Our St Patrick's Challenge is all about sharing the Gospel with people who do not have a personal relationship with Jesus, with confidence that the Gospel will make an impact on their lives.
Note that visa costs, background checks, and travel to and from Ireland are NOT included in the outreach cost. More info about OM Ireland and our programmes can be found at our website www.om.org/ie. Once participants are accepted, we will send practical information. Price excludes flights, insurance and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.
Individuals applying must be 18 or over.
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
As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15.
What To Expect
The programme begins with training and orientation at Lacken House, OM Ireland's headquarters. Participants will head out in teams to share the Gospel through St Patrick's Day activities in partnership with local churches across Ireland.
Age Range: 18-70
We are looking for people who are passionate about Jesus and want to share His Good News with others. Participants need to be flexible, adaptable and teachable.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will there be accommodation provided?
Initial accommodation will be at Lacken House. We provide bedding and towels. During the outreach at churches accomodation can vary, so participants may need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow (check with office). If you have any particular need/requirement, please let your local OM office know.
Will there be food provided?
All meals are provided and included in outreach cost. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.
Do I need to make my own travel arrangements?
Please fly into Dublin airport (DUB) before 12pm of Wednesday 13 March.
Please book your departure flight for after 12pm of Wednesday 20 March.
We may be able to provide transport from the airport to Lacken House (2 hours away). If not we will provide information on how to get the bus from the airport.
What should my health condition be like?
Check with your local OM office for travel insurance requirements.
Do I need a visa?
EEA and Swiss nationals do not need a visa to enter Ireland. If you are not an EEA/Swiss national, you can visit Ireland for up to 90 days without having to register with the immigration authorities. However, some nationalities will require a visa before they leave their country of residence. Please check if you require a visa to enter as a visitor and we will provide a letter of invitation if necessary. For more info visit www.inis.gov.ie
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