Home Mission

Home Mission Update: Facing Outward at Chew Magna

Chew Magna Baptist Church (CMBC) is one of our churches which currently receives a Home Mission Grant.  CMBC was also one of the first churches to engage with Re-imagine, WEBA’s missional learning community, and it has been interesting to see the church community transitioning and becoming more outward-facing during recent years. This is currently expressed […]

Thank you for your support for Home Mission

What we know today as Home Mission, began in 1912 as The (Baptist) Sustentation Fund.  This was established to help supplement the stipends of poor ministers and to pay for ten general superintendents.  Over the years this fund has changed in name and in some respects in its sense of purpose, and today quite deliberately […]

Connecting and Thriving in Bussage

WEBA Regional Minister, Alisdair Longwill, is seconded one day each week to focus on engaging in God’s mission in his local community, Bussage, on the outskirts of Stroud.  Along with a small core group he tries to encourage and equip a group of Christian neighbours to show and share God’s grace and truth more effectively […]

Home Mission Update: St Mark’s Baptist Church

One of the WEBA churches that Home Mission currently supports is St Mark’s Baptist Church which is situated in Easton, an inner city area and one of Bristol’s more deprived parts.  St Mark’s Rd, where the church is situated is a highly ethnic and eclectic community containing a variety of ethnic shops and  restaurants and […]

Home Mission Update: Ambassadors are go!

Are you looking for visiting speakers for your church? Would you like more focus on mission in your services? Do you remember when your church had a ‘Home Mission Sunday’ every year? WEBA now has a growing team of Home Mission Ambassadors, equipped to visit your church and speak, preach, or even lead a whole […]

Home Mission Update: Overview of 2017

Throughout the year we aim to share stories about what your giving to Home Mission is achieving around the West of England. Once a year, we’d like to give you a bigger picture. The list below covers each Home Mission grant awarded in WEBA for 2017. Please take this opportunity to pray for these very […]

Your Church Budget – and Home Mission

Who prepares your church budget? Who discusses how best to serve God’s purposes in the allocation of funds? Who decides what to give to Home Mission each year? Although we recommend that each church gives at least 5% of general income to Home Mission, (to support Specialist Teams, Associations, and Home Mission grants), this decision finally rests […]