"Our focus here is not just sharing the gospel of salvation, but also defending and proclaiming the Reformed Faith."
- Rev. Khawl Ro Kima

Myanmar map 2020 (Kima colors) w locations

The Golden Land

PMU supports the church planting work of the Yangon BPC in three areas of Myanmar: Thinglei, Namhu, and Aung Tha Pyi, as well as an orphanage.

About Myanmar

Official Name:
Union of Burma  or Myanmar
Note: Since 1989 the military authorities in Burma have promoted Myanmar as a conventional name for their state. This decision was not (and is not) approved by any sitting legislature in Burma, and is not accepted by the U.S. However, the name Myanmar is now widely accepted by numerous countries and by the United Nations.
Capital City: Nay Pyi Taw
(2,606,885 pop.) (3,451,549 metro)
Population of  Myanmar:

55,167,330 (2013 est.)
Population of  Yangon (largest city):
4,300,000 (2012)*
Burmese (official), minority ethnic groups have their own languages
Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist 1%
Currency: Kyat (MMK)
National Day: January 4
Ethnicity: Burman 68%, Shan 9%, Karen 7%, Rakhine 4%, Chinese 3%, Indian 2%, Mon 2%

Except where noted, information taken from

Myanmar Mission

Rev. Khawl Ro Kima, Yangon BPC


The common opinion regarding self-supporting ministries in Myanmar is that "It can't be done." Thankfully, our Lord does not base His work on common opinions! PMU is pleased to say that the Yangon BPC is now able to support their pastor, Rev. Khawl Ro Kima, with the help of the farmland purchased for such a purpose. PMU's goal is never to arrive in a country to provide monies for a ministry that continues endlessly to be dependent upon foreign funds. Our desire is to see churches planted that can support their own ministers.

A man with a vision, Rev. Kima has a burning passion to reach his people for Christ. He served at different Bible seminaries for several years as well as pastoring a church before becoming a PMU missionary. Founding Yangon Bible Presbyterian Church, Rev. Kima has worked to instruct his people in the Scriptures and, with the Yangon Session, oversees a vigorous gospel ministry across the country.

The goal of a self-supporting church has been reached now, and so, Rev. Kima is no longer working with PMU as a missionary. Joined by his wife, Mawite, and their two children, the Kimas continue to serve as a pastor family in their native land. Please remember them in prayer as they remain faithful in their labors.

PMU continues to partner with the Yangon BPC in helping to raise up more church plants across Myanmar. To that end, we will continue to raise funds for church planting and the orphanage. (One graduate from the orphanage school is now preparing for the gospel ministry!) Rev. Kima's vision and goal is to establish a full presbytery by 2027!

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Prayer Requests

Myanmar Mission (Kima)

December 2020

Thanking God for:

  • Good health, and especially His protection in this difficult time of global pandemic.
  • Yangon BPC’s ability to deliver relief support to church members, as well as others who are in difficult situations due to the pandemic.
  • Myanmar’s national general election and that it has been successfully finished.
  • My son Andrew’s 15th birthday and that we were able to enjoy celebrating it.


Please Pray for:

  • The ability to resume our normal worship services again.  Right now we are only able to have Sunday worship service through Zoom.
  • God’s protection as Myanmar is still wrestling to overcome the second wave of the Covid 19 pandemic.

News from Myanmar

Kima family, edited and cropped

Christmas Greetings from the Kima family

Foreign Missions Map pic

2020 PMU Foreign Missions Map

Prayer Letters

Short term mission team 2019, web

Myanmar Prayer Letter (February 2020)

Sewing Class w Kima, edited

Myanmar Prayer Letter, October 2019

prayer time

Myanmar Prayer Letter (July 2019)

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