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Home Mission Stories


Communities around our nation are being transformed by Home Mission through grants to churches and regions which facilitate church planting, the resourcing of local churches and enable churches to develop new and creative mission projects. Through Home Mission, hundreds of lives have been affected and many have found faith in Jesus.

Click below to read stories of how Home Mission funds are being used around the country. 
 
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Playing a part in building God’s kingdom
A grant from Home Mission has enabled Pulborough Brooks Baptist Church to focus on playing their part in building God’s kingdom. More ...
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Salt and Light in the community at Hawkinge
Home Mission funding makes full-time ministry possible at Hawkinge Baptist Church, and the church to be at the community's centre, More ...
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Good news story from Fernhill Heath Baptist Church
Home Mission support has enabled this church near Worcester to take a journey of faith and become a missional people More ...
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Support comes in a variety of ways in the Eastern Baptist Association
Home Mission enables something small to grow into something really big in God's kingdom More ...
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Relevant Faith in a Relative World
Fleckney Baptist Church minister, Andy Twilley reflects on the way that the church is responding to the needs of its community More ...
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Making dreams possible
Find out how Home Mission funds have helped Colwell Baptist Church on the Isle of Wight More ...
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An oasis in the Lakes
Hawkshead Hill Baptist Church in the Lake District serves the local community and visiting tourists More ...
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Parish Nursing at Burgh Baptist Church
Doors and hearts opened through the ministry of a Parish Nurse in Burgh le Marsh More ...
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Changes and Blessings at West View Baptist Church
West View Baptist Church in Hartlepool has been responding to changes in its community and seeing God at work More ...
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The Sanctuary
Home Mission support has enabled Watchet Baptist Church to set up this new town centre community facility More ...
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Beacon Community Church - doing things differently
Seeing church work in a very rural seaside context More ...
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Tywyn Baptist Church - serving the community
The appointment of a minister, and extending the church building, enabled Tywyn Baptist Church to serve its community better More ...
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Helping people in Pembrokeshire who are struggling with debt
With help from Home Mission, Broad Haven Baptist Church has set up a debt-help project More ...
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International Ministry from Brighton
With limited resources the Arabic Community Church is making an impact in Brighton and further afield More ...
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Punching above its Weight
South Ashford Baptist Church, a relatively small church in an area of significant deprivation, seeks to share God's love with the local community More ...
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Living on the knife-edge
Through your giving to Home Mission, Farnborough Baptist Church to shining the light of Jesus into many corners of the town. More ...
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Offering Christ to our Villages
Despite its limited resources, Ewhurst Baptist Church is finding a renewed heart for its village setting More ...
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Easter at Wixams Church
An ecumenical congregation from this new housing development celebrates its first believer's baptism More ...
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Melling Baptist Community Project
A 'church without walls' reaching the new community in Merseyside More ...
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Cotswolds Networks
Three situations in the Cotswold Cluster of churches where partnership has made a huge difference. More ...
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The future is bright
Ian O'Herlihy, minister of Chiddingfold Baptist Church, shares the story of this Home Mission supported church More ...
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A Fine Show of Talent
A fundraising evening of food, music and comedy by Lee Mount Baptist Church near Halifax More ...
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Building Community on a new housing estate
Home Mission enables the Baptist network to provide resources where God is doing something new, and makes a big difference More ...
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Supporting and Encouraging Churches without a Pastor
Nigel Manges joins the South West Baptist Association team as a new Regional Minister, part-funded by Home Mission More ...
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Building God's kingdom in rural West Sussex
Pulborough Brooks Baptist Church celebrates its second anniversary More ...
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Reaching people though British Sign Language
Betty and Jonathan Bosman starting services in Cardiff in British Sign Language More ...
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Responding to the needs of a new Housing Development
The Revd John Thompson, appointed by Waterlooville Baptist Church, helps the church to respond to the new 3000 home Berewood development More ...
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Hattersley Baptist Church sharing God's hope with the community
Practical demonstrations of the good news of Jesus shared with the local community More ...
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Emmanuel Baptist Church, Liverpool
The Revd Allan Finnegan, minister shares the story of Home Mission funded Emmanuel Baptist Church More ...
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Community Ministry in Ellesmere Port
Rose Uitterdijk is the new Community Minister in Ellesmere Port, supported and enabled through Baptist Home Mission More ...
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Radio Tameside: Love your neighbour
Baptist Ministers Jonny Hirst and Samson Ake broadcast a Christian music show called ‘Love your neighbour’ More ...
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From 12 to 50
Growth in a holiday club in Durham More ...
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Encouraging men in their Faith
The Revd Daniel Otieno-Ndale organised a men's event in the local pub More ...
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Home Mission Funding no longer needed
The story of Green Lane Baptist Church thanking God for this encouragement More ...
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2013 - The Year of the Foodbank
Mike Lowe shares the story of Boulton Lane Baptist Church's involvement in the foodbank in Derby More ...
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Partners in Mission - Haddenham Baptist Church
Jim Mullen shares some of the exciting things going on at Haddenham Baptist Church More ...
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Progress of Hadleigh Baptist Church with the support of Home Mission
The Revd Paul Stow shares the story of Hadleigh Baptist Church More ...
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57 West: a church plant among young adults in Southend
Reaching the needs of the large population of young adults in central Southend More ...
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Home Mission brings transformation to Carleton Rode Baptist Church
The Revd Mark Taylor shares the story of how Home Mission helped transform this small church More ...
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Great Ashby Community Chaplaincy
Sue Hardwidge shares the story of how she came to take on the role of Community Chaplain in Great Ashby More ...
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London Luton’s Sky Chaplain bows out with fly-past
After 18 years of dedicated service Reverend Michael Banfield has retired as senior Chaplain of London Luton Airport More ...
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Building relationships
Blenheim Baptist Church in Leeds has developed a ministry to those at the university next door, and have recently started a cafe to offer a quiet space for students and staff More ...
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North Cotswold Food Bank
A Mission Project Grant from Home Mission to enabled Naunton Baptist Church in Gloucestershire to set up the North Cotswold Foodbank More ...
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Church Plant Moves From Home to School
In January 2012, a Mission Project Grant from Home Mission enabled the Stowe Church Plant to move its Sunday morning gathering from the minister’s home to the local Community Primary School. More ...
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Coffee, Chat and Christ in the Heart of London
A grant from Home Mission enabled Baptist Minister Paul Unsworth to embark on an imaginative and creative church planting initiative through a commercial coffee shop More ...
 
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