St John’s Blackheath supports the following Mission organisations and individuals…
Serving Christ in the City — The London City Mission exists to share with the people of London, patiently, sensitively and individually the transforming love of God in Jesus Christ, and to enable them to join his Church.
CPAS is an Anglican evangelical mission agency working with churches, mainly in the UK and Republic of Ireland. They help churches become more mission-focused by developing effective leaders at all levels: training, resourcing, empowering and inspiring men, women and young people who point others to Jesus.
Jock & Katy Hughes — Wycliffe UK, together with partners worldwide, aims to see a Bible translation programme begun in all the remaining languages that need one, by 2025. We at St John’s support the Hughes family who, for the past 20 years, have been working with a local team in South East Asia, translating key passages of scripture into the various languages of that area.
Christian Action with the World’s Poor — Tearfund is a leading relief and development charity, working in partnership with Christian agencies and churches worldwide to tackle the root causes of poverty. The aim is to bring 50 million of the worlds poorest people out of poverty during the next 10 years.
Areas of work include; Improving food production and food security, Increasing self-sufficiency, Improving basic services (health, water, sanitation), Providing practical relief when disasters strike, Persuading governments to cut greenhouse gases, Helping poor communities cope with the impact of climate change, Campaigning for fairer international trade.
Middle East Media is a unique, strategic, ministry which has been operating for over 30 years across the region. We produce many different Bible-based publications and programmes for distribution and broadcasting through a wide range of media. With a focus on North Africa, the Arab Peninsula and the Middle East, MEM specialises in producing high quality family TV programs, as well as developing opportunities in new media such as websites and mobile phones.
Peter & Julia Baynard Smith are living with their four children in Australia. Pete works for ‘Foundations for Young Australians’.
Taking good news relevantly to young people in Greenwich — The mission of GYFC is to enhance the physical, emotional, spiritual and intellectual development of young people. Our projects serve the needs of young people within the borough of Greenwich enabling them to grow holistically through choice and change.
Economic Sustainability and Development in Tanzania — St John’s Tanzanian Committee’s vision is to see economic sustainability and development in Tanzania and to build effective links between St John’s and the Diocese of Mara, Tanzania.
Neil & Joy — They live and work abroad for YFC.
Ben and Katy Ray are CMS mission partners working with Neema Crafts , a project that provides crafts training for deaf and physically disabled people; the crafts are then sold via their shop and website. You can follow Ben and Katy by logging onto their blog: benandkatyray.blogspot.co.uk