The following agencies (in alphabetical order)
are supported by St. David’s on a regular basis:
The Banana Box Trust is a Scottish charity, based in Dundee, established in 2017 to support and send aid to the people of northern Malawi.
Barnabas Fund stands alongside Christians where they suffer discrimination and persecution by providing aid through partners on the ground, encouraging prayer, telling their untold story and speaking out on their behalf.
Christian Aid. Everyone is equal in the sight of God. Yet we live in a world where poverty still persists. Christian Aid works in 37 countries, with people of all faiths and none, to stand up for dignity, equality and justice.
Ekwendeni Hospital, Malawi. The hospital is run by the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian. You can find out about their work on the website of the Edinburgh Medical Missionary Society www.emms.org .You can find the hospital on Facebook. St. David’s has sent donations and goods to Ekwendeni over many years. Today this can be done through the Banana Box Trust (see above).
See also www.mmh.mw Mulanje Mission Hospital which is part of the work of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian. Mr Thain visited the hospital in 2007. Their website includes an interesting feature on response to Corona Virus.
The Leprosy Mission Scotland works to raise awareness of leprosy and its effects and to act as a vehicle through which people, churches, schools and community groups can find their role in defeating leprosy and transforming lives.
The Lodging House Mission is a Glasgow based project of the Church of Scotland dedicated to providing care and support to homeless, vulnerable and socially excluded people. It is customary for St. David’s to take offerings for LHM at all Christmas services.
For 75 years, Mission Aviation Fellowship have been flying light aircraft over jungles, mountains, swamps and deserts enabling aid, development and mission organisations to bring medical care, emergency relief, long-term development and Christian hope to thousands of communities.
Edward Momo is a member and elder of St. David’s. Edward came to Scotland to study, stayed as a refugee from Sudan’s civil war, gained a PhD in Educational Studies and returned to South Sudan to help his home country. He is Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Juba.
OMF International serves the church and seeks to bring the gospel to all the peoples of East Asia. St. David’s has a particular interest in the Hunt family from Chryston, who are serving in Cambodia. Our elder Morag Campbell served for several years there.
Scottish Bible Society. Seeking to put the Bible into people's hands and hearts
Scripture Union Scotland. Their vision is to see the children and young people of Scotland exploring the Bible and responding to the significance of Jesus.
Tear Fund “We're following Jesus where need is greatest, working through local churches to unlock people's potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves. When disaster strikes, we respond quickly. We won't stop until poverty stops.” St. David’s has a significant offering for Tear Fund each Harvest season.
The Church of Scotland Presbytery of Glasgow has a partnership with the Diocese of Hyderabad of The Church of Pakistan. Regular news and prayer information is shared. Our minister led a n exchange visit to Hyderabad in November 2019. See the report on his visit on our World Mission Page.
You can follow them on Facebook.
Like every Church of Scotland congregation we contribute through our offerings to the wider work of The Church of Scotland including that of the Faith Impact Forum (World Mission)