Overseas Community Partnering
At Cornerstone we have a long heritage of working in community as a demonstration of the Love of God. We have been partnering with a number of projects and people for over twenty years or more and we are always looking to see if there are any other needs that we can meet.
We have been supporting the Power family for over forty years and continue to have close links with Mike and his two daughters Sharon and Andrea. Mike is now in new Zealand after many years serving with SIM in various different countries. Sharon is married to Egon and has four young children, they are based in Australia.
Andrea is now also back in New Zealand with Mike.
The church has been supporting a number of pastors and organisations in the Bangalore area of India for over 30 years. Over the past 10 years a number of church members have visited the area to give support and be mutually encouraged. The pastors in this area not only run a number churches, but also bible schools, schools, and support into the surrounding villages.
We have been supporting churches, children’s homes and a day centre for the disabled in the Gomel region of Belarus since the early 1990s. Our support work is centred around Kalinkovichi, Mozyr and Narovla, which have all been affected by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986.
Many teams have gone out to distribute aid and share God’s love leading to long-lasting friendships and countless testimonies. All can testify to the wonderful hospitality of our host families!