World Focus is our name for Mission: making Christ known in the world through
word and action.
St Michael's is committed to mission primarily through five organisations, as
shown below. The organisations we support are often working in places the
world has forgotten.
We express our commitment through regular prayer, through giving money,
and by encouraging our members to deepen their awareness of the worldwide
church and to cross cultures through travel overseas.
|CMS (Church Mission Society) is an Anglican agency, working worldwide.
The vision of CMS: committed to evangelistic mission, working to see our
world transformed by the love of Jesus; looking forward to the day when
the whole of creation is restored to a living, loving relationship with
God; believing that by making disciples, resourcing leaders and transforming
communities we make our unique contribution to God’s mission; doing this as
a community that shares a longing to see all peoples being drawn into
fellowship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
Our link missionary is Alison Giblett, doing drug rehabilitation work in
Ukraine. Our church contact is John Clark, a former CMS missionary in Iran.
|Crosslinks is an international mission society with its roots in the Bible,
working largely within the worldwide Anglican Communion. The vision of
Crosslinks: making Christ known through the teaching of God's word in the
power of the Holy Spirit, doing this by organising gospel partnerships
across cultural boundaries. God's word is the authority for all its work,
therefore it is creative in mission and continually developing fresh ways
of taking God's word to God's world. Our project partner is Ezechi Iwuagwu.
Ezechi is the principal of Abuja Bible College in Nigeria, training church pastors
and evangelists to teach and proclaim the gospel in an excellent way. Our church contact
is Natalie Wilson.
|Bible Society exists because millions of people lack the Bible in a
language they can understand, in a form they can use, or at a price they
can afford. At the same time millions still have no understanding of the
Bible’s value for them and their communities. The Society calls this
The vision of Bible Society: working to see a day when the Bible’s
God-given revelation, inspiration and wisdom is shaping the lives of
people and communities everywhere. Our church contact is David Harrison.
|OMF (formerly Overseas Missionary Fellowship) is a Christian mission agency
that serves the church and seeks to bring the gospel to the peoples of East
Asia. It helps to place Christians to share the love of Christ with East
Asians worldwide. It is looking for called, creative, committed co-workers
to glorify God through the evangelisation of East Asia’s millions.
OMF is a faith mission, relying on God to provide for its needs through
prayer. It works in about 12 countries in East Asia, including China,
Japan, and Thailand. Our church contact is Lenore Gerschwitz.
Greenwich Youth for Christ is a dynamic and professional charity working with
young people and families in South East London. It works in a multitude of
different settings; in primary schools, in secondary schools, in churches,
and on estates. It has strong links in the community and works in partnership
with other organisations.
Our church contact is Joe Crisp-Hihn, who is the Deputy Director of Greenwich
Youth for Christ.
We also currently support, or have links with, the following:
- CPAS (Church Pastoral Aid Society),
- Raheli Trust, working in Diocese of Western Tanganynkia to provide
- ASHA, working in community health care in Delhi, India,
- Our former Cornhill link, Enoch Adamu, working to teach preaching
skills in Nigeria,
- Christian Aid,
- London City Mission, and
- Children’s Society.