Below is some information about our mission partners in the wider world. Scroll down to find out more.
Go to WEC Website
WEC International is a Christian mission agency, committed to seeing Jesus Christ known, loved and worshipped among the peoples who have yet to hear the gospel. Most of these ‘remaining unreached peoples’ are also the world’s poorest and sometimes the most marginalized. WEC’s aim is to redress this imbalance – serving the last, first.
Our link missionaries are David and Margie Whitehorn, who are currently Directors for West Africa.
For more information contact: Jenny Wakefield
Go to Tearfund Website
The Evangelical Alliance Relief Fund is a one of the major Christian Relief Organisations working in more than fifty countries around the world, responding to disasters, campaigning for justice, helping local churches to do whatever it takes to get close and stay close to the people who need them. TEAR Fund has a vision to see 50 million people released from material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 local churches. Some church members have been involved in short term projects.
For current stories from Tearfund, click here.
For more information contact Sue Doyle.
Inspired by the message of Jesus Christ – a message of hope for today and for the future – Samaritan’s Purse is an international development organisation partnering with local churches the world over to bring hope, help and a self-sustaining future to the communities we work alongside. Samaritans Purse is involved in international and national relief work, responding to humanitarian disasters whenever they arise. They also have ongoing projects in many countries which including health and water projects.
Samaritans purse also run the annual Operation Christmas Child enabling gifts to be sent to children in Europe, Africa and Asia, who have very little due to poverty or disaster. For more information contact: Roger Fenton
Go to Barnabas Fund website
BARNABAS FUND’S main ministry is to send financial support to projects which help Christians where they suffer discrimination, oppression and persecution as a consequence of their faith.
Barnabas seeks to provide information about the persecuted church and seek to encourage and facilitate prayer by providing information, prayer requests and resources in many different forms and formats.
For more information visit the Barnabas Fund website.
Go to Traidcraft website
Traidcraft fights poverty through trade, helping people in developing countries to transform their lives.
Established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty, Traidcraft is the UK’s leading fairtrade organisation, running development programmes in some of the poorest countries in the world, and campaigning in the UK and internationally to bring about trade justice.
At St James we aim to use fairly-traded products wherever possible.
Traidcraft products can be obtained by ordering online here.