REACH in Zambia exists to:

  • Train believers in Spiritual Formation, to grow and continue to grow in their knowledge of, intimacy with and obedience to God
  • Help participants in their understanding of God’s word, gain deeper understanding of Gods mission for the world and be aware of the needs, challenges, and opportunities in fulfilling this mission, as well as being equipped to respond
  • Equip participants to serve the least reached, growing in competency of using tools and strategies to reproduce Jesus followers in different cultural context

Dates & Cost

Dates 19 February 2024 - 11 August 2024
Apply by 25 November 2023
Cost £1,195 (excluding flights, insurance and any necessary vaccinations)
Ages 19+ 
Suitable for single people welcomemarried couples welcomefamilies welcomegroups welcome 

Ministry Details

We intend to prepare believers equipping them to serve locally as well as cross-culturally, e.g. specific people groups living in slums, communities and Muslims in the diaspora. We hope to inspire them for the work of God, being effective with their practical approach, resulting in being relevant in different people’s cultures.

REACH in Zambia is for 6 months and it’s an intense training that runs from February and ends during love Africa conference in August.

Participant Profile

Participants need to be:

  • a born again Christian
  • committed to the church
  • ready to go to the field
  • concerned for those who do not know Jesus
  • have a passion to share the gospel
  • committed that the bible is Gods authoritative word for our lives
  • willing to learn
  • willing to serve and go wherever the Lord directs you
  • ready to step out of your comfort zone
  • prepared to adjust to cross-cultural situation
  • creative in using and practice learned tools in mission field
  • a person who understands the great commission (Mathew 28:16-20)


Participants are all expected to stay in the dormitories. Couples will have a room in the dormitories.


All participants are expected to eat from the OM Zambia main kitchen.


You will need to fly to Zambia. Please do not book flights unless you have received an official acceptance email from the Short Term Outreach team.


Participants must have appropriate travel and medical insurance. The OM team encourage individuals to be fully vaccinated before travelling, if you are not, please check the health measures and regulation policy for entering Zambia on the republic of Zambia website.


British nationals will need a visa and you will be sent more information upon acceptance. 


Individuals applying must be 19 or over. This option is tailored towards participants aged 19-55.

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

It is highly recommended you attend OMUK’s Getting into Gear weekend (GiG) held in the May or October before you go which is a time of training and preparation. This is an additional cost of £75. Please enquire for details.

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

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