HarvestNet International is a partnership of over 300 churches, ministries, and businesses who have chosen to fulfill the great commission together. With its beginning in Pennsylvania as Ephrata Community Church began to plant churches, HNI now has partners in over fifteen nations. Partners gather to connect annually on three continents. HNI also operates a School of Ministry and a mercy ministry to the poor called Seeds of Hope (formerly called The Gift International). A growing group of HarvestNet five-fold itinerant ministries are ministering in over forty nations.