Provincial Directory - Mission Organisations

Christian Aid

Church Army UK

Church Mission Society UK (CMS)

Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS)

CMJ Church's Ministry Among Jewish People UK

Crosslinks

GFS Platform for Young Women

Intercontinental Church Society (ICS)

Melanesian Mission

Mid - Africa Ministry (MAM)

Network for Anglicans in Mission and Evangelism (NAME)

Overseas Bishoprics' Fund

Oxford Mission

Papua New Guinea Church Partnership

Sharing of Ministries Abroad (SOMA UK)

SPCK The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

The Jerusalem and the Middle East Church Association (JMECA)

The Korean Mission Partnership

The Mission to Seafarers UK

United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (USPG)

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Christian Aid

Contact: 

Address:  PO Box 100 , Inter-Church House , 35 Lower Marsh , London , SE1 7RT , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0)20 7620 4444

Fax: +44 (0)20 7620 0719

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.christian-aid.org.uk/

Description of Organisation:

Christian Aid was founded in 1945 and established by the British Council of Churches as a way of financing aid, development and relief programmes for the world's neediest people. At present, Christian Aid is the official agency of 40 British and Irish Churches. It works where the need is greatest, regardless of race or religious beliefs, in more than 60 countries. It is supported by individuals of many faiths and of none. Christian Aid does not run its own programmes overseas but works through those of local churches and other organisations which alleviate poverty and help poor people to find their own solutions. It is committed to tackling the root causes of poverty and as a result spends up to 10 per cent of its income on education and campaigning in the UK and Ireland.

Programmes & Events:

Christian Aid works primarily through regional and local organisations in the developing world. Areas of interest include relief, resettlement, agriculture, community development, food security, health, water resources, development education and popular campaigning. Some funds are available for development and education work in the UK and Ireland. International Affairs topics funded are: International Development, Non-military Assistance or Aid, Food, Human Rights, Refugees and Immigration, Third World Issues. Grants are NOT given to individuals, except for a limited number of scholarships which are put forward by project "partners".

Area of work:  

West Africa, East Africa, Central and Southern Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia (Indian subcontinent), East Asia, South America, Central America, North America, Caribbean, Europe.

Number of staff:  In UK & Ireland: 200, No staff are based overseas but has overseas "partners" in over 60 countries.

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Church Army UK

Chief Secretary: Captain Philip Johanson CA OBE

Address:  Marlow House , Sidcup , DA15 7AD , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0)20 8309 9991

Fax: +44 (0)20 8309 3500

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.churcharmy.org.uk

Description of Organisation:

Church Army trains, employs and deploys evangelists to work throughout the UK and Ireland within five areas of focus: Area Evangelism: Church Planting: Homeless People: Older People: and Young People and Children. Its aims are to 'Share faith through Words and Action' and enable others to do the same.

Programmes & Events:

  • The Wilson Carlile College of Training: for evangelists. Evangelism a 3 year programme.
  • First Contact - 1 year evangelism opportunities - working along side an experienced Evangelist.

Area of work:  Europe.

Number of staff:  350- full-time Church Army Evangelists 200- further staff.

Other offices:  

Captain Charles Harris, Co-ordinator for Ireland, 4 Thornleigh Place, Lisburn, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland BT28 2FD.

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Church Mission Society UK (CMS)

General Secretary: The Revd Canon Tim Dakin

Address:  Watlington Road , Oxford , Oxon , OX4 6BZ , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0)1865 787400

Fax: +44 (0)1865 776375

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.cms-uk.org

Description of Organisation:

CMS see itself as a community of mission service. Founded in 1799, CMS is an Anglican mission agency of the churches in Britain, that is committed to a holistic understanding and practice of mission. It has a strong emphasis on the centrality of evangelism, taking seriously the issues of justice, peace and reconciliation. Today's mission partners serve in a wide range of posts. They go at the invitation of the Churches within the Anglican Communion, of United Churches and of ecumenical interdenominational agencies. While affirming the principle that mission is the responsibility of the local church, CMS also believes that every Church has gifts to give and receive in mission.

Programmes & Events:

  • Sending and receiving people - from everywhere to everywhere, long and short term.
  • Financial grants.
  • Scholarships.
  • Group visits, especially young people.
  • Enabling exchange of people between parts of the Communion.
  • Education and training of people in mission and in support of mission in parishes in England.

