World Mission

We support the work of BMS World Mission. You can read the latest news from around the world on the BMS website here, or by clicking on the stories below:

HBC is linked with the following mission workers:

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Linda and Tim are working in Gulu, northern Uganda. Tim is an environmental consultant and Linda has a legal background. They are using their water engineering and legal skills to support local communities and churches.

They have a son, Joshua and two daughters: Annabelle and Elsa. Their home church is Avenue Baptist Church, Beckenham, Kent. You can read about their latest news here:

 Ashleigh Gibb in Thailand

Ashleigh GibbAshleigh, part of BMS' mid-term programme, has been in Thailand since early in 2017 to work alongside Nightlight, an organisation helping trafficked women escape the sex industry. Ashleigh’s business skills and her heart for vulnerable women will help develop business aspects of the organisation.

Ashleigh has been a part of Christchurch Abingdon for much of her life, and there she has been volunteering in the community café. With a passion for fitness, Ashleigh is a qualified and was formerly a self-employed personal trainer. You can read Ashleigh's latest news here: