This second level trip gives you the opportunity to serve Middle Eastern immigrants and refugees in Munich, Germany. You’ll receive daily training from local church planters on how to share the gospel cross-culturally, and come back equipped to live missionally in your everyday life.
This trip is designed for students who desire to spend more than one week overseas but not able or ready to be a JSI. You will have the opportunity to see what it looks like to lead teams, chances to help with following up with contacts, and more time to build relationships with friends that you meet.
Germany has the third-highest number of international migrants in the world. With Munich being the third-largest city in Europe, there are plenty of opportunities to share the gospel with people from all over the world!
On this trip, you will:
- Receive cross-cultural evangelism training
- Share the gospel with immigrants and refugees
- Spend quality time learning from the JSIs and missionaries
- Return home equipped to live missionally
At iGo, safety is the highest priority and we take extensive measures to ensure the success of the students on our teams. From registering every student with the embassy, to giving all our leaders emergency training, we do everything in our power to minimize risk be prepared for any issue that might arise on the field.
The cost for this trip is TBD. The cost covers meals, lodging, airfare, training, in country transportation, travel insurance, etc… everything but souvenirs. We provide all team members with a fundraising booklet upon acceptance and other helpful resources.
Jami Lee Gainey is the Trip Coordinator (staff member in charge of logistics) for this team. She will be your main contact leading up to the trip. This team will also have a Team Leader who will travel and serve with the team. All Team Leaders have a proven track record of responsibility, travel competency, and faithfulness to their church.
All iGo teams serve under the direct supervision of local church planters and other field staff.
The first two days of your trip will be a stateside training program called Base Camp. The two primary focuses of Base Camp are:
- Spiritual Preparation: Teachings that will give you a biblical framework for missional living.
- Cross Cultural Training: Simulations and activities that will enable you to cross cultures effectively.
To apply for this trip you simply need to complete the steps outlined below by the application deadline: September 30, 2017. Once you’ve completed your application you’ll receive instructions on how to submit the application fee and acquire the needed references. Each applicant must request Reference Forms from the following individuals: Pastor of your church, Youth Pastor and another adult who knows you well (not a family member).