Greater Europe Mission GEM

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Greater Europe Mission is a mission movement that is committed to reaching Europe with the Gospel. Our purpose is to assist the peoples of Europe in building up the body of Christ so that every person in Europe is within reach of a witnessing fellowship. They seek to fulfill this purpose by equipping the people of Europe to share Christ, by starting churches and by training them in God's Word. Their desire is to come alongside Europeans to assist them in reaching their continent for Christ.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Greater Europe Mission
18950 Base Camp Rd.
Monument, CO 80132-8009


Phone: 800-436-4488


Organization details

EIN: 362345199

CEO/President: Rev. Jonathan Burns

Chairman: Dr. Robert Bugh

Board size: 9

Founder: Dr. Robert Evans

Ruling year: 1952

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1987


Reach the unbelieving and uncommitted across Europe. Grow and deepen them in their faith through intentional discipleship and to empower and send them out to impact their world for Jesus Christ.

Vision: God expanding His Kingdom through all peoples of Europe to the world

Mission statement

Greater Europe Mission's Mission Statement is:

Reaching Europe by multiplying disciples and growing Christ's Church

Statement of faith

Greater Europe Mission's Statement of Faith is:

We believe the Bible to be the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God.

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return to power and glory.

We believe that for salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in Christ.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating867 of 1022100 of 121
Fund acquisition rating800 of 102491 of 121
Resource allocation rating898 of 1024109 of 121
Asset utilization rating472 of 102259 of 121

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$968,535$778,987$306,452$226,953$82,928
Short-term investments$8,945,697$8,315,030$8,108,364$7,626,842$5,792,851
Other current assets$0$0$660,640$318,198$219,515
Total current assets$13,139,809$12,353,405$11,134,523$10,958,808$9,437,161
Long-term investments$0$0$358,791$369,411$0
Fixed assets$3,550,142$3,769,207$3,788,110$3,914,722$3,938,376
Other long-term assets$806,276$787,236$299,462$292,009$629,809
Total long-term assets$4,356,418$4,556,443$4,446,363$4,576,142$4,568,185
Total assets$17,496,227$16,909,848$15,580,886$15,534,950$14,005,346
Payables and accrued expenses$346,295$508,049$392,824$441,541$438,560
Other current liabilities$280,515$372,116$390,757$375,432$395,144
Total current liabilities$626,810$880,165$783,581$816,973$833,704
Due to (from) affiliates$103,400$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$673,915$668,411$680,427$777,454$856,456
Total long-term liabilities$1,207,485$1,124,641$1,167,207$1,269,524$1,349,252
Total liabilities$1,834,295$2,004,806$1,950,788$2,086,497$2,182,956
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$6,447,184$6,895,624$6,945,078$6,607,802$5,628,167
With donor restrictions$9,214,748$8,009,418$6,685,020$6,840,651$6,194,223
Net assets$15,661,932$14,905,042$13,630,098$13,448,453$11,822,390
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$22,116,873$22,788,205$20,785,746$19,908,218$19,180,346
Program service revenue$344,263$348,734$296,723$335,512$254,846
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$12,609$8,115$65,955$8,842$13,573
Other revenue$315,058$336,634$226,035$263,327$149,380
Total other revenue$671,930$693,483$588,713$607,681$417,799
Total revenue$22,788,803$23,481,688$21,374,459$20,515,899$19,598,145
Program services$16,290,950$17,486,037$17,101,041$15,872,163$15,925,965
Management and general$3,986,039$2,524,274$2,216,919$1,957,777$2,056,431
Total expenses$22,326,948$22,416,875$21,456,247$19,521,996$19,369,527
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$461,855$1,064,813($81,788)$993,903$228,618
Other changes in net assets$295,035$210,131$263,433$632,160($458,324)
Total change in net assets$756,890$1,274,944$181,645$1,626,063($229,706)


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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 10/22/2021. To update the information below, please email:


Greater Europe Mission (GEM) was founded by Dr. Robert Evans in 1949. For more than 50 years God has supernaturally placed people from many Christian backgrounds into the Greater Europe Mission (GEM) family. Now, more than 400 missionaries serve in 29 countries through GEM.

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