Make 2015 a year that counts. Become a sponsor for a child living in poverty!  Compassion is an international Christian child development and child advocacy ministry. Partnering with local churches, they are committed to the spiritual, economic, social and physical development of children living in extreme poverty in 26 countries, enabling them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults.

Compassion UK will be at  The Redeemed Christian Church of God Reading, Berkshire. Location: Pentahotel Reading, Oxford Road (Beside Argos at Broad Street Mall Reading) Reading, West Berkshire RG1 7RH, United Kingdom on Sunday 25th January 2015.

Add to you calendar! Make 2015 a year that counts. Become a sponsor for a child living in poverty!

£25 a month will enable the child you sponsor to attend a church based Compassion project. Here they will have every opportunity to develop spiritually, physically, socially and emotionally. To find out more about sponsoring a child click here.

 

A Good Name is Compassion: Understanding Compassion

At Compassion they are compelled by the love of Jesus to serve those living in poverty.

Mission

Releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name

In response to the Great Commission, Compassion International exists as an advocate for children, to release them from their spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults… continue reading here.

About Sponsorship

Developing, discipling and equipping children for life

Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Programme is the heart of Compassion’s ministry to children living in poverty and aims to disciple, equip and enable children to develop into fulfilled and responsible adults.

The Child Sponsorship Programme is operated through a Child Development Centre which is run in partnership with a local church in the child’s community. Child sponsorship is a one-to-one relationship between a sponsor and a needy child living in desperate poverty in the developing world.

The faithful financial support of the individual sponsor equips the child for the future by providing for their core needs-spiritually, economically, physically, socially and emotionally.

Compassion’s Child Sponsorship Programme offers: educational opportunities, including literacy and life skills training; health care and health education; and, if required, supplemental nutrition. Children are also given opportunities to hear and respond to the gospel.

The unique structure of the one-to-one sponsorship model allows sponsors and sponsored children to have input into each other’s lives by writing letters, and through prayer. Many Compassion sponsors also take the opportunity to visit their sponsored child….continue reading here.

Source: Compassionuk