Swift Creek Presbyterian Church has identified a variety of missions to assist around the country and around the globe. Please visit the websites listed with each organization to find out more.
Bod Petur Foundation – One of the projects SCPC took part in for the Bod Petur Foundation was the continuing modernization of a medical center in Sard, Romania. The old building, with 3 family doctors, is in bad shape. Next to the building the construction of the new pharmacy building was started that will serve over 1000 persons, mostly poor Romanian people and Gypsies.
Cru (Website) – Campus Crusade helps fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others; and helps the Body of Christ do evangelism and discipleship.
Frontier Fellowship (Website) – We are excited to work together to see every ethnic group have its own church, reflecting its own cultural characteristics. We want every Presbyterian church to have a mission vision, in particular a vision to reach out to peoples who have no church. And we want newly planted churches to share that same vision for others.
Inspire International (Website) – There are over 500,000 un-reached villages in India . Inspire International’s goal is to reach 10% of these un-reached villages in next 5 years. That is approximately a population of 50 million people. SCPC will help Inspire International reach 10,000 villages each year with the Word of God. To reach the nation of India, Inspire International will accomplish this through careful planning and partnership with major national organizations, mission agencies, as well as denominations and local churches such as Swift Creek Presbyterian Church.
Navigators (Website) – The Navigators is an apostolic and multicultural partnership, called to advance the Gospel among the nations for the glory of God. Navigators does this by winning the lost and helping them build their lives in Christ, so that the Gospel will bear fruit and flourish through successive generations.
New Way Missions (Website) – A Christian, interdenominational, adult focused short-term missions agency dedicated to providing projects that make a difference in the locations we visit. We serve the U.S. church and strive to provide teams and individuals with ministry opportunities and the logistics for a successful mission.
PC(USA) Missionaries in Haiti – Presbyterians are engaged in mission in the United States and worldwide. By browsing the pages listed here, you will learn more about mission and how the church’s mission is carried out in and through the PC(USA) and find the many different ways you can join God’s work in the world.
Mark Hare now serves in Haiti with the MPP, which in Haitian Creole stands for “Mouvman Peyizan Papay,” or “Farmer’s Movement of Papaye.” Founded more than 30 years ago, the MPP started out as a from a farmer’s organization with just a few members and has transformed itself into a grassroots movement of thousands of community groups located throughout Haiti. It includes about 20 farming cooperatives.
Cindy Correll serves in Port au Prince, Haiti, as a Joining Hands network companionship facilitator, Cindy Corell connects presbyteries and churches in the United States with a network of churches, grassroots groups, and nongovernmental organizations in Haiti. Around the world Joining Hands networks strive to alleviate poverty and suffering through community education, advocacy, alternative economic activities, lifestyle changes, and spiritual grounding. The goal is to restore the wholeness of God‘s creation and the healing of the human family through prayer, mutual visits, humble accompaniment, repentance, and mutual transformation
PC(USA) Missionaries in Malawi – Jim and Jodi McGill have been under appointment as mission co-workers since 1995. Their most recent assignment, which began in 2000, is in Mzuzu, Malawi, just two hours from Embangweni, where they had lived for 10 years. Jim and Jodi moved to Mzuzu at the request of the Synod of Livingstonia of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian, the PC(USA)’s partner in Malawi, in order to widen the scope of their work to include the entire synod. After their reappointment in June 2004, Jodi began working part-time at the Ekwendeni Hospital’s nursing school as a clinical instructor.
The Word Is Out (Website) – The Word Is Out exists to equip leaders in the church to be competent interpreters and teachers of the Bible. “There is a burning hunger for God’s Word. Nothing could be more important than what The Word Is Out is doing.” – Lael Zulu, Field Director, Zambia, Africa
Villages in Partnership (Website) – Our approach is based on an enduring collaborative partnership with the people of Sakata, Malawi.
World Horizons USA (Website) – WH USA works to envision, train, support and plant churches by:
- Communicating the needs of the world to God’s people, with a view to engaging the church actively in fulfilling the Great Commission.
- Providing adequate initial and ongoing preparation in the character, understanding and skills needed to work as successful agents for change in a cross-cultural context.
- Providing workers with the personal and logistical support needed in order for them to be effective in their individual ministries.
- WH USA holds the long-term aim of seeing viable indigenous churches established amongst the least reached peoples of the world. Evangelism, discipleship and church-support ministries form part of this long-term focus.
Wycliffe Bible Translation (Website) – Today about 200 million people do not have the Bible in their own language. Wycliffe’s vision is to see the Bible accessible to all people in the language they understand best. To make this vision a reality, Wycliffe also focuses on literacy development, community development and church partnerships.