At Church By the Bay we see all of our ministries as missional opportunities. Whether that be local mission on the Bellarine, or alongside our global mission partners. Our local mission areas, or ministries, include:
External Gospel Support is a committee that: Recommends (new mission partners), Raise (mission partner profiles) and Relate (with mission partners).
The selection criteria the EGS evaluates new mission partners with are:
1. Unreached people groups.
2. Proclaiming the Gospel
3. Wholistic (ie. church planting alongside community transformation).
4. Sustainable (as far as practicable, working towards becoming self-sustaining).
Current Mission Partners
- Jenga Africa
- David Barnett, Indigenous Bible Translation – Bible Society
- Tom Wood-Burgess, Scripture Union
- Bushikori Christian Centre, Uganda Africa (incl. child sponsorship).
- Family B, Operation Mobilisation
- Shorts, SIM (Serving In Mission)
- Empart, North India
- New Life Fellowship, Cambodia
As a church we tithe our first fruits to the EGS. But you also have the opportunity to consider what God may be asking you to pledge towards these missions as a “Kingdom Builder”.
To make a pledge click here. We will then update the total pledged and details of givings on this page every few months.
To give your financial support towards Kingdom Builders, the banking details are:
Church By the Bay
BSB: 633 000
Account: 110 333 598
Please put “Kingdom Builder” as the description so we can allocate the funds appropriately.