Transformation from the inside out

Information about France

  • Population: 65 million people
  • Official language: French
  • State of economy: Member of the European Union since 1957
  • Religious make-up and state of the church: France has a population of 67 million people and is the most visited country in the world. Every year, over 90 million tourists flock from all over the world to visit famous sights like the Eiffel Tower. Yet this nation remains spiritually poverty-stricken with only eight to twelve evangelical Christians for every 1000 inhabitants. Islam has become the second largest religion after Catholicism yet only a small minority of the almost 6 million Muslims have ever heard the Gospel. Official secularism masks a great spiritual hunger as many people turn to mediums and occult practices in their search for hope and meaning in their lives.

Ministry opportunities in France

As OM in France, we exist to inspire, mobilise and collaborate in order to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached. 

We partner with individuals and existing communities to create new, or revitalise existing communities, with particular attention to our three selected areas of ‘least-reached’ people in France.

These areas are:

Generationally Least Reached

This involves mobilising Christian youth, inspiring them to reflect Jesus as they go about their daily lives. One of the main ways we do this is through TeenStreet, a week-long European congress for young people between the ages of 13 and 17. It takes place every summer in Germany, and attracts about 4,000 people. The goal is to encourage Christian youth, to nurture them, and to give them the tools necessary to confront the challenges of the coming year when they return home. Beginning with the outreach project at TeenStreet, young people are given the opportunity to share God’s love in the city which hosts the congress.

Geographically Least Reached

According to CNEF (National Council of French Evangelicals), the north/ central western area of France has several departments with fewer than 0.2 churches per 100,000 inhabitants. We plan to take an active role in the CNEF’snation-wide project '1 for 10,000', which aims to plant new churches in France, so that there will exist 1 church for every 10,000 inhabitants.

We are actively seeking to establish partnerships in some of these least-reached areas of France, working towards revitalising and creating vibrant communities.

Ethnically Least Reached

France is home to 37 people groups, numbering over 4 million people. To connect with people from these groups, we provide literacy classes for female immigrants in the Paris area, aiming to answer a practical need, while at the same time demonstrating God’s love by our words and deeds. We are also involved in ministries amongst Turkish-speaking people in France, helping communities of Turkish speaking believers to grow in their faith and reach out to others 

How you can get involved:


Pray for many to see the needs of this post-Christian nation and

join us in reaching people with the Gospel.

Pray for a greater impact of our efforts throughout France.

Pray for wisdom as we seek to target our efforts for maximum impact. 

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Pays le plus visitĂ© au monde, la France compte prĂšs de 67 millions d’habitants. Chaque annĂ©e, plus de 90 millions de touristes y affluent du monde entier pour visiter des sites cĂ©lĂšbres tels que la Tour Eiffel. Cependant, ce pays reste pauvre sur le plan spirituel, avec une dizaine de chrĂ©tiens Ă©vangĂ©liques pour mille habitants. L’islam est devenu la deuxiĂšme religion la plus rĂ©pandue aprĂšs le catholicisme. Pourtant, seule une faible minoritĂ© des six millions de musulmans   a dĂ©jĂ  entendu le message l’évangile. La laĂŻcitĂ© officielle masque une extraordinaire soif de spiritualitĂ© : pour preuve, beaucoup de gens se tournent vers les mediums et les pratiques occultes dans leur recherche d’espoir et de sens Ă  leur vie.

OM en France se donne pour mission d’inspirer, de mobiliser et de collaborer afin de voir naĂźtre des communautĂ©s dynamiques de disciples de JĂ©sus parmi les peuples les moins touchĂ©s par l'Évangile.

Nous collaborons tant avec des individus que des communautĂ©s pour crĂ©er de nouvelles communautĂ©s ou dynamiser des communautĂ©s en perte de souffle , en portant nos efforts vers trois catĂ©gories de personnes. Il s’agit des personnes les moins touchĂ©es par l’Évangile en France.

D’un point de vue gĂ©nĂ©rationnel

Il s’agit de mobiliser la jeunesse chrĂ©tienne, afin qu’elle reflĂšte JĂ©sus dans son quotidien. Nous rĂ©pondons Ă  cet objectif notamment avec TeenStreet, un congrĂšs europĂ©en d’une semaine qui s’adresse aux ados de 13 Ă  17 ans. Il a lieu chaque Ă©tĂ© en Allemagne, et attire environ 4000 personnes. Le but est d’encourager les jeunes chrĂ©tiens, de les faire progresser et de leur donner les moyens de faire face aux dĂ©fis de l’annĂ©e Ă  venir, une fois de retour chez eux. Et la mise en pratique commence dĂšs le congrĂšs avec le projet Outreach, qui donne aux jeunes l’occasion de partager l’amour de Dieu dans la ville oĂč se dĂ©roule TeenStreet.

D’un point de vue gĂ©ographique

Selon le CNEF (Conseil National des ÉvangĂ©liques de France), plusieurs dĂ©partements du centre-nord et de l’ouest de la France comptent moins de deux Églises pour 100 000 habitants. Nous voulons prendre une part active dans le projet national du CNEF « 1 pour 10 000 », qui vise l’implantation de nouvelles Églises en France, pour que le pays compte une Église pour 10 000 habitants. Nous recherchons activement des partenariats dans ces rĂ©gions les plus pauvres sur le plan Ă©vangĂ©lique, en travaillant Ă  la revitalisation d’Églises existantes et Ă  la crĂ©ation de communautĂ©s dynamiques.

D’un point de vue ethnique

Il y a en France 37 ethnies non touchĂ©es par l’évangile, soit 4 millions de personnes. Pour entrer en contact avec elles, nous donnons des cours d’alphabĂ©tisation aux femmes immigrĂ©es dans la rĂ©gion parisienne. Nous rĂ©pondons ainsi Ă  un besoin pratique tout en leur partageant par nos mots et nos actions l’amour que Dieu a pour elles. Nous nous impliquons aussi dans des ministĂšres parmi les turcophones en France, en aidant les communautĂ©s de turcs croyants Ă  grandir dans leur foi et Ă  la partager avec d’autres personnes.

Comment participer :


  • Priez pour que de nombreuses personnes voient les besoins de cette nation post- chrĂ©tienne et se joignent Ă  nous afin qu’encore plus de monde soit touchĂ© par l’évangile.
  • Priez pour un impact plus grand de nos efforts en France.
  • Priez pour que nous ayons de la sagesse.

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