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  • 1. PEM STRATEGY 2020
    Every European believer, pastor, local and national church be involved in fulfilling the Great Commission
  • 2. The role of PEM is to serve the Pentecostal churches and movements in Europe by:
    Empowering them for world missions
    Engaging in world missions activities under its structure as agreed upon by its members.
    Roleof PEM
  • 3. Promote the fulfilment of the Great Commission by mobilizing all PEF member churches to reach the whole world with the whole gospel.
    PEM Mission Statement
  • 4. Bea dynamic mission motivator, coordinator,
    instructor and implementerto empower the European Pentecostal churches for global missions.
    PEM Vision Statement
  • 5. Values
    • Unity
    • 6. We strive for unity in Christ, cooperating in cross-cultural partnerships, respecting our partners, to fulfil the Great Commission.
    • 7. Value of every individual from the divine perspective
    • 8. We act in love towards every individual regardless of their ethnic background, religion, or gender, recognizingtheir temporal and eternal value. (John 3,16)
    • 9. Holism
    • 10. We serve to meet the entire scope of human needs – spiritual, physical and emotional.
    • 11. Truthfulness
    • 12. We want to be real, transparent, trustworthy, accountable, and stand for truth as revealed in the Bible, God’s Word.
    • 13. General call
    • 14. The fulfilment of the Great Commission is the responsibility of every member of the church.
  • GuidingPrinciples / Policies
    • Leadership of the Holy Spirit
    • 15. The Holy Spirit is the initiator and leader of mission activities. We look to Him for guidance in all we do.
    • 16. The Bible is ourbasis and Jesus is the only saviour and way to God
    • 17. The Bible defines our criteria for mission.
    • 18. Cultural diversity
    • 19. We act in a culturally sensitive way in multinational contexts.
    • 20. Transforming societies
    • 21. We want to be visible and inclusive towards the society in our activities.
    • 22. Networking / partnering
    • 23. We work in partnership with the church where it exists, especially with national Pentecostal movements and churches.
    • 24. Emphasis on the unreached
    • 25. We want to reach those who have never heard the gospel.
    We endeavour to see our ministries and established activities multiplied.
    Establishing strong indigenous churches
    We want to follow the four-self principle:
    Self-governing, self-supporting, self-propagating, and self-theologising
    The indigenous church is not to be led, governed, financed, nor is its practical theology to be decided from outside.
    Including all age groups from children to seniors
    Missions training and programmes are provided for all age groups: children, youth, adults, and the elderly.
    Welfare of the involved people
    We give attention to member care of missionaries, education of their children, and welfare of the PEM office and other workers.
  • 26. SuccessFactors
    Prayer and discerning God’s will
    Effective networking and cooperation synergy
    Excellent and up-to-date communication with and Europe-wide links to the local church
    Team-based ministry and team mindset
    Lobbying (community relationships including national governance and EU contacts)
    Good structure and human resources management (HRM)
  • 27. Every European believer, pastor, local and national church be involved in fulfilling the Great Commission
    PEM Main Goal
  • 28. Praying
    Networking and Involvement
    Doing cross-cultural holistic missions
    Core activities in reaching the goal
  • 29. Core activities in reaching the goal
    Developing prayer movements and networks
    Providing tools for churches to become active in prayer for missions
    Guaranteeing prayer support for every missionary.
    EnableEuropean churches and movements, including different age groups, to become mission-minded.
    PEM is providing training, conferences, consultations, information, materials, services, networks, etc. to equip European churches to be involved in missions.
    Impact the quality of missions by providing certification criteria for various areas of mission activities.
    Networking and Involvement
    Develop strong networks consisting of PEM member organisations, PEF churches, and international partners, all of which are participating in missions.
    Doing cross-cultural holistic missions
    PEM is initiating additional joint humanitarian actions, special missions programmes, etc.
