Member Benefits for Local Churches
← Member Benefits
AEA Missions Interlink operates with a passion to see churches in Australia effectively engaging in cross-cultural and global mission. The benefit of joining our network includes access to many varied ways of support, encouragement and help to fulfil our ministry.
Church Mission Leaders' Network, providing fellowship with mission-minded Pastors/Leaders
Member Care Network, giving access to training in Member-care for your staff and encouragement and debriefing for your missionaries.
Chairs’ Network for your Board Chair to stay on top of new compliance requirements.
Becoming a Member or Associate of MI gives you relationship with a large network of mission organisations experienced in all aspects of mission.
Our State-based conferences gather hundreds of young adults interested in mission. Use this opportunity to inspire your next generation.
Corporate Travel Insurance with our partner organisation EA Insurance provides the best rates for regular travellers.
While churches enjoy many of the same benefits as mission agencies, membership fees for churches are much lower.
Promotion and Recruitment
MisionSeek website: Unlimited posting of your ministry, mission and job vacancies as well as mission events and mission trips.
GiveHigher website: Unlimited access to fundraising online service, where 100% of donations go to your projects and missionaries.
Not-For-Profit Governance - MI assists in the dissemination and comprehension of legislative information.
Guidance with External Conduct Standards.
Templates for Mission-related policies and procedures.
Access to a network of amazing mission speakers and other church mission leaders.
All churches have access to full range of MI training at the significantly discounted price. But on top of that, we offer churches tailored courses for short term mission trip teams. Again, as MI Associate or Member, you will have it at a discounted rate.
1-day training for your team going on a short mission trip
1-day training for your pastors and volunteers in Cultural Intelligence
2-day training for short term missionaries (going for 3 months to 2 years)
10-day training for long term missionaries
Tailored training and events for your church mission needs (cultural intelligence of the leaders, cross-cultural ministry webinars etc.)
Discounted (and often free) webinars on global mission and not-for-profit issues as well as professional areas like security, social media, adult learning etc.
Your staff wellbeing
The well-being of your personnel and volunteers is essential to us. The Aldinga Beach Retreat House is available to all our members to rent at a special rate. This beautiful, modern three-bedroom retreat house on the beach provides respite stays to mission workers and church staff. A one-hour drive south of Adelaide, between the beautiful family-friendly Aldinga Beach and the Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park, will give your team the rest they need, with special prices for our members. Debriefing by professional staff is available on demand.
Other holiday houses on special MI members-only prices from our partners are available on our resource page.
How to join Missions Interlink