Area of work:  

East Africa, West Africa, Central and Southern Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia (Indian subcontinent), East Asia, Europe.

Number of staff:  176 mission partners, 200 local evangelists, 150 short term partners.

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Church Pastoral Aid Society (CPAS)

General Director: The Revd John Dunnett

Address:  Athena Drive , Tachbrook Park , Warwick , CV34 6NG , England

Tel: +44 1926 458 458

Fax: +44 1926 458 459

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.cpas.org.uk

Description of Organisation:

Founded in 1836, CPAS is a mission agency working across the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, providing a wealth of resources for leaders of local churches. Our vision is to help build and develop the skills of the local church to become a nurturing community and evangelise people of all ages.

Programmes & Events:

  • Evangelism - a team of evangelists offering consultancy and training.
  •  Leadership - training to enable leaders to become more effective in their local church ministry.
  • Patronage - CPAS acts as Patron to over 500 benefices. Vocations - support for those pursuing a possible call to ministry.
  • Grants - to support parish staff in areas of social deprivation.
  • Publications - resources to enable people to become more effective in evangelism, teaching and nurture.
  • Youth and children - excellent resources and training to encourage local churches with their nurture.
  • Ventures -Christian holidays for children and young people aged 8-19.
  • Falcon Camps - holidays for children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Area of work:  

UK and Republic of Ireland.

Number of staff:  65

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CMJ Church's Ministry Among Jewish People UK

Acting CEO: The Revd Alex Jacob

Address:  Eagle Lodge , Hexgreave Hall Business Estate , Farnsfield , Notts , NG22 8LS , England

Tel: +44 1623 88 3960

Fax: +44 1623 88 4295

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.cmj.org.uk

Description of Organisation:

To encourage Jewish people to come to faith in Yeshua (Jesus) as their Messiah; to support them in serving him as Lord in the light of Godýs purposes for them; and to equip the Church to be involved in this mission.

Programmes & Events:

UK - CMJ has workers in London and Manchester.

Israel - CMJ is the largest and most well established evangelical Christian Ministry in Israel.

Christ Church - More than a Churchýý.more than a Guest House. Built in the nineteenth century and located just inside Jerusalem's Old City, near the Jaffa Gate, Christ Church and itýs Guest House is a haven of peace and tranquillity amidst the bustle of the nearby Arab Market.

The Heritage Ministry - this ministry uses three of CMJ'S historic sites, including a former Baron's Palace in Tel Aviv, to inform Israelis and visitors about the history and significance of the sites and the process which led up to the establishment of the State of Israel.

Shoresh Study Tours - the purpose of these is to provide outstanding short-term tours that will help Christians become better acquainted with the Jewish roots of their Jewish Messiah.

Galilee Retreat Centre - Beit Bracha (ýHouse of Blessingý) is a beautiful place for retreat, prayer and healing at Migdal, overlooking Capernaum, Tabgha, the Mount of the Beatitudes, Bethsaida and the Decapolis, Tiberias, Mt Arbel and the Sea of Galilee. The centre is for Jewish and Arab believers in Jesus from Israel as well as intercessory Prayer Tours for Christians from overseas.

Schools - in West Jerusalem through its Anglican International School, Jerusalem, located in one of its historic buildings, CMJ provides excellent Christian-based education for local and expatriate children. Associated on the same campus is Makor HaTikva School where many of the students are children of Messianic Believers and local Christians.

Area of work:  

Southern Africa, Middle East, North America, Europe, Australia

Number of staff:  120

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Crosslinks

General Secretary: The Revd Andrew Lines

Address:  251 Lewisham Way , London , SE4 1XF , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0)20 8691 6111

Fax: +44 (0)20 8694 8023

Web: www.crosslinks.org

Description of Organisation:

Founded in 1922 as the Bible Churchmen's Missionary Society, Crosslinks is committed to an evangelical basis of faith and aims to link resources to needs in churches across the world, thereby facilitating biblical mission in a number of different countries. Specific objectives include:

  • Promoting a biblical approach to mission.
  • Facilitating evangelism, training and service.
  • Consulting with our partners of different countries, cultures and denominations.
  • Interchanging personnel so that resources can be strategically used wherever they are needed.
  • Enabling different parts of the world Church to share their vision for mission.

The small size of Crosslinks enables it to make decisions flexibly and speedily.

Programmes & Events:

  • Sending and receiving mission partners and study partners.(scholarships)
  • Development of urban mission strategies.
  • Enabling Christian witness to people of other faiths.
  • Giving young people and others responsible and participatory roles in mission.
  • Short term experience programmes.

