Colin & Rebekah Lyons
We joined International Teams Australia in 2012. We feel privileged to serve in Austria ministering to refugees through our work at the Oasis, Traiskirchen, and in nearby Vienna.
Although International Teams Australia is now closing, our work and ministry at the Oasis continues unaltered. We are currently deciding on the best new organisation through which to seek financial and worker support and will update our supporters with new details as soon as we can. In the meantime, please keep supporting our work by partnering with us as we continue this ministry.
New partners are also always welcome.
The Oasis is situated close to Austria’s largest refugee camp. As part of the Oasis team, we minister to people from many nations, reflecting God’s heart for the lost. Through practical help and friendship, we care for their needs and share the living hope found in Jesus. Working with local Austrian and ethnic churches, we seek to encourage and equip those who come to faith.
In Vienna, we walk beside refugees through friendship, encourage integration into the community and connect refugees with Christians and churches. We are excited to be exploring opportunities to increase our ministry there.
I love spending time with people and minister mainly to families, women and children. As a trained music teacher, I have been developing the use of the creative arts to foster relationships and assist the healing process of those suffering the ongoing effects of trauma.
I enjoy declaring the goodness of God’s grace in Jesus with groups and in one-on-one discipleship. I also support the Oasis ministry through maintenance and improvement of its computers, networks and building.
We have three children; Lachlan, Lizzy and Brendan.
“… for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation …” Revelation 5:9b (ESV)
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