Welcome to Echoes. We are a mission service organisation, based in Bath, UK. We exist to advance the work of mission globally and see individuals and communities impacted by the Gospel.  We do this by partnering with local churches, cross-cultural mission workers, and indigenous people whose ultimate goal is to proclaim God's love in Christ and demonstrate this through loving service by a variety of means in different circumstance across the world.

 

  • Estonia and the True Pagans of Europe

    Estonia and the True Pagans of Europe

    by Mark Nelson

    Isolated communities in the north-eastern corner of the European continent offer prayers and sacrifices in sacred forest groves. These are not the neo-pagans that have appeared recently in the West, trying to revive a faith that died out centuries ago; these people are the real thing. Their ancestors never accepted the Christian faith and they continue an unbroken tradition, proudly calling themselves pagans

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  • Into a Malawian Prison

    Into a Malawian Prison

    by John Finegan

    During the last 15 years the prison population in Malawi has tripled. Its prisons are now holding twice the designed capacity, which has placed them under a huge strain.

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  • Deaf People in China

    Deaf People in China

    I remember very few things from my early school days, but have a vivid memory of a lesson about Helen Keller and how to sign the alphabet using British Sign Language. Jump forward 20 years and I am living and working in China. I have learnt Chinese and teach English, a normal route for Christian workers in that country.

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  • Caring for those in Mission

    Caring for those in Mission

    by Pablo Martinez

    “The armour of God (Eph. 6) leaves one piece of the body vulnerable. And that is the back. This is to remind us that we are always meant to be in close fellowship with one another so that we, as one body in Christ, can protect the backs of one another. Retreat into isolation from one’s fellow believers is a strategy of the adversary. The greater the fellowship, the more the protection and the more we can lift up one another on eagles wings.”

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  • Pakistan

    Pakistan

    Pakistan was carved out of the Indian subcontinent and achieved independence in 1947. It became a homeland for Muslim people, while India was set aside for Hindus. Amid bitter communal bloodshed it is estimated that 14 million Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs were displaced during the partition, described as, ‘the largest mass migration in human history’.

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Cameroon

Following a suicide bomb attack in north Cameroon, 25 people have been killed. The attack is thought to have been instigated by the militant group Boko Haram.

Syria

Government troops have retaken control of a town in southern Syria that had been held by rebels. The troops have now prevented rebel links between eastern and western Deraa, in the south of Syria.

Malaysia

A boat has capsized off the cost of Malaysia, killing at least 13 people. It is thought that the boat contained illegal immigrants or workers from Indonesia and police continue to search for survivors.

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Mission News from around the globe

I will build my Church

The growth of the global Church, particularly in the past 60 years has been phenomenal; God is building His Church. During 2016, the lead articles in the Echoes magazine will highlight examples of this growth across the world.  

FirstServe

 

 

FirstServe is a unique discipleship and missions programme, primarily for 18-25 year-olds on a gap year, or those with a shorter time available. Looking to make a difference on your gap year? Visit: www.first-serve.org.uk

Prayer

Echoes mission workers are based in different countries all around the world, committing their lives full time to God, and are involved in a variety of projects to show His love to the communities in which they live. Please visit our Latest News page to follow weekly updates on how you can be praying specifically for these workers.

Echoes eShop

The Echoes eShop offers a variety of resources to give a greater understanding of mission and the work of God on a global scale. To purchase mission orientated books, DVDs or CDs, please visit our Resources page.  

Echoes Magazine

The Echoes monthly magazine provides information from around the globe to inform readers of evangelistic outreach, issues faced by Christians and prayer news from mission workers associated with Echoes of Service. Please click the following link to purchase the Echoes magazine and Daily Prayer Guide: Subscribe.

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