Czech Republic

Who we are

SIM Czechia is the newest entity in the SIM network, established in 2022. We serve as a regional office for countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Czechia (Czech Republic), Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

We are convinced that no one should live and die without hearing God's good news. We believe that He has called us to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in communities where He is least known.

Therefore, filled with God's love and empowered by the Holy Spirit we:

• mobilise Christians from Central and Eastern Europe for local and global church-centred mission work, with an emphasis on unreached groups.

• help workers cross barriers to proclaim the gospel in a relevant way where Jesus is least known.

• send and receive missionaries in cooperation with local churches.

• support those who serve through care and prayers.

• help churches understand their role in God’s global mission.

• organise both short-term and long-term missionary trips.

 

Training we provide

• Advanced Security (in Czech, Slovak, and English language)

• Building Support Teams and Support Raising

• Tentmaking and Business as Mission

 

Find out more

If you are interested in serving with SIM, we would love to talk with you. You can contact us at czech.office@sim.org.

Czech Republic

Who we are

SIM Czechia is the newest entity in the SIM network, established in 2022. We serve as a regional office for countries in Central and Eastern Europe, Czechia (Czech Republic), Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine.

We are convinced that no one should live and die without hearing God's good news. We believe that He has called us to make disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ in communities where He is least known.

Therefore, filled with God's love and empowered by the Holy Spirit we:

• mobilise Christians from Central and Eastern Europe for local and global church-centred mission work, with an emphasis on unreached groups.

• help workers cross barriers to proclaim the gospel in a relevant way where Jesus is least known.

• send and receive missionaries in cooperation with local churches.

• support those who serve through care and prayers.

• help churches understand their role in God’s global mission.

• organise both short-term and long-term missionary trips.

 

Training we provide

• Advanced Security (in Czech, Slovak, and English language)

• Building Support Teams and Support Raising

• Tentmaking and Business as Mission

 

Find out more

If you are interested in serving with SIM, we would love to talk with you. You can contact us at czech.office@sim.org.

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Come and Serve

Remote Area Dweller Ministry Duplicate 1

Our aim is to complete the Bible translation and oral translation of Bible stories into the San language of !Xoon.

Mobilisation for Christ's Global Mission

We want to mobilise more people, prayer, and funds for Christ’s global mission, especially to those who live and die without Christ in South Asia.

Radio Hope

Radio "Ondas de Esperanza" ("Radio Hope") proclaims the gospel in Ecuador through quality Christian radio programming.

Medical and Social Work

Medical work has been part of SIM ministries since the beginning. Discover more about it...

Well Drilling

Showing the way to the Living Water by drilling wells in villages.

English training

Using English training to read the Word of God.

Development and relief

Showing God's love to marginalized populations.

Community Services

Equipping the Church for community services.

Church Leadership Training

Train servant leaders who love the Lord Jesus and who are competent in various ministry skills.

International Leadership and Services

SIM International Leadership and Services facilitates SIM’s task of extending the kingdom of God by giving leadership and support, defining policy and best practices, and providing administrative services.

Pacific2Nations

This ministry aims to empower a movement of Pacific people, rising up and going into the nations, proclaiming the Gospel and demonstrating God's love and power.

Church Partnerships

To facilitate more churches in Australia to fulfill Christ’s global mission and cross-cultural mission locally.

University Ministry

This ministry seeks to reach out to the 2.5 million university students enrolled in 170 universities in Thailand.

Missionary Kid Education

We need multiple solutions for schooling. These include home schooling, home school cooperatives, boarding, supporting MK schools, scholarships for those from new sending contexts, and more.

Radical Grace

This ministry compassionately cares to those suffering with AIDS in Thailand.

Church Planting in Thailand

Looking for church planters with long-term perspectives.

Mobilisation Ministry

To send Filipino missionaries locally and to our other SIM countries through tent-making and traditional means. We desire to send workers to communities where Christ is least known.

Discipling and Training Mongolian Churches

This ministry is to equip Mongolian leaders with leadership skills, godly character, and capacity for impacting the society.

Mobilising Missionaries and Churches

To empower and mobilise Korean and East Asian missionaries and churches in reaching out through various ministries to communities who don’t know Christ in SIM’s strategic areas.

Words of Hope

Equipping pastors and leaders of city and rural churches to be faithful to God's Word and the gospel in their ministry to others.

Remote Area Dweller Ministry Duplicate 1

Nuestra meta es completar la traducción bíblica y oral de las historias bíblicas al idioma San llamado !Xoon.

Mobilisation for Christ's Global Mission

Queremos movilizar a más personas, oración, y fondos para la misión global de Cristo, especialmente donde viven y mueren sin Cristo en el sur de Asia.

