Philadelphia is the city of the Liberty Bell, Rocky, Cheesesteaks, and the Philadelphia Eagles. The
city occupies an iconic place in the early history of the United States. It is also an urban mission
field in need of workers.
Feel a holy burden for making disciples among unreached people groups? Philly is home to
Indian Hindus, Punjabi Sikhs, Gujaratis, Turks, Moroccan Arabs, and Senegalese. In addition, the
city hosts large communities of Librerians and other West African nations. 15% of
Philadelphians are Latino. And Philly is one of the largest concentrations of Black American
Philadelphia is strategically positioned in the region of the Northeast U.S. More than 45 million
people live within 200 miles of the city. It is in the middle of the Megapolis, the urban corridor
stretching from Boston to Washington D.C. Philadelphia is a strategic urban region, and it is
also a city known for its toughness. Mobilizing prayer and seeking to increase workers to the
harvest should be a high priority for impacting the city.
For disciple makers desiring to reach the nations next door and for urban missionaries seeking
to impact the Northeast Corridor, Philadelphia is a dynamic as well as challenging mission field.