2023 Step out in Central Thailand (conference +outreach)

STEP OUT is a short-term program that provides practical mission training and experience hands-on mission in Asia.

Dates

22 July 2023 – 5 August 2023

Cost

AUD 1400.00

Application Deadline

Applications closed

A: Asia mission trips B: Bilingual mission conference C: Cross culture experience D: Discipleship training After the conference, you will travel with your teammates to outreach country. You will involve in local mission based on educational program. We are warmly welcome those who have passion for making difference in people’s lives by using your gifts and talents. Team will experience ministry in big city and least reach area of Thailand. You are going to take part in local ministry with homeless people in partnership with local church. while in the rural area sport, music and art will be way to connect and minister to local teens in the village. Participant will be exposed to local beliefs and culture both in Big city and rural area.

22 July: Arrive at Taiwan for conference. All participants will have dinner together before the first program starts. 23- 26 July: It includes main sessions, interaction sessions, team building, different practical workshops, cross-cultural awareness, GO night, prayer night, community night. The conference will end in the evening of 25 July. 26 July: Depart conference to outreach country. 26 July- 5 Aug: Outreach Bangkok( 26-30 July): homeless ministry, kids ministry, experience Thai belief and culture. Korat (Rural area) (31 July- 5 Aug) : Sport (football) ministry, local home visitation, experience local belief and culture and teen ministry. 5 Aug: Depart to home

We are looking for people who love Jesus. No previous experience is necessary as here it could be your starting point! Additionally, if you have a heart for Asia but are not sure about where to start, this program is definitely designed for you. Another distinctive feature for STEP OUT is the BILINGUAL conference (English and Chinese)! We warmly welcome Chinese speakers who struggle to communicate in English as Chinese interpretation would be provided throughout the conference. Participant is recommended to have basic English communication skill due to our team common language is in English. **please be flexible, schedule might change due to outreach country's circumstance.
Will there be accomodation provided?
Simple accommodation
Will there be food provided?
You will be offered Taiwanese food and local Food. Special dietary needs have to be communicated in advance.
Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
You should arrange your flight to Taoyuan International Airport(TPE), Taiwan – ,Outreach Country(Bangkok Suvarnabhumi international airport (BKK)- home country. Full details of travel arrangements will be provided by your local OM office. Airport pick-up will be arranged on the arrival day. Transportation will be provided from the conference venue to the airport on the departure day. **please arrive Taoyuan International Airport(TPE), Taiwan on before 3pm on 22 July .Depart Taiwan before noon on 26 July.
What should my health condition be like?
You should be in good health, and be responsible to obtain appropriate emergency health, medical, and travel insurance
Do I need a visa?

Only a TOURIST visa is required. In addition, Taiwan has visa exemption relationships with many countries. Please confirm full details in the website of Taiwanese bureau of consular affairs: https://www.boca.gov.tw/mp-2.html

Applied before 30th Apr., we will give special price as each person is NTD$21700. (including the conference and outreach fees, but travel cost to Taiwan and to outreach location including addition cost to apply for visa, not included in the stated cost.)

Interested?

We aim to give participants - Knowledge and experiences to help them grow, and continue growing, in their knowledge of, and intimacy with God and awareness of self. - An understanding of God's heart for the nations. We particularly focus on what God is doing amongst Muslim people in the world and within our movement, while exposing participants to various opportunities. Participants will learn biblical and proven skills and tools to engage Muslim peoples while serving on a multicultural team. - Participants will be provided opportunities to apply what they have learned in Turkey for 3 months and another 2 months in other Muslim countries within West and Central Asia (when possible).
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