STM Resources from the Pages of New Horizons

Updated February 2019

The Case for Short-Term Missions
Many good reasons why short-term missions could be right for you...

Contemplating Short-Term Missions?
Practical experience and "how to" tips for individuals, churches, and presbyteries that want to get involved in short-term missions...

The Benefits of Short-Term Mission Trips, and Some Advice
Insight and advice from a pastor with lots of experience leading and receiving short-term missions teams...

Base Camp for Short-Term Missionaries
How one presbytery brought together over 150 people from 17 churches for a time of fun, fellowship, and ministry before the short-term missions season began...

Intentionally Presbyterian Short-Term Missions
A seasoned short-term missions team organizer offers helpful guidelines for building a short-term missions team in your presbytery...

Helping Without Hurting in Short-Term Missions
A useful, three-part series for training STM teams and individuals, particularly those planning to work in lower-income communities...

The ABCs of Short-Term Missions
How to put together a short-term missions trip that will be a blessing to the team members as well as the congregation they go to serve...

Short-Term Missions: Pros and Cons
Among other things, short-term missions help keep the church connected to missionaries and missionaries connected to the church...

Short-Term Missions, Long Term Good
The value of short-term trips and how OP churches and members can become more involved with the joyful task of making disciples of Christ at home and abroad...

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