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About 1001



Igniting a movement of new worshiping communities.

  • A movement in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to begin 1001 New Worshiping Communities.
  • Using new and varied forms of church for our diverse and changing culture.
  • Forming new disciples of Jesus, transforming our denomination, and impacting our world.

About 1001

1001 new worshiping communities is a movement happening in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Across the PC(USA), God is raising up leaders in churches and presbyteries who are creating new worshiping communities. They are taking on new and varied forms of church for our changing culture. Primarily they are seeking to make and form new disciples of Jesus Christ, to change and transform the world.

In June 2012, the 220th General Assembly declared a commitment to a churchwide movement that results in the creation of 1,001 worshiping communities over the next 10 years. At a grassroots level, hundreds of diverse new worshiping communities have already formed across the nation. The Presbyterian Mission Agency is coming alongside to fan the flames of this movement, to inspire and equip the wider church to participate in the creation of 1,001 new worshiping communities in the next 10 years.


Into all the world

The story of Presbyterian global mission began 175 years ago—with the ‘hardheaded, Holy Spirit–filled people’ of Western Pennsylvania.

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