STEP OUT 2018 – Laos (Option 2_ Faith Backpacking): South East 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 Laos reaching out to other backpackers through faith backpacking


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:1,155 NZD (participants from New Zealand)
Ages:18-50
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 Laos
01st – 11th August: Laos has been a tourist destination and a lot of backpackers travel around the country. Many of them are in search for the meaning of life. You will travel to these places where backpackers go, build relationship with them and share the Gospel.
11 Aug: Depart Laos 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 Laos Food. Special dietary needs have to be communicated in advance.

Travel

You should arrange your flight to Taoyuan International Airport(TPE), Taiwan –Laos- 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

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

Laos visa: A 30 days visa upon arrival is available at all ports of entry in this country including the three international airports. Bring along one passport photo and USD for visa cost.

Notes

Off the GRID leaflet

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NZ Residents can download and fill in our application form now!
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All prices for short-term trips outside of New Zealand are listed in $NZ. Airfares and travel insurance extra.