The Church continued to support mission, outreach and training associated with these:
1) Liberia: supporting the late Alfred Kennedy in the work he started with his people back home, providing a make shift schools in the villages and helping with other mission work.
2) Baptist Mission: supporting the work of home missions undertaken by the Baptist Union.
3) Dr Sasa Health and Hope is a registered NGO in India, training local village health workers. The hope is to build new facilities across the Burma border to train more health workers in Chin State.
4) Mathew Oliver the operations director for More than Gold, supporting the churches response to the Olympics, in the UK and beyond.
5) Norman Brierley 2K Plus a Christian sports media ministry reporting on national and international major sporting events.
6) Disaster Relief gifts were made to aid efforts in East Africa via the Baptist Mission Society in response to the widespread drought across Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti, we also contributed to the Christian Aid Appeal for the Democratic Republic of Congo.
7) Blackpool: a youth mission to Blackpool was undertaken by 19 young people and 5 adults from both Willesden Green and a visiting Pastor from a Church in Nigeria from 3rd August till 10th August. They engaged with the St Thomas Anglican Church in Blackpool doing street evangelism, tract distribution and fellowship with the church youth.
8) Holiday Bible Club was held from 27th July till 2nd August for 5-11yrs: A team of Christian young people led by their Pastor and his wife and a few other adults from Ireland arrived in time to assist with the running of the week long event. We also had a group of young people with their leaders coming in from Liverpool to be part of the club and outreach work on Willesden Hight road. The activities were conducted with games, scripture lessons, prizes and medals presented to the winning teams. There were around 78 children who attend from the community and this was concluded by the children’s participation at the Sunday service at the end of the week.
9) University Student Orientation Day: This was held on the 12th July where a day for Orientation was organised for the new and current university students. All the prospective candidates attended and it was very useful programme designed to give them tips on what to expect in their new environment. There was also a Graduation training day conducted by Hilary Stone on 24th July where 24 graduates and some current students attended.
10) Premier Radio making Christian values and beliefs accessible to non-church-goers.
11) Kehinde Ojo IFES International Fellowship of evangelical students mission to students in Caribbean, African & Eastern Europe Students reaching students with the gospel
12) Andrew Muwowo Field Director for London and East Anglia. Friends’ International students a Christian Charity that connects International students studying in the UK to Promote partnerships with local UK churches
13) NIFES. Nigerian Fellowship of Evangelical Students – help reach students with the gospel. TEAR Fund.
14) Tear Fund is supported by CAMEO activity where funds collected during CAMEO is sent to then every year.
- Compassion UK. Compassion UK led in the morning service at WGBC and shared the work this charity organisation does for children in Africa. There was also a drive for child sponsorship where quite a few of the church members took up the ofer and are sponsoring children in Africa under this charity ministry.
- Helping Hands Concert: On 28th June, the Helping hands organised a concert where all different church’s and individuals participated in song and drama to testify of the love and goodness of God. It was well attended and the participants sang and acted beautifully.
- Church Bazaar: The church organised 2 bazaar days with one in the Summer 28th June and the other close to Christmas 29th November. The church members provided different items to be sold on the 2 days and many attended both church members and those in the community. It was a great success we praise God
- At Easter, we have Open Air outreach with other Church denominations in the community such as Anglicans, COE, Pentecostal.
- Volunteer development and support to enable especially young volunteers to gain skills and support which may enable them to progress into gainful paid employment.