August "Mission Matters": Living between the "now" and the "not yet"—Greg Allen-Pickett, World Mission General Manager
Patriarchs of Eastern Churches appeal for aid against forces of religious extremism
Support: Iraq: The Peace Fund for Solidarity With the Churches. The Iraq church is responding with aid not only to Christians but also to other religious groups who need tangible signs of hope.
A worship service in Pyongyang, North Korea, was jointly prepared by the National Council of Churches in Korea in South Korea and the Korean Christian Federation in North Korea
The Presbyterian Community of Congo received $4,000 for its Bible subsidy project. Read testimonies from some who purchased Bible and songbooks.
Churches in Colombia are discerning ways they can be agents of reconciliation in a hoped-for "post-conflict" time
The 4th Big Tent conference will take place July 30–August 1, 2015, at the University of Tennessee Conference Center in Knoxville, Tenn. Mark your calendar!
World Mission Personnel News
• Mission Crossroads magazine
Spring 2014 issue online
• World Mission e-News
World Mission director's page
including Hunter Farrell's monthly "Mission Matters" column
Involvement of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in countries around the world
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) works with partner churches and organizations in more than 100 countries and has appointed mission personnel to serve in more than 50 countries. Presbyterian World Mission's area offices are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with Presbyterian, Reformed and other churches around the world.
3 Initiatives, 3 Campaigns
Presbyterian World Mission is launching three campaigns to engage in God’s mission:
Evangelism: To train pastors for community transformation
Poverty Alleviation: To educate 100,001 children by 2020
Reconciliation: To end violence against women and children
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Give to support World Mission personnel
Your financial gift expands World Mission’s capacity to respond to urgent requests for mission personnel.
Give to support General Mission
These gifts are used where most needed among the various ministries of PC(USA) mission
The 2014 World Mission Giving Opportunities catalog, listing individual mission personnel and the accounts that support them, is available online
Presbyterians do mission in partnership
Learn about general guidelines for international partnerships between PC(USA) congregations, presbyteries and synods and international churches and institutions, and read the policy "Presbyterians Do Mission in Partnership," adopted by the 215th General Assembly (2003).
The Worldwide country index provides information for countries where the PC(USA) is heavily involved. Other countries listed in the index will have Web pages prepared as information becomes available. The PC(USA) also participates in or relates to work in other countries through ecumenical relationships.
Cayman Islands — See Jamaica and Cayman Islands
China, People’s Republic of
Congo, Democratic Republic 0f
Congo, Republic of