Sveitsi

By faith, SIM Switzerland desires to:

  • Live out our Christian faith in life and service.
  • Serve churches, encouraging them in missions vision.
  • Promote opportunities for cross-cultural work with SIM around the world.
  • Mobilise Christians for mission service.
  • Provide support, encouragement and services for our missionaries.
  • Develop effective communication, especially in social media.
  • Ensure sound administrative management.

Sveitsi

By faith, SIM Switzerland desires to:

  • Live out our Christian faith in life and service.
  • Serve churches, encouraging them in missions vision.
  • Promote opportunities for cross-cultural work with SIM around the world.
  • Mobilise Christians for mission service.
  • Provide support, encouragement and services for our missionaries.
  • Develop effective communication, especially in social media.
  • Ensure sound administrative management.

Come and Serve

"Pastors' Book Set" Conferences Held in Namibia

The goal of this ministry is to provide teaching tools and materials to 1,400 Christian workers in Namibia and to provide Biblical teaching at the eight different Pastor’s Book Set (PBS) conferences.

Administration

Our goal as a ministry team is to see missionaries flourishing with quality administration and member care.

Advance Mission

Mobilisation of Malawian churches for the sending of Malawians into cross-cultural ministry, leading to the establishment of sending agencies in Malawi, one of which could be SIM.

Americas Leadership & Development Conference

This conference will bring together the SIM directors who serve in Latin America to provide leadership development and training.

Apurímac Church Planting and Discipleship

Under the Christian organization AIDIA, Peruvian believers and SIM missionaries seek to see churches planted and believers discipled into mature Christians in the rural villages of Apurímac. In this region only 8 percent of the villages have an evangelical church.

Asunción Guest House & Conference Centre

The aim of this Guest House & Conference Centre in Asunción is to provide a place where rural SIM missionaries may stay and rest when in the capital city as well as providing a large meeting place.

Biblical Literature

Creation or translation and printing and making available of Biblical literature in the north of Mozambique.

Bingham Academy

This ministry provides quality Christian education for the children of missionaries and others who seek to make a kingdom impact in Ethiopia.

Building Peace & Reconciliation

BRiCC is a community centre in central Jos that aims to build peace and reconciliation through relationships.

Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango Women's Health Centre

The intent of Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango (CEML) is to build and equip a Women’s Health Centre on the hospital site.

Children’s Outreach and Discipleship

Our aim is to express Christ’s love to the children and youth of Guinea.

Christian Camp Ministry

Camp is an important tool in reaching and discipling youth and leaders in Paraguay. It is the hope to develop more effective camps, utilizing the location, size and design of the camp property and buildings.

Christian Education

Our aim is to transform Christian education and worldview development by improving several Christian schools that already exist.

Christian Education

The Christian Education ministry seeks to reach children, one of Niger’s most vulnerable groups, with the good news of Jesus Christ.

Christian School Ministry

Centro Educativo Internacional is a Christian school that shares the good news with Paraguayans through English language and other opportunities.

Church Engagement

SIM Canada is embarking on a long-term strategy to boost missionarynumbers in our churches through several objectives.

Church Leadership Training

Many pastors don’t receive any ongoing development for their pastoral abilities, and most of them lack any formal training. Most of the pastors are eager to upgrade their knowledge of theology and through this ministry we help pastors access this education.

Church Leadership Training

Few of the church leaders in Mauritius have advanced biblical training. This ministry provides courses in biblical knowledge and evangelism for pastors and church leaders of various denominations.

Church Leadership Training

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

Church Partnerships

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

"Pastors' Book Set" Conferences Held in Namibia

La meta de este ministerio es proveer herramientas de enseñanza y materiales a 1,400 obreros cristianos en Namibia y proveer enseñanza bíblica en las ocho diferentes a conferencias sobre el Conjunto de Libros para Pastores (PBS).

Administration

Un campo misionero bien administrado permite a los misioneros de largo plazo alcanzar a los menos alcanzados.

Advance Mission

La movilización de las iglesias de Malawi para el envío de personas hacia el ministerio transcultural, llevando hacia el establecimiento de agencias de envío en Malawi, una de las cuales podría ser el SIM.

Americas Leadership & Development Conference

This conference will bring together the SIM directors who serve in Latin America to provide leadership development and training.

