STEP into MENA 2024

7. Sep 2024 -
4. Dez. 2024
EUR 1890.00

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30. Mai




This year, we offer three tracks:

STEP INTO MENA For those not yet sure how and where to serve the people from MENA.

STEP INTO MENA ARTS For those seeking training in serving the people from MENA by using the Arts.

STEP INTO CNA for those with previous experience serving among the people from MENA, interested in joining our field for a minimum of 2 years.

1st month:Trainees study the local dialect and receive basic training for service among the least reached in MENA, coached by experienced trainers.

2nd month: Artists receive specialized training and coaching from experienced international artists, followed by a time of engaging in creative art projects in partnership with local artists.

Other trainees go deeper into developing their language and cultural understanding, friendship making and local travels..

3rd month: Trainees receive mentoring while engaging deeper in their area of interest; arts, church planting, language etc. This 12-week short-term exposure programme helps Jesus-followers become disciples who make disciples within a MENA context.

This practical and interactive programme is meant to be a steppingstone into further ministry among the least-reached peoples from the MENA region, whether in our own field (Central North Africa), other fields in MENA or among immigrants in the Diaspora.

Because of the limited number of places, applicants will be chosen by the team of trainers. As we will be performing interviews and approving applications as we receive them, we encourage you to let us know of your interest as soon as possible. G6747

Das bieten wir

We pray that those who complete the training will:

Have a passion for reaching the least reached from the MENA region.

Have basic skills for intercultural understanding in a North African Muslim context.

Have begun learning a local Arabic dialect and developed some basic vocabulary.

Have a basic toolkit for sharing their faith with their Muslim neighbors.

Have learned basic principles for discipling Muslim seekers and starting vibrant communities of Jesus followers.

Have made many friends with the least reached, especially with people of a similar community (artists, students, business, sports, youth, retirees etc.)

Have had many opportunities to serve and engage with the local community, using their unique background and skills.

Have learned principles for basic spiritual, emotional and physical self-care for long-term sustainable ministry in the MENA region.


Age Range: 70

We are looking for trainees who are well grounded in their Christian faith and have already undergone basic discipleship training either in their home church, at a Bible school or another discipleship training programme.

Participants must have a sense of calling to the peoples of the MENA region.

Participants must be self-motivated, teachable and able to meet and make new friends.

Artists will be given a link to our artist-specific application. Depending on your artistic discipline, we will assign an artistic assessor to look through your application/portfolio.

Häufig gestellte Fragen

Will there be accommodation provided?

Participants will live in rented accommodation together with other participants of the same gender. Couples and families will be housed in own appartments.

Ist Verpflegung eingeschlossen?

With help from the trainers, participants will be responsible for buying and preparing their own food together with their housemates or as a larger group. The cost of the food is included in the budget for the program.
Please inform us if you have any dietary restrictions.

Muss ich meine An- und Abreise selbst planen?

The participant is responsible for travel to and from the country, as well as travel insurance.
All costs of travel within country that fall under the STEP program are included in the budget.
Once you have been accepted into the program, we will help you find the best ticket from your point of origin.

Wie sollte mein Gesundheitszustand sein?

The participants must be in good health, have a tolerance to the stresses of cross cultural living, and be able to walk for longer stretches.

Brauche ich ein Visum?

Participants will officially be in the country as tourists. Citizens of many countries are eligible for 3 month tourist visas given on entry to the country, but some must apply for a visa in advance. Please check online and see what the visa requirements are for your nationality.


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