Beyond ourselves…here in Sprotbrough
We support the work of our Methodist church both at home and In the wider world.
1.The Fund for World Mission supports our Mission partners both at home and overseas….
2.We have established a strong link with the Methodist Hospital at Maua in Kenya and continue to receive regular updates from Dr C Smithson and Barbara Dickinson. We have a Birthday Scheme up and continuing to run throughout lockdown. In return for a card ( many designed by Gwyneth Swift to whom we are grateful) on our birthday and, with thanks for the availability of medical care, free at the point of need,we commit to making an annual donation to the work there. A big thanks to those already members and a request that you think of joining us.( Contact Margaret Crompton)
3 In addition we support the work of the Methodist Relief and Development Fund , now administered by All We Can. This works through local agencies in many countries hit by poverty, drought, and other problems . It is in the main long term, on the ground help tho they will make substantial donations in emergencies through existing contacts.( contact Barry Parker)
…4 J( unior) M(ission) for A(ll) continues but has been hard hit by Covid as close contact with children and their families, in church ,Is called for.( contact Janet Parker)
5. Mission at home is not overlooked. Mission in Britain is equally important . A 20% of JMA giving is donated to Mission in Britain or you can give direct( contact Barry Parker)
We also share in the annual Christian Aid appeal. To this end we have a dedicated team who take out envelopes to members and adherents when other means are not possible.