  • 30. Leadership
    Human Resources Management (HRM)
    Fund Raising
  • 31. Leadership I (Responsibleto PEF)
  • 32. Leadership II
    Certificates for the quality of work of PEM member organisations, e.g.:
    Certificates for the quality of each of the five supportive process factors (Leadership, Communication, HRM, Fundraising, Administration)
    Basic Missions ethics
    Other needed criteria
    Good centre, office, etc.
    Centres for specialised work areas (immigrants, involving children in missions, etc.)
    Distribute information on best practices
    Connect people of similar interest
    World Missions Commission / Pentecostal World Fellowship (PWF)
    Pentecostal Asian Mission (PAM)
    World Assemblies of God Fellowship (WAGF)
  • 33. Communication
    • Web page
    • 34. Intranet
    • 35. Manuals
    • 36. Prayer letter in development
    • 37. Presence in national conferences
    • 38. Good brochures, standing banners, cds, etc.
    • 39. PEM partnering with national missions conferences
    • 40. cooperation with PEF and PEF branches
    • 41. Informing about practical paths to missions
    HRM needs
    Qualified webmaster and graphic designers
    Capable personnel to update and maintain web page
    Use existing materials from PEM members
    Request material in English
  • 42. Human Resource Management
    Principle Need - Personnel sent as missionaries by cooperating organizations to serve PEM full-time in the following areas:
    Create a bank of experts in missionary member care
    Member organizations will provide their experts to be contacted.
    These experts will form a team defining needs and action plans.
    Experts will be available to help when called upon by an organization which has a need.
    Specialized teams for different areas of ministry (immigrants, short term missions, web page...)
    Missionary training
    PEM Mission Course
    Scholarship funds foundation for:
    Fida Missions Course, BA or MA
    CTS missions course
    Other recommended mission -education programmes
    Create a medium-term programme with training and practice (not a summer course)
    Explore Bible school possibilities (CTS etc.) to create longer practical programmes, including discipling
  • 43. Fund Raising
    Practical / technical fund-raising tools
    Web page, i.e.
    PEM support
    Humanitarian crises
    PEM-conferences, etc.
    SMS donating
    EU funds ( full time person needed)
    Scholarship funds
    Common funds for humanitarian needs
    Membership fees
    Consultation registration fee
    Special offerings and campaigns
    Humanitarian crisis situations and collections
    Network of European Pentecostal business people to support missions
  • 44. Administration
    Demonstrates best practices and principles of good administration
    PEM adheres to European standards, and values training and transparency
    Professionals needed in administration
    Distinction between administration and management (leadership = what to do, management = how to do)
  • 45. Objectives: PEM in 2020
    3000 fulltime missionaries
    At least 7000 short-term missionaries annually
    New works started among at least 200 unreached or least reached people groups
    A strong prayer support for missions with at least 100,000 committed intercessors
    Everyone in Europe has heard the gospel
  • 46. 3000 fulltime missionaries
    • Inspire national movements to contribute.
    • 47. National / organisational strategies encouraged
    • 48. Flexibility for movements to communicate the vision in a way fitting to their cultural context
    • 49. Suggestion: every local church involved in supporting a missionary or a missionary family in some measure
    • 50. Inspire more missionary candidates
    • 51. Monitor the ways of going and sending
    Develop missions conferences and ways to challenge people
    Pastors needed to be involved and present
    Develop challenging material and media
    Encourage national leaders of movements to have mission conferences
    Encourage national movements and local churches to have annual mission budgets.
    Practical application manual
    Total mission strategy manual. Additional manuals with non-binding suggestions.
  • 52. 7000 short-term missionaries annually
    • Short-term missions must meet field needs (various types of teams needed; experts, professionals, those with vision for certain work, etc.)
