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Mission/Outreach


Our mission is to follow the way of Jesus Christ and become a creative Christ-centred group of people that uses all our resources to develop disciples of Jesus Christ in the villages of South Oxfordshire and around the world who love God and love their neighbours.


What is Mission?
We see mission as whatever the people "Ecclesia" in the church are involved with that illustrates the love of God, extends the principles of the Kingdom of God, builds the Church and brings people into contact and relationship with Jesus; meeting needs both practically and spiritually. Therefore, most, if not all, of what we do as a church can be seen as mission in its widest sense. The following lists highlight some of what the church community is connected with and engaged in.
For more details please contact Springwater Church directly

LOCAL INFLUENCE

- ARK -
A relaxed place for young mums, babies & toddlers
- ASPIRE -
Supporting women in the local area
- COMPASSIONATE LOAF
Providing bread making workshops for individuals, the local church and various community groups. Compassionate Loaf also supports local charities by raising money at pop-ups and selling delicious homemade bread made with the finest organic ingredients.
- COMPASSIONATE CREATIVE
Providing art workshops and training that help individuals and communities discover the creative nature of God. Compassionate Creative assists many diffrent types of groups, churches and organisations to support the communities they are part of to work together and enagge in the creative presence of God.
- THE STEERING WHEEL FELOWSHIP
A monthly gathering of people who have an interested in classic cars and share a pint and a curry together
- YOUTH FILM NIGHT
A time and place where young people can gather together, watch and discuss well known films
- CREATIVE GARDENING
Developing & maintaining, one of only five UK, Biblical gardens that are open to the general public.
- VOLUNTEERING AT CCA & FISH IN SONNING COMMON
Supporting local charities in Sonning Common
- PRAYER & INTERCESSION
- TIM VALENTINE
International pianist, singer songwriter - www.timvalentine.co.uk
- FRIENDSHIP EVANGELISM
- CHURCH PASTORAL MINISTRY
- SPIRITUAL DIRECTION/COUNSELLING
- BIBLE STUDY GROUPS

NATIONAL

- Open Doors UK -www.opendoorsuk.org
- Tearfund - www.tearfund.org
- Supporting Filling Station
- Stewardship - Transforming Generosity - www.stewardship.org.uk
- Men’s Christian Breakfast Reading Churches

INTERNATIONAL

- OASIS INDIA - www.oasisin.org
Supporting Oasis India as they focus on anti-human trafficking and partner with local authorities, including the police, railway protection force and child welfare committees to prevent children from being trafficked for labour or sex.
- MINISTRY IN NORTH INDIA
Supporting Pastor George Irwin and his wife Joyce run “Zoe Ministries” which incorporates a house church, a summer Bible School, a TV ministry, and training for young people in English, computer studies, and music, as well as the Gospel.
- THE CHURCH IN CROATIA
Supporting church planting and the development of a CCA type ministry in the country.
- TRAINING CENTRES IN LIBERIA
Supporting the Nagbe family in Monrovia who run a church, several training centres and schools in the country. Springwater has also sponsored and assisted and helped many children through the process of education in the schools and training centres.
- YWAM NORTH AFRICA - gosahara.org; www.uk.om.org