Are All Missions The Same?

Missions are not all the same. Here are 10 characteristics which define UFM.


we have been sending missionaries cross-culturally for 80 years.

An extended family

we are neither too big nor too small. There is a real sense of belonging to the UFM family.


we believe that Bible-based theology is vital for effective cross-cultural ministry.


our missionaries serve in 25 countries across the world.


we work in partnership with local churches as they send their missionaries out. We are also happy to work in partnership with other missions.


we work with missionaries and their churches to enable Christians to fulfil the ministry to which they believe God has called them.


we focus primarily on working amongst people with least opportunity to hear the Gospel.


most of our missionaries are on long term assignments.


we offer a wide range of short-term opportunities.

Trusting in the Lord

we are conscious that without the Lord we can do nothing.