Supporting mission at home and overseas

As Christian believers, we take seriously Jesus’ command at the end of Matthew’s gospel to make disciples of all nations. To this end we support a number of  organisations and individuals, as well as being involved practically with projects , both in the UK and around the world.
2019 9 Claire Bedford 1080

Claire is originally from North Devon and is a pharmacist. She trained at the University of Bath and Torbay Hospital. Claire has worked as a hospital pharmacist and more recently as a prescribing advisor for GP practices. Claire has served with BMS since 2013. She is working in Chad to continue the development of the pharmacy service at Guinebor II hospital. Her home church is Upton Vale Baptist Church, Torquay.


Peter and Louise Lynch are working alongside the Baptist church leaders in Bangladesh. Peter previously trained as a Pastor whilst Louise has experience as a social worker. Using these skills, their role involves training, teaching, support and pastoral care, as well as keeping strong partnership links between the Baptist churches in Bangladesh, BMS and their other partners. Peter and Louise have always felt called to mission and are excited this is now a reality. Louise and Peter are from Worle Baptist Church in Weston-Super-Mare and have two sons who are currently both studying at university. 

Cally Magalhaes

Cally Magalhães lives in São Paulo where she runs The Eagle Project working with young people in youth prisons to break the vicious circle of crime and drug abuse. She and her team work with groups of adolescents who are preparing for their release through a programme of psychodrama therapy workshops based on Restorative Justice, individual counselling and family visits. Cally also works in the male and female adult prisons using psychodrama and teaching courses on Forgiveness and Reconciliation.

In our giving to mission organisations and projects we aim to give priority to:
1. Projects that combine community development with evangelism and church growth; or
2. Projects that encourage training and capacity development; or
3. Projects that assist struggling or persecuted Christians; and
4. Projects with which we can have a direct link

These are the organisations that we support currently:
BMS works among some of the most marginalised and least evangelised people, in some of the most fragile places on earth.
Wycliffe’s vision, in partnership with our supporters, is that everyone will have access to God’s word in the language that speaks to them best.
Training pastors and other church leaders in Zimbabawe for a variety of ministries.
A global Christian organisation leading the fight against leprosy.
On a global mission to bring the Bible to life for every man, woman and child.
Seeking to challenge and change the laws, behaviours and policies which lead to abuses of the right to freedom of religion and belief
To provide the churches and Christians of the Middle East and North Africa an opportunity to witness to Jesus Christ through inspirational, informative and educational television services.
Tearfund is passionate about living out God’s kingdom values of love, hope and transformation and is recognised for its professional expertise in development, disaster response, disaster risk reduction and advocacy.


The church also runs Soundwaves Radio, our radio project that,
produces a wide variety of programmes,
so that people can hear of God's love in the non-threatening environment
and comfort of their own homes.



Here are the latest updates from those we support 

SAT-7 2020 Round-up

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