LIFT UP YOUR EYES, AND LOOK ON THE FIELDS…
Jesus Christ (John 4:35)
We take Missions very seriously. Not only with funds, but with our hearts, hands, feet and our whole selves.
Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north.
201,995,540 (July 2016 est.)
Muslim (official) 96.4% (Sunni 85-90%, Shia 10-15%), other (includes Christian and Hindu) 3.6% (2010 est.)
Punjabi 44.68%, Pashtun (Pathan) 15.42%, Sindhi 14.1%, Saraiki 8.38%, Muhajirs 7.57%, Balochi 3.57%, other 6.28
Total: 77, Punjabi 48%, Sindhi 12%, Saraiki (a Punjabi variant) 10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%.
Pakistan is situated between Afghanistan and India. It was formerly part of British controlled India but separated in 1947. It is home to 393 People Groups, 383 of whom remain un-reached according to the Joshua Project. Pakistan promises religious freedom for minorities in its Constitution but in practice, minority religions are fiercely persecuted.
*Source: Operation World, CIA Factbook, Joshua Project, and Christian Aid Mission.
Annual Christian Convention:
It is an annual gathering or event (each November) of regional Christians for worship, communion, preaching, teaching, fellowship, and networking.
Mission work in Hindu Tribal Areas:
Sutlej Reformed Church Of Pakistan is working among the Untouchable Bheel and Marwari Hindu tribes of south Punjab with the vision in mind to reaching people beyond the boundaries of the Church.
Mission trips enable us to live with and learn from our brothers and sisters across Pakistan. We share their struggles with difficulties. We do what we can to help. Mission events are announced on our 📣FACEBOOK page. We also allow congregations, individuals, and youth to accompany short-term mission experiences. This way, They can serve others, enhance their personal growth, learn skills and grow in their Christian faith.
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS:
Shining Stars Educational Centers (Daniel 12:3):
We are working on establishing educational centers or tuition centers for needy children from any religious community, color, dialect or race. This part is so much connected with evangelism. Through these centers, we will provide formal education with basic Biblical teachings. especially in far-off areas.
Adult Education Literacy Program:
This project is designed to provide basic literacy to the illiterate adult members of our community. This 6 months duration based course will help and make them able to read and write in our national language Urdu. Through this endeavor, they can enjoy studying the Holy Bible, books and newspapers.
To uplift our community, we establish sewing centers in villages and town. This endeavor helps women and illiterate young girls to learn sewing clothes (ladies & gents) which enables them to generate income for their families.
This is a one-year course with disciplines being taught are Drafting, Cutting and Tailoring.
Stipend & other Assistance:
Through this project, we are working to establish medical clinics, dispensaries, and free medical camps.
We partner churches and organizations (local and countrywide) by providing supplies and finances every year.