Area of work:  

West Africa, East Africa, Central and Southern Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia (Indian subcontinent), East Asia, South America, North America, Europe.

Number of staff:  170

Other offices:  

Crosslinks Ireland, Mr James Myles, Northern Ireland Co-ordinator, 60a Castlereagh Street, Belfast BT5 4NH, Northern Ireland, +44 28 9046 6489 Crosslinks@belfast.region.crosslinks.org

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GFS Platform for Young Women

President: Mrs Carol Gardner

Address:  Townsend House , 126 Queen's Gate , London , SW7 5LQ , England

Tel: +44 (0)20 7589 9628

Fax: +44 (0)20 7225 1458

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.gfsplatform.org.uk

Description of Organisation:

GFS was founded in 1875 with the aim of enabling girls and young women to develop their potential personally, socially and spiritually.

The Society provides housing schemes and community projects which enable young women to take control of their lives and to gain the skills necessary for independent living.

Parish based branches provide activities and an informal Christian background to develop personal skills and relationships.

Programmes & Events:

  • GFS World Council every three years.
  • Programmes and activities for all members.

Area of work:  

England and Wales.

Number of staff:  5 Full time 45 Part time 300 volunteers working in parishes.

Other offices:  

West Africa, East Africa, Central South Africa, South Asia (Indian Subcontinent), East Asia, Australia and Pacific, North America, Caribbean, Europe.

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Intercontinental Church Society (ICS)

Chief Executive: The Revd Ian Watson

Address:  1 Athena Drive , Tachbrook Park , Warwick , CV34 6NL , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 1926 430 347

Fax: +44 1926 888 090

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.ics-uk.org

Description of Organisation:

An Evangelical Anglican mission society which supports the ministry of around seventy English-speaking, international congregations in several continents and ministers to holidaymakers in Europe and the Mediterranean. Also publishes the Directory of English-speaking Churches Abroad.

Programmes & Events:

Managing the recruitment of and supporting Anglican Chaplains in countries where English is not the first language; and church planting of English-speaking, international congregations in Europe. Also organising and recruiting seasonal chaplains to pastor and minister to English-speaking holidaymakers in approximately twenty European and Mediterranean resorts. (Grants are not given to individuals).

Area of work:  

Principally Europe; also Middle East and North Africa, South America, South Atlantic.

Number of staff:  8 staff in UK, 5 chaplains overseas, supports work of 50 others.

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Melanesian Mission

Executive Officer: Mr David Friswell

Address:  15 Covell Close , Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk , IP33 2HU , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 01284 701 988

Email: Click for Email

Description of Organisation:

In existence since Bishop George Augustus Selwyn began evangelisation of the Islands of Melanesia in the 1840s, the organisation exists to support the work of the Church of Melanesia in whatever way it can, whether financially, or through supplying personnel. In practice these days their main aim is to encourage the ongoing relationship in a spirit of mutual support, exchanges of people, and, always, prayer.

Programmes & Events:

A regular annual grant of £40,000 constant hospitality and support to visitors from the Province of Melanesia and those en route to and from it. Encouragement of experience programmes etc.

Area of work:  

Australia and Pacific.

Number of staff:  1 & 1/2 staff in UK.

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Mid - Africa Ministry (MAM)

Address:  Watlington Road , Oxford , OX4 6BZ , England

Tel: +44 (0)1865 787400

Fax: +44 (0)1865 776375

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.cms-uk.org/mam/

Description of Organisation:

Mid-Africa Ministry, formerly called Ruanda Mission, was a small daughter society of CMS founded in 1921. Initially the work in Africa was pioneered by doctors and there was a strong medical emphasis. MAM integrated with CMS in 2002 and the Church Mission Society is the legal successor to Mid-Africa Ministry.

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Network for Anglicans in Mission and Evangelism (NAME)

Address:  PO Box 70 , Oxford , OX2 ONA , England

Tel: +44 (0)1865 556 071

Fax: +44 (0)1865 510 823

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.anglicanmissions.net

Description of Organisation:

NAME is the agreed follow-up to Section 2 (Mission and Evangelism) of the 1998 Lambeth Conference. A world-wide activist network of Anglican Bishops with their Dioceses. NAME's focus is to develop the Church's capacity for mission by helping Bishops to share vision and resources through agreed skilled exchanges and short term programmes.
Led by a board of Bishops and Archbishops drawn from across the Communion. The Chairman is Bishop French Chang-Him, with a programme committee of six.

