year team member and MDT in Moldova: Moldova

Do you hunger for more of God and desire to be used and grow in your gifting, for His glory? At MDT e³ you will experience how God calls ordinary people to do extraordinary things as you step out in faith and grow in your relationship with the Lord and experience being His hands and feet to the nations. MDT e³ is a partnership between Moldova and Romania with training time spent in both countries. All instruction will be taught in English.MDT is part of One Year program.

  • Start Date: As soon as possible
  • Commitment Length: 1 Year (full time)
  • Priority: High

Ministry Description:
Purpose:
Do you desire to dedicate one year to God in cross cultural missions? Do you desire to deepen your knowledge of God and His plans for you in living a missional lifestyle? Begin the journey of developing the skills to disciple others, cross culturally with OM Moldova from September before the MDT e³ program begins. OM Moldova will create a program for your first 5 months to compliment the training you will receive within the MDT e³ program.

Missions Discipleship Training Eastern Europe Extreme (MDT e³) is an intensive training program aimed at equipping you for a missional life which makes disciples of others, wherever God calls you. We focus on growing you in your journey as a disciple through four key areas: cross-cultural community life and adventure, one-on-one mentoring and discipleship, spiritual growth and leadership development, and practical experience of missions and evangelism. We aim to prepare, equip and expand your world view as you discover all that God has prepared in advance for you to do!

Brief Description:
Do you hunger for more of God and desire to be used and grow in your giftings, for His glory? At MDT e³ you will experience how God calls ordinary people to do extraordinary things as you step out in faith and grow in your relationship with the Lord and experience being His hands and feet to the nations. MDT e³ is a partnership between Moldova and Romania with training time spent in both countries. All instruction will be taught in English.

This time in the MDT e³ program will be incorporated into your year with OM Moldova. Gain valuable early experiences of sharing the gospel as you go with the OM team into some of the unreached villages of Moldova. Widen your view of how God could use your individual talents as you spend time next to our diverse departments and ministries. Grow in your personal walk with Him as you engage in cross cultural living and an international team life.

Details of Ministry:
Spiritual Growth & Leadership: Grow in your relationship with God as you study, discuss and explore Biblical truths. Subjects studied will include: Identity in Christ, Nature and Character of God, Biblical Basis of Missions, Communicating your Faith and many more!

Mentoring & Discipleship: Experience how God calls ordinary people to do extraordinary things for His Kingdom. As part of an international team you will practice new languages, share your life and faith with others, learn the importance of discipleship and help others in their walk with Jesus.

Mission & Evangelism: Put into practice the cutting edge, innovative methods of sharing your faith through sports, puppets, drama, testimony, literature and practical service.

Cross-Cultural Adventure: Spend weeks in wild, challenging conditions; build rafts, sail down rivers to unreached villages, travel by bus, train, trek in the mountains, ski / snowboard – and demonstrate Christ’s love wherever you go.

Participants Profile:
This program is directed towards English speakers from anywhere in the world. All instruction will be taught in English.

  • A born-again Christian, having a relationship with Lord Jesus as their personal Saviour.
  • Passionate for the Kingdom of God.
  • Able to relate and connect with people from different nationalities.
  • You need to have a desire to share, learn and grow as a person in community with others and in relationship with Jesus.
  • Be a team player.
  • No experience needed as full training will be given.

Dates and Cost:
Application Deadline: 1st August
Arrival Date: 1st September
Departure Date: 29th June
Cost: €670 each month

Capacity: 1-25
We welcome: Groups/Families/Married Couples
Age Restrictions: Minimum - 18    Maximum – 35

Accommodation:
During study weeks at the OM Centres in Chisinau, Moldova and Ghimbav, Romania. During outreaches in villages with local families and churches, amongst some of the least reached people groups.

Food and Catering:
Nourishing meals are planned by our OM base teams. Be prepared to also grow in teamwork as you prepare ingredients, cook and wash plates for the rest of your MDT e³ group, on occasions.

Travel Arrangements:
Participants should plan to arrive on Saturday, 1st September and plan to fly out on 29th June. Participants must arrange their own travel to and from Chisinau Moldova. The airport code for Chisinau is: KIV. Participants will be picked up at the airport, train- or bus station. During the program, participants will travel between Moldova and Romania – the MDT e³ staff will make provisions for this.

Health:
Participants must be generally in good health. Please advise us of any medical issues we should be aware of and/or Dietary restrictions.

Visa Requirements:
You can only enter Moldova with a Passport, not an ID card. Citizens from the EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland and CIS countries do not need a Visa for the first 90 days (our OM staff will support the start of the application process once you arrive). 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. We can provide a Letter of Invitation for a Visa. Please check if you need a Letter of Invitation at http://www.mfa.gov.md/entry-visas-moldova/

General Notes:
For more information visit the OM Moldova website at http://om.org/md

Related Items:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MDTe3/
MDT e³ Intro video: https://vimeo.com/221008154

Internal-Only Information:
Unit: Moldova & Romania
Location: Chisinau, Moldova & Gimbav, Romania
Contact: Rianna Stannard, MDT e³ liaison to Personnel.
Email: Rianna.stannard@om.org OR shortterm.md@om.org
Phone Number: +373 68 016 169 OR +373 60 25 17 37

Please note: all jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.