Compassion ministries

At our church, we believe Jesus inspired us to live a life of compassion, reaching out to others.

God's word makes it clear that it's our job to share the love of Christ with people. There are so many ways to reach out locally, nationally and globally - below are listed some of the compassion ministries we are involved in and would encourage you to consider how you could also get involved...

  • safe families for children

    Safe Families for Children matches volunteers with families in crisis to enable them to stay together and thereby reduce the number of children going into care. We need all sorts of volunteers, with all sorts of skills – even if it’s just a listening ear or a helping hand. Since 2016 we have partnered with SFFC to help provide volunteers and resources that help families in our locality - if you want to help make a difference contact the office or follow the link -

  • foodbank

    The Long Eaton and Sawley Foodbank is a project founded by local churches and community groups, working together towards stopping hunger in our local area. We operate from two different centers, one in Long Eaton and one in Sawley. If you want to make a contribution, you can bring your donations to the Oasis office. To find out more about Foodbank visit

  • eare ministries india (seeds of hope)

    The population of India is over 1 billion with over 80% living in 600,000 villages. Eare Ministries, India, reaches out towards many people providing clean water, medical provision, education and bringing hope and comfort to many affected by HIV, leprosy and prostitution, as well as the elderly and orphaned children. Oasis Christian Centre has, for many years, supported the incredible work of Eare India.


    A small shoebox can have a big impact. What goes into the box is fun, but what comes out of it is eternal. Each year we are part of changing children’s lives all over the world in Jesus’ name through the power of a simple gift with Operation Christmas Child.

    Discover more about the incredible relief work of Samaritan's Purse.