Bruce and Louise Nadin in South Africa
One of our previous ministers and his wife now work in South Africa. Bruce is a pastor at a church in one of the townships. Louise works mainly with HIV positive people. The photographs show a recent visit of two of our members to them. The photographs were taken in the house of one of Bruce’s congregation in the township.
Matt & Susan Gregory in Albania
We are a link church for Mat and Suzanne Gregory who relocated to Albania in January 2014. Once they have completed their language training, they hope to work alongside the local church supporting development projects.
Previously they have been long-term workers in Lebanon where they were seconded to Kids Alive International. They both worked at the school of 50 boys attached to Dar El Awlad orphanage. Mat was country director developing educational needs for children of refugees. One of our members Rebecca Buckley joined Mat and Susan on a gap year in 2012.
Mat and Suzanne Gregory are members of St John the Evangelist (Church of England), Walmley, Sutton Coldfield. They have a son, Seth, born February 2010 and a daughter, Esther, born December 2011.
Supporting the work of BMS World Mission
BMS World Mission is a Christian mission organisation, working in around 35 countries on four continents. BMS personnel are mainly involved in church planting, development, disaster relief, education, health, and media and advocacy.
Past mission trips
Rebecca Buckley a member of the church spent her gap year in Lebanon teaching and mentoring children aged 4-18. Teaching the children life skills, organising creative and sports activities and extra study programmes.
A number of church members went on a BMS short term summer mission to South Africa.
A church team went to Kosovo with Smile International
A church member Nicola Foster spent her gap year in India as part of a BMS action team and also returned on short term mission.