Programmes & Events:

NAME's three key strategies:
  • Effective Global Communication.
  • Developing mutually supportive vision and strategy.
  • Facilitate direct exchange of skills and resources.
NAME is establishing a global web presence that will:
  • Provide space for sharing vision and resources, to promote direct discussion of issues, and facilitate direct partnerships between dioceses and provinces. The site is available to all bishops with their dioceses, with information and communication support from each region.
  • Publish agreed project requests, and seek volunteers and resources for short term skills exchange directly between the bishops and dioceses of the communion, Provide a means of exchanging prayer needs and information.
Completed Programmes:
NAME facilitated the Council of the Provinces of Africa (CAPA) training Programme for new Bishops. (June 99); the consultation of CAPA with the World Bank on the ongoing contribution of the Church to help fight poverty (March 2000); Workshop for Senior Church leaders from South Asia (Nov 2000).

Area of work:  Global.

Number of staff:  Executive secretary, Admin Asst and Website Officer Advisory Staff: Director of Communications, seconded in advisory capacity from the Diocese of Oxford.

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Overseas Bishoprics' Fund

Secretary: The Revd Stephen Lyon

Address:  C/O Partnership House , 157 Waterloo Road , London , SE1 8XA , England

Tel: +44 (0)20 7928 8681

Fax: +44 (0)20 7633 0185

Email: Click for Email

Description of Organisation:

The OBF was founded in 1841 to assist the financing of Anglican Bishoprics outside the British Isles. Today its task is:

  • To assist towards the endowment and maintenance of bishoprics in any part of the world.
  • By its Trustees to act as trustees of endowment funds of bishoprics in any part of the world.

Bishoprics may be within the Anglican Communion, United Churches of Churches in Communion with the See of Canterbury.

Programmes & Events:

The fund sends income to dioceses or provinces, from trust funds held specifically for these dioceses/provinces. Makes grants to bishoprics in any part of the world from a general fund to which bishops may apply for help for their stipends, other costs or to establish new or increase existing endowment funds. Holds endowment funds in trust for dioceses/provinces, and invested in Britain. Offers advice to bishops on endowment and investment policies.

Area of work:  

West Africa, East Africa, Central and Southern Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia (Indian subcontinent), East Asia, Australia and Pacific, South America, Caribbean.

Number of staff:  2 part-time staff.

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Oxford Mission

General Secretary: Mrs Mary Marsh

Address:  PO Box 86 , Romsey , Hants , SO51 8YD , England

Tel: +44 1794 515 004

Fax: +44 1794 515 004

Email: Click for Email

Description of Organisation:

Founded in 1880. The Oxford Mission consists of two Religious Communities, the Brotherhood and Sisterhood of the Epiphany and the Christa Sevika Sangha. It has houses in Indian and Bangladesh. Their work is pastoral. medical and educational and is carried on in the Dioceses of Calcutta and Dhaka. India: Father James Stevens (on loan from the Diocese of Calcutta and Sister-in-Charge, Sister Florence SE Bangladesh: Father Francis Pande BE and the Revered Mother Susila CSS.

Area of work:  

South Asia (Indian subcontinent).

Number of staff:  One part-time, UK.

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Papua New Guinea Church Partnership

Secretary: Mrs Chris Luxton

Address:  St Mary Abbots Hall , Vicarage Gate , London , W8 4HN , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0)20 7937 5794

Fax: +44 (0)20 7937 4159

Email: Click for Email

Web: hometown.aol.co.uk/pngcpluxton/PNGChurchPartnership.htm

Description of Organisation:

PNG Church Partnership was founded as the New Guinea Mission in 1891, to support the Church in PNG - in prayer, by raising money and by sending staff - mostly for teaching and training posts these days. In 1977 the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea was inaugurated as an autonomous Province of the Anglican Communion, with five dioceses - and the mission changed its name to be more descriptive of the work, and future relationship.

Programmes & Events:

  • Supports the general budget of the Province, priorities of which are decided by Provincial Council.
  • Raises money for provincially approved projects and appeals including natural disasters.
  • Responds to provincial request for staff by reciting (ecumenically) for Governmentally approved training posts in the field of education, health and administration.
  • Supports PNG Anglican undertaking further studies in the UK.
  • Encourages short term exchange visits by Papua New Guanines to the UK and by young people to PNG, eg Gap Year students/Medical Electives.
  • Holds and annual Day Conference for supporters jointly with other agencies.
  • Raises awareness by producing display material, newsletters and leaflets providing speakers with appropriate experience.

