Larry and Katie Winckles

Larry and Katie


Larry is leader of the Budapest church plant, investing much time in mentoring new leaders in personal discipleship. He also serves as the Europe Area Administrator, helping to resource and equip the developing FM ministries on continental Europe. Katie serves on the leadership team of the Budapest church plant, facilitates women’s ministry programs and oversees a weekly English class at the Family Help Center in Budapest’s 11th District.

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Pray for:

discernment in helping the Hungarian leaders set the future direction of the Budapest church and Set Free Movement network

new leaders to be raised up in Győr and Budapest fellowships

new doors to open in Budapest and Győr for outreach and making disciples

wisdom in dividing time between local church and Europe-wide concerns

the ability to maintain close family connections with their grown sons, daughter-in-law, grandchildren and with extended family

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Larry: January 7

Katie: January 26


December: 9

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Winckles Family Update

  • International Celebration at Living Hope

    Last weekend we visited the Living Hope Free Methodist Church in Columbus, Ohio. The church has undergone major demographic changes over the past few years and now has three distinct congregations -- one American, one African, and one Nepali. They...
  • Chelsea Free Methodist Church

    Our church visits officially began yesterday at the Chelsea Free Methodist Church. We are thankful for the long-term partnership that we have enjoyed with this congregation. The church meets in a community center near downtown Chelsea, but it also owns...
  • Europe Prayer Journey - April 27 to May 8, 2018

    You are invited to join Mitch and Lynn Sue Pierce, Larry Winckles, and Gerry McNamara on a multi-city European prayer journey to see what the Lord is doing through the Free Methodist Church in Europe. The pre-tour begins in London...
  • Summer Speaking Schedule

    We arrived in the USA on July 11 and will be here until September 28. We'll be spending some time with our families as well as visiting partner churches. Here is our schedule. July 16 – lunch with Ambassadors Class...
  • Garden Concert

    Our second annual garden concert took place at the Budapest Ministry Center on Saturday. We were happy to welcome the SzeRBuSz zenekar (band) back as the sole performing group. Péter is an occasional member of the group, as his busy...
  • Introduction to Wesleyan Theology

    We welcomed six local ministerial candidates back to Budapest this week for them to take another required course. This time we offered "An Introduction to Wesleyan Theology" taught by Free Methodist elder and OMS missionary John Fraser. Participating in the...

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