Reaching out into the world
A distinctive feature of life at All Saints over many years has been our strong links of support for our mission partners - members of the church who have been called out, sometimes overseas, for special service for God. Their contribution to our church life, and the extra awareness that they bring us of God’s mission field throughout the UK and in every corner of the earth, are invaluable. We will continue to look for ways to support those who are building God’s kingdom beyond the immediate environs of Lindfield and to support any from our fellowship who are sensing God’s call in this direction.
All Saints supports both Mission Projects and Mission Partners. Our Partners are typically individuals or families sent out from our own congregation to serve both in the UK and further afield. Projects are Christian organisations that are widely supported throughout our congregation prayerfully and financially that are deemed to fit with our Mission Action Plan - ‘Reach, Build, Send’ and merit our support. Together we commit to regularly praying for these Partners and Projects and also corporately provide practical and financial support if needed.
To help keep the church up to date, each Partner and Project has a personal link with one or two members of the All Saints congregation who undertake to be the main representatives, co-ordinating support and prayer requests.
Here is a list of our current Mission Partners and Projects:
Simon and Becky Lunt (Josiah, Carys and Benjamin)
Diocese of South Rwenzori and Kagando Hospital, Uganda
Redeeming Our Communities (R.O.C)
Sussex Gospel Partnership (SGP)
Cross Mission, India
Family Support Work (FSW)
International bible training institute (IBTI)
Phil and Sarah Candy
Julian and Nicky Milson
University and Colleges Christian Fellowship (UCCF)
Pray for Vietnam
Lucy with YWAM
Jonny and Olga Anderson
This weeks prayer focus:
Prayer requests for Sussex Gospel Partnership (SGP)
Please pray that the Sussex Gospel Partnership will be given wisdom in carrying out their ministries under lockdown and beyond. Please pray too for all their member churches locally as they seek to respond to the rapidly changing situation and government guidelines, while still ministering to and caring for their churches and reaching out to their communities with the gospel.
Give thanks for the many people continuing to benefit from the SGP training courses through the use of video conferencing and for the wonderful way that it has allowed some to join their sessions for the first time.
Late September sees the beginning of term for the training courses in Denton, Haywards Heath and Crawley. Pray for all the students to settle in quickly, make friends, gain clarity in their understanding of the Bible and begin to apply what they learn to life, ministry and witness.