Our Union of over 2000 churches is supported by staff in thirteen regional associations and three specialist teams based in Didcot, Oxfordshire. Our six Baptist Colleges prepare men and women for ministry and offer ongoing development and training.
Home Mission Grants are given to support a variety of ministries in and through Baptist churches and chaplains across the country. It also enables all our churches and ministers to be supported and helped through the work of the Regional Associations and the specialist teams in Didcot.
Safeguarding for the protection of adults and children from harm, abuse or neglect. Every church should adopt safeguarding policy statements for children, young people, and adults at risk. We help churches maintain safe environments for all, with processes to follow should something go wrong, and support for everyone involved.
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I dreamt I was being buried alive. Sand poured over me in a relentless tide, pinning my body beneath its weight. I tried to struggle or cry out, but that only made things worse. I could do nothing to help myself. The sand was up to my chest and I strained my neck upwards, trying to keep my head clear. But the sand continued to cascade over me, until at last only my hand was visible.
I thought that all was lost, but then felt someone take hold of my hand. I was pulled right out of the sandy pit and placed on solid ground. I tried to make out who the rescuer was.
A man shining with light stood before me. Looking into my eyes, he said, ‘I have paid the full price for you. Rest and follow Me.’