the New York Initiative

Training missionaries to live and minister New York City.
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 Every Nation New York City has a vision to transform the city one life at a time. We do this by helping people Know God, Grow Together, Discover Purpose, and Make a difference in NYC and beyond. As we lift our eyes, it is so evident that the harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Of course, the main way to see more workers is through equipping the saints for the work of ministry (Ephesians 4). The New York Initiative specifically focuses on engaging, establishing, equipping, and empowering those who are called by God to NYC and to be part of our church.


There are many challenges that both the church and ministers face in answering and living out the call to minister in NYC full time. The New York Initiative attempts to bring as much support as possible to empower more ministers to reach NYC.


“New York City is arguably the most important city in the world.” – Dr. Tim Keller 


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why New York City?

NYC has the highest concentration of college and graduate students in the U.S. with less than 1% connected to ministries.

There are more than 70,000 international students and visiting scholars who will return to their nations.

It has 2000 foreign-based businesses. More than any other U.S. city.

There are some 800 languages spoken daily

Around 48% of the metro inhabitants speak a non-English language.

69 Unreached People Groups live in the city.

NYC is growing at a net of one million people inside the city between 2010 & 2030.

New York City Needs You.

Join Every Nation Church here in New York City by applying for the New York Initiative, funding a current missionary, learning more about our program or joining Every Nation Church, NYC.