The Southeast Asia Ministry Team (SEAM) invites you to partner in ministry in Southeast Asia.
WAYS TO HELP (all donations are tax-deductible):
Join Seattle Presbytery in welcoming and training leaders of the United Presbyterian Church of Vietnam (UPCV). SeaPres organizes the training event for Vietnamese teaching and ruling elders in Seattle and in Vietnam.
Support the UPCV (in Vietnam): any financial support is greatly appreciated.
Support the Love of Christ Church (in Cambodia): any financial support is greatly appreciated.
Support 20 Karen Churches (in the Highlands of Myanmar):
- Food & medicine for one pastor per year: $200
- Guitars for three churches: $125
- One keyboard for one church: $350
- Solar cell/battery & light bulbs: $220
Send financial support with memo: Southeast Asia church support to SeaPres: 1544 S. Snoqualmie St., Seattle, WA 98108-1900.
Students in Cambodia (scholarship for each student is $350 per year)
+ Students (Parents having HIV/AIDS) at Bright Scholars, a Christian NGO in Phnom Penh
+ Students in a very poor area attending the After-School Program at Love of Christ Church, a Khmer – Vietnamese Christian Church in the suburb of Phnom Penh
Watch a video about our 2014 Cambodia Mission trip and learn more about Bright Scholars.
Students in Vietnam
+ College students at the United Presbyterian Church of Vietnam (UPCV), a Presbyterian Church in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon)
+ Blind students at the Warm Family, a Christian NGO and a Blind Center in Ho Chi Minh City
+ Students in the Central Highlands living with the Catholic Sisters in Hue
Students in Laos
+ Students living in the rural areas
Students in Chiang Rai, Thailand
+ Students in the Highlands of Chiang Rai, the province at the border of Myanmar (formerly Burma) helping by the Mekong Minority Foundation (MMF)
Please send financial support with memo: Southeast Asia student scholarship program, to Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, 3605 84th Ave SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040-3610.
Contact: SeaPres SEAM Director Binh Nguyen, 206-965-0192.
Annual SE Asia Trip
The SEAM Team annually organizes a trip in February and travels to one country (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, or Thailand). The estimated cost is $2750, which includes airfare (international and domestic), hotels, meals, tips, and transportation. Learn more about our 2017 trip. See pictures from our 2015 Cambodia trip. Watch a video about our 2015 Cambodia trip.