Equipping & Growth

One of the primary roles of the missions staff at PC3 is to "equip the saints for the work of service" as found & expounded upon in Ephesians 4:12-16. Our heart is discipleship, and here are a few ways you can grow in your walk with Jesus. Please contact us at missions@portcitychurch.org if you would like to learn more about anything listed below. 


The GO Conference: February 15 - 16, 2019

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Each year, PC3 sends a group to The GO Conference in Wake Forest, NC. It is a two-day gathering of students and adults from across the country to be equipped to GO to their neighbors and the nations with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Visit thegoconference.com for more details and contact us if  you are interested in attending with our group!


Christian Alliance for Orphans - CAFO2019 Summit: May 8 - 10, 2019

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This year we are planning to send a group from PC3 to attend the CAFO 2019 Summit in Louisville, KY. The Summit is a community of kindred hearts gathering from across America and around the world. Parents and pastors, experts and organizations, leaders and servants. Each eager both to share and to receive — expertise and encouragement, resources and friendship. All passionate to see children thrive in adoption, foster care and effective service to the vulnerable worldwide. Visit cafo.org/summit for more details and contact us if you are interested in attending with our group!


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Perspectives On the World Christian Movement

Perspectives is a class that our global field partners and many other people take in order to understand God's redemptive plan for the world through global discipleship. The class is a 15 week study through the Word with testimonies from missionaries and other field partners around the world. The course costs $280 with college credit applying for additional fees. At PC3, we offer 50% scholarships for those participating in Short-Term Missions. Email evans.baggs@portcitychurch.org for more information or checkout the Wilmington class website.


Recommended Reading

Many of our thoughts, ideas and strategies have come from reading Jesus focused books and learning from the research of gifted people. Here are just a few that we would recommend to you.
·       The Simplest Way to Change the World: Wills & Clements - Small Group Component
·       Life on Mission: Willis & Coe - Small Group Component
·       When Helping Hurts: Fikkert - Small Group Component
·       Don’t Waste Your Life: Piper
·       Radical: Platt
·       Insanity of God: Ripken
·       Through the Gates of Splendor: Elliot
·       My Utmost for His Highest: Chambers
·       Spiritual Leadership: Sanders
·       Hope Rising: Greer
·       Operationworld.org
·       Joshuaproject.net


Internship Connection Program

Internships can be a great way to gain hands-on experiential learning within missions. Rather than have our own internship program, we have recognized it is wise to partner with those who have the resources and understanding to best equip and train you. We see our role as one to help bring discernment to your call, connect you with trusted organizations and to walk with you throughout the process.  Click on the links below to learn more about our partners' internship program, then contact us and let's talk more about them!

Love Justice International 
Global Frontier Missions