Short-term Missions Trip
Out of the Comfort Zone Asia 2016 - CONFERENCE ONLY_Malaysia (Malaysia)
Welcome to the diverse, vibrant and eclectic world of Asia.
Approximately 4.4 billion people, or 60% of all the people in the world, live in this region and is one of the world's most populated places. Major religions include Buddhism Confucianism or Neo-Confucianism, Taoism, Chinese folk religion, Shintoism, Shamanism, Hinduism, Islam and more recently Christianity. With great political diversity, it is shaped by communism, democracies, dictatorships, monarchies and republics. This region has some of the poorest and neediest countries in the world and is prone to many natural disasters include floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, bushfires, typhoons and mudslides. At the same time, the area also contains some of the fastest growing economies in the world.
With some of the world's most unreached people, and millions untouched by the transformational impact of the gospel. East Asia has huge challenges for missions.
Out of the Comfort Zone Asia (OCZ) is a short term mission programme that provides exposure, experience and equips you to take the Good News to Asia. It's a 5-day empowering conference held in Malaysia.
Sat, 09th July: Arrive at KLIA/klia2 (airports), Malaysia before 2pm (if possible). All participants will have dinner together before the first programme starts.
Sat, 09th - Wed, 13th July: In addition to the main sessions, group discussions and team building activities, different workshops, as well as cross-cultural awareness night, prayer night, communion and 'Sending Off' service are planned. The conference will end on 13th July evening.
Thu, 14th July: In the morning, conference only participants will leave for home. While outreach participants will leave for airport to fly to their outreach destination.
If you're interested to know more about missions work, hear stories from missionaries and how to get involved, this conference will give you the exposure needed.
You are required to have a basic understanding of English language
Dormitory style simple accommodation.
- If you request for a twin sharing, an extra MYR300 will be charged.
Asian food will be served.
Participants are responsible to arrange your own flight from your home country to/from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Arrival day - service will be provided from the airport to the conference venue.
Departure day - service will be provided from the conference venue to the airport.
Participants will need to be in good health. If you have any health issues, please let us know. You are responsible to get appropriate health and travel insurance.
Malaysia visa: most countries can get tourist visa upon arrival. However, please check in advance with your local embassy or online at www.kln.gov.my/web/guest/requirement-for-foreigner
Conference fee covers accommodation, meals, training materials and internal travel (airport pick up on arrival day and drop off on departure day).
Please note it does not include your flight from your home country to/from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), visas, insurance and personal spending money.
Conference will be in English.
- Mandarin or Korean translation may be available at conference only. Advance noticed should be given if the need arises.