WHAT IS PIONEER INTERNATIONAL?
Pioneer International is the global arm of the Pioneer Network which seeks to connect and grow the relationships and partnership with churches and networks around the world.
Pioneer churches have always had a strong international vision and many churches within Pioneer have active and long-established working relationships with churches and Christian organisations in many parts of the world.
In recent years some of these relationships have developed to a point where the church or network have asked to join the Pioneer family. We are now developing a number of Pioneer international regions in Australia/New Zealand, Asia [India, Sri Lanka, Nepal], East Africa, Europe, Cuba and North America.
PIONEER NETWORK AUSTRALIA
Pioneer Network Australia has been connected to Pioneer since 2009, when it was ‘OzReach Network’. Now under the leadership of Carolyn Meers (Leader of Central Church in Port Kembla) and Rick Prosser (Leader of Life Church Newcastle), Pioneer Network Australia seeks to support and encourage churches in Australia and New Zealand and outwork the values of Pioneer in the nation.
PIONEER NETWORK USA
Pioneer Network USA is based at City Church in Russellville, Arkansas, who have been connected with Pioneer since 1979. Originally led by Wayne Drain, City Church is now lead by Chris Abington and both he and Wayne regularly contribute into the Pioneer Network and the Annual Leaders Conference. A second Pioneer church has recently connected in Michigan and there are ongoing conversations with a number of other churches in the USA.
PIONEER NETWORK KENYA
Pioneer Network Kenya is connected to International Christian Assemblies (ICA), a ministry run by Bishop Andrew Ouma in the slums of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. ICA run several projects to support the people in Kibera including a school, feeding programme and a community centre. ICA work in partnership with the New Community Kibera Project, who help to support ICA and their work in the community. There are now over 30 other churches connecting with this growing network.
PIONEER NETWORK ASIA
Pioneer Network Asia connected with Pioneer in 2017 and is located in a number of countries including Sri Lanka, Nepal and India. The Pioneer Leaders in Pioneer Network Asia have a particular heart to connect with the next generation and do a number of events throughout the year to engage young people.
HOW DO I SUPPORT PIONEER INTERNATIONAL?
There are lots of ways you can give towards the work of Pioneer International and become one of our Everyday Pioneers:
Account Name: Pioneer Trust
Sort Code: 54-41-54
Account Number: 09711953
You can also give through our JustGiving page. Simply choose ‘Donate’ for a one-off donation, or ‘Make a monthly donation’ to set up a regular donation using reference ‘Pioneer International’.