Global Mission

Despite some arguments to the contrary, short-term mission trips can be positive experiences for both visitors and hosts. 

Life is hard—often very hard—for those living under military occupation with continuing land confiscations, restrictions on travel, arbitrary arrests and detention, and ongoing violence.

Terrorism is not what Islam is about. This concept became clear to Lesley Mazzotta during a trip to Oman. 

In the West Bank, an arts camp offers kids the chance for joy—and, just maybe, peace.

The GC2 Summit will discuss refugee resettlement, immigrant ministry, security concerns, and a Christian response. The event takes place January 20, 2016.

A year ago when rioters were torching churches in the country of Niger, a Christian medical clinic was repeatedly threatened. Muslim neighbors turned away the rioters not once, but four times.

Over the past several weeks, the RCA has supported mission partners and co-workers as they work with refugees across Europe and the Middle East. Carolyn Otterness, who serves with her husband in partnership with the Reformed Church in Hungary, has seen the fruit of this support.

Students on this summer’s Project Timothy trips did more than travel overseas for a week of service projects—instead, they learned how to lead.

General Synod on Friday evening celebrated the vibrant, fast-growing church in Chiapas, Mexico, and the RCA missionaries and mission supporters who helped build it.

RCA missionaries have played a key role in the incredible growth of the Presbyterian Church in Chiapas, Mexico, over the past 90 years. Today that church of about 800,000 believers is fully self-supporting and has started sending missionaries of its own. It’s the ideal model of RCA mission—working ourselves out of a job.