Links and Affiliates
As a church we are accountable to our board of reference and affiliated to other Christian organisations.
Board of Reference
The Board of Reference meet with the eldership twice a year to offer advice and good counsel. The Board is made up of respected Christians from the wider church community:
Tony Cox, Former member of the Sawyers Building Trust
Pastor Nick Hughes, Minister at Emmanuel Pentecostal Church, Lea
Richard Soper, Retired elder and former member Sawyers Church
Pastor Doug Williams, Senior Minister of Emmanuel Christian Centre, Walthamstow
We work in partnership with Frontline that supports people with a learning disability to live full and active lives in the community. For further details about our midweek partnership activities here and to learn more about Frontline visit www.frontlinepartnership.org
Badef stands for Brentwood and District Evangelical Fellowship. It is an opportunity for local church leaders to meet together regularly and work together on townwide projects. Click here to visit the BADEF website
We are a member of the Evangelical Alliance in the UK and agree to the EA basis of faith. Click here to visit the Evangelical Alliance website.
We are members of the Willow Creek association in the UK. Click here to visit their site.
Nexus Networking Group
An established group of business professionals and trades-people meeting in Chelmsford and Brentwood, Essex
We are one of the nominated charities for the Nexus Networking Group and they actively support Sawyers Church, through social and fundraising events, raising money for the dedicated crèche room in the new building.
Nominated charity in 2016 for the Lady Captain of Stock Brook Golf Club
Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust
The Brentwood Schools Christian Worker Trust (BSCWT) is involved in many of the primary and secondary schools in the borough of Brentwood, serving pupils and staff of local school communities by providing Christian learning and support. BSCWT’s input into school life includes leading assemblies, taking lessons, running and supporting clubs, providing pastoral support and delivering seasonal projects. The Trust is an expression of the local church working together and seeks to support and facilitate schools and churches building positive partnerships. The team of staff and volunteers is drawn from many churches across the borough and the work of the Trust is actively supported by over 20 churches in the area. For more information, please visit www.bscwt.org.