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TEN partner newsletter

TEN (Transform Europe Network) logo

Please see the June edition of the TEN partner newsletter (Pdf) from Misa Hiorescu in Ursoaia, Moldova, and also the feedback on how he has specifically been helping poor families during the Covid-19 crisis (Pdf). Misa Hiorescu said, “Thank you so much to Christ Church Downend for your partnership with and support for Misa’s ministry, […]

24/7 Prayer, an update from Ben and Katy

Ben and Katy from Neema Crafts and their children

It was so lovely to be able to pray for the folk at Christ Church and gave us a much closer sense of connection to your church family. I was lifting Paul up in prayer particularly, but also the young people and your various youth programs. It was great to tune in to a couple […]

Online Alpha course!

In these strange and troubling times, many of us will be facing new questions or at least facing familiar questions in a new way. We are starting an Alpha Course online, running for eight Thursday evenings from 7.45pm – 9.15pm starting on the 4th June. Evenings will be run using zoom, which if you haven’t […]

Mission Partners Prayer Leaflet

This page contains prayer requests from our mission partners and should be read in conjunction with the Thy Kingdom Come post. It is also available as a leaflet to download and print (PDF, 149kB). CAP For our Head Office staff who have got new systems for remote appointments up and running and for continued wisdom […]

Neema Crafts Tanzania PPE Appeal

Ben and Katy Ray are our mission partners in Tanzania. For the safety of the staff and community they have decided to shut down the Neema Centre until such a point as it seems safe to re-open. This was not an easy decision, especially as there are very few reported cases currently in Tanzania, but […]

Latest news from Ben and Katy, our Mission Partners with CMS

Children walking through a forest in Tanzania carrying wood

In Tanzania, there has been 300 cases of COVID-10 and 10 confirmed deaths. However, testing is really not very widespread and so we imagine actual infection numbers to be much higher. A few weeks back we had one of the hardest calls of our lives, whether to book ourselves up on what looked like one […]

Mission partners update


As a church we are committed to partnering with mission agencies across the world. Whilst we support a myriad of different initiatives and projects, we have agreed to specifically focus on six. These represent many aspects of God’s work including the relief of poverty both locally and abroad; a church planting initiative in Moldova; helping […]

January 2020 Newsletter from Pastor Misa Hiorescu

An image of Pastor Misa and his family

We have received the January 2020 newsletter from Pastor Misa Hiorescu in Moldova. Christ Church supported the building of the church where he is the pastor through a tithe gift taken from donations to the Building4Life project. Pastor Misa Writes: We greet you with the Lord’s peace, dear brothers and sisters from Great Britain. We […]

Ben and Katy Ray link letter no. 22 July 2019

A photo of Ben and Katy Ray.

We have received a new letter from Ben and Katy Ray, our mission partners in Tanzania. Their big news is that their third child Julia Elizabeth Ray arrived safe and well on Tuesday 25 June, weighing 8lb14oz. Katy is making a good recovery. Zachary and Alessia are both delighted with their baby sister and are […]