TOGETHER FOR A BETTER CITY
Since 2003, many Christian churches, leaders, denominations, groups, and organizations in Mumbai have been working increasingly closely together.
Overcoming differences and developing a new shared vision for Mumbai has led to the formation of MTN - a movement open and friendly to all.
Today MTN connects churches, leaders, and denominations to one another through prayer, zones, streams, and events.
Since the 1970s-80s, several leaders in the church in Mumbai had made attempts to work at much-needed unity among us all. This was a deeply felt need, if not a desperate cry from many leaders from many different backgrounds. It was as though God was moving our hearts to come together. (Eph 4:4-6)
Something amazing happened in 2003, that saw many different parts of the body of Christ come together by the power of the Holy Spirit at a Prayer Summit, like never before. MTN was forged out of that momentous time with God; and 17 years later it continues to openly and warmly welcome more and more leaders who seek Christ-centered unity for Mumbai's churches.
MUMBAI TRANSFORMATION NETWORK is a rare partnership of Christian leaders from across denominations representing hundreds of local churches working together since 2003. We are a close-knit relational network of kingdom-minded pastors and leaders of independent church networks, Christian business leaders, and NGO leaders, praying and working together for a unified movement in the city of Mumbai.
AND IT'S NOT JUST AN IDEA. WE REALLY BELIEVE THAT GOD WILL USE THIS MOVEMENT TO MAKE OUR CITY BETTER FOR EVERYONE.
MTN is helping churches have a real positive impact in improving all areas of life in our neighborhoods (via ZONES) and deep impact in specific spheres of society in our city (via STREAMS). MTN doesn’t believe it has all the answers on how, but wishes to create an open platform where we can work together to discover those answers.
Leaders at our CITY FOCUS event in August 2019
More than a prayer movement
More than a unity movement
More than a short-term movement: here since 2003
A unique local partnership of ZONES for social improvement across the Mumbai Metropolitan Region
A strategic collaboration of STREAMS which impact the spheres of life for positive change in the city
Men and women
Young and old
Modern and traditional
Pastors and non-pastors
City, suburbs & regions
ACCELERATING CHANGE THROUGH UNITED PRAYER, CREATIVITY AND SERVICE
MTN wants to see positive change in Mumbai and beyond through:
Christ-following communities networking together for long-term holistic change
Christ-centered people partnering with public institutions and entities on collaborative initiatives in the national interest
A multigenerational, multicultural thrust for increased social economic justice
RALLYING CHURCHES. IGNITING MOVEMENTS. SPEAKING HOPE.
The FIVE guiding principles undergirding MTN’s Mission:
MTN Calls Christ-centered Churches and organizations to pray in unity
MTN Catalyzes Churches to work together in God’s love to Impact all spheres of life
MTN Develops Networks for meaningful engagement in civil society
MTN Encourages Churches to collaborate with public institutions and entities for the common good
MTN Serves as a voice for Churches and for society-at-large
FOUR PILLARS HAVE SUSTAINED THIS MOVEMENT
MTN provides a cross-denominational non-agenda-driven platform for Christian leaders to fellowship, be themselves and find real and deep friendships with other leaders. We encourage meeting regularly across 30 zones to talk, fellowship, and build trust, friendship and vulnerability.