Looking for a Link?
If you're interested in becoming a link church, we'd like you to meet some of our mission partners who need link churches to support them.
Based in Malta, Doug and Jacqui will serve as team leaders for the International Association for Refugees.
Amy and David Roche are CMS mission partners in Lebanon in the Middle East. Created in 1910, Lebanon has been the only Christian majority country in the Middle East and was historically an important commercial hub where East meets West. Today, however, it suffers from internal conflict, division and wars that have resulted in a mass exodus of Christians.
NETHERLANDS/ASIA/AFRICA: Berdine is preparing to serve the worldwide church by visiting training centres to teach future Christian leaders and offer consultancy. Benno is professor of intercultural theology at the University of Groningen.
Eluned and Mat Phipps are CMS mission partners and have been living and working in Villaverde Bajo, a neighbourhood of Madrid in Spain, since 2009. Working in the area of discipleship with Roman Catholics, they are also building bridges between Catholics and Protestants.
Ed and Marie Brice are CMS mission partners serving with the Anglican Diocese of Paraguay.
They accompany and train ordained and lay Indigenous leaders, and pastor the San Mateo congregation of both Latin and Indigenous people.
Daniel and Ellelein, with their two boys David and Joshua, are CMS mission partners serving the Chilean church where they have been since 2005. They are now working to plant a church in Valparaiso, Chile’s largest port.
Andrea and David are CMS mission partners in Kingston, London. Andrea is connected to an organisation called Sacred Space, using the creative arts to dialogue with people about spirituality. She works with local churches, the YMCA and local festivals and events, running arts workshops for youth and community groups. David is president of the Christian People’s Alliance, a Christian Democratic party. He is also chairman of the National Union of Journalists within London BBC newsrooms.
Rosemary Burke is a CMS mission partner working in Ethiopia. She is seconded to Tearfund, working there in partnership with the local church helping to transform the lives of communities.
Ann-Marie Wilson is a CMS mission partner with a specific ministry that aims to prevent female genital mutilation (FGM). Her primary focus is Africa and she is working with CMS under the auspices of Restored (a UK based charity advocating to combat violence against women). Ann-Marie seeks to bring together and empower groups combating FGM in African countries. Her strategy includes advocacy, networking, lobbying and to be a source of educational materials on FGM.
Anna and Chris are working in Hull as joint CMS and Youth For Christ mission partners. They support the work of the local churches in the service of the wider community, with a particular focus on families and young people - building relationships through regular activities such as the Breakfast Club, after schools clubs and youth clubs.
Working with Christian environmental charity A Rocha to build relationships with other faiths through a shared concern for the environment and serving the community.
Amy and Dan Ross have recently been selected as CMS mission partners in training and are preparing to work in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). They hope to support the local Anglican Church in theological training for clergy, grassroots community development and environmental management.
Peter and Sally Bartlett are CMS mission partners in Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay. They work in both urban and indigenous churches within different areas of the country. Peter is the diocesan bishop.
Lee Norfolk will be working in Bolivia, sharing the love of Jesus with young people who have been living on the streets of Santa Cruz.
Covering five countries within the Middle East – Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and Palestine – the Diocese of Jerusalem is at the crux of one of the greatest areas of conflict. It consists of 24 parishes and supports more than 30 institutions, including Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza (founded by CMS), another hospital, a college and 17 schools that are responsible for more than 7,000 students.
Six years ago, David and Sara visited Jerusalem as part of a parish pilgrimage and were immediately struck by the work of the diocese and the cathedral. They returned in 2014 and began discussions with both the dean and the archbishop about becoming involved in the diocese’s work.