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Our living history

A regularly updated timeline of key events in WEC's history

WEC International has always been a pioneer mission – sharing Jesus across cultural barriers where he's least known.

  • Acts13 Africans With Wec In Mission

    Jan 2019

    First WEC Candidates Orientation in Africa!

    ACTS 13 Ghana – WEC’s African Membership Department – celebrates African Christians called, trained and sent out into crosscultural mission. Pray that God will raise up more African Christians who are called to reach unreached peoples.

  • Teaandegg Teach English Wecuk

    2018

    English lessons for refugees

    WEC members throughout the UK are providing free English lessons to immigrants and refugees. These lessons are vital to enable immigrants to understand their neighbours, find work and integrate into their local communities. English lessons often also form a basis for ongoing support and relational evangelism.

  • Betel Worldwide 200 K Helped

    2018

    Betel helps 130,000 men and women

    Since 1985 Betel has helped more than 130,000 people across 100 cities and 23 nations to break free from substance abuse. Incredibly, while a large percentage have conquered their addictions, 50 individuals have even gone on to become pastors!

  • Prayergroup Glasow

    2018

    Glasgow prayer group celebrates 70 years

    Glasgow’s WEC prayer group is still going strong after more than 70 years. “I first attended the Glasgow prayer meetings when they were at the mission training college. I remember being encouraged to pray a one-sentence prayer for the missionaries. This was how I first learnt to pray for mission.” Jeanette

  • Wecuk An Adventure Of Faith

    Nov 2017

    Scala gets a refit

    New offices, meeting and break-out areas create a purpose-built workplace for our Ministries, Mobilisation, Operations and Member Care teams. WEC's Media and Comms team produce wall art for the refit of the new HQ. WEC's adventure of faith continues.

  • Asha Josh1

    Jan 2017

    Asha Performing Arts begins

    Arts Release launches ASHA a performing arts group sharing God’s love with South Asian women through storytelling, mime, drama and dance. All performances have a unique Asian look and feel as incorporate multi lingual script

  • Bulstrode 1000

    Dec 2016

    Bulstrode is sold

    The move to a new HQ in Coventry is complete, as Bulstrode is sold. WEC’s home of 50 years is purchased by a private buyer, whose bid is unanimously accepted by the trustees. 

  • Wecuk Buys Scala

    Oct 2016

    Scala, our new HQ

    WEC moves into a new headquarters in a vibrant, multicultural area of Coventry, with several WEC ministries relocating to other urban areasof the country. This is a key aspect of WEC’s reimagined presence in the UK, aiming to go where the people are and reach strategic urban locations with the good news.

  • Medicalwork In Wec

    2016

    50 years of medical work in the Gambia

    2016 marks the 50 years that our medical clinic in Sibanor, Gambia, has now been running, demonstrating God’s love and compassion by meeting the holistic needs of local people. Over the last five decades the Lord has answered so many prayers for the Gambia and her people.

  • Cross Asian Christian Fellowship

    Jul 2015

    Asian Church in Wolverhampton purchases a new building

    After the building in which they met was gutted by fire in March 2014, the Asian Church begins the search for new premises, finally having an offer accepted on a suitable building just over a year later.

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