We support partnerships and projects in different parts of the world as a way of sharing God's message of salvation and making a difference to people's lives.
Wycliffe: David and Evelyn Baines
David and Evelyn have been members of Wycliffe Bible Translators since 1999 and have worked in The Philippines, Chad and Belgium. They have been mission partners with St Mungo’s since 2004 and now live here in Balerno. David joined the Language Software Development department in 2007. He regularly teaches on a Masters in Linguistics course at Redcliffe college in Gloucester. Evelyn is the Member Care Assistant for Wycliffe members in Scotland. She provides care for both current and retired members.
Tearfund’s ten year vision is to see 50 million people lifted out of material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 churches. We are one of those churches! Tara Devlin, one of our church members, works as the youth coordinator for Tearfund (Scotland), and Steve Collins, who used to be a member of St Mungo’s, is now a Tearfund Country Director.
Challenge Ministries Swaziland
Our world mission partnership with Potter’s Wheel Church and Challenge Ministries in Swaziland is into it’s second year. Find out more. A mission team visited in October 2015 and discovered a wide range of future partnership opportunities. A second mission team visited in September 2016.
Comfort Rwanda & Congo
Comfort Rwanda & Congo began as Comfort Rwanda in 1999, five years after the 1994 genocide, with the aim of supporting their Rwandan partners in their endeavour to support the recovery of genocide survivors in Rwanda.
The remit of the charity has continued to expand and although this remains the main focus,the charity also addresses wider issues of poverty in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Their aim is to encourage individuals and communities to transition from requiring basic care & relief support through to self-sustainability and building a healthy & sustainable community.
Additional World Projects
We have been supporting Just Earth (formerly known as the Maseno Project) in Kenya for a number of years, developing farm schools and helping local farmers to realise the potential of their resources, as well as sharing the good news of the Kingdom. Find out more about the work we support in Kenya.
Great news on the new secondary school building, which is in large part funded by
Amy-Joy was a member of St Mungo’s for a number of years (where some may
Good news to report….. the foundations of the new secondary school are now being laid.
Recently Mark and Emma Galloway and Susan Smith took a trip to Rwanda and DRC
This is the theme of soon-to-be-released AfriGO Issue 3 …
For the ‘Perspective’ article in the coming