St Andrew’s seeks to apply its vision of being ‘followers of Jesus Christ by growing in faith, growing in number and serving the community’, beyond the confines of its parish boundaries. To this end it fosters mission partnerships with people and projects which share that vision, whether they be local, national or in a faraway land. By developing personal contact with such partners, it is hoped that both they and St Andrew’s gain an enrichment of faith in the Lord. One tenth of the core income of St Andrew’s is given to its mission partners.
For more information see pages 16 & 17 of the June 2020 Oxshott Magazine.
The Finnie family
Dean and Paula Finnie and their two sons have set up their mission, ‘The Gathering‘, near CapeTown, South Africa. They do church, soup kitchens, homework club and Christmas meals, to name a few of their projects through which they seek to reach out to the community for Jesus.
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Life Group partner: Charlwood Life Group – Brenda & Andy Hum
B@titude: founded in Leatherhead by Jenny Moore, helping disadvantaged local families, through the provision of children’s clothing and counselling.
For more information see pages 16 & 17 in the Sept 2020 Oxshott Magazine.
Life Group partner: Jackie's Thursday Morning Life Group – Jackie Stewart
Cobham Area Foodbank: emergency food for local people in crisis.
For more information see page 13 in the Oct 2020 Oxshott Magazine.
Life Group partner: Wednesday Morning Life Group – Pam Henderson
Embrace the Middle East: tackling poverty and injustice in the Middle East.
Life Group partner: The Tilt Life Group – Don & Jo Eccleshall
Garden Route Children’s Trust: providing meals to schoolchildren in South Africa who would otherwise go without.
Life Group partner: Longstead Life Group – Andrew & Ruth Burns
Tanka Subedi: who oversees the development of theological courses for local church, group-based discipleship training by extension in Nepal, and works for religious freedom in that country.
For more information see pages 16 & 17 in the Nov 2020 Oxshott Magazine.
Life Group partner: Friday Morning Life Group – Rebecca Mayhew & Jill Perrett
OTS and Sialkot Diocese, Pakistan: working with the Open Theological Seminary in Lahore to encourage lay training and discipleship in Bishop Alwin’s Diocese of Sialkot (part of a growing Guildford Diocese link).
For more information see pages 18 & 19 in the July-Aug 2020 Oxshott Magazine.
Life Group partner: Life on Mondays (the Stewarts) – Ron & Jackie Stewart
A Rocha: Caring for God’s earth.
For more information see pages 5 & 7 in the Oct 2020 Oxshott Magazine.
Life Group partner: Twinoaks Monday Evening Life Group – Carl Jackson