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1 in 3 is Still Unreached

More than 30% of the world's population lives outside the reach of any church. Sadly, only 3 out of every 100 missionaries goes to work among them! Pioneers continues to seek those who have a pioneering spirit to live and serve Christ among those who have never heard. 

A World of Possibilities

We live in a world of diverse peoples and cultures, and God has given each of us a unique set of skills, passions and abilities. At Pioneers, we are committed to taking time to hear your story and help you find a location, role and team that fits. Here’s what that long term mission process might look like for you: 


  • Your church, in partnership with Pioneers, will send you to live among the unreached in one of more than 100 countries.

  • You will join and work alongside a team, often made up of people who have been there longer than you and can help you find your way.

  • You will spend some time learning language and culture, get settled, build relationships and make disciples.

  • Using your experience in business, education, healthcare, technology, the arts or anything in between, you and your team will serve and empower your community.

  • By God’s grace, you’ll help plant a church that will in turn begin to plant other churches.

  • After that…who knows? God could take you anywhere to do anything, and we will be right by your side!

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The Process

Because we take a mentored approach to long term mission, everyone's journey will be different. Here is an idea of what the process generally looks like:

  1. START: Fill out a Start Form
  2. EXPLORE: Get to know one of our mission mentors
  3. APPLY: Submit application forms and references
  4. PREPARE: Get one-on-one mentoring as you raise support
  5. TRAIN: Carry out your personalised training plan (e.g. taking a security training course and going on a survey trip)
  6. DEPART: Join your field team
  7. PERSEVERE: We'll be with you every step of the way

Contact Us!

Our mission mentors are on hand to have a chat no matter where you are in your missions journey. Whether you’re just pondering or ready to jump on a plane tomorrow, we’re happy to help you figure out the next steps. Get in touch directly or fill out our Start Form to get started.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The idea of going on mission long term may bring up lots of questions. Have a look at our FAQs for some of the most common ones.


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