175 years of Presbyterian World Mission video
With almost 200 mission workers in over 50 countries, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has been sending mission co-workers around the world continuously since 1837. The year 2012 celebrates this 175th anniversary of international mission by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church. Watch this inspiring video that tells the beautiful story of how the long history of Presbyterian mission has led to partnerships with churches around the world, and how you can be a part of these communities of mission practice.
Make this P.L.E.D.G.E. with World Mission
Pray each day with and for mission co-workers, for our global partners, and the people they serve.
Learn about mission co-workers’ ministry
Encourage people to become long-term mission workers
Discern where and how you can better serve God by serving others in mission work
Give your time, love, energy, gifts, and financial contributions
Engage in faithful and effective mission along with mission co-workers who are advocating for justice, sharing the good news of God’s love in Jesus Christ, and seeking reconciliation in the world.
To support mission workers as a congregation:
World Mission continues to advance as the preferred mission-sending agency for hundreds of Presbyterian congregations across the country, but relies on the generous, over-and-above giving from our congregations and individuals in order to send and support these committed mission workers. If your congregation would like to become a sending congregation for one of our almost 200 mission workers around the world—please contact Bruce Whearty or Chris Roseland.
To support mission workers with your financial gift:
call (800) 728.7228, x5611
send a check to:
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
P.O. Box 643700
Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700
To contribute to the general sending and support needs of mission personnel:
In the memo of the check write E132192 – Missionary Support
(Your gift to this program gives World Mission the ability to use your gift where it can make the greatest impact.)
To support specific mission co-workers, write their name(s) in the memo line of your check.
World Mission e-News
Subscribe to a monthly e-newsletter to stay informed about PC(USA)’s mission work throughout the world.
Mission Crossroads Magazine
Mission Crossroadsis a three-times-a-year magazine on the worldwide work of the PC(USA). It offers news and feature stories about mission personnel, international partners and grassroots Presbyterians involved in God’s mission in the world.
Mission Crossroads on the web
The Mission Crossroads website features monthly “God’s Mission Matters” podcasts with accompanying study guides, a resource library and videos from PC(USA) mission workers around the world; monthly webinars and an interactive community for those who are interested in Presbyterian World Mission. Join Mission Crossroads to get involved and nurture our connections as Presbyterians engaged in God’s mission.
Use mission co-worker prayer cards and make the P.L.E.D.G.E.
Most of the nearly 200 mission co-workers who serve in more than 50 countries around the world have prayer cards you can order for free. Use them to learn about their ministries and the global partners with whom they serve, and pray for them regularly. Order your free copies of the mission co-worker prayer cards and make the P.L.E.D.G.E. Read more
Three critical global issues for World Mission
Read about the three critical global issues that global partners, mission personnel, and Presbyterians across the United States have asked World Mission to address: the root causes of poverty, especially as it impacts women and children; working to share the good news of Jesus Christ; and working for reconciliation among cultures of violence, including our own. Keep reading.
Presbyterian World Mission Strategic Direction
In February 2010 the General Assembly Mission Council (GAMC) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) adopted a “strategic direction” for its Presbyterian World Mission over the next three to five years.
The mission statement of the new strategy is “to engage with U.S. Presbyterians and global partners for faithful and effective participation in God’s mission in a globalized world, growing together as communities of mission practice.”
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).
World Mission online resource catalogue
Find out how you can get resources created or endorsed by World Mission that will help you understand how World Mission engages in God's mission, and how you can support these efforts, missiology, best mission practices and more.
God's Mission Matters
"God’s Mission Matters," a monthly podcast of Presbyterian World Mission, helps you learn how to engage more faithfully and effectively in God’s mission. "God’s Mission Matters" brings you insights from mission workers and scripture based on a guiding “tip of the month” for mission involvement.