Missionary Sending Organizations

Missionary Sending Organizations

  • Team Expansion

    Has missionaries around the world, including Japan. Long-term and short-term opportunities.

  • Operation Mobilization, Logos Ship

    Members of the crew give tours, cultural programs, Christian testimonies. They also do service projects at churches, prisons, or orphanages in port cities around the world, sometimes in Japan. Two-month to two-year commitment.
  • Mustard Seed Network

    Mustard Seed Network is a network of gospel-centered churches in urban Japan. Their mission is to glorify God by making disciples through planting gospel-centered churches in Japan’s urban areas. A presence in Japan since 2008.
  • TEAM

    Organization with a very long history. Website has good general info on Japan. Long-term and short-term opportunities.
  • Let’s Start Talking

    Organizes 2- to 6-week trips to serve missionaries by teaching English classes from the book of Luke. Known for their excellent training to minimize the burden on missionaries.
  • Commission to Every Nation

    CTEN is an interdenominational agency with missionaries throughout the world. For current openings in the Japan field, see the “Opportunities” page.
  • Japan Mission

    Interdenominational mission. Various opportunities.
  • Beyond

    Beyond’s mission is to create an environment for the Word to rapidly spread. Using people groups to network within their own cultures, Beyond starts church-planting movements that transform lives. You can sign up for “Nuggets,” free online training on missions topics.
  • Overseas Missionary Fellowship

    Japan segment of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (formerly the China Inland Mission) founded by Hudson Taylor in 1865. OMF seeks to glorify God by urgently evangelizing East Asia’s peoples.
  • Japan Evangelical Missionary Association

    The Japan Evangelical Missionary Association. This organization is a cooperative effort of the major Protestant groups in Japan. JEMA has been around a long time and is a wealth of information on Japan churches, organizations, programs. They also have a Japanese language school for missionaries.
  • Mission to the World

    Presbyterian missions agency in the Tokyo/Chiba area.
  • Asian Access

    Asian Access is an interdenominational, evangelical missions agency. Their site describes their staff and ministry opportunities, as well as information on what Japan needs and how to pray for Japan. Go to Focus, Country Profiles. Japan here.
  • Pioneers

    Pioneers mobilizes teams to glorify God among unreached peoples by initiating church planting movements in partnership with local churches. In Japan, they focus on the SW region.
  • SEND

    A long-time mission organization with various fields around the world, including Japan. (SEND was originally known as the Far East Gospel Crusade.) Site has interesting cultural information and more.
  • CRU (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ)

    Spend a summer in Japan or in the U.S. working with Japanese college students.
  • Japanese Evangelical Missionary Society

    Scroll down to see short-term opportunities. Usually looking for someone who speaks Japanese.
  • YWAM

    Youth With A Mission’s opportunities in Japan.