At Buckskin we are passionate about seeing God's love transform not just Buckskin but the world. We support a number of mission partners. You'll find all the information below, plus links to their own websites.
Founded in 1999, CHILD’s Trust was started by Mark and Julie Thomas, members of Buckskin. CHILD’s Trust supports total orphans in loving family environments called Houses of Hope in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, as well as school projects providing the poorest children with a good education, nutritious meals and the love of God.
STAND BY ME
Stand By Me exists to rescue children and showing them the care, love and attention they need to thrive. They establish schools, homes and care centres and provide family support in local communities. They currently work in 8 nations.
Matthew and Helen Skirton spent many years serving God with OM across Eastern Europe before returning to the UK. They have 5 children. Matthew is OM UK director, while Helen heads up hospitality at the UK headquarters.
TLG is a charity that helps churches to bring hope and a future to struggling children.
Buckskin runs an early intervention project in partnership with our local primary school, offering mentors who work with one child, for one hour a week, for one year. The programme's overall aim is to reduce a child's anxiety and increase their self esteem and aspiration. They also activity engage with parents and offer support.
ONE CHURCH BASINGSTOKE
Buckskin is part on One Church Basingstoke, the network of local churches across the town and surrounding area. It exists to foster closer relationships and greater unity between churches.
One Church supports both town wide ministries, and also seeks to encourage and support Church leaders. Our pastor, Will Ross, is currently Chairman.