Margot Knight

Sent from Christ Church at All Saints Wandsworth

Margot grew up in South Africa. Although she went to church as a child, it was in late 2009 when she first understood that her sin separated her from God and she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Saviour. Even at this early stage, Margot had a desire for mission work in Africa.  

In 2011 Margot moved to London, UK, and lived there until she began serving as a missionary with AIM. During her time in London, Margot’s desire for mission work in Africa grew and, in 2017, doors began opening. A trip to visit mission partners in Rwanda in 2017 confirmed this desire, as well as conversations with other missionaries. 

Margot began contacting mission organisations and commenced Bible studies at the Proclamation Trust in London. In 2019, Margot was sent by her home church, Christ Church at All Saints, to become a staff member at The Bridge. The Bridge church (pictured left) is based on an estate in Battersea and has given Margot the opportunity to evangelise and disciple in a cross-cultural context.  

Over the years, Margot’s desire for mission work began to focus more on unreached people groups in Africa, leading her to reach out to AIM. In 2020 Margot was accepted as a member of AIM, supported by her sending church, Christ Church at All Saints. 

Margot is now part of a Training In Ministry Outreach (TIMO) team, spending two and a half years among the people of Likawage, a 100% Muslim people group who have yet to hear the good news of Jesus.

Latest Prayer News

Margot Knight is part of a TIMO team serving in Likawage, Tanzania. She is encouraged by how her progress in learning Swahili is leading to having better conversations with people and more opportunities to share about Jesus, as well as getting to know others from her church better. Give thanks for Margot’s closer relationships with those in her church and community, and please pray that Margot will show Jesus to others in all her relationships. 

Hannah Jackson and Margot Knight are part of a TIMO team serving in Likawage, Tanzania. In February three women started coming to their church, and two of them have become Christians. Praise God for these new believers! Please pray that they will grow in their knowledge and love of God, and that he will help them to stand firm in the face of challenges to their new faith. 

Margot Knight is part of a TIMO team serving in Likawage, Tanzania. The church in Likawage used to meet in a local school, but has had to move to meeting in the pastor’s garden. The church has already been given a plot of land to build on and wants to build this year. Please pray that God would give wisdom to leaders in the church as they make decisions about the building. 

Margot Knight and Hannah Jackson are part of a TIMO team serving in Likawage, Tanzania. At the beginning of a TIMO team, members live with local families for a week to get to know local life. Hannah and Margot praise God for a good ‘homestay’ week and for the valuable insights they gained by staying with local families. Please pray that they will be able to build on the friendships they made during that week, and that as they learn more Kiswahili they will have more opportunities to speak to those they know about their faith in Jesus. 

Today is Hannah Jackson’s commissioning service, as she prepares to fly to Tanzania to begin serving on a TIMO team in Tanzania next month. Margot Knight had her commissioning service last week. Please pray for Hannah and Margot as they are in the final stages of preparation before joining the team. Please pray that Covid-19 restrictions wouldn’t prevent them travelling as planned, and that they will know God’s protection, comfort and nearness. 

Tanzania

Tanzania is one of the world’s poorest nations; agricultural subsistence dominates its economy. Health and education sectors require massive investments.There is freedom of religion; all major faiths have the ability to share and propagate their faith. Christianity makes up 54% of the population with Islam totalling 31%. LEARN MORE

TIMO

TIMO is Training In Ministry Outreach. It is a two-year programme that trains new cross-cultural workers from around the world to do ministry in Africa. LEARN MORE
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