Our U.S. missionaries and their teams need your prayers! There are many ways you can pray for the Intercultural Ministries team. Download a Prayer Guide with tips on how you can pray for us. You can also pray for U.S. missionaries and chaplains on their birthday! The U.S. Missions Missionary and Chaplain Prayer Guide is searchable by name and birthdate. You can also join the U.S. Missions prayer team to receive a weekly email of specific requests.
Intercultural Ministries missionaries are responsible to raise their own budgets before they can enter their mission field. You can support a specific missionary or ministry of your choice with a monthly Faith Promise give a one-time gift toward a specific project, or give a general gift to Intercultural Ministries. Find out more by requesting the U.S. Missions Donor Guide.
Opportunities abound to put your skills to work! If you know how to clean, repair, or build, an Alaskan camp or Native American college campus may need you. Or you might lead worship, help organize a holiday outreach, or serve as a camp buddy for a person with a disability. The list varies in different seasons, but there’s always a place you can help. Check it out here. You can also work through U.S. MAPS (Mission America Placement Service) if you would like to bring an entire team from your church.
Give a year, or two, to a ministry that interests you. Missionary associates help with office work, maintenance, leading worship or a small group, and so much more! You don’t have to be a credentialed minister, although this can be a great path to eventual full-time missions work. See some opportunities here. See FAQs for more about missionary associates, or contact the Missions Support office to start the application process.
If you have ministerial credentials and feel a calling on your heart for a particular people group, you may want to become a U.S. missionary. Download or order materials to explain the process and help you with this important decision. You can also contact the Missions Support office to request these materials and talk with someone personally about your interest.