History of Kum Yan in Missions

The founding of Kum Yan Methodist Church almost a century ago, was the fruit of a primary focus on reaching out to the Cantonese-speaking community in Singapore. Since then and over the years, God continued to build on this foundation, and brought deeper understanding of His heart, and a larger vision for our individual and corporate participation in the Great Commission. He has led us further, to cross geographical and cultural borders in obedience to His Call.

In the 1990s, we started with providing financial support for missionaries and missions organisations. In 2002, we commissioned and sent forth our first batch of home-grown missionaries. Today, we support more than 15 missions workers serving locally and overseas in countries such as China, East Timor, Europe and other parts of the world.

Why Missions?


We are committed to the Great Commission of God. We will “go and make disciples of all nations” (Matt 28:19-20) and be His witnesses “to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8).


We are to share God’s love with His compassion (Matt 9:36) and be Christ’s ambassadors to bring reconciliation to the world that is lost (2 Cor 5:19-20), anywhere and everywhere!


Every Christ follower is to follow Christ’s foot steps to become a World Christian who embraces the Great Commission in our daily life.

How can YOU be involved?

The Great Commission is meant for all God’s people! For a start, you can be involved in any of the following ways.

  • PRAY

    • Use the monthly KY Missions Newsletter as prayer guide for all our Missions workers.
    • Join the fortnightly KY Missions Prayer Meeting.
    • Register your interest with the Missions Staff if you wish to be an Intercessor for specific Missions worker / Missionary.

    • Attend the Kairos Course – a foundational course that will allow you a good grasp of God’s Great Commission and explore your specific role in World Missions.
    • Look out for equipping opportunities published in the monthly Missions Newsletter. Seek to be equipped proactively.

    Click here for details and registration of the Kairos Course

    Click here for details on other courses



    • Give regularly on top of your tithing, to the Kum Yan Missions Fund. This is mainly used to provide support for missionaries and Missions work.
    • Love and care for our Missionaries / Missions Workers when they are in the field and when they return. Possible ways of support: provide short-term accommodation, transportation to-and-fro airport, invite them to share at your small group, etc.

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