Partners (updated March 2022)
As a church we support a number of missionary activities working to spread God’s Word to reach out to people around the world and also to show God’s grace in helping to meet their practical needs. Paper-based literature is available in the Church building but please contact Paul if you would like to receive Missionary Updates by email.
Zambesi Mission Zambesi Mission is an evangelical, non-denominational agency working in Malawi and northern Mozambique. Working in partnership with the Zambesi Evangelical Church they aim to help African Christians to use their God-given gifts, to spread the gospel, and to show the love of God in practical ways, through health care, education and caring for orphans.
Latest news of ZM work in Malawi can be found at https://zambesimission.org/tropical-storms-news-update/ Regional contact: Ruth MacBean
Evangelical Bible College of Malawi (EBCoM)
We have for many years supported students studying at the Evangelical Bible College of Malawi through the Zambesi Mission in Bible and ministry training before going or returning to pastoral ministry in Malawi and Mozambique. The College was founded in 1964. Website:https://ebcom-malawi.org/ Our current sponsored student Jylos is in his third year of study at EBCoM. Update: https://zambesimission.org/this-is-our-bible-college/
Illyrian Gospel Trust
We have for many years supported the work of Will Niven working as a church planter and pastor in Albania. Will’s work is supported through the IGT : The purpose of the trust is to promote the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the planting of indigenous Albanian churches and to be a resource of Christian work and co-operation in general among the Albanian peoples wherever they may be. Website: https://igtalbania.com/.
Mission India -UK is seeking to reach the hundreds of millions in India who have never heard the Christian message, most of them in rural poverty. Through children's literacy groups, adult literacy classes and church planter sponsorship Mission India seeks to bring a message of hope and a better life to the many disadvantaged peoples of India. Over recent years GBC have been able to share through MI in both children's literacy work and in church planting into a few of the 500,000 unreached villages and regions in the Indian sub-continent .
Currently MI are seeking to help support the many faced with serious economic situations during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in India. See their website for further details.
Contact: Andy Milligan. Website: https://missionindia.org.uk/
Overseas Missionary Fellowship
We are currently continuing our link with OMF through links with a young couple who went out to the Far East in Spring 2018. To learn more of the work of OMF go to www.omf.org.uk
We support the work of Global Care, a Christian-based charity sharing God's love in a practical way with some of the world's most vulnerable and poorest children. In particular, we have engaged with the work with children in Kabompo, North Western Zambia, together with Global Care partners New Life Action Foundation Trust, delivering both educational and developmental support. Some of our church were privileged to visit this project in Summer 2019. To learn more visit https://www.globalcare.org/project/zambia/
For Global Care's response to coronavirus crisis in the poorest countries of our world see update here
We also support the work of Christian Initiative to Schools
, Soldiers and Airmen Scripture Readers Association (SASRA
) and AWM Pioneers