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Mission Partners


Our mission partners work either overseas or in the UK.

If you want to know more about mission opportunities for yourself, contact Chris Russell, Head of Department for Mission, on missionatpurleybaptistchurch@gmail.com. You can download a copy of a guide to the sequence of steps for a calling to mission.

David and Swee Moy Tan

David and Swee Moy went to Thailand in December 2012 to support the work of Life Impact. They work on the Thai/Burmese border with refugees coming over from the Burmese side.

The Beckwiths

Mark and Jenny Beckwith

Mark and Jenny are serving with MAF (Missionary Aviation Fellowship) in Mareeba, Queensland, Australia, where MAF do heavy maintenance on planes.  Mark and Jenny have two daughters, Abigail and Naomi. 


Nick and Amanda Lunn

Nick is a Bible Translator working for Wycliffe.  He is currently working in the UK on a number of projects.  Nick and Amanda have two sons, Matthew and Ben.

Teddy and Didi Oprenov

Teddy and Didi pastor a growing Baptist Church in Sofia, Bulgaria. They also minister to children in orphanages, homeless people, Syrian refugees and help with literacy skills among childen in the Roma community.  They have two daughters, Sophia and Ami.

James and Jayne Tetley

In November 2014 James started serving Crossorads Church in France (on the French/Swiss border outside Geneva) as the Associate Pastor.  James and Jayne have three children, Grace, Eliana and Stephen.