Global Missions

DCPC strives to recognize our interconnection to brothers and sisters in Christ from around the world, and to increase our understanding of the world through outreach and education. We wish to work for justice, peace, humanitarian relief, and reconciliation as called for by the Gospel. We are eager to establish personal relationships between community members across international lines as we build a personal, living bridge globally.

The Global Missions Committee fosters our relationships with our partners at the Sigona Presbyterian Church in Kikuyu, Kenya (click here for more information) and in the Kilambe region of Nicaragua (click here for more information). We also provide financial support through benevolences to several Presbyterian and ecumenical missions, as well as offering many opportunities to act locally.

 

Our committee is comprised of both adult and youth members of DCPC. We are always looking for new members to serve on this important group. If you would like to get involved, please click here to email Robert Alexander.

The Global Mission Committee at DCPC has three primary goals:

  • Educating the congregation about the global mission of the church in general and DCPC in particular.

  • Coordinating global mission activities that involve our members in hands-on mission. experiences around the world.

  • Contributing funds from our Global Mission budget to worthy ministries among our mission partners.

Our Global Mission Prayer Calendar will help you stay connected with our mission partners.  Click here for a digital copy.

We invite you to learn about the wonderful ministries that we help support.

or Call the church office at 704.892.5641

Organizations We Support

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(NEST). N.E.S.T. is an inter-confessional Protestant Seminary serving the evangelical churches of the Middle East

 www.theonest.edu.lb/en/Home

Raising South Sudan

Raising South Sudan is part of Mothering Across Continents.  This ministry was established in 2011 to help create educational opportunities for the poor struggling children of this part of the world.

 www.motheringacrosscontinents.org/RaisingSouthSudan

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Special Denominational
Offerings

The Global Mission Committee coordinates four special denominational offerings each year.  These are:

  • One Great Hour of Sharing (Easter)

  • Pentecost Offering (Pentecost)

  • Peace and Global Witness (World Communion Sunday – October)

  • Joy Offering (Christmas)

Learn more about these offerings and what they support through this link http://specialofferings.pcusa.org/.  

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Papa's House

Nepal Orphans Home. Papa’s House serves the poor children of Dhapasi, Nepal through four different homes.

 

https://www.nepalorphanshome.org/

CEPAD
 

Council of Protestant Churches of Nicaragua.  CEPAD ministers to the communities of Nicaragua through development work.  Through their partnerships they help communities and individuals come together to support one another to achieve their goals and dreams through sustainable development practices. 

We recently returned from an International Encounter in Nicaragua hosted by CEPAD. Click here to learn more about the Encounter and about the work of CEPAD.

  www.cpadusa.org

Mission Coworkers

Jubilee House Community

Houses the Center for Development in Central America. Their goal is to work in partnership with communities and cooperatives to facilitate empowerment: enabling people to find their own solutions to the problems they identify and helping connect them with resources to solve their problems. www.jhc-cdca.org

Active Partnerships
 

We also maintain two active partnerships with Sigona Presbyterian Church in Kikuyu, Kenya and the seven communities of Kilambe, Nicaragua.  Partnership trips are scheduled regularly and teams support the development work that is occurring in these communities while building relationships and strengthening the church of Jesus Christ.  Learn more about a partnership trip by contacting Robert Alexander, Associate Pastor for Discipleship and Mission at ralexander@dcpc.org.