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BMS Annual update, and it’s good news on the giving front

13 January 2021

Support for BMS in 2020 and forward into 2021.This item starts with a BIG THANK YOU to MBC. Despite the impossibility, during most of 2020, of collecting donations to BMS Birthday Scheme and Monthly Donations via envelopes in the collection bags people have adapted their giving methods. As a result, the total given to BMS in 2020 increased by £771 over 2019.

Here are the comparative figures:-


The Monthly Giving and Birthday Scheme include donations sent direct to the BMS website, but only those gifts notified to me, Other MBC members may have sent donations. So again – Thank You.

How is this money used?

BMS supports around 100 mission workers in 17 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe – many of them marginalised and least evangelised. Among them we particularly support:- John and Sue Wilson – Pastoral Leaders in Paris and Mark and Andrea Hotchkin  – Doctors in Bardai, northern Chad

We have posted their regular news and videos in this newsletter and website throughout 2020 and you can also learn about their vital work on searching Personnel.  As the Covid pandemic continues worldwide the demand on BMS resources is growing. The numbers of people in MBC giving through the Birthday Scheme and monthly gifts are declining. As well as your prayers for this work, we need more people to support these schemes financially and, as we are no longer able to collect envelopes etc through offerings in Church, here are Ways You can help:-

Monthly Giving

The best way to do this is by setting up a monthly Standing Order with your bank to

Moortown Baptist Church BMS account  Sort Code 05-01-06  Account no 10225334

(it would be helpful to let Roger Robson know the date of the month the order will be paid)

If you are unable to do this, or prefer to use monthly envelopes, please let Roger know on  07929100598.

Birthday Scheme

You can join this as a way of making an Annual Donation to BMS. Please contact Roger on 07929100598 or email giving your Birthday (not age!!) and Address. You will then receive a Card on your Birthday and details of how to donate by bank transfer or cheque.

Please consider these schemes seriously and help BMS to continue its vital work of supporting and growing the Worldwide Church.

One Further Request

Following mission service with BMS in Congo in the 1970’s I have acted as Moortown’s BMS Representative for around 45 years. We badly need younger people on the Church Overseas Mission Group and to take over some of the roles in supporting Worldwide Mission. If you are interested in finding out more to see if God may be calling you, please get in touch with me on

0113 2941759 or

Thank you. Roger Robson



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