Race Across Europe 2025 (8 weeks)

Race Across Europe serves as a platform for personal growth, deepening one's relationship with God, and discovering one's purpose in sharing the gospel and serving others. It's about embracing adventure, stepping out of comfort zones, and living out the gospel values of love, kindness, generosity, and humility in a global context. We want to see young people grow in their relationship with God and step out to have an impact in Europe.


This Christian Interrailing Mission Adventure combines the thrill of travel with the opportunity to spread love, compassion, and the message of Jesus Christ across diverse cultures. Race Across Europe offers a unique opportunity to combine the excitement of interrailing with the spiritual growth of a missionary journey. Over the course of 8 weeks, participants will travel through various European countries, engaging in a range of activities aimed at serving local communities, sharing the gospel, and fostering meaningful connections with people from different cultures and backgrounds.


Destinations: - Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Greece & Serbia. Key Activities: 1.Serve with OM teams: Engage in meaningful service such as refugee ministry, youth/kids programmes, after school clubs, house visits, physical work, Bible Study groups and Church attendance as requested by OM teams in destination countries. An opportunity to demonstrate Christ's love through action. 2.Evangelism: Share your faith through respectful conversations, prayer walks, or organised outreach events. Be sensitive to cultural differences and prioritise love and understanding. 3.Cultural Immersion: Immerse yourself in the cultures by exploring historical sites, sampling local cuisine and interacting with people. Learn about the history of Christianity in each region and its impact on local communities. 4.Fellowship & Reflection: Spend time bonding with others through Bible studies, worship and prayer meetings. Reflect on your experiences, challenges and spiritual growth throughout the journey.

Who is this for?

Participants must be passionate about sharing their faith, excited about meeting new people and keen to travel! Race Across Europe is aimed at those aged 18-mid 20's.

You should be in good health and able to walk reasonable distances without difficulty.


Participants will stay in a combination of hostels and OM bases throughout the journey, fostering a sense of community and hospitality. Married couples may not have a double bed, or privacy.

You will be expected to cook together as a group, you will also be fed by those hosting you and you will need to source your own food too. Please let us know in advance any special dietary needs (vegetarian, food allergies, dairy-free, gluten free, etc.).

The closest train station to the OM UK base is Chirk station. The closest airports are Liverpool, Manchester or Birmingham international. The OM UK base at Quinta is easily accessible from all 3 airports by train. We are happy to offer pick up from Chirk station. Travel between destinations will be primarily by train using Interrail passes allowing scenic views and access to major cities in Europe. OM vehicles or public transport will be used while doing ministry in destination countries.

Please check www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa for coming to the UK, and then check Schengen requirements.

  • Where United Kingdom
  • When 23 Mar 2025 - 21 May 2025
  • Apply by 13 Jan 2025
  • Cost AUD 4000.00

Note: PRICE IS APPROXIMATE AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE ACCORDING TO EXCHANGE RATES. Prices do not include flights, visa, insurance or any vaccinations required.

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