St Mary's is delighted that through the grace of God's provision for us as a church, we have been able to assist the following charities and organisations both financially and through prayer in 2007:
Barnabas Fund was established in 1993 with the aim of providing practical help to Christians in Muslim environments. Since that time their ministry has grown and now brings hope and aid to the persecuted Church in over 50 countries.
The Bible Reading Fellowship Barnabas project is BRF's Children's Ministry. It provides a growing range of resources for church-based leaders and primary school teachers who work with children up to the age of 11.
Christian Engineers in Development (CED) (photo) offers a quality professional engineering service at minimum cost to overseas communities and development agencies to enable them to address some of the underlying causes of poverty and ill-health.
Church Missionary Society (CMS) is an long established evangelistic mission working to see a world transformed by the love of Jesus. Thomas Scott - one of the founders of CMS and its first Secretary - was the rector of our neighbouring village of Aston Sandford in the early nineteenth century.
St. Marys is pleased to have been able to help Dan and Anna Pizzo towards their YWAM course costs. Youth With A Mission is an international movement of Christians from many denominations dedicated to serving Jesus throughout the world. Also known as YWAM (pronounced "WYE-wam"), their calling is to know God and to make Him known.
'Grandmas' - a Christian charity providing practical childcare for children affected by HIV.
Lighthouse is a holiday week for children run by Christians from all the local churches (Baptists, Anglicans, Methodists, and Roman Catholics) in the Great Missenden and Prestwood area of Buckinghamshire. There are now lighthouse clubs in Hazlemere, Burnham, Princes Risborough and Thame.
(MAF) is a worldwide partnership whose purpose is to speed physical and spiritual care to people in places of deepest human need where flying is not a luxury, but a lifeline. For over 50 years, MAF planes have served many thousands of men, women and children, bringing medical care, emergency food, and Christian hope. Today, the MAF partnership operates over 130 aircraft from bases in 30 countries.
New Wine exists to equip local churches through training and resources, and to establish a network of churches across all denominations, founded on the same values of worship, teaching and ministry in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Outlook helps individuals and churches to share the good news of Jesus Christ with older people.
Prison Fellowship England and Wales mobilises and enables volunteers from the Christian community to restore all those affected by crime, through practical action, prayer and values-based training programmes.
Haddenham St Mary's Church of England School, founded in 1868, provides education for all children aged between 4 and 7 within a Christian ethos.
Thame Show Mission organises Christian outreach at Thame Show - England's largest one day agricultural show which is held just a mile from Haddenham parish.
Utugi /Tumaini Street Children project works for the relief of poverty, sickness and distress of children in Kenya and particularly, but not exclusively, by providing financial support to the Utugi children's centre and the Tumaini rehabilitation programme in the Kirinyaga diocese of Kenya.