World Mission Initiative of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is dedicated to developing mission vision, nurturing missionary vocations, and cultivating missional congregations by helping Christians understand how God is at work in the world and how they can share in that work. WMI offers resources to serve congregations and students.

World Mission Initiative's main vision and purpose is mission mobilization! We hope to lead the church to rediscover its purpose, calling, and missional center.

Over the years, WMI has hosted 10 biennial conferences, countless workshops and global mission guests, and more than 300 seminary students into faith-stretching and ministry-shaping global mission experiences.


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February 2020 E-Newsletter Highlighting the recent J-Term Intercultural Learning trips, the importance of talking about race in God's mission, and helpful tips for short-term mission trip.  

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Jesus Christ and the 'Dividing Wall': Race and God's Mission

Save the Date! Oct. 2-3, 2020

Join us as World Mission Initiative brings together world-class speakers, compelling workshops, vibrant, multi-cultural worship, and people from across Western Pennsylvania who long to engage in mission in the way of Jesus Christ, unencumbered by racial assumptions and blind spots. This conference is in conjunction with our annual McClure Lecture in World Mission and Evangelism. Featured speakers include Brenda Salter McNeil and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. Learn more about the conference.