Area of work:  

Australia and Pacific.

Number of staff:  1 full time staff in UK plus adhoc volunteers, 9 in PNG.

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Sharing of Ministries Abroad (SOMA UK)

National Director: The Revd Stephen Dinsmore

Address:  PO Box 69 , Merriott , , Somerset , TA18 9AP , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0) 1460 279737

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.somauk.org

Description of Organisation:

SOMA was established in 1978 with a vision to assist in the renewal of the Anglican Communion worldwide through short term mission. SOMA is now working from 10 sending countries, in about 70 different countries throughout the world.

Programmes & Events:

Our Mission Statement:
"SOMA works for the transformation of individuals and churches, and the healing of communities and their lands through the renewing power of the Holy Spirit by sending and receiving teams worldwide on short-term mission within the Anglican Communion."

We also from time to time arrange for individuals and teams to come to the UK to visit parishes and deaneries, under the 'Partners in Renewal' scheme. We also arrange international conferences to stimulate thinking about different aspects of mission.

Area of work:  

West Africa, East Africa, Central and Southern Africa, South Asia (Indian subcontinent), Europe.

Number of staff:  1 full time, 2 part time staff.

Other offices:  

SOMA International Chairman: The Rt. Rev. Dr. Benjamin A. Kwashi
Bishopscourt, PO Box 6283, Jos, Plateau State 930001, Nigeria
Tel. (+234) (0) 73 464325
Mobile (+234) (0) 803 701 7928
e-mail: BAKwashi@aol.com or jos@anglican-nig.org

Other SOMA National Bodies in: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, Southern Africa, Uganda, USA

SOMA Regional Representatives in: Korea, South America

 

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SPCK The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge

General Secretary: Mr Graeme King

Address:  36 Causton Street , London , SW1P 4ST , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0)20 7592 3900

Fax: +44 (0)20 7592 3939

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.spck.org.uk

Description of Organisation:

Established 1698 to produce and distribute Christian literature and to promote education both in Britain and around the world.

Today SPCK operates as a publisher of Christian books and a retailer of Christian resources in the UK, and has a grant-making arm (SPCK Worldwide working in association with Feed The Minds) which supports Christian communications and theological education around the world. SPCK is involved in a wide range of web-based activities including a website (www.assemblies.org.uk) which provides material free of charge for assemblies in primary and secondary schools.

The SPCK mission statement is to promote Christian knowledge by:

  • Communicating the Christian faith in its rich diversity.
  • Helping people to understand it and to develop their personal faith.
  • Equipping Christians for mission and ministry.

Programmes & Events:

  • UK Publishing approx 100 titles each year.
  • UK Bookselling 25 bookshops.
  • SPCK Worldwide in association with Feed The Minds:
    • Financial grants (typically £1 - 5,000).
    • Book grants to ordinands and college libraries.
    • Support for indigenous publishing and other Christian communications projects. Works both with Anglican Churches and Churches of other denominations.

Area of work:  

West Africa, East Africa, Central and Southern Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia (Indian subcontinent), East Asia, Australia and Pacific, South America, Central America, North America, Caribbean, Europe, Former USSR.

Number of staff:  Publishing: 24; Bookselling: 200; SPCK Worldwide: 4 Finance/Admin 24.

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The Jerusalem and the Middle East Church Association (JMECA)

Secretary: Mrs Shirley Eason

Address:  1 Hart House , The Hart , Farnham , Surrey , GU9 7HJ , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 01252 726 994

Fax: +44 01252 726 994

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.jmeca.org.uk/

Description of Organisation:

JMECA seeks to encourage support through prayer, giving and personal service for the Anglican dioceses of Jerusalem, Iran, Egypt, Cyprus, and the Gulf. Gifts by subscription, gift aid or legacy resulting from the Association's appeal are allocated in consultation with the four dioceses and the Central Synod of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East, and are used to maintain and develop pastoral, medical and educational work in areas where there is great need.

Programmes & Events:

Income used to maintain and develop pastoral, medical and educational work in areas where there is great need. Financial grants. Scholarships.

Area of work:  

Middle East, North Africa, Cyprus.

