas.
Holy Trinity Claygate support the family financially and in prayer. For more information visit www.friendsofchina.org and www.omf.org