Mission

Overview

St James has always been a mission minded church, seeking to share the good news of Jesus with the community and beyond. We have continuously supported  link missionaries overseas since the 1930s and have in recent years set up a mission committee to oversee our current list of mission partners. We have tried to provide …

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Cornerstone

Cornerstone is St James’ Coffee bar and second hand goods shop. Along with our Opportunity Shop, we aim to provide good quality goods at affordable prices, and provide a space where people feel welcome, and can chat with someone over a cup of coffee (friends or volunteers). Cornerstone is located on Denton Street in Denton …

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Tearfund

Tearfund is an evangelical Christian development and relief organisation. It was established in 1968 to enable churches in the United Kingdom and Ireland to respond to the needs of the poor around the world. Since then it has grown to be an organisation which works with partner groups in over 90 countries focussing on long term …

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Garry Ion with CMS in Uganda and Southern Sudan

Garry Ion first went out to Uganda with Tearfund in 1995 to supervise the construction of a training centre for laboratory technicians and nurses at Kiwoko hospital about 50 miles north west of the capital Kampala. He returned there in 1999 as a Consultant in Construction Planning and Management with CMS working alongside the church …

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Operation Mobilisation (OM)

Over 5400 people from 90 nations are serving with Operation Mobilisation to bring a message of hope to the peoples of the world. They have one thing in common – they love Jesus and want others to have the opportunity to hear about Him. The Purpose OM works in more than 100 countries, motivating and …

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Daniel & Becky Fairhead

Daniel & Becky Fairhead along with their two children, David and Esther, decided in 2017 to return to Ships Ministry with Operation Mobilisation and in September 2017 they joined the crew aboard the Logos Hope. Both Dan & Becky had previously served on the Doulos ship so had some idea of what ship life is …

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The Fletchers

The Fletcher Family in Bangkok

Jon and Elise Fletcher and their two young sons Elliot and Samuel are our newest mission partners. Since 2014 they have been working with Urban Neighbours of Hope in Klong Toey slum in Bangkok. With over 100,000 people crammed into less than 2km squared life is a challenging “adventure”.  As a doctor, Jon is passionate …

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