Marlen Hernandez

Missionary in East London

"My desire is for every woman to be empowered by Jesus."

Marlen serves in the east of London as a missionary reaching out to vulnerable women who are homeless or live in unsafe situations.

The boroughs of East London have the highest concentrated areas of deprivation, poverty and inequality. In these communities, there are many vulnerable, homeless and marginalised women whom Marlen is reaching out to with the hope that many will come to know Jesus and have their hearts healed and changed by God’s love.

One such woman is Mary*, who heard about God’s love for the first time when Marlen visited her in a recovery house. Since she has chosen to follow Christ, she has been set free from drugs, fear and oppression.

Marlen is currently running training workshops and ministering alongside local churches in Newham and Redbridge, serving and sharing the hope of Christ with vulnerable women in safe and secure environments where they can hear about and experience God’s love for them.

"My desire is for every woman to be empowered by Jesus. May every scar they have be healed so they can flourish surrounded by God's love, grace, and mercy.”

*Real name not used

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