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WEC International

Founded 1913

WEC International is an international (members from 55+ nationalities), interdenominational mission agency. WEC is one of the ten largest church planting mission agencies in the world. WEC endeavours to bring the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the remaining unevangelized peoples with the utmost urgency. WECers plant churches in many countries around the world with locations in Africa, Asia, North Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and South Pacific. To find out more about WEC International in the USA visit www.wec-usa.org WEC USA has 3 short term programs: Discovery (individuals or teams that go out up to 3 months; WEC Trek (individuals that go from 3 months - 12 months) and WEC Core (individuals that go for 2 years). If you are looking to apply from another country please check wectrek.org for the sending base in your country.

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Mission/Vision Statement

WEC's Vision for short-term is: To provide short term mission experiences and discipleship opportunities by sharing Christ and supporting WEC’s church planting ministries worldwide for the purpose of glorifying God.

WEC International's Motto
"If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him." (C.T.Studd – our founder)

As part of our committment to provide quality short-term opportunities, WEC International has become a member of the Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission and is committed to the 7 Standards found at http://www.stmstandards.org

Doctrinal Statement

WEC's Doctrine

We believe the Holy Scriptures, as originally given, to be inspired, the only infallible authoritative Word of God.

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons – Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His mediatorial work and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe in the universal sinfulness and guilt of all mankind since the fall, rendering man subject to God’s wrath and condemnation.

We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, redemption through the blood of our Lord Jesus Christ and regeneration by the Holy Spirit are absolutely essential.

We believe in the justification of the sinner solely by the grace of God through faith in Christ.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of all believers in our Lord Jesus Christ who comprise the church, which is His body.

WEC's Core Values

Our Commission
* To bring the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the remaining unevangelized peoples with the utmost urgency.

* To demonstrate the compassion of Christ to a needy world.

* To plant churches and lead them to spiritual maturity.

* To inspire, mobilize and train for cross-cultural mission.

Our Lifestyle
* We fervently desire to see Christ formed in us so that we live holy lives.

* In dependence on the Holy Spirit we determine to obey our Lord whatever the cost.

* We trust God completely to meet every need and challenge we face in His service.

* We are committed to oneness, fellowship and the care of our whole missionary family.

Our Convictions
* We are convinced that prayer is a priority.

* We uphold Biblical truth and standards.

* We affirm our love for Christ’s Church, and endeavor to work in fellowship with local and national churches and with other Christian agencies.

* We accept each other irrespective of gender, ethnic background or church affiliation.

* We desire to work in multi-national teams and are committed to effective international cooperation.

* We recognize the importance of research and responding to God’s directions for advance.

* We believe in full participation and oneness in decision making.

* We value servant leaders who wait on God for vision and direction.

* We promote local, and innovative strategies through decentralized decision making.

* We make no appeal for funds.

Our Motto
"If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him." (C.T.Studd – our founder)

As part of our committment to provide quality short-term opportunities, WEC International has become a member of the Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission and is committed to the 7 Standards found at http://www.stmstandards.org

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Website:

http://www.wec-usa.org

Phone Numbers:

Toll-free: 888-646-6202 x6621
Phone: 215-646-2322 x6621
Fax: 215-646-6202

General Email:

contact.us@wec-usa.org

Mailing Address:

WEC Short Term
Box 1707
Ft. Washington PA 19034

Affiliations

Standards of Excellence in Short-term Mission Evangelical Council of Financial Accountability