Missions overseas


Our churches' Overseas Mission Board supervises and regulates our overseas mission work on behalf of the churches.

Among various initiatives, our churches are co-operating with the Canadian Reformed Churches in Papua New Guinea and have contributed towards the construction of the Reformed Churches Bible College near Port Moresby.

Missionaries in the Field

Janice Reid
South East Asia

Janice Reid has served in missionary radio for over twenty years, working first for FEBC Radio International and then under the name Radio Training Services, an organisation formed by Janice and her French colleague, Jean-Luc Lebrun.

Janice lived in the Philippines for eight years, where she produced radio programmes for shortwave broadcast on FEBC's Overseas English Service. Since 1997 she has been involved in training radio announcers and station managers, holding workshops in various Asian countries.

Next, Janice spent two years in Cambodia, developing and conducting training courses for radio announcers, and for programme directors of Christian radio stations. She is now living in South East Asia and working with Reach Beyond as their radio trainer for that sub-region. The Hamilton congregation is Janice's sending church.


Alan Douma
Papua New Guinea

The Reformed Churches of New Zealand cooperates with the Canadian Reformed Churches in PNG and the Free Reformed Churches in Australia as we together partner with the Reformed Churches of PNG in the work of carrying out the Great Commission of our Lord (Matthew 28:19,20).

Rev Alan Douma, and his wife Odette, moved to Papua New Guinea in 2009 to commence work as a missionary and teacher at the Reformed Churches Bible College near Port Moresby. They serve with Reformed Ministries PNG who are supporting the Reformed Churches of PNG as they seek to grow into a federation of churches. The Hastings congregation is the Douma's sending church.


Uganda

The Reformed Churches of New Zealand have also assisted the equipping of the local church by periodically sending a pastor to help with theological training within the Orthodox Presbyterian Church Uganda Mission.