Please note this option is for participants with a good level of spoken Portuguese or Spanish
REACH In Brazil offers an exciting introduction to cross cultural mission while helping you to deepen your relationship with God and to grow in discipleship. It is a comprehensive and intensive missionary discipleship and training programme with the aim to equip you to serve in cross-cultural fields with a focus on unreached peoples.

REACH is a six month programme with theorical and practical experiences. This training and preparation will enable you to understand mission at the heart of God, equip you for effective communication of the Gospel across cultures, give you skills for a disciplined devotional life, tools for ministry, a deeper understanding of yourself, as well developing team building and leadership skills.

In the practical part you will experience a period of time with 2 to 4 Least Reach groups here in Brazil, having the opportunity to share the gospel with them while you enjoy the beauty and the diversity of the country.
 Dates Monday 6 February - Saturday 01 July 2023
Apply by

09 December 2022

Cost £1,940 (excluding flights, insurance, DBS and any vaccinations that may be required)
Ages 18+ 
Suitable for single people welcomemarried couples welcomesorry, no familiesgroups welcome

Ministry Details

In REACH, you will experience an environment that will test and consolidate your calling. The intercultural reality, team life, theoretical and practical classes offer the opportunity to adapt to different realities, challenging you to leave your comfort zone and prepare for the experience on the field.
Join REACH for six months and you will not be the same again!

Participant Profile

Participants need:

  • to be at least 18 years old
  • a good level of spoken Portuguese or Spanish
  • desire and openness to allow God to work in your life
  • desire to learn and grow as a person
  • willingness to live and function as part of a team
  • an openness to people of other faiths and cultures
  • to have been an active member of an evangelical church for more than two years
  • to have your family support
  • to be recommended by your church and leadership
  • to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the country

Accommodation

Accommodation will be provided depending on the number of students and the gender. 

Food

Food is included. We need to know in advance of any special dietary needs (vegetarian, dairy-free, food allergies, gluten free, etc.) 

Travel

You need to travel to Brazil- Sao Paulo Guarulhos International airport (GRU). You will need more than 6 months on your passport from the date you travel into the country.

Health

Participants should be in average good health and able to walk a reasonable distance without difficulty. If you think this requirement rules you out, talk to us and we will see what adjustments we may be able to make for you. Each participant is responsible to obtain appropriate emergency health and medical insurance. 

Visa

Follow this link for information on entry requirements for British citizens https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/brazil

Notes 

Price excludes flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate.

The price includes OM UK's Getting into Gear preparation weekend in Shropshire, which is run every May and October (please enquire for dates and details).

As part of our Safeguarding policy, you will require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £15. 

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