Radio Hope

Radio Ondas de Esperanza proclama el Evangelio por medio de una programación de radio cristiana.

Medical and Social Work

Medical work has been part of SIM ministries since the beginning. Discover more about it...

Well Drilling

Showing the way to the Living Water by drilling wells in villages.

English training

Using English training to read the Word of God.

Development and relief

Showing God's love to marginalized populations.

Community Services

Equipping the Church for community services.

Church Leadership Training

Train servant leaders who love the Lord Jesus and who are competent in various ministry skills.

International Leadership and Services

SIM International Leadership and Services facilitates SIM’s task of extending the kingdom of God by giving leadership and support, defining policy and best practices, and providing administrative services.

Pacific2Nations

Este ministerio apunta a capacitar a un movimiento del Pacífico, levantándose y yendo a las naciones, proclamando el Evangelio y demostrando el amor y el poder de Dios.

Church Partnerships

Facilitar que más iglesias en Australia cumplan la misión global de Cristo y la misión transcultural localmente.

University Ministry

Este ministerio busca alcanzar a los 2.5 millones de estudiantes universitarios matriculados en 170 universidades en Tailandia.

Missionary Kid Education

La educación de niños misioneros es una barrera significativa al Evangelio al moverse en áreas de Tailandia donde Cristo es menos conocido.

Radical Grace

This ministry compassionately cares to those suffering with AIDS in Thailand.

Church Planting in Thailand

Looking for church planters with long-term perspectives.

Mobilisation Ministry

Enviar a misioneros filipinos localmente y a otros países SIM por medio de la fabricación de tiendas de campaña y medios tradicionales. Deseamos enviar obreros a las comunidades donde Cristo es menos conocido.

Discipling and Training Mongolian Churches

Este ministerio es para equipar a los líderes mongoles con habilidades de liderazgo, carácter piadoso, y capacidad para impactar la sociedad.

Mobilising Missionaries and Churches

Capacitar y movilizar misioneros e iglesias coreanas y chinas para alcanzar a través de varios ministerios a las comunidades que no conocen a Cristo en áreas estratégicas del SIM.

Words of Hope

Equipando a pastores y líderes de iglesias locales para que sean fieles a la Palabra de Dios y al Evangelio.

Communities where Christ is least known

Czechs

The Czech Republic is a beautiful country in the heart of Central Europe with a population of 10 million people. Part of Czechoslovakia until 1993, it also belonged to the Eastern Block until the Velvet Revolution in 1989.

Despite a rich history of Christianity, it is currently one of the most gospel-poor countries in Europe, with atheism and eastern religions both on the upswing. Evangelical Christians represent less than 1% of the population and we have only two growing evangelical denominations.

Czech people are welcome and open, however, and there is freedom to share the gospel of Jesus, with many opportunities to serve. You can join a church-based partnership ministry and serve in many creative ways to kids, teenagers, seniors, people with addiction, socially disadvantaged people, etc.

Central and Eastern Europeans

Central and Eastern Europe has many communities where Christ is little known, to whom workers in our region are ideally equipped to go. SIM Czechia is establishing a sending and receiving base for new workers who want to reach such communities.

 

If you are interested in sharing the gospel with people in the Czech Republic or Central and Eastern Europe, please contact us at czech.office@sim.org.

Prayers

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Pray for lasting spiritual fruit and impact among the unreached. There are workers in our team who serve in tough places. Pray for them to stay secure, to understand locals, and to find creative ways how to share the good news of Jesus.

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Pray for lasting spiritual fruit and impact among the unreached. There are workers in our team who serve in tough places. Pray for them to stay secure, to understand locals, and to find creative ways how to share the good news of Jesus.

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Pray for the Czech office to build capacity to send people from Central and Eastern European countries. We believe our people are flexible and adaptable for the hardest regions, but we need a strong team to be able to send more.

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Pray for the Czech office to build capacity to send people from Central and Eastern European countries. We believe our people are flexible and adaptable for the hardest regions, but we need a strong team to be able to send more.

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Pray for the protection and health of team members, and that the Lord of the Harvest would send workers to help us in fulfilling our vision.

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Pray for the protection and health of team members, and that the Lord of the Harvest would send workers to help us in fulfilling our vision.

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Pray for our ability to work and flourish as a multicultural team with a high diversity of ethnicity and skills.

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Pray for our ability to work and flourish as a multicultural team with a high diversity of ethnicity and skills.

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Pray for our ability always to be a church-centered ministry. Walking alongside the local church is a key value for us, as is partnering with like-minded organizations.

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Pray for our ability always to be a church-centered ministry. Walking alongside the local church is a key value for us, as is partnering with like-minded organizations.

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