The PCEA has always been vitally involved
in sending and supporting missionaries unto all nations in response
to the great commission of Matthew 28:19 - Go therefore and make
disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father,
and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
A committee of the Synod of the PCEA has oversight
of the work of missions within the church. Some members are seconded
to other mission agencies.
Mission fields include:
Rev. Trevor Leggott is serving with the Australian
Indigenous Ministries. This mission assists in establishing and
supporting churches among the indigenous people of Australia.
The PCEA commenced work in Fiji in 1983. Although
the Presbyterian Free Church of Fiji doesn't currently have a
minister and evangelist serving them, they continue to gather
together under the leadership of Eliki.
The Free Church of Central India was established
with the help of missionaries from the PCEA. A hospital
at Lakhnaddon serves the rural community in the name of Jesus
Christ. A mission School at Chhapara provides high quality Christian
education while smaller primary schools are also operated by the
church. There are churches at both centres and also in the city
Dr Rahmat Hussain of the Covenant Reformed Presbyterian Church
in Dehradun is reaching out with the gospel to Muslims in India.
Under his leadership a Taleem (discipleship) centre has been established
in Siwan district, Bihar. This includes a nutrition program and
classes for over 100 children.
Missionaries are seconded to the Evangelical Presbyterian
Church of Peru. They serve in Moyobamba School and Colegio San
Andres in Lima. Some are seconded to the Lima Evangelical Seminary.
- South Africa
Teachers at the Dumisani Theological Institute
and Bible School in King William's Town train ministers for the
Free Church in South Africa. There is a great need for trained
pastors within this church of over 2000 members in 62 congregations.
The people are generally poor with a large proportion of young
Contact the missions convener for a copy of the current mission