Come and live among Romas/Gypsies

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Anytime
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Cost
varies

Journey Type

Outreach

Group Size

2-4

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Country

Romania

Journey Overview

Join us for a unique mission adventure that you will always remember! During 2 weeks to 6 months you will live among Romas in a village: listing their stories, music, happiness and disappointments. Together with local believers you may be a witness to other Romas, preaching the Gospel, organizing children, youth, and adult evangelistic programmes. Living among in remote Roma/Gypsy village people groups in Romania with the goal to reach children, youth, and adults with the Gospel. Through this cross-cultural experience, you will have the amazing opportunity to grow in your faith and relationship with God and help the second largest minority people group in Romania: the Roma known also as Gypsies.

Price excludes flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.

As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.

If you live in the UK, and are 18+, you can use this link to apply now https://fs7.formsite.com/OperationMobilisation/STM_APL/index.html

Under 18's are welcome to apply but must have parental consent and be accompanied by a responsible adult.
13-17 year old's can apply using this link https://fs7.formsite.com/OperationMobilisation/form29/form_login.html

Children under 13 will be included on their parent's application form.

What To Expect

You will embark to Bucharest (Romania) and travel to Păuleasca (Arges) village by car or by train. You will have the opportunity to organize kid's programs, youth outreaches, visiting families, and you will have possibilities for helping practically where needed. In local ministry Center missionaries and Romanian employees are serving for over 20 years. You may be involved in ongoing projects helping at afterschool programs, sports and creative games activities, teaching English, music, helping in gardening, kitchen and local bakery, or teaching any skills you have.

Participant Profile

Age Range: 18-70

If you are adventurous, flexible, and willing to be stretched physically and spiritually, if you want to be challenged in your faith and experience God in a new way through cross-cultural ministry, you have a passion to reach the lost by sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ, then this outreach is for you. We recommend considering flexibility and initiative in serving Roma people using your skills.

This journey is available to applicants from:
Netherlands
Suriname
Liechtenstein
Switzerland
Austria
Zambia
Germany
Canada
Falkland Islands
Gibraltar
Guernsey
Isle of Man
Jersey
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
United Kingdom
British Virgin Islands
Hong Kong SAR China
Macao SAR China
American Samoa
Australia
Christmas Island
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Cook Islands
Fiji
French Polynesia
Heard & McDonald Islands
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
Nauru
New Caledonia
Niue
Norfolk Island
Pitcairn Islands
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tokelau
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Wallis & Futuna
Your country is not on the list? Please talk with us and we will try to work something out for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be accommodation provided?

During outreach you will sleep at mission center. Please note that it may be possible for groups, to share the same accommodations.

Will there be food provided?

Sometimes you as a team will need to prepare your own meal. Please come ready to serve together alongside the team and locals 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 Bucharest. Participants will be picked up by OM team members at the airport, train- or bus station.

What should my health condition be like?

Participants must be in good health and physically able to carry a backpack, stand, bend, lift, walk and do other physical activities as needed. Everything you take for this outreach must be carried on your back.

Do I need a visa?

You can only enter Romania with a Passport (or ID card if you are part of EU). Citizens from the EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland do not need a Visa. All others will need a Visa. If a Visa is needed and costs are involved, this is the participant's responsibility to pay the fees.

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