Pray for Holmlia, June option: Norway

First of all: PRAYER. However, it is a great opportunity for people considering long term ministry among immigrants in Holmlia, giving good insight into the situation, the spiritual needs of the area and for a possible future ministry.

In Holmlia, a residential area of Oslo, OM and a local church are planning a long term ministry among immigrants (from August 2019). This is the first of two prayer outreaches, preparing the ground.


The price quoted here does NOT include the costs of flights and travel insurance, but does include a $150 non refundable deposit.
Dates:Thu 06 Jun 2019 – Mon 10 Jun 2019
Apply by:Thu 28 Mar 2019
Cost:250 NZD (participants from New Zealand)
Ages:-
single people welcome married couples welcome sorry, no families groups welcome

Ministry Details

Seeking God’s heart and pray for the residents of Holmlia, visit neighbourhoods and places people hang out, meet key people sharing about needs and challenges of the area, and be exposed to Christian ministries already happening.

Participant Profile

Have faith in Jesus and the power of prayer, speak and understand the English language.

Accommodation

In the church (mattress on the floor) or in private homes.

Food

Breakfast, lunch and dinner is included. Allergies and food intolerances can be accommodated for, but please notify us in advance.

Travel

Fly into Gardermoen airport in Oslo, Norway (OSL) or to Oslo Torp, before 3 pm on April 6. Take the train from OSL or Torp aiport to Oslo Holmlia (change in Oslo Sentral Station).
Depart from OSL or Torp after 7 pm, April 12.
When booking your flights, remember you will need to take the train to the airport. The train ride to Oslo Torp (TRF) is 2 hours; to Oslo Gardermoen is 1,5 hours.

Health

Generally good health.

Visa

Some people do not need a visa to visit Norway because they hold a passport from a country that Norway has a visa exemption agreement with. This also applies if you have a residence permit in an EU/EEA country or if you have a special passport. Check here to see if you do NOT need a visa: https://www.udi.no/en/word-definitions/persons-who-do-not-need-a-visa-to-visit-norway-/. Those who do not need a visa to visit Norway, can stay here for up to 90 days. •You must have a passport which is valid for at least six months longer than the date you plan to leave Norway. Check here for additional rules that apply: https://www.udi.no/en/want-to-apply/visit-and-holiday/to-visit-norway-without-a-visa/.

Notes

Early arrivals will need to arrange their own accommodation.
www.perminalen.no offers reasonably priced accommodation downtown Oslo (dorms or private rooms).

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