"Partners" are churches with whom Northland has ever-deepening relationships for mutual support and increased effectiveness for the Kingdom of God. We are not complete without each other. They further our understanding and appreciation of God. We connect with them on a personally fulfilling heart level and we work well together to bless others. Like all relationships, these partnerships are dynamic. They need to be renewed on a regular basis, or they will lose their vitality. We need to continue to work together to serve others in eternally significant ways. That is why we want you to get to know them. Be encouraged. Be challenged. Be international. Be distributed! See the available opportunities here.
Northland began its relationship with church leaders in China through a symposium on ministry held by the Christian Leadership Exchange whose desire is to build bridges between the church in China and churches in the US. Those relationships have deepened over the years and have been a source of mutual encouragement and edification.
An interdenominational pastor’s alliance, a church planting movement and serving orphans, prisoners and the handicapped are some of the ministries of this vibrant church in Sofia, Bulgaria. They also meet the diverse needs of the members of their family of faith through worship, teaching and small groups.
The Amazon basin, an area larger than Western Europe, is home to some of the least evangelized people in Brazil. It is estimated that there are 36,000 river communities without a church that, due to their remote location, are only accessible by boat. Northlanders have traveled into the depths of this region to help local churches establish contact with and provide encouragement to these isolated communities in the heart of South America.
Situated in Buenos Aires, one of the most beautiful and important cities in South America, Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church provides spiritual leadership to the whole of the Saint Andrews community – comprised of the church, a university and one of the most renowned K-12 schools in the country – which in turn provides leadership for Argentina and the global community. Community service initiatives and youth and family ministry are hallmarks of Saint Andrews.
Ukraine is a country with a great Christian heritage, which was eliminated during the iron fist rule of the Soviet Union in the last century. Ukraine has reemerged as a spiritual light for Eastern Europe and is strategically placed at the juncture of Europe and Asia. Ukrainians have embraced this responsibility as Ukrainians have become the missionaries to the former Soviet Republics.
Sri Lanka is an island nation off the southeast coast of India that became well known to Northlanders in the aftermath of the Tsunami of December, 2004. But for the previous 10 years Northland had been involved with the indigenous ministry Kithu Sevana which trains leaders, plants churches and is a witness to the love of God in this multi-cultural, often hostile, environment.
Cape Town, the legislative capital of the richest and most industrialized country in Africa (the country of South Africa), is plagued with widespread economic, social and health problems, such as racial tension, AIDS, tuberculosis and high crime rate. In this context, Vredelust Church is an agent of peace, hope, reconciliation and healing.
Situated in Cairo, the largest city in Africa and the “gateway to the Middle East”, Kasr El Dobara is the largest Protestant church in the Arabic-speaking world. They believe that God has uniquely situated and blessed them so they can be a blessing to their city and country, the Middle East and North Africa. Their tangible expressions of love for their neighbors inspire us. Their obedience in the face of opposition challenges us.