News: Home Mission

Festival Angels Porthleven

In April 2023, Cath Horne (SWBA Pioneer Minister in Portheven, Cornwall) invited a team of Festival Angels to be part of the town’s annual Food Festival. Cath has only recently moved to Porthleven but has already become an active part of the community in the town and has become a […]

Something New in Watchet

“We’re not the only ones trying something new. It’s come with its challenges but it’s exciting, too.” Mike Sherburn, Minister of Watchet Baptist Church, credits the people of the church with the courage and determination to embrace change for this congregation on the West Somerset coast. “When I got here, […]

Home Mission Stories: Seaton BC

Rev. Ben Tucker, Baptist Pioneer Minister, shares the story behind the launch of a new Community Cafe in the local cottage hospital. Ben’s work in Seaton has been supported by a Home Mission grant. To find out more about the wonderful work of Home Mission, please see You can […]

Home Mission Community Day

Saturday 30th April, 10am-12noon (Zoom) FREE event but registration required – click here For all those supported by Home Mission grants in Southern Counties Baptist Association, South Wales Baptist Association, South West Baptist Association & West of England Baptist Network… and anyone else who’s interested! This online gathering will be led […]

Mission Housing for SWBA Pioneers

We were delighted to welcome Charlie & Abby Clayton and their two boys in January 2020 to serve as pioneers in Mevagissey, a coastal community in Cornwall. Despite a thriving summer season this beautiful town, like many coastal and rural communities, has high levels of need, poverty, and a lack of opportunity. The […]