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Evangelist and Church Planter – UK Midlands

Work with WEC's Neighbours Worldwide team alongside local churches, to reach the population of a suburb of Birmingham. Make contact door-to-door, distribute DVDs, give hospitality, and start up Bible study groups.

Teach English and use other innovative ways to share the gospel with Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists. Use opportunities to engage local church congregations in the work.

More about Neighbours Worldwide

Qualities & Gifts Sought

Previous experience in pioneer evangelism amongst Muslim or Hindu or Buddhist people groups would be ideal. The passion to stimulate churches to gain a vision for mission. Training at a reputed Bible College is a definite asset but not essential for a short-term experience.

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About United Kingdom

The capital of the United Kingdom and its largest city London, is a global city and financial centre with an urban area population of 10.3 million, the fourth-largest in Europe and second-largest in the European Union.

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have devolved administrations based in their capitals, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast, respectively. Other major urban areas in the UK include Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool and Manchester.

[source Wikipedia].

Religious worldviews and unreached peoples in the UK

The population of the UK is around 65.4 million. 57% profess to be Christian and of those 7.91% are Evangelical. Other main religions and belief systems include: Islam - 4.1%, Hinduism - 2.8%, Pagan religions - 0.7%, Buddhism - 0.4%, Non-religious - 34.5%.

The UK contains around 105 distinct people groups, of whom 32 are currently unreached with the hope of the gospel.

[source Joshua Project]

WEC in the UK

WEC's work in the UK has a long history of training and sending Christian workers all over the world. WEC UK is committed to:

• Partnering with churches all over the UK to mobilise our members into ministry;
• Working cross-culturally to bring immigrant communities into Christian community Neighbours Worldwide;
• Encouraging and stimulating prayer for world missions, accurately researching the whole mission scene through the Operation World team;
• Offering opportunities for short-term missions exposure;
• Ministering to drug and alcohol addicts through the work of Betel;
• Working with churches to run World Adventure kids programmes and summer youth camps aiming to bring children to faith and to learn about their place in God’s world;
• Publishing strategic mission books and magazines;
• Hosting Mission & Me days to those wishing to explore God’s call to cross-cultural work.

Please pray with us for:
integration and support for refugees and immigrants
– a national awakening
– local churches sharing the good news of Jesus
– youth and childrens' work

[Operation World, 2010 print edition]

You can also pray for the UK using the online resource: Operation World.

Details

Position Type
TEFL
Evangelism
Discipleship & Church Planting

Contract Type
3-12 months i Ideal commitment between 3 months and 1 year

Location
West Midlands
United Kingdom
Europe
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