Apurímac Church Planting and Discipleship

Under the Christian organization AIDIA, Peruvian believers and SIM missionaries seek to see churches planted and believers discipled into mature Christians in the rural villages of Apurímac. In this region only 8 percent of the villages have an evangelical church.

Asunción Guest House & Conference Centre

The aim of this Guest House & Conference Centre in Asunción is to provide a place where rural SIM missionaries may stay and rest when in the capital city as well as providing a large meeting place.

Biblical Literature

La creación o traducción e impresión y fabricación disponible de literatura bíblica en el norte de Mozambique.

Bingham Academy

Este ministerio provee educación cristiana de calidad para los hijos de los misioneros y de otros que buscan tener un impacto del reino en Etiopía.

Building Peace & Reconciliation

BRiCC is a community centre in central Jos that aims to build peace and reconciliation through relationships.

Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango Women's Health Centre

The intent of Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango (CEML) is to build and equip a Women’s Health Centre on the hospital site.

Children’s Outreach and Discipleship

Our aim is to express Christ’s love to the children and youth of Guinea.

Christian Camp Ministry

Camp is an important tool in reaching and discipling youth and leaders in Paraguay. It is the hope to develop more effective camps, utilizing the location, size and design of the camp property and buildings.

Christian Education

Our aim is to transform Christian education and worldview development by improving several Christian schools that already exist.

Christian Education

El ministerio de educación cristiana busca alcanzar a los niños, uno de los grupos más vulnerables, con las buenas nuevas de Jesucristo.

Christian School Ministry

Centro Educativo Internacional is a Christian school that shares the good news with Paraguayans through English language and other opportunities.

Church Engagement

Reconocer que las organizaciones misioneras necesitan re-comprometer a la iglesia, el SIM de Canadá está embarcándose en una estrategia a largo plazo para impulsar los números de misioneros por medio de varios objetivos par alas Iglesias que actualmente tienen relaciones con misioneros del SIM.

Church Leadership Training

Muchos pastores no reciben ningún desarrollo continuo para sus capacidades personales, y la mayoría de ellos carece de entrenamiento formal. La mayoría de pastores están ansiosos de mejorar sus conocimientos de teología y por medio de este ministerio ayudamos a los pastores a tener acceso a la educación.

Church Leadership Training

Few of the church leaders in Mauritius have advanced biblical training. This ministry provides courses in biblical knowledge and evangelism for pastors and church leaders of various denominations.

Church Leadership Training

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

Church Partnerships

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

Communities where Christ is least known

Migrants and Refugees

SIM Switzerland has traditionally sent people overseas into the so-called ‘mission field’.   We now face a new challenge and opportunity, with people from all over the world seeking refuge in Europe and in our country. Most come from non-Christian backgrounds and have never heard the gospel. Some are from a Christian background, and have fled persecution. European Christians need wisdom to know how to best minister among migrants, in collaboration with each other and with the government.

Postmodern Generation

Statistics from 2014 indicate that about 71% of the population of Switzerland consider themselves Christian, with 2% declaring themselves evangelicals, 25% Reformed, and 38% Catholic. About 23% of the population are without any confession, and 5% follow Islam. The influence of Christian culture in society and everyday life is decreasing; individual values and convictions are now more dominant influences. The Christian faith is often considered a life with moral values but not seen as a life in relationship with God, revealed in Christ, and based on the Bible. Europeans need to know God again. Pray for those who have not yet heard of Him, and for Christians to live authentic lives full of passion for Christ. Pray that many would come to know the One who is worthy to be recognised, worshipped, and followed. 

Prayers

1

Pray for good relationships with churches.

2

Pray open hearts for missions in the home country and far away.

3

Pray for creative ways to stimulate people for missions.

4

Pray for an increase in the number of mission workers.

5

Pray for the development of our communications, especially social media.

6

Pray for care of our missionaries. 

7

Pray for God's provision of necessary financial support.

8

Pray for wisdom for effective management support of the sending entities in Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, and Romania. In 2016, we sent our first missionaries from Italy. 

9

Pray for wisdom in engaging the work among migrants and refugees.

10

Pray for good collaboration with our partner organisations in Switzerland and Europe.


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