Supported Missions

General URC Missions


Neal_HegemanNeal Hegeman is the Hispanic program director for Ministries in Action and the academic dean and Hispanic program director for MINTS (Miami International Seminary).  MINTS offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees in theological education in 17 Central American and Caribbean countries.  Ministries in Action is an organization that uses volunteers to work on service projects in the same region.  He has been called to this work by Trinity Reformed Church (URCNA) of Cape Coral, Florida.

Rev. Steve Poelman

Rev. Steve Poelman has been called to service in India by the Cornerstone United Reformed Church of Hudsonville, Michigan.  He has a twofold ministry in Northern India.  He is a teacher at the Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Dehra Dun, India.  Additionally, when the seminary is not in session, he conducts a conference and seminar ministry throughout the churches in India.

Rev. Tony Zekveld

TonyZekveldBWRev. Tony Zekveld has been called by the Covenant Christian Church (URCNA) of Wyoming, Ontario, Canada to work in Toronto.  The Toronto Mission is a ministry to the Sikh immigrants from Punjab, India to Canada.  Approximately 130,000 Sikhs live in the greater Toronto area.  This work consists of speaking engagements, Bible studies, newspaper articles in the Punjabi language, and Sunday worship.

Reformed Faith & Life/French

Reformed Faith & Life/French is a ministry of literature distribution and radio broadcasting to the French speaking people of Africa.  Rev. Eric Kayayan is a Reformed minister from South Africa.  He is primarily responsible for the radio messages and the follow up work with those who respond to the broadcasts, which are aired by stations throughout the continent of Africa. ekayayan@iafrica.c

Mission to the World

HacquebordMission to the World – Rev. Heero Hacquebord is a church planter in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Ukraine. The vision is to plant a strong Reformed church in L’viv, Ukraine that will anchor a church-planting team movement across all of Western Ukraine.


LiphadziRev. Tshililo Liphadzi is the national coordinator in South Africa for ENTRUST formerly BEE International. He leads the South African office of the pan African project called MMD (More than a Mile Deep) from the Reformed Church Tshiawelo in Soweto. It is the vision of the MMD to enable national churches in all of Africa to provide relevant, accessible, and sustainable biblical education, which will result in effective servant leaders. Their goal is to build African Christian leaders who could apply scripture from an African point of view, and who could engage the prevailing beliefs from the biblical point of view.

International Theological Education Ministries

ITEMI.T.E.M., Inc. endeavors to do all things Biblical, legal and necessary to teach, equip, and disciple the leaders of God’s people for God’s people in Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Romania and Hungary


Middle East Reformed Fellowship

MERFMERF is headquartered in Cyprus. It serves the Middle East on behalf of Reformed Churches and believers. MERF and the Reformed Family of Churches worldwide, are engaged in encouraging and strengthening the Church throughout the Middle East. MERF is committed to proclaiming the historic Christian faith as expressed in the early ecumenical creeds and the confessions of the Reformation to non-Christians in the Middle East.


Word & Deed

WordDeedWord & Deed is a Reformed relief and development organization which comes alongside missions organizations and indigenous churches and organizations in the developing world in a deaconal capacity.  By working together, believers from like minded church communities in North America are able impact precious souls with hope for this life and the life to come in a growing number of countries (12 countries and 52 projects as of June, 2013).  Self-sufficiency, indigenous leadership and strengthening of the church along with a Gospel focus and biblical methodology are the main areas of emphases of Word & Deed.  To God be the glory.

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