Evangelism & Discipleship. Justice & Mercy. Church Planting.

We partner with organizations and individuals in our country and around the world in order to provide meaningful, sustainable ministry for the purpose of gospel redemption and renewal. We form deep, long-term relationships with fewer ministry partners that will result in strong, meaningful investments.

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Share grace around the world with projects that meet our partners’ pressing needs.

OUR MISSION TRIPS

Global Partners

  • Africa Inland Church - Tanzania

  • Africa Inland Church - Tanzania

  • City-to-City (Germany)

  • City-to-City (Istanbul)

  • East-West Ministries

  • International Justice Mission (IJM)

  • Kenya Mercy Ministries

  • New Harvest Missions International

  • North Africa

  • Oakseed Ministries

  • The Philemon Project

  • Reformed Partnership for Indonesia

  • Reformed Theological Seminary DC

  • Retired Missionaries

  • Romanian Christian Enterprises

  • Serge

  • Serge (Short-Term Missions)

  • Third Millennium

  • Wilma Cross

  • Young Life Scotland

Africa Inland Church – Tanzania

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 Pharles 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.

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City-to-City: Deutschland Projekt

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.

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City-to-City: Turkey

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 (Caribbean Islands)

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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International Justice Mission (IJM)

IJM is a global organization with a plan to eliminate the slave trade everywhere. They work to rescue and restore victims, bring criminals to justice, and strengthen justice systems.

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Kenya Mercy Ministries

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.

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New Harvest Missions International (Togo)

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.

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North Africa

Tom & Jane

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:

  1. helping the struggling local church disciple members;
  2. encouraging foreign workers to persevere; and
  3. training new workers for North Africa.

Pioneers International – Ryan & Mary

Ryan and Mary were called to North Africa to create pathways for sharing the truth and hope of the gospel by building relationships with Muslims through business opportunities. They are working towards opening a business to develop a platform for ministry, and to support their community by creating jobs for 15 – 34 year-olds experiencing unemployment.

Oakseed Ministries

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.

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The Philemon Project (Lebanon)

The Philemon Project’s GROW Center seeks to address the enormous challenges in Lebanon by focusing efforts on providing the best possible Christian-led, pro-social early childhood development center and adult mentoring program. GROW welcomes underserved children and families from all ethnicities and religious backgrounds, providing a healthy place for children ages one to four years old to explore their world and grow: cognitively, socially and spiritually.

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The Reformed Partnership for Indonesia

Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country and has the world’s largest muslim population. The Reformed Partnership for Indonesia is driven by the great need for the gospel to go forth to the millions of people that live there.

The Reformed Partnership for Indonesia has taken the unique opportunity to facilitate western churches serve alongside the Indonesian church to display the gospel in both word and deed in muslim communities. They do this through cultural engagement with Indonesian institutions such as school, hospitals, and clinics, and church planting.

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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.

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The Capital Pres Family supports several former missionaries.

Romanian Christian Enterprises

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.

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Serge: 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.

Chip and Meredith Jones have been serving in Chile since 2010.

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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. We support 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, and Gabby Hartley in Southern Spain.

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Third Millennium

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.

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Wilma Cross (Chile)

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.

Update: Wilma is now retiring to work with her sister in Honduras. She will be officially retired at the end of 2020. 

Young Life Scotland

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.

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Staff Contact

Matt Stone
Director of Mission
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Church Plants

Through resources and financial support, we propel leaders to start and grow churches across the DC metro area in order see the grace of Jesus Christ transform hearts and change lives.

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Serve our Church

We are called to serve others by showing God’s love in practical ways, meeting the needs within our church and communities. One of the ways we grow as disciples is finding ways to use our gifts and talents to glorify God by serving others.

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Local Partners

These partnerships with local organizations proclaim Christ’s name through justice and mercy in order to see changed lives, civic renewal, and community formation in the greater DC metro area and beyond.

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