Our Work around the World

Across the world we work closely with organisations and individuals providing practical help, spiritual help, training and education. The group overseeing how we spend our money on these projects is the MISSION ACTION GROUP or MAG. 

Retrak: East Africa and Brazil

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Street children, often boys who have left rural areas and sought work in cities, are offered a safe place, education, healthcare and training to enable them to reintegrate with their own communities. Our Parish contact Mike visited 3 centres in Kampala recently and saw the work being done for orphaned, homeless and sometimes abused children. Hamid, 12, told Mike "It is good not to have to beg for food each day"
http://www.retrak.org


 

Agape: Peter Whitfield, UK

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Peter works with Agapé UK. Agapé help people encounter God’s unconditional love, focussing on students at university, workplaces and families. Agapé offer training and resources to help people grow in their faith. In 2017, Agapé Family Life has launched a unique app/tool to help couples build a happier, healthier life together. (www.toucantogether.com). Pete is based in Birmingham.
http://www.agape.org.uk/
 

Bishop Given and the Diocese of Kondoa: Tanzania

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Kondoa Diocese, about the size of Wales, is one of the poorest in Tanzania. Our parish and a few others in this area have raised funds for a kindergarten - nearly complete and only needing a roof (Feb 2017). Drought is again a severe problem.
http://kondoa.anglican.org/

 

The Langham Partnership,  Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, the UK and Ireland, and the USA

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This Partnership provides training, study and materials for preachers and leaders, who take their skills across the world.. 
http://uk.langham.org/


The Lawrence Barham Memorial Trust: Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi

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The Trust has been operating in East Africa since 1985, supporting the work of the Anglican Church. Projects have included a cathedral, two income-generating guest houses, schools, colleges, a medical centre and houses for widows and orphans. The work of the Gospel is growing, and to train more pastors, the Trust have to provide accommodation, support and facilities - pastors in Rwanda are only supported by local donations. The Peace Guest House (photographed) completed with local labour and materials in 2016, accommodates many visitors, trainers and international groups, generating income. 
http://www.lbmt.org.uk/


OMF International: SE Asia

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Sharing the gospel across this diverse area, OMF help start churches and reach people through student work and medical practice.  One committed family visited St Saviour's church recently (Sept 2016) to update us on their work. 
http://omf.org/uk/