Money received from the Home Mission appeal is used in three ways by the Baptist family:
Regional Associations are funded through Home Mission. Regional Ministers and the support that is offered to churches are all paid for by Home Mission.
The Specialist Teams at Baptist House, Didcot are funded through Home Mission giving. Therefore whenever you call to ask a question or when you get DBS checks done through DDC, the advice you receive is enabled directly as a result of Home Mission.
Grants to local churches are available for any BU church that would struggle to pay its Minister and a grant of a maximum of 50% of stipend can be paid to churches.
The EBA has recently produced a video for use in churches to help explain and promote Home Mission. You can view the video here
Churches can give to Home Mission in a variety of ways, the suggested annual amount is 5% of your general income each year. Ideally this should be given in monthly instalments via standing order. Please contact Julie on firstname.lastname@example.org for details how to do this.
Donations can also be collected in a variety of ways details of these can be found here
Churches and organisations currently supported by Home Mission within EBA
Beacon Community Church, Parsons Heath, Bures, Barnwell, Winter Gardens, King Street, Church from Scratch, Nansen Road, Church 123, WCEEL(workplace chaplaincy), 57 West, New Growth Ministries, Norfolk and Waveney Good works.