Organisations we support

As a church we support a number of Christian mission organisations that do important work in serving God locally, nationally and internationally.  We support them all financially and we also focus on praying for one each month in our church services. 


Mission of the Month

 

Jan      Gideons  (Tunbridge Wells Branch) whose mission is to give everyone the chance to discover
                     God in a personal way by making Bibles available to everyone free of charge. 

Feb     Christian Witness to Israel  which is a UK-based interdenominational evangelistic society
               committed to sharing the Good News of Jesus the Messiah with the Jewish people

Mar     Sussex Gospel Partnership  which is a partnership of bible-centred churches in Sussex working
                together to train leaders, strengthen and plant churches, and advance the gospel

Apr      Mission Aviation Fellowship  is an international Christian organisation whose mission is to
                     fly light aircraft to bring help and hope to people in some of the world's most remote
                     and poorest communities.

May     Christian Institute  is a non-denominational Christian charity committed to upholding the
                     truths of the Bible.

Jun      Bible Society  is a non-profit organisation, usually ecumenical in makeup, devoted translating,
                     publishing and distributing the Bible at affordable costs.

Jul       CrossTeach  (Tunbridge Wells team) whose mission is to teach about the Christian faith
                     in schools.
  

Aug     World in Need  work with children, families and communities, seeking to overcome poverty by
                     providing educational opportunities and supporting a variety of projects, in 12 countries in
                     Africa, Asia and the Middle East, regardless of religion, race, ethenicity or gender.

Sep     Langham Partnership  which nurtures training in biblical preaching, creates and distributes 
                    evengelical literature and seeks to strengthen the theological training of pastors and leaders.
 
Oct      Chichester Diocesan Association for FSW  (Family Support Work) which provides emotional
                    and practical support to f
amilies in need, including listening, advice, advocacy, food parcels,
                    support groups and play 
activities, continuing to help the family until they get back on their
                    feet.

Nov     Tear Fund  is a Christian relief and development agency which has worked in over 50 countries,
                    supporting those in poverty and providing disaster relief for disadvantaged communities.

Dec     Release International  is a Christian ministry that helps people to engage with their persecuted
                    brothers and sisters around the world, by praying with them, by responding to their practical
                    needs and by learning lessons of true Christian discipleship with them.
 

In addition we have supported .....

  • Royal Agricultural Benevolent Fund  (collection taken at "Church on a Farm" in May)
  • The Royal British Legion  (collections taken on Remembrance Sunday)
  • The Children's Society  (collection taken at the Christingle service)
  • The West Kent Women's Refuge  (regular collections and proceeds from a Christmas cake decorating demonstration)


and not only that, but also .........

  • We sent 35 shoe boxes filled with goodies to Eastern Europe, as part of the Shoebox Appeal organised by Samaritan's Purse UK, an international relief and development organisation that works through local churches to demonstrate the love of God amongst communities in need across the world.
  • We gave gifts of food from our Harvest Festival to The Salvation Army, Chichester Diocese Family Support Work, The Women's Refuge, St Augustine's Food Bank in Tunbridge Wells.
  • We collect food for the Community Storehouse Foodbank in Paddock Wood.