Number of staff:  1

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The Korean Mission Partnership

Chairman: The Revd Luke Lee

Address:  The Vicarage , The Green , Croxley Green , Rickmansworth , WD3 3HJ , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 01923 772 109

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.koreanmission.org

Description of Organisation:

The Korean Mission was founded in 1889 to support the Anglican Church in Korea, the first Bishop being Charles John Corfe.

Programmes & Events:

  • Regular financial support given to the Anglican Church of the Province of Korea.
  • A Newsheet entitled 'Morning Calm' is produced bi-annually.

Area of work:  Korea.

Number of staff:  1 part time honorary secretary & treasurer.

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The Mission to Seafarers UK

Secretary General: The Revd Canon Bill Christianson

Address:  St Michael Paternoster Royal , College Hill , London , EC4R 2RL , ENGLAND

Tel: +44 (0)20 7248 5202

Fax: +44 (0)20 7248 4761

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.missiontoseafarers.org

Description of Organisation:

The Mission to Seafarers was founded in 1856 as the Missions to Seamen and combines a ministry of practical help with word and sacrament. The society's fulltime chaplains work in over 100 ports and part time Chaplains in a further 200 ports, showing God's love for seafarers who are away from their homes and families, by visiting ships, offering them a welcome at our centres, listening to their stories and problems, and giving spiritual and practical help. Through our centres, some run with other denominations, the seafarers welcome the opportunity to relax, meet people other than fellow crew members, worship with other Christians, enjoy some recreation and use email, telephone and postal facilities to keep in touch with their families. Chaplains help individual seafarers or crews with work-related problems, such as non-payment of wages, unsafe or unsatisfactory conditions or those being denied their human dignity. They speak out for justice and work with owners, managers and others who want to see such pactices eradicated.

Programmes & Events:

  • Appointing and funding chaplains to serve in various parts of the world in partnership with provinces of the Anglican Communion.
  • Training in the ministry to seafarers for those appointed locally.
  • Encouraging Christians worldwide to offer a ministry to seafarers.
  • Working in ecumenical partnership with other Christian Churches.
  • Publication of information and educational materials for seafarers and parishes.
  • Offering opportunities to young Christians to assist chaplains in different parts of the world through our voluntary service scheme.

Area of work:  

West Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, Middle East, South Asia (Indian subcontinent), East Asia, Australia and Pacific, South America, North America, Caribbean, Europe,UK.

Number of staff:  89 full time staff/chaplains 200 part-time chaplains.

Other offices:  

Ireland, Scotland, Wales.

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United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (USPG)

General Secretary: The Rt Revd Michael Doe

Address:  200 Great Dover Street , London , SE1 4YB , England

Tel: +44 (0)20 7378 5678

Fax: +44 (0)20 7378 5650

Email: Click for Email

Web: www.uspg.org.uk

Description of Organisation:

‘USPG: Anglicans in World Mission’ works in direct partnership with Anglican Churches in over 50 countries, enabling them to reach out to poor and marginalised communities in practical and life-changing ways.

In practise, this means helping local churches to run schools and hospitals, build houses and wells, and provide agricultural training for subsistence farmers. USPG also supports church outreach, theological training and youth work programmes.

USPG runs a range of mission personnel programmes, recruiting priests, teachers, medical workers and other staff in Britain and Ireland, as requested by its overseas partners. USPG also sends personnel between churches around the world and provides volunteers, clergy and church workers from Britain and Ireland with an experience of the world church by sending them on short-term placements overseas.

Churches and individuals in Britain and Ireland can be involved with USPG and world mission through prayer, fundraising and its speakers programme.

USPG publishes a range of publications - from its quarterly newspaper Transmission and prayer diary to worship resources for Harvest and Lent - which can be ordered free of charge.

Founded in 1701 as the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG), USPG is one of the oldest Anglican mission agencies. In 1965 it merged with the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa and the Cambridge Mission to Delhi to become the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (USPG). The name was further changed to USPG: Anglicans in World Mission in 2007

Programmes & Events:

Financial Grants, sending and receiving personnel, long-term and short-term programmes, funding exchange of people, schools, sabbatical programmes, Bursary awards for international local schemes, experience exchange, UK experience programmes, youth community programmes, mission, education and training.

Area of work:  

West Africa, Central and Southern Africa, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, East Asia, South America, Central America, Caribbean, Europe.

Number of staff:  43 staff.