English missionaries to talk about deadly African hostage ordeal

David and Shirley Donovan from Fenland will talk at St Wendreda’s Church in the nearby town of March on 13th October – exactly one year since they were captured in Nigeria.

A former GP, Mr Donovan told the Fenland Citizen newspaper: “We have a real sense of gratitude to all those people, who every evening gave up their time to pray for us.


“We really value the support of the people and we want to show our gratitude.

“The talk is a way of contextualising what happened to us, to explain what we were doing and why, what we have learned from the experience and to encourage Christians in the town in their faith.”

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