Our purpose is to share the Sound of Easter in music, dance, the Mark drama, short talks and testimonies with all kinds of people in and near Vienna.

Musicians, dancers and (amateur) actors will partner with students from the ÖSM (Austrian IFES movement) and local churches in Vienna, the city of music and cultural capital, to share the hope of Easter with old and young, rich and poor, Austrians and foreigners.

Dates Saturday, 04 Saturday, 11 April 2020
Apply by 15 December 2019
Early Bird Cost (until 15th January 2020) £200*
Cost (from 16th January 2020) £210*
Ages 18+
Suitable for single people welcomemarried couples welcomesorry, no familiessorry, no groups

Ministry Details

There will be orientation, training, prayer, Bible input, rehearsing, team building and outreaches. The artists will share the Sound of Easter through performances and testimonies. Locations may include public places, homeless centres, old people’s homes and churches. The outreach will finish by lunchtime on Saturday, 11 April. Participants are free to stay on to celebrate Easter in Vienna and explore Vienna, depending on their schedule, before travelling home.

Participant Profile

We are looking for:

  • Musicians with a heart for evangelism. Professional musicians; music students; gifted amateur musicians (classical, jazz or pop). Musicians will be asked to fill out a music-specific form and to send a video of their music-making during the application process.
  • Anyone wanting to act in the Mark Drama but you will need to speak German as a mother tongue or to an advanced level.

The dancers for this outreach have already been chosen. All participants should be able to speak English reasonably well. If you can speak German too that is wonderful. You should be flexible, able to work in a team and have a teachable heart.

Accommodation

Participants will probably be staying on mattresses in a local church. In some cases, it may be possible to stay with local hosts.

Food

All meals are included from the evening meal on Saturday 4th April to lunch on Saturday 11th April.

Travel

Participants must arrange and pay for their own travel to and from Vienna. Fly to Vienna (VIE) airport or travel to Vienna Meidling train station. Please try to arrive between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm on the 4th April. Public transport required during the outreach for Sunday 5th - Saturday 11th is covered in the outreach fee.  

Please do not book any flights unless you have received an acceptance email from the Short-Term Missions team.

Health

Special diets and allergies need to be communicated before applying to the outreach.

Each participant must have their own travel and medical insurance and needs to be fit to use public transport in Vienna and walk around. 

Visa

EU citizens do not need a visa.

Notes 

*Price excludes flights and insurance and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.

Applicants must be 18 or over.

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