Prayer Coordinator – UK
Promote prayer for all of WEC's aims and objectives; support and encourage prayer for cross-cultural mission. Encourage each cluster of local WEC members, departments, ministries and retirees in each region of the UK to make prayer a priority.
Encourage and support WEC's current prayer groups; help to develop new WEC prayer groups and networks. Support and encourage regional and national prayer initiatives as appropriate in cooperation with churches and other mission agencies in the UK.
Investigate and circulate key information and issues for prayer, by email, by speaking, and through WEC's official publicity channels. By your example, help WEC to demonstrate that prayer is its first priority.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
A mature Christian who is a strategic thinker and convinced of the importance of cross-cultural mission and the vital role of prayer in that work. You are a team player and eager to join this faith-based venture. You are an inspiring speaker with good communication skills.
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About United Kingdom
The capital of the United Kingdom and its largest city is London, 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.
The population of the UK is around 65.4 million, of whom 57% consider themselves Christian, but probably 7.91% are evangelical. The UK contains around 105 distinct people groups, of whom 32 are considered unreached.
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WEC's work in the UK has a long history of training and sending Christian workers all over the world. We are 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.