Përmbledhje e udhëtimit
Reaching out to the villages along the Nistru River with the Gospel, encouraging the local churches, reaching children and youth with the love of Jesus, and worshiping God in the splendor of nature. Through this cross-cultural experience, you will have the amazing opportunity to grow in your faith and relationship with God.
Participants should bring a minimum amount of luggage suitable for carrying over rough terrain by foot and for stowing on a raft that is usually, mostly dry. Clothes and luggage should also be suitable for spending 10 days outside in very hot conditions and for camping. For families with very small children some of the rustic conditions can be challenging.
Video River Adventure:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7crY7pwbrJ8 Price excludes flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
If you live in the UK, and are 18+, you can use this link to apply now https://www.uk.om.org/short-term-mission-application-form
Under 18's must have parental consent and be accompanied by a responsible adult. Please talk to us before registering children. Children under 13 will be included on their parent's application form. For families with very small children some of the rustic conditions can be challenging. 13-17 year old's can apply using this link https://www.uk.om.org/teen-application-form
As part of our Safeguarding policy, you will require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.
Participants must bring their own life jacket (required) and should bring a minimum amount of luggage suitable for carrying over rough terrain by foot and for stowing on a raft that is usually mostly dry. You must be able to swim.
What To Expect
Members of this team will build their own raft out of oil drums and wooden planks. The team will float and row between up to 5 different villages along the Nistru River in the east of Moldova. The team will journey to the more un-reached villages in Moldova to share the Gospel through youth and children’s programs. Depending on the village, the team may also have the opportunity to visit families and elderly in their homes and demonstrate the love of Christ through practical service. The team will camp each night and will be on the river for 3 to 5 hours each day or every other day.
Age Range: 18-70
Participants should be swimmers, adventurous, flexible, willing to be stretched and ready to camp each night in tents or under the stars. Do you want to be challenged in your faith and experience God in a new way through cross-cultural ministry? Do you have a passion to reach the lost by sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ? Come and join our River Adventure!
Frequently Asked Questions
Will there be accommodation provided?
You will stay in Chisinau in OM accommodation upon arrival and before departure. During outreach you will sleep in tents. Please note that it may not be possible for groups, families or married couples to remain together within the different accommodations.
Will there be food provided?
The teams will prepare their own meals while on outreach. Please come ready to serve together alongside the team and advise us if you have dietary restrictions.
Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
Participants must arrange their own travel to and from Chisinau, Moldova. The Airport Code for Chisinau is: RMO. Participants will be picked up by OM team members at the airport, train- or bus station.
What should my health condition be like?
We encourage you to have medical insurance with you.
Do I need a visa?
You can only enter Moldova with a Passport, not an ID card. Citizens from the EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland and a CIS countries do not need a Visa. All others may need a Visa. If a Visa is needed and costs are involved, this is the participant's responsibility to pay the fees.
We are NOT able to provide, a Letter of Invitation for a Visa. Please check if you need a Letter of Invitation at http://www.mfa.gov.md/entry-visas-moldova/
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