STEP OUT 2018– Farming God’s way: South Asia

STEP OUT is a short-term program that provides practical mission training and experience hands-on mission in Asia.

A: Asia mission trips 
B: Bilingual mission conference 
C: Cross culture experience
D: Discipleship training

After the conference, you will be traveling with your teammates to South Asia. Main goal of this Outreach is farming ministry at our training center in Himalaya area. While in Himalaya team members will be involved in evangelism and work at our farm.


The price quoted here does NOT include the costs of flights and travel insurance, but does include a $150 non refundable deposit.
Dates:Sat 28 Jul 2018 – Sat 11 Aug 2018
Apply by:Fri 29 Jun 2018
Cost:1,000 NZD (participants from New Zealand)
Ages:18-65
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome

Ministry Details

28th July: Arrive at Taiwan for conference. All participants will have dinner together before the first program starts.
28th -31st July: It includes main sessions, interaction sessions, team building, different practical workshops, cross-cultural awareness, prayer night, community night. The conference will end in the evening of 31st July.
01st August: Depart conference for South Asia
02nd – 11th August: Outreach in Himalaya. At our farm we are specialized in aquaponics and growing organic vegetables. We train local grass roots workers in (and from) the least reached areas of Himalaya in sustainable and productive farming methods. Contribute your business, agriculture, construction, or marketing skills to help with an agriculture business in Himalaya. Acquire international business and cross-cultural experience, while being a part of a multi-national team promoting the Kingdom.
11th Aug: Depart South Asia for home

Participant Profile

We are looking for people who love Jesus. No previous experience is necessary as here it could be your starting point! Additionally, if you have a heart for Asia but are not sure about where to start, this program is definitely designed for you.
Another distinctive feature for STEP OUT is the BILINGUAL conference (English and Chinese)! We warmly welcome Chinese speakers who struggle to communicate in English as Chinese interpretation would be provided throughout the conference

Accommodation

Simple accommodation

Food

You will be offered Taiwanese food and local south Asian Food. Special dietary needs have to be communicated in advance.

Travel

You should arrange your flight to Taoyuan International Airport(TPE), Taiwan – South Asian - home country. Full details of travel arrangements will be provided by your local OM office.
Airport pick-up will be arranged on the arrival day. Transportation will be provided from the conference venue to the airport on the departure day. 

Health

You should be in average good health, and be responsible to obtain appropriate emergency health, medical, and travel insurance 

Visa

Only a TOURIST visa is required. In addition, Taiwan has visa exemption relationships with many countries. Please confirm full details in the website of Taiwanese bureau of consular affairs: http://www.boca.gov.tw  

Nepal visa: Majority of nationalities can get visa upon arrival with a fees of USD25-30. Prepare two passport size photos. For further info, please check with your local visa office for application guidelines. 

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