    • 53. i.e. Reaching the unreached, also in Europe
    • 54. PEM short-term resources:
    • 55. Database
    • 56. Manual
    • 57. practical “how to” information (putting together the wisdom of different movements and national mission agencies)
    • 58. Create a network of PEM-members involved in short-term mission
    • 59. Definition of short-term mission:
    • 60. Up to one year (with flexibility)
    • 61. Cross-cultural, intercultural
    • 62. Includes various types of activities and ministries
    • 63. Provided for all age groups from children to seniors
    • 64. Provides path to long-term missionary work
    • 65. Church-based teams encouraged
    • 66. Missional churches
    • 67. Short-term team distinctions between PEM and PEFY
    • 68. PEFY organising the “shortest” short-term outreaches
    • 69. PEM short-term personnel sent up to one year.
    • 70. Good cooperation with PEFY Impact Teams Coordinator important
    • 71. Establish a common short term office
    • 72. Partnering with other PEF-linked ministries with short-term expertise
    • 73. Partnership agreements
    • 74. Cooperation with Bible training institutions
    • 75. Gather the needs of various movements
    • 76. Training
    • 77. PEFY Team leadership training
    • 78. PEM Mission Course
    • 79. PEF Impacts
    • 80. Good preparation required for each team
    • 81. Other
  • Work startedamongat least 200 newunreached (URP) or least reached (LRP) peoplegroups
    • The direction and leadership of Holy Spirit is respected
    • 82. Clear goal: Work started among 200 new LRPs (of which over 600 groups still exist) or URPs
    • 83. Special emphasis on URPs and immigrants in Europe
    • 84. Short-term mission teams serving in especially in Europe
    • 85. Encourage the national churches to see and reach the URPs in Europe
    • 86. Material Centre needed to meet the needs in Europe
    • 87. Media used to reach this objective
    • 88. Training
    • 89. Training the churches and teams to start cross-cultural ministry in Europe
    • 90. Benefiting from the experience of the organisations already involved in cross-cultural ministry
    • 91. Bible translation needed in many cases
    • 92. Holistic and social approach needed
    • 93. Cooperation with Pentecostal European Social ministries (PES)
    Special PEM team formed
    To identify
    the existing ministry of PEM members
    which groups are being touched
    the different organisations plans and potential target groups
    URPs and especially who are from the global LRPs now in Europe
    To make a list of recommended new people groups to start working among
    Organisations are asked to take the responsibility of starting the work among these groups
    Use the former missionaries who worked among different peoples and have returned back to Europe
    Possibility to have a “Timothy”-program in Europe for younger people to work together with older missionary and learn from him/her
  • 94. Strong prayer support of at least 100,000 intercessors
    Successful implementation of 2020 objectives is based on prayer
    The number of full-time missionaries rises through prayer
    Prayer strategy needed
    Prayer days organised
    Missionaries send prayer letters
    Good links, information sharing
    Sensitive matters considered and shared discretely
    Prayer letter
    Extensive prayer networks that can react to sudden needs
    Prayer coordinator and coordination team needed
    Research as to what prayer movements already exist
    Every missionary has at least 10 committed intercessors behind him/her
    Committed prayer support as well as financial support required from the missionaries.
    PEM members have prayer in their programmes and offices
    Flexibility for movements to communicate the vision in a way fitting to their cultural context
  • 95. Everyone in Europe hasheardthe Gospel
    Cooperation with PEF and PEF branches
    Immigrants in Europe
    Both to be reached and used as evangelists
    Special team formed to concentrate on this objective
    The needs in Europe mapped
    Mapping what is already been done and by whom
    In team PEF, PEFY, PEM, immigration expertise, pastoral sight, media
    Need to avoid narrow approaches
    Various channels used
    Wide collaboration of different ministries encouraged
  • 96. Everyone in Europe hasheardthe Gospel
    Cooperation with PEF and PEF branches
    Immigrants in Europe
    Both to be reached and to be enabled to serve as evangelists
    Special team formed to concentrate on this objective
    The needs in Europe mapped
    Mapping what has already been done and by whom
    Team includes PEF, PEFY, PEM, immigration expertise, pastoral insight, media
    Need to avoid narrow approaches
    Various channels used
    Wide collaboration of different ministries encouraged
  • 97. PEM STRATEGY 2020
    Every European believer, pastor, local and national church be involved in fulfilling the Great Commission