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Global Missions Ministry

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Discover: God's Word, work, and world

December 6th or 13th

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short-term missions trip info meeting

Sunday, January 10, 2021

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Go GLOBAL TEAM

engage in god's great global plan

The Go Global Team wants to ENGAGE each member of the body of Christ at Midland Free to discover and fulfill his or her unique role in the great global plan of God to make disciple makers of Jesus Christ.

We do this by providing opportunities to Learn, Pray, Give, Send, Go, Welcome and Mobilize. Ultimately, we want to see disciple making movements that lead to churches planting churches among the least reached people groups so that God’s name and glory cover the earth as the waters cover the sea (Habakkuk 2:14).

The GoGlobal Team currently has four distinct Focus areas of ENGAGEment:

  • Shan People of Thailand
  • Sending Our Own (SOOFT)
  • The Adopted Muslim People of South East Asia (AMPSEA)
  • Tatar Adopted People Group (TFT)

 

GoGlobal Team Members

  • Tammy Stevens, Chair
  • Lynne Most
  • Cindy Hannon
  • Jessica Hoye
  • Parker Hoye
  • Tami Johnson
  • Warren Johnson
  • Cullen Pendleton

 

To learn more about the GoGlobal Team or how you can get involved in global missions follow one of the links below, or contact us at outreach@mefchurch.org.

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FREE VIDEO STUDIES from
RIGHT NOW MEDIA

The Global Missions Team (GMT) would like to encourage you and your family to view the following studies available in Right Now Media (and on the Mission Table website):

The Mission Table:

Season 1, Ep. 1: Everyone is a Missionary

Season 1, Ep. 3: Do Missionaries Destroy Culture

Season 2, Ep. 2: Does Child Sponsorship Really Work?

Season 2, Special Episode: Rethinking the Native Missionary

Season 3, Ep.1: Refugee Crisis

Season 3, Ep.4: Short Term Missions: Worthwhile or Waste?

Season 3, Special Episode: The Death of John Allen Chau - Was His a Wasted Life?

prayer

Prayer for the Adopted Muslim People
of South East Asia

First and Third Tuesdays, 12:15 -12:45 pm at Grove Tea Lounge, Midland and/or, the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm for Extraordinary Prayer for the Unreached (please email the SEA Focus Team for the meeting location).
Other questions? Email the SEA Focus Team.


Tatar Prayer

First Wednesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 pm in Room 301 in the Adult Wing of Midland Free. You can also sign up to receive weekly prayer emails at prayfortatarstan.org.


Shan Prayer

Second Tuesday of each month from 6:30-8:00 pm in Room 302 in the Adult Wing of Midland Free.
Questions? Email the Shan Focus Team.


Sending Our Own Focus Team (SOOFT) -
Prayer for Missionaries from Midland Free

Meets at 7:30 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month in the South Atrium of Midland Free.

Questions? Email the SOOFT Team.

learn

To engage in global missions, we need to learn more of God’s heart and purposes for the world. Goers learn about the people and places they will go. Senders learn how to meet the needs of their missionaries. Intercessors learn because informed prayer is effective prayer. Welcomers learn how to build bridges of understanding with the internationals near them. Mobilizers are most effective as they stay abreast of God’s work in the world.

PRAY

Prayer is essential to God’s work in the world. Intercessors lift all aspects of missionary work to the One who has ordained prayer as the primary means of employing God’s will. Andrew Murray says it well, “...it is to prayer that God has given the right to take hold of Him and His strength. It is on prayer that the promises wait for their fulfillment, the kingdom for its coming, the glory of God for its full revelation.” Prayer for the nations is truly a ministry.

GIVE

There is no greater investment than in giving to the work of spreading the gospel of Jesus. It is amazing how God can use even the smallest gift to make a significant global, eternal impact. The scriptures are clear that God is pleased when his people invest what he has given them for his name, kingdom, and glory.

SEND

Since the time of the Apostle Paul, missionaries haven’t just gone, they have been sent, supported and encouraged by God’s people. Senders pray, communicate, organize events, print, distribute prayer letters and a wide variety of other creative actions. At Midland Free, we call these groups Timothy Teams. For those who can’t go, sending is a vital way to be involved with God’s work in the world.

GO

Some people are “goers,” who typically give up the life they have always known in exchange for a life in a new culture among people who speak a different language, eat different foods and see the world differently — in order to be conduits of Jesus’ love. It may be for a few days on a short-term ministry trip, a few years or a lifetime, but without those who are willing to step out in faith, the nations will not receive the gospel.

WELCOME

The presence of internationals living in our communities provides a great opportunity to share the gospel and show the love of Christ. Someone from an “unreached” people group may live right next door. Welcomers intentionally share their lives out of a desire to reach out and love them in his name.

MOBILIZE

Before one goes, sends or becomes an intercessor, one must be mobilized. Mobilizers are those who educate, make aware and help move other people to the point of involvement. The Church must be mobilized to take the gospel to the ends of the earth.