About Us

The Mission Training Center in New York City exists to prepare workers to share the Good News of Christ cross-culturally and to reach the unreached. The Mission Training Center is an arm of DestiNations International (DNI), a conservative Anabaptist mission agency dedicated to church-planting among unreached people groups. DNI operates under the direction of the Biblical Mennonite Alliance (BMA).


The Mission Training Center was founded to prepare workers for ministry among unreached peoples and to provide an opportunity for people with interest in missions to explore their interest in an urban, cross-cultural setting.

Our goal is to provide students with both academic and practical training in missions that will better equip them to labor effectively in the harvest field.


The Mission Training Center is uniquely positioned in one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods in the world. Our location enables us to pre- pare workers to take the Good News of Jesus Christ to people of the many different cultures around the world.

New York City is one of the world’s most influential cities. Situated on the Atlantic coast of the United States, it serves as a global center for economic activity, political power, knowledge, and influence. While not topping the “World’s Largest Cities” list, New York City is the third largest metro area in the western hemisphere with over twenty million people.

The flow of immigrants into “the land of the free” exploded in the  mid-1800s and in 1892, the United States Immigration Station opened on Ellis Island. Until it was closed in 1954, the station processed nearly 17 million people from almost every conceivable ethnicity. To this day, New York City continues to be the top destination for immigrants to the United States.


Every church passionate about going to all nations and each worker empowered to accomplish the task.


Impacting eternity by empowering individuals to share the Gospel globally.

Core Values:

  • Worship: Authentic worship that impacts every part of our lives because He is worthy.
  • Faith:Total dependence on God in everything because without Him we can do nothing.
  • Stewardship:Faithful to God’s Word, faithful with his resources, faithful with our gifts and abilities because our lives are not our own.
  • Love: Caring for people because we are all broken and in need of healing and transformation.
  • Discipleship:Becoming disciples who make disciples, by intentionally teaching and mentoring, because that’s what Jesus did.
  • Ministry: A focus on impacting our world for Christ, because we have been blessed to be a blessing.
  • Hospitality: Every person welcomed and served because each person is valued by God.
  • Trust: Earning and giving each other the gift of trust because trust is essential to every good work.
  • HonestyAuthentic, life-giving communication because transparency builds trust.
  • HumilityValuing others before ourselves because Jesus came as a servant.
  • Teamwork: Affirming and valuing each member of the team because we are better together.
  • Excellence: Continually asking “how can we do it better?” because God deserves our best.

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Impacting Eternity by empowering individuals to share the Gospel globally.