How do I choose a

mission agency?

Is ReachAcross for me? space











Should I join a mission agency?


What benefits will I gain?

A mission agency:

  • Can give you helpful advice on personal and ministry preparation 
  • Can provide you with important services, such as:


Outgoing support when you go out for the first time:

    • Helping you answer questions your friends, church, and supporters may have about your
      • Future ministry
      • Preparation
      • Supervision
      • Ongoing support
    • Guiding you to fit into the right team
    • Assisting you in starting a new team
    • Giving advice on obtaining a visa
    • Advising you on options for educating your children
    • Giving guidance on how you may use your skills, training, and abilities
    • Advising you on language learning opportunities
    • Ensuring you have suitable medical and emergency insurance and a suitable pension plan


Ongoing field support:

    • Providing member care
    • Giving regular debriefing, and critical incident debriefing
    • Advising on security issues, risk assessment, and contingency planning
    • Processing your finances and financial transfers
    • Enabling effective and secure communications
    • Providing in service training opportunities


Facilitating your home assignments:

    • Helping you prepare your itinerary
    • Providing you with equipment and materials
    • Suggesting contacts and places to share about your ministry 


Supporting your final re-entry to your sending country:

    • Providing re-entry debriefing to minimize reverse culture shock
    • Arranging temporary accommodation
    • Assisting you in re-adjusting to living 'at home' again
    • Facilitating necessary legal and governmental requirements   

Take a look at ReachAcross's mission preparation programme and support services 


Speak to someone in ReachAcross about how we can support your vision and passion


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