Among the international partners we support are
USPG another large Anglican mission society, exchanging people, resources and training for mission; it has long been connected with Hospital Teule in Muheza, Northern Tanzania.
The Leprosy Mission is an interdenominational, international charity bringing healing and restoration to some 200,000 people affected by leprosy in 28 countries.
The Bible Society aims to make a translation of the Bible available across the world.
The Oxford Mission has two indigenous Christian communities undertaking education of boys in Calcutta and a student hostel in Barisal, Bangladesh.
Christian Aid works where need is greatest, supporting local organisations which understand local needs.
Traidcraft aims to promote Fairtrade and challenge the way international trading systems are structured; Traidcraft goods are made available at many St Mary’s events and we are a registered Fair Trade parish.
Secular charities also meet local or national needs:The Haven House Foundation has a lease on The White House in Woodford Green and provides respite care for children with severe life-limiting conditions and hospice care for terminally ill children and their families.
Among the Christian societies doing valuable work mainly in the UK we support
The Children’s Society remains an expression of Christian concern; it concentrates its resources on tackling the root causes of the problems children and young people face.