Our purpose is to share the Sound of Easter in music and words with all kinds of people in Linz.

Musicians will partner with local churches in Linz, a UNESCO City of Media Arts about half way between Vienna and Salzburg, to share Easter hope with old and young, rich and poor, Austrians and foreigners.

 Dates Saturday, 13 April – Monday, 22 April 2019
 Apply by Friday, 11 January 2019
 Cost £195
 Ages 18+
Suitable for single people welcomemarried couples welcomesorry, no familiesgroups welcome

Ministry Details

Orientation, training, prayer, Bible input, rehearsing, team building and outreaches. The musicians and outreach partners will go out in small groups and play in various locations – from public places to homeless centres, old people’s homes to churches – to share the Sound of Easter in music and words. On Easter Monday, participants are free to explore more of Linz, Salzburg, Vienna or Munich, 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, pop).
  • 2 photographers. Musicians and photographers will be asked to share some examples from their portfolio during the application process.
  • 2 people with a specific passion for prayer to pray extensively for the team and outreaches
  • Others with a heart for evangelism, prayer & singing are also welcome: to do outreaches as a singing group and to support the musicians in praying, handing out literature and sharing the Gospel with people. All participants should be able to speak English reasonably well. If you can speak German, too, this 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 Saturday, 13 April evening meal to Monday, 22 April breakfast

Travel

Participants must arrange and pay for their own travel to and from Linz. Fly to Vienna (VIE) airport or Munich airport (MUC) and take the train to Linz main station. You can also fly to Linz Hörsching airport (LNZ). Please try to arrive in Linz on 13th April between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm. Public transport for Sunday-Sunday is covered by the participants’ fee. Participants pay for travel on arrival and departure days.

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 is encouraged to have their own travel insurance and needs to be fit to use public transport in Linz and walk around.

Visa

EU citizens do not need a visa.

Notes 

Applicants must be 18 or over.

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

As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate which will cost an additional £20. 

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