Bring the love of Jