One-Week Missions in UK
GEA is linked with
Through Faith Missions (TFM), an organisation that works with churches in different
areas of the country, to help them to do mission. They have been
running missions for about 18 years, and have trained over 4,000
people. This is a tried-and-tested approach that has been refined
over the years.
About once a year, TFM organises large missions
in different areas of the country. Hundreds of volunteers come from across the land,
and they will work with churches across a large area - sometimes across whole county.
Just as Jesus sent out the disciples in twos, so
do we. It only needs two people to "go forth and tell the greatness of the
Men who are fit enough would sleep with their
team on the church hall floor (bring a bedroll/sleeping bag,
backpack, etc.) Depending on team arrangements, they may need to walk a few miles mid-week to
another mission base, carrying their kit.
Ladies — plus men who cannot
sleep on a hard
floor! — were in different teams, staying with local church
families for the week.