We aim to give participants
- Knowledge and experiences to help them grow, and continue growing, in their knowledge of, and intimacy with God and awareness of self.
- An understanding of God's heart for the nations. We particularly focus on what God is doing amongst Muslim people in the world and within our movement, while exposing participants to various opportunities. Participants will learn biblical and proven skills and tools to engage Muslim peoples while serving on a multicultural team.
- Participants will be provided opportunities to apply what they have learned in Turkey for 3 months and another 2 months in other Muslim countries within West and Central Asia (when possible).
Families welcome: If children are below School age Applicants must be 21 or over. This placement is tailored towards participants aged 21-50.
If you live in the UK and are interested in applying, you can use this link https://www.uk.om.org/forms/short-term-mission-trip-enquiry-form
Price excludes flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
It is highly recommended you attend OM UK's Getting into Gear preparation weekend in Shropshire either in the May or October before your placement. This is an additional £75 and is a weekend of training and preparation.
As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.
Participants need to be flexible, teachable, somewhat adventurous as they explore and adjust to a new environment. Participants need to be in good health as the REACH in Turkey programme requires a lot of walking and travelling
Frequently Asked Questions
People will be staying in local family's house or sharing in flats with other participants.
Students are given allowances each week and expected to cater for themselves by a simple lifestyle. Some team meals will be shared together.
Participants need to arrange their own travel to Turkey. All ministry travel during REACH in Turkey is covered.
We recommend individuals be fully vaccinated before travelling. People who are not vaccinated will need to check the policy of Entering Turkey.
Applicants should check if they need to apply for a visa for Turkey. https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ After arrival, participants will be assisted in the application for other Muslim countries within West and Central Asia.
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