The parish actively supports a number of mission organisations throughout the year – through donation, activities and through prayer. We receive regular updates from our on-going mission partners – please see below. Please hold all these organisations and their amazing people in your prayers.
Updates on our Giving
to read Sharon’s latest news click here: newsletter
For an account of the CMS conference in September 2020 please use this link
to read the latest news from Bishop Dimba in Malawi click here: newsletter
The Mission Giving Committee
The Mission Giving Committee comprises: The Incumbent, two members of the congregation from each church in the parish (including a minimum of one member of the PCC)
Current Committee Members are:
- Ruth Jepson (Chair)
- The Rev’d Keith Littlejohn
- Alison Evans
- Julie Marlow
- Janet Annis
The committee meets in November each year to consider and determine which organisations to support through prayer, donations and activities. If you would like to suggest an organisation please let one of the committee know.
From the Benefactors
We receive many appreciative letters of thanks, including the following comments:
Family Support Work
“We are extremely grateful for this very generous support, and your decision to support FSW over the next year. Our work in Worthing has grown greatly over the last 12 months and we are supporting several families with incredibly complex and challenging situations. We look forward to working with you more closely in 2020″
Christian Mission Society
“Our people in mission will be able to continue working tirelessly to share the gift of the Gospel. Because of you, they will give the gift of a safe home to the street children of South America, “.
Christian Resource Ministries
“I just want to thank you for remembering us in this last days of the year for helping the orphans once more.”
Bishop M. Dimba
The parish also supports:
- Christian Aid normally through doorr to door collections in May each year.
- The Church of England Children’s Society through collection boxes and Christingle services
Giving Events and Focus in 2020
A community led homelessness organisation (formerly Worthing Churches Homeless Projects) with the mission to end homelessness.
We held a collection in Lent for Turning Tides, please see their letter of thanks
Worthing 4 Refugees
A group of local Christians who have a vision for the Worthing area to be a place of welcome, safety, integration and justice for refugees.
W4R May update is available on this link
Family Support Work
Helping families in Sussex to overcome their difficulties and prevent crisis, supporting families struggling with issues such as poverty, ill health, learning difficulties, bereavement, family break-up and domestic abuse.
Click here to see FSW latest newsletter
Izulu Orphan Projects
Taking care of 2435 orphans and widows in 737 households; aiming to school, feed and clothe as many orphan children as possible, starting in Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, and to positively impact the locals by offering them firstly education, and then healthy meals coupled with family social support. https://izuluorphanprojects.co.za