Chaplains bring the light of Christ into hospitals, correctional facilities, hospice ministries, businesses, and through the military. PCA Chaplains are at work all over the world standing at a bedside, praying, counseling, officiating at a graveside service, preaching Christ, or leading a Bible study.
The mission of Covenant College is to explore and express the preeminence of Jesus Christ in all things. Covenant educates Christians to engage culture and cultures, to examine and unfold creation, and to pursue biblical justice and mercy in community.
Campus Crusade for Christ
Andrew and Karlayne Powars seek to glorify God as they work with Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru) on college campuses to transform lost students into Christ-centered laborers. Supported campus programs include Marymouncat, American & George Washington Universities.
Led by John and Kerry, this initiative focuses on befriending and serving distinguished internationals while seeking to demonstrate the faith, hope, and love found in Jesus. This ministry develops relationships with those who are openly curious, definitely interested, or already convinced to help them explore Christianity.
Oakseed Ministries Intl
Founded in 1992 by McLean Presbyterian member Ed Bradley, Oakseed assists indigenous ministries that bring the Gospel to abandoned children and the poor in the mega-cities of the developing world. Oakseed also seeks to educate the church about the needs of the urban poor in these areas.
Currently, the organization supports 24 indigenous ministry partners around the world through prayer, funding and training; these ministries impact approximately 300,000 people each week.
Reformed Theological Seminary DC
The Washington campus of Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) is committed to providing faithful, confessional and theological training to those who would serve Jesus Christ in different contexts around the world as ministers, missionaries, scholars, and lay leadership.
Reformed University Fellowship Intl. (GMU)
Led by Matt Bowles, Reformed University Fellowship (RUF) seeks to reflect God’s grace to the international community at George Mason University. RUF International exists to:
- Welcome scholars from all nations.
- Encourage them to explore the way of Jesus Christ.
- Equip them to be servant leaders for God’s kingdom.
Serge Short-Term Missions
Serge is a nondenominational foreign mission agency founded in the Reformed tradition. It currently has more than 200 missionaries serving in 16 countries in Africa, Eastern and Western Europe, South America and South Asia. MPC supports Brad Wallace, who lives in the states and helps set up short term trips for church members to help them learn more about the work of teams around the world.
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Third Millennium provides Biblical education, for the world, for free. Their goal is to provide Christian education to hundreds of thousands of pastors around the world who lack sufficient training for ministry. To meet this goal, Third Millennium is publishing and globally distributing a free multilingual, multimedia, digital seminary curriculum in English, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Russian and Spanish.
A former church planter with the DeutschlandProjekt is planting a church in Turkey through an organization which equips church planters to start gospel movements in cities across the world. Turkey is a predominantly muslim country, and Christians are often persecuted. He and his family are working to bring the gospel to this dangerous and hostile context.
East-West Ministries boldly ventures into the darkest areas of the world with the mission to impact lives with the gospel of Jesus Christ. East-West facilitates a first century church planting model that emphasizes “house churches” as the principle place to disciple believers. We are currently invested in resourcing a strategic Caribbean Island.
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A McLean Presbyterian Church member since 1971, Wilma focuses on training other believers in Santiago, Chile. For many years Wilma ran a live-in, bilingual discipleship ministry for women called Ruhama House in Santiago. Currently, while still involved with the Ruhama House, Wilma focuses her time on teaching and writing. She teaches at multiple women’s conferences and holds seminars at the Ruhama House, focusing on the areas of healing inner pain and spiritual warfare.
Dave & Esther Miller, Chip & Meredith Jones
Through Serge, an international missions agency, this team has been working for 20 years to create a movement of grace-oriented, Jesus-dependent, self-sustaining churches. The team is transitioning to a stronger emphasis on discipleship and leadership development to catalyze growth, healing, and gospel understanding among the people of Quillota, Chile.
Dave and Esther Miller arrived in Chile in 2010 and are currently living in the states. Chip and Meredith Jones have been serving in Chile since 2010.
Deutschland Projekt is a church planting movement which began ten years ago with a City-to-City church plant in Berlin called BerlinProjekt. That church has since grown with many new believers and has been part of three other church plants: Hamburgprojekt, Kreuzbergprojekt, and Projekt: Kirche. The team has a vision to reach Germany and all of Europe by encouraging German and other European pastors to begin church planting movements. For more information contact Carl Meyer or click the button below.
Kibera is the largest urban slum in Africa, with an area of on square mile and population estimates of up to 1,000,000. Through the leadership of Imbumi & Martha Makuku, Kibera Reformed Presbyterian Church provides ministries meeting the spiritual, social, physical, and mental needs of the families living there. Ministries include Sunday services, Bible studies, a school for children in grades 1-5, and a family home which safely houses children facing abuse or abandonment.
Long-time McLean Presbyterian members, Tom and Jane have served overseas for over 17 years. Their heart for reaching North Africa has taken them to a strategic country where they are currently:
- helping the struggling local church disciple members;
- encouraging foreign workers to persevere; and
- training new workers for North Africa.
Nathaniel Gutierrez is Peruvian-American, and the third generation of his family to be a missionary in South America. Through Mission to the World, the PCA’s missionary sending organization, he is partnering with another family in Arequipa, Peru for an initiative called Cross Collaboration to spread the gospel through church planting, evangelism, discipleship, and mercy ministry.
New Harvest Missions International is an organization with a vision for church planting in West Africa. Most of the population is Muslim; others merely acknowledge belief in the traditions of Christianity without a true saving relationship with the Jesus Christ. New Harvest aims to establish a generation of true disciples and worshipers in the northern regions of West Africa. This is an indigenous mission: 100% of staff and workers are West African nationals.
Making Mercy Happen in Romania
Romanian Christian Enterprises (RCE) was founded by McLean Presbyterian members in 1992 with a mission to bring help and hope through the gospel to the poor, the oppressed, the widow and the orphan to the glory of God and the advancement of his kingdom. This mission is accomplished through micro-economic development to strengthen poor families and prevent abandonment, domestic adoption for orphans, and recuperative group homes for abandoned children with special needs.
Of the 1.2 million kids under 18 in Scotland, 6,000 high school students are truant each day. One third of 15 year-old girls drink alcohol weekly and Scotland reports the highest rate of teen pregnancy in Europe. Young Life steps into these adult-sized problems to walk alongside students. By building relationships, young life shows students that they are made for more than what they are currently living for.
The African Inland Church Tanzania (AICT) is committed to loving and glorifying God and to planting and cultivating maturing local churches. Through many ministries AICT works to meet spiritual, educational, social and physical needs. Bishop Peter Kitula serves in the Diocese of Mara Ukerewe, a remote and poor area of Tanzania. A key ministry in Mara Ukerewe is the provision of wells that meet physical needs while sharing the life-giving waters of redemption in Christ.