BMS World Mission

Best described in their own words: BMS World Mission is a Christian mission organisation, working in around 35 countries on four continents. BMS personnel are mainly involved in church planting, development, disaster relief, education, health, and media and advocacy.

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We support two couples who are working for BMS in Uganda. 

Linda and Tim Darby


Linda and Tim and their children Joshua, Annabelle and Elsa, live in Gulu in northern Uganda.

Linda is managing the UCLF Gulu office and heading child protection policy work, land rights and university law students fellowship.

Tim is managing water and sanitation development projects including sanitation through small business, borehole drilling and consultancy work.

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Joe and Lois Ovenden


Joe and Lois work in Uganda alongside local communities in post-conflict northern Uganda where they are hoping to help rebuild livelihoods through development programmes and improve family life through communication therapy.

They have three children; Connie, Reuben and Eleanor.

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BMS Birthday Scheme

Members of the BMS Birthday scheme are given a card on their birthday and asked to make a donation (however small) to support medical projects and health ministries across the world.

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If you'd like to sign up then please talk to Janet Cryer or send us an email, or facebook message, with your name and birthday. Messages will be passed on to Janet so that she can add you to the list.


Linda and Tim Darby and Joe and Lois Ovenden work for BMS in Uganda