What is ACCR?:
ACCR is a network of churches that are committed to encouraging the Church and proclaiming the Gospel with those who are suffering from global crisis, such as famine, earthquakes, war and disease. ACCR is an operational coalition consisting of church leaders and lay volunteers, which was formed by Safe Harbor to be the strategic lead of its global response initiatives.
We believe that it is Safe Harbor’s responsibility to come alongside the Church when it comes to ministry, and not the opposite. While churches often desire to serve those in crisis overseas, the necessary contacts, training, and expertise to carry out and manage the complexities of international work are oftentimes too burdensome. With over 15 years of international relief and development experience, it is our passion and calling to serve the Church through our expertise and guidance.
What if one of your church's missionaries just suffered from a disaster where they are living, and opportunities arose to serve their community for the building up of their church? What if you were able to communicate these needs to a network of likeminded churches where both an overseas and local trust was developed?
Building upon the Church’s ability to effectively respond to global crisis is our goal. This requires the continued networking of churches who hold to a Christ-centered, biblically-based view of the Gospel. It also requires the efforts of many pastors, ministry leaders, skilled volunteers as well as those who simply desire to serve.
"The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest." (Luke 10:2)