Following Biblical principles we give away at least 10% of the money given to Rayleigh Baptist Church. Some of the money is given to local projects in the surrounding areas of Southend and Basildon, but we also give to projects and organisations working throughout the four continents of the world.
BMS World Mission
Kolkata, India www.bmsworldmission.org
BMS World Mission is a Christian mission organisation, working in around 35 countries on four continents. BMS workers and partners strive every day to make Jesus known and share the full life he brings. From legal work to surgery, food projects to education, BMS works with local partners, providing help where it is most needed, among the most marginalised and least evangelised people in the world. We do this thanks to the support of UK Christians, individuals and churches, who share our vision for a world made better through Christ's grace.
Cry in the Dark
Bacau Region, Romania www.cryinthedark.org
Cry in the Dark is a charity working Romania running three projects: Casa Lumina is a residential care home and family for 22 young people with special needs, providing advocacy, care, education, stimulation, holistic support and love to help re-build their lives and reach their full potential. Hospice Casa Albert is a hospice in Romania and a centre of excellence for palliative care services based in the Bacau region of North East Romania. A multidisciplinary team has been trained to provide high quality holistic care and symptom management for children and young adults with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses and much needed support for their families – many living in poor and remote rural areas. Project Hope is about helping a Roma community to help themselves.
El Puente Iglesia
El Puente is a BMS church plant.
To Kenya with Love www.tkwl.org.uk
To Kenya with Love is a registered charity sponsoring children in Kenya, Africa providing a child with education, accommodation and healthcare. We do this by providing an education for each child, which otherwise they would not be able to afford. Thus giving them a good chance of gaining employment and breaking the cycle of poverty and dependence. Child Many of these children have lost one or both parents to AIDS and would otherwise be forced to live with relatives or on the streets. Where necessary we also provide food, accommodation and emergency health care for these needy children.
Changing Pathways www.changingpathways.org
Changing Pathways is a charitable organisation providing a refuge for women and their children who have been victims of domestic violence, which may be physical, mental or sexual. Many hundreds of women have taken refuge with us since the refuge opened in 1977. The refuge offers an escape route from violence and a chance to seek alternatives to a life of danger, isolation and fear.
HARP is an independent charity in Southend-on-Sea reducing homelessness by providing essential services, emergency housing and long term solutions - enabling people to rebuild their lives and return to independent living.