Mission to the World

Mission To The World

Mission to the World (MTW) is the mission-sending agency for the Presbyterian Church in America. This evangelical Christian organization advances the Great Commission by promoting Reformed and covenantal church planting movements using word and deed in strategic areas worldwide.[1]

Mission to the World has 596 career missionaries, 115 two-year missionaries and 4829 short term missionaries.[2]

Dr. Paul Kooistra served as the coordinator from 1994 to 2014.[3]

In July 24, 2014 Dr. Lloyd Kim was appointed as the new coordinator.[4]


Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, South Africa, Kenya, Madagascar, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Asia Pacific
Australia, Cambodia, Guam, Japan, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine

Latin America
Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad

North America
Canada - Hobbema, Alberta United States - New York, Washington (state) (Native American), Minnesota (Native America)


MTW publishes two regular periodicals. Network magazine comes out twice yearly and includes articles and pictures of MTW's work around the world. Mercy, a newsletter highlighting global disaster response, medical, and child sponsorship ministries, is published several times yearly.[5]


The organization maintains headquarters in Lawrenceville, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. The PCA ministry buildings in Lawrenceville are the location from which the ministries of the denomination are coordinated. These ministries are Mission to the World, Mission to North America, Committee on Discipleship, Administrative Committee, and Reformed University Fellowship.[6]


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