May Mission Month 2023

May Mission Month 2023

Who is MBC supporting this year during May Mission Month?

Baptist Mission Australia – Outback Australia

Who? Mat and Shannon Anderson with their four children: Beth, Peter, Caleb and Samuel

What are they doing?

  • Living in Kalkarindji (Outback Australia)
  • Live alongside First Nations people
  • Learning from each other and using these relationships to spread God’s word amongst local communities in their own distinctive ways

Arrow Leadership Cambodia

Who? Andy & Cathie Staunton with their three children: Charlie, Ruby and Hugo

What are they doing?

  • Working with Arrow Leadership in Cambodia
  • Living amongst locals and serving in local churches to bring Jesus to the people of Cambodia
  • Seeking to raise the next generation of local leaders to create a ministry that succeeds long after they are gone

Roots Cambodia

Who? Steve & Mandi Cook

What are they doing?

  • Working with Roots in Cambodia
  • Founded in 2012, Roots is a community centre, local church and ecofarm all in one
  • Partner with local churches as they serve the community and build authentic relationships with Khmer believers

Destiny Rescue

Who? Destiny Rescue

  • A team of 250+ volunteers and staff serving around the clock to rescue kids and set them free
  • Paul Summers is our key contact

What are they doing?

  • Exist to rescue kids from trafficking and exploitation and help them stay free
  • Work across 12 countries covering Latin America, Africa and Asia
  • Over 1 million children are exploited for sex trafficking
  • 70% are from Asia Pacific
  • $99 billion is generated by sex traffickers each year

How you can give to our May Mission Appeal Fundraising

Contributing to fundraising can be done via cash in envelopes provided at each morning service in May, via direct deposit or online.

For direct deposit:

Account Name: Menai Baptist Church
BSB: 032 112
Account Number: 223053
Reference: May Appeal [Destiny Rescue/Arrow/Roots/BMA/General]


Please click on the ‘Give’ link in the menu at the top of our website and select the May Mission Month Partner you would like to direct your payment to (please note a fee will be charged using this method).

For those wishing to claim a tax deduction (Arrow or Destiny Rescue), please ensure you provide your details here: Tax Deduction Receipt Form

Mission Partner Prayer Card

Please join with us in prayer for our Mission Partners throughout May.

The following May Mission Month Prayer Cards will be distributed at our May Mission Month Launch on Sunday 7 May! You can also download a PDF copy of our prayer card here.