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PEM Missions Course

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The PEM World Missions Course is back again this summer!

Make plans to join us in Lisbon, Portugal, from August 1-13, 2022. These two intensive weeks of study will challenge, convict and motivate each one to greater involvement in the mission of God.

The course is open to participants from Portugal, across Europe and around the world.*

Church and missions leaders, please consider sending your missionary candidates, as well as young people and adults who have a heart for missions and want to know more. Our prayer is that their lives will be used by God in taking the gospel to the nations!

The teachers are missionaries or missions specialists and represent multiple nationalities.

Planned Topics: Kairos Course; Evangelism; Tent-making ministries; Secularism; the Holy Spirit in Power; Short Term Missions; and World Religions

The whole missions course from August 1-13.

Accomodation – All meals – Materials = 350 €

Course – Lunch daily – Materials = 175 €

Course only – Materials = 100 €

If you will attend ONLY the first week (Kairos) from August 1-6.

Course – Accomodation – All meals – Materials 200 €

Course – Lunch daily – Materials 100 €

Course only – Materials 50 €


EARLY BIRD PRICE for the course: 350 €

(only until 30th of June)

Regular Price: 370 € 




More information:  

* The PEM World Missions Course is designed for University-aged students and older. Pastors, couples, single youth and adults, missions leaders, missionaries, and university students are all encouraged to enroll.


Would you like to have the PEM Missions Course in your country?

The PEM Missions Course is an intensive training course that can help ignite the missonary vision and empower the missionary candidates to go to the mission field. With top-class professors who are also experienced missionaries, the PEM Missions Course is a great tool for missionary training. Its intensive 2-week program makes it easier for students to attend. And finally, they don’t have to go anywhere to take the course, PEM brings the course to your country!

Contact Markku Ovaska for more information:

The PEM Missions Course last took place in Slovakia: take a look and discover what was done!

The 2019 PEM Missions Course was offered in Slovakia, August 18-31, 2019.  The first week focused on missions theology through the amazing and effective Kairos Course.

  • Kairos course and Kairos Facilitators Training ( Kairos info )

This was be followed by a variety of practical missions subjects that included:

  • Prayer, Power encounter and the Holy Spirit in missions

  • Cultural Anthropology,

    • Leadership in different cultures

    • Main religions: Animism, Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism & Islam.

  • A healthy missions sending church

  • Tentmaking missions

  • Short-Term missions:

    • Vision

    • Team Leadership & Team building

  • Holistic missions

  • Church Planting Essentials

  • Personal resilience and self-care in missions

The teachers of the course are always experienced missions specialists from a variety of countries.

The course fee adjusts according to the host country; in Slovakia it was 350 € per person, including accomodation and meals.



  • Can the PEM Missions Course take place in my country?

The PEM Missions Course is there to serve the needs of the PEM Members. If your movement would like to host the PEM Course, please get in touch with us and together we will work to make it happen! Contact: /

  • Can I skip the Kairos training and come only for the rest of the training?

Kairos training may be skipped only if you have previously attended Kairos training and obtained Kairos Course Certificate

  • Can I come only for Kairos course?

The Kairos course is available for those NOT registered for the PEM Missions Course but is subject to the total enrollment limit of 55 due to the facility.


  • Where is the PEM Missions Course offered?

The PEM Course is hosted each year in different coutries, according to the demand. PEM works with the host country to find a suitable place for the Course to take place. In the past, the course took place in the Christian Centre Berea outside of Bratislava, Slovakia, in 2019, in the Balkans in 2018, in Fuengirola, Spain, in 2016, in the Continental Theological Seminary Brussels, Belgium for several years, as well as in the Czech Republic.

  • Can I attend the training but have my own accomodation other than in the main facilities?

This option is available to Kairos attendees only, but is not advised due to better accomodation and food fees and the interaction that comes from being together.

  • I’m on special diet – can I order desired food?

Let us know your diet specifications in the Notes section of the Registration form, and we’ll try to arrange accordingly. We’ll inform you before the event if we are able to meet your requests. Different rates for food may apply!


  • What is the current situation with the Covid-19 travel restrictions?

The PEM Missions Course could not take place in 2020 and 2021 due to the Covid-19 crisis. However, PEM will organize it in Portugal 2022.

If you would like to have it in your country, do not hesitate to contact us!

More information: Markku Ovaska:


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