Our Links to the World
from Meredith Road
Meredith Road Baptist Church have links to ministries not just across Coventry, but also around the world in other countries.
We call this our 'Wider Work'.
Meredith Road Baptist Church donates over 10% of our income to these various Christian ministries.
Coventry City Mission
CCM is based at the Deedmore Centre in Wood End engages in many forms of outreach including Café Church, Foodbank, Building Blocks baby equipment lending service, second-hand clothing, and provides lunches and outings for the elderly.
Christians Against Poverty
CAP, founded in 1996, now runs
280 debt advice centres in the UK, providing free counselling and money management. They are able to negotiate with debtors to help clients to gradually become debt free. We support the Coventry CAP managed by Ian Burton.
Christian Camping International
Christian Camping CCI promotea and supports Christian camping throughout the world, as a means of serving the Church to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ.
Ann Baker, based in Somerset, works for CCI as a children’s and youth worker, and frequently visits ministries in Albania.
She is an MRBC Associate Member.
Coventry House of Prayer
Our local House of Prayer provides a place where all Christians from any church in Coventry can come together with unity of purpose to seek God, pray and intercede for our city, nation and the world.
It is located at the Old Blue Coat School off Priory Row, but meets in several locations
Chrissie is our link person.
Heart of England Baptist Assocation
HEBA supports our leadership with advice on leadership, safeguarding, and lots more. We give to HEBA's Home Mission Fund which mostly supports pioneering churches in new locations, until they are able to fully fund this themselves.
Passion for the lost, caring for the needy.
Heartlink is a charity formed to support the work of NJ Varughese at Shanti Bhavan medical centre in Jharkand, India, and Timoteos Bible School in Sliven, Bulgaria.
Les Wade is the contact person for Heartlink.
In 1995 a Christian Arabic satellite TV channel was born.
Over SAT-7’s 25 years on air, viewers have grown in their understanding of Christianity.
Today there is a much higher level of awareness of who Middle Eastern Christians are, what they believe and what they practice.
Pete, whose daughter works with SAT-7, is our link person.
Thrive Youth Ministries
Thrive based in Leamington Spa is led by Andy Castle. Their vision is to support local churches in their existing youth work to reach more young people by training, mentoring and website of resources.
Graham H is our link person.
WEC International founded in 1913 aims to mobilise Christians to reach the unreached peoples on every continent. Their UK Headquarters moved to Coventry in 2016.
Several WEC missionaries have been church members, and been supported by the church.