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  • Mission Poitou-Charentes is an independent Christian mission based in Chef-Boutonne, Western France.

    The Mission was set up in 2019 as an outreach to British expatriates.

    “To proclaim the gospel by word and deed, so that people come to a living faith in Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord and become His disciples, and to gather believers around Christ and the Scriptures.” *

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    Revd. Alexander Gillan. B.D.

    Alex leads the main Ministry and Bible Teaching

    “I do not want my belief in Jesus to be mere theology, but a living experience of Him in every moment.”

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    Patricia Gillan

    Tricia leads the Women’s Ministry and oversees the hospitality

  • We have regular meetings in the Chef-Boutonne area. You are very welcome to join with us on Sundays and for our other meetings. Our address is below.

    If we can help you in your Christian walk, or if you would like to talk with someone in confidence, please contact us.

    The Old Presbytery, 10 Rue de l'Huilerie, 79110 Chef-Boutonne.

    * C.T. Studd (1860-1931)

  • Faith and Beliefs

    • Absolute belief in the full inspiration of the Old and New Testament Scriptures.
    • Absolute faith in the deity of each person of the Godhead.
    • Resolved to know and to preach none other save Jesus Christ and Him crucified.
    • Obedience to Christ’s command to love all who love the Lord Jesus sincerely without respect of persons and to love all men.
    • Absolute faith in the will, power, and providence of God to meet our every need.*
  • If Jesus Christ is God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.” C.T. Studd

    “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” Jim Elliot

    “Can we follow the Saviour far, who have no wound or scar? ” Amy Carmichael

    Christ is either Lord of all, or He is not Lord at all. James Hudson Taylor