שוויץ

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.

שוויץ

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.

מפרסם נכסים

come-and-serve

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.

Trauma Healing

SIM Trauma Healing is a church and community-based outreach that equips believers with integrated biblical and mental health principles to care for victims of trauma in their communities.

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.

Latinoamericana

This ministry aims to engage Latin American churches to participate in Christ’s mission across cultures. The ministry partners and networks with churches and agencies to mobilise Latin American missionaries into crosscultural ministry to make Christ known and make disciples where he is not known.

Short-Term Exposure Ministry

Our goal is to take pastors, leaders of mission boards and missionary candidates for short-term exploratory trips to different countries where there is a great need for missionaries.

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 Engagement

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

For Freedom

Anti-trafficking and exploitation ministries.

Youth Ministry El Sendero

Reaching young people between 15 and 25 years of age in creative ways.

Radio Frequence Vie

We envision the entire country of Cote d’Ivoire and beyond being reached with the gospel message through FM radio.

Street Kids

To invite the kids to give their life to Jesus and to disciple them.

Compassion Ministries

Churches expressing God's love and compassion, serving their communities, and reaching out with the gospel to the vulnerable among them.

Zion Evangelical Bible Schools (ZEBS) Lesotho

To maintain and build strong contacts in the country, specifically in the District of Leribe, where more than 50 Ama-Zioni church leaders have expressed a desire to study God’s Word.

Youth Workers Toolkit

SIM Kenya is preparing a training book set to equip youth leaders across East Africa to reach young people more effectively.

Youth Ministry

Ministry to encourage teenagers to be disciples.

Youth Leader Training

The aim of this project is to train and inspire leaders to see that they are not alone. We desire to increase spiritual unity by offering personal mentoring, advice and training to local youth leaders, helping them start new initiatives, and as they face different challenges in their ministries.

Youth and Childrens Ministries

Our goal is to train Namibians on how to reach out to children and young people who are growing up without hearing the good news of Jesus Christ.

Wolofal Transliteration

This project aims to convert the Wolof-Roman-script Bible into Arabic script.

West Africans for Global Missions

The center of gravity for Christianity has shifted to the global south and this requires a paradigm shift in our response. The onus is now on the global south especially Africans to respond to this shift. The West African Office sees this need and has responded accordingly with the project-West Africans for Global Missions. As you read about project 95379, it is our prayer that you will join this 'call'.

Well Drilling

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

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.

Trauma Healing

SIM Trauma Healing is a church and community-based outreach that equips believers with integrated biblical and mental health principles to care for victims of trauma in their communities.

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.

Latinoamericana

This ministry aims to engage Latin American churches to participate in Christ’s mission across cultures. The ministry partners and networks with churches and agencies to mobilise Latin American missionaries into crosscultural ministry to make Christ known and make disciples where he is not known.

Short-Term Exposure Ministry

Our goal is to take pastors, leaders of mission boards and missionary candidates for short-term exploratory trips to different countries where there is a great need for missionaries.

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 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.

For Freedom

Anti-trafficking and exploitation ministries.

Youth Ministry El Sendero

Alcanzando a los jóvenes entre 15 y 25 años de forma creativa.

Radio Frequence Vie

We envision the entire country of Cote d’Ivoire and beyond being reached with the gospel message through FM radio.

Street Kids

To invite the kids to give their life to Jesus and to disciple them.

Compassion Ministries

Iglesias expresando el amor y la compasión de Dios, sirviendo sus comunidades y extendiendo el evangelio a los más vulnerables entre ellos.

Zion Evangelical Bible Schools (ZEBS) Lesotho

Mantener y construir fuertes contactos en el país, específicamente en el distrito de Leribe, donde más de 50 líderes de iglesias Ama-Zioni han expresado un deseo de estudiar la palabra de Dios.

Youth Workers Toolkit

El SIM Kenia está preparando un conjunto de libros de entrenamiento para equipar a los líderes juveniles a través de África Oriental para alcanzar a los jóvenes más efectivamente.

Youth Ministry

Ministry to encourage teenagers to be disciples.

Youth Leader Training

The aim of this project is to train and inspire leaders to see that they are not alone. We desire to increase spiritual unity by offering personal mentoring, advice and training to local youth leaders, helping them start new initiatives, and as they face different challenges in their ministries.

Youth and Childrens Ministries

Para entrenar a los namibios dentro y fuera de las iglesias para alcanzar a los niños y a los jóvenes que están creciendo sin oír las Buenas Nuevas.

Wolofal Transliteration

This project aims to convert the Wolof-Roman-script Bible into Arabic script.

West Africans for Global Missions

The center of gravity for Christianity has shifted to the global south and this requires a paradigm shift in our response. The onus is now on the global south especially Africans to respond to this shift. The West African Office sees this need and has responded accordingly with the project-West Africans for Global Missions. As you read about project 95379, it is our prayer that you will join this 'call'.

Well Drilling

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

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.

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Pray for good relationships with churches.

2

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

2

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

3

Pray for creative ways to stimulate people for missions.

3

Pray for creative ways to stimulate people for missions.

4

Pray for an increase in the number of mission workers.

4

Pray for an increase in the number of mission workers.

5

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

5

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

6

Pray for care of our missionaries. 

6

Pray for care of our missionaries. 

7

Pray for God's provision of necessary financial support.

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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. 

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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.

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

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For Geoffrey, serving in cross-cultural mission is not limited to geography. He feels the burden to preach the good news, which is why he'll be leaving Kenya to minister in the UK.

Long awaited fruit: the Kafa Bible

The Kafa Bible was dedicated in Bonga, Ethiopia, earlier this year! Read about this labour of love spanning more than 40 years and including a throng of persevering translators.

When God intervenes

SIM missionary Nikali first thought “What will happen to the ministry?” when the pandemic hit the Philippines. But God enabled it to move forward in ways that exceeded understanding.

Not only on a Sunday

When SIM workers Peter and Claire-Lise Judkins first arrived in Castres, in the south west of France, they quickly set to work to help a small church plant be more effective at disciple-making.