Mission partners

Our mission is to tell others about Jesus Christ through our words and actions. Read about our friends and mission partners who are serving God at home or abroad, and remember to pray regularly for them.



BMS Home Mission

The Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) is the association of Baptist Churches in England and Wales. The Home Mission department helps local churches through practical, legal and financial support.

 

Find out more about Home Mission on the BUGB website


BMS World Mission

BMS World Mission is a Christian charity that works in 35 countries on four continents, and is primarily involved in church planting, development, disaster relief, education, health, and media advocacy.

Mat and Suzanne Gregory in Albania

The Gregory family
Mat and Suzanne with their children

Mat and Suzanne Gregory work with BMS in Tirana, Albania. Suzanne works at GDQ School and Mat is involved with Tek Ura, an Albanian charity organisation helping people in marginalised communities.

 

Keep up-to-date with Mat and Suzanne Gregory via the BMS World Mission website

 

Find out more on the Tek Ura Facebook page below 


Arab World Ministries (AWM)

One of our members works for AWM in Loughborough. To receive their magazine visit the AWM website.

The Gideons International

One of our members works for Gideons at Lutterworth. For more information visit the Gideons website.

Ministers in training and mission workers

We support a number of people financially and through prayer.

Tom and Nerys King

Tom (son of our member Jon and wife Michelle) and his wife Nerys are in Thailand with United For Mission. After language training Nerys will work as a trauma counsellor and pastoral worker at the Tamar Centre, which helps women leaving prostitution to recover and train for other work. Tom hopes to work as a preacher and teacher in a church.

Christopher and Louise Brown

Christopher and Louise were members of WBC commissioned to go in to full-time ministry. Christopher is studying at Regent’s Park College, Oxford, and he is the student minister at Market Harborough Baptist Church. Louise is involved in the prayer ministry at the church.

Liz Connelly

Liz, one of our members, is undertaking a six month pastoral placement at Cross Hills Baptist Church, Leicestershire, assisting their minister Rev Garry Kelly.

Front view of Cross Hills Baptist Church
Cross Hills Baptist Church

Clive Jarvis at Ugandan Baptist Seminary

Clive, one of our members, is Deputy Principal at the Baptist Seminary in Uganda, and spends part of each year lecturing there.

Sue Steer at Lubbesthorpe

Rev Sue Steer is part of the Leicestershire Churches Together Pioneer Team and is the Pioneer Community Worker at the new Lubbesthorpe housing development.

Vicki and Ashley Townsend

Vicki was a member of WBC, and now lives in Birmingham with her husband Ashley. They have both studied at All Nations Christian College, and are seeking God's direction for their sphere of service.



Whetstone Baptist Church's selected mission organisations

In addition to the Baptist charities we support, WBC members choose four mission organisations to support financially from our budget for a period of time. Here are our current partners.

Bruce and Louise Nadin in South Africa

Bruce and Louise with their extended family
Bruce and Louise (right) with their extended family

Bruce works in sports chaplaincy and Louise works at The Beautiful Gate and at Baphumelele Children's Home. Bruce is one of the leaders at Capricorn Community Church, Cape Town.

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

CAP are UK organisation with a mission to release people from poverty in partnership with local churches through dept advice, job clubs and more.

Scripture Union

Scripture Union is an international mission movement and works in over 120 countries,making God's good news known to children, young people and families. Scripture Union encourages people of all ages to meet with God daily through the study of the Bible and through prayer.

Tearfund

Tearfund is a relief and development agency and is a member of the Disasters and Emergencies Committee (DEC). Tearfund works to defeat disease, resolve economic injustice, restore the environment, tackle disasters and improve basic services.

 



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Page last updated: 1 July 2018