Arts Outreach: TURKEY Summer Outreach

To share Good news and love of God through making visual artworks. To connect local artists with a community of Jesus’ Followers.

God planted art and creativity in our hearts to show the world who He is. Let’s bless local communities with visual artworks we make together. Participants must be willing to work and travel in less than ideal conditions. Participants are welcome to bring own materials yet use of local sources is encouraged. (Note - conventional materials such as acrylic/oil paints and brushes etc can be expensive.)

Singles welcome
Married couples welcome
Families welcome
Groups welcome
Sat 13 Jul 2019 to Sat 27 Jul 2019
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939.00 USD
18 - 70
Ministry details

8-13 July: Transform Conference in Greece

13 July: Arrive in Istanbul, Turkey (No later than 15:00) Orientation begins

14-15 July - Orientation in Istanbul

16-25  July – Travel to outreach location with teams.

26 July - Debrief

27 July  - Departures after 10 am

  • If you want to stay beyond the 27th for sightseeing in Istanbul, you are expected to cover your own expenses after the program has finished.
Participant profile

Visual Artists and Craftspeople of all media welcome. Flexibility and servant hearts to bless local communities through making visual artworks during our time together. Also needed : Administrator/Treasurer/General Support; Photojournalist.


simple hotels, hostels & guest houses


All meals are included, and Turkish food is famous! If you have any specific dietary needs, please let us know in advance.


You need to book and pay for your own travel to and from Istanbul. Please plan to arrive on a flight that gets into Istanbul no later than 3 pm on July 13, and leaves after 10 am on July 27.
Sabiha Gökcen airport is more convenient than Atatürk airport. 


Participants should be in good health, ready to walk a great deal. It will be hot. Any special needs (allergies, medical conditions...) must be communicated as early as possible so that organizers can prepare well. Each participant should arrange personal medical insurance to cover the period of the outreach.


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Our local staff are aware and constantly reviewing the security situation. They choose places to go to wisely. The government places high priority on the safety of tourists. They have enhanced security measures and continue to take measures to ensure that no harm comes to anyone visiting their country. 

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