Mission Resources

Mission Committee toolkit: Engage

Assessment tools Finding Your Mission Focus This guide is designed for the congregational mission or outreach committee. It is meant to help your committee take a closer look at congregational… Read more »

Mission Committee toolkit: Worship

Creative ways to bring mission into worship service Host a mission co-worker. Mission co-workers are available to speak to your congregation. Invite a speaker for Mission Worker Sunday in May,… Read more »

Mission Committee toolkit: Connect

Mission Committee Support — Presbyterian Mission Agency staff: Mission Engagement Advisors are available to meet with your congregation’s mission committee and help you in the work of assessment and discernment…. Read more »

Mission Committee toolkit: Learn

Mission belongs to God, and the church is an instrument for carrying it out. Learn new ways your mission committee can participate in God’s mission around the world. Think about… Read more »

Short term mission toolkit: Worship

Devotions/reflections Devotional guide template for use during a mission trip You may customize this Word document, which was created in partnership with staff at Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church in Knoxville,… Read more »

Short term mission toolkit: Learn

Learning ahead of time about context, culture, history, current events and the ways of life of the people you are visiting can help prepare mission trip participants for experiences that… Read more »

Short term mission toolkit: Go

  Contact your presbytery to learn about trip opportunities that you or members of your church might be able to join.  Click here to find contact information for your presbytery…. Read more »

Short-term mission trips toolkit

A short-term mission trip, with good planning and leadership, can be an engaging and meaningful experience, with mutual benefit to the people who go and to the people receiving the… Read more »

HIV/AIDS Mission Toolkit: Act

  Act locally Attend a HopeSprings training. Individuals and congregants will learn how to engage in volunteer opportunities both in their communities and through HopeSprings’ existing partnerships with local HIV/AIDS… Read more »

HIV/AIDS Mission Toolkit: Learn

  Basic information What are HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? Who is at risk for HIV? What are symptoms of HIV? Current statistics [U.S. and international] What do… Read more »