St Pauls Presbyterian Church has been involved in global mission over many decades. We respond to the call of Jesus Christ to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom. We have three main areas where we partnership, support financially, and prayerfully work in establishing a growing relationship. The Aukino's in Bolivia, the Hulse's in India and MATCH-HIM Children's Home in Nepal. We also support the Bible Society of New Zealand, Tear Fund and World Vision.
MATCH-HIM Children's Home
Hari and Richal Ghimire run an orphanage for 12 children, have 45 under-privileged children in a school-support programme with a waiting list of many more children wanting to do the programme. For many, this is the only education they can afford. Hari has also planted a growing church in Pokhara and reaches into the community with home groups.
The Hulse Family
Graham and Cynthia and their children Sophie and Scott - work in India where Graham runs a printing press and Cynthia teaches at a Christian-based school. The proceeds from the printing, fund programmes for children living in poverty and an after-school care programme. This enables them to reach the parents with Christ's message.
To meet a need for Bibles in Wales, translating, printing, publishing, and distribution have gone on steadily for 200 years. A local committee of representatives from Katikati churches hold fund-raising events to help finance this on-going work of putting God's word into the hands of people around the world.
For over 30 years TEAR Fund has worked through child sponsorship, microenterprise, community development and disaster relief projects throughout the developing world. Assistance is provided regardless of the religious beliefs of recipients. Our key activities are child sponsorship, Microenterprise, community development projects and disaster relief.
World Vision was founded in 1950 by the Reverend Dr Bob Pierce. World Vision has become a leader in the field of its child-focused humanitarian, community development and advocacy work. Staff implement programmes of emergency relief, education, healthcare, economic development and the promotion of justice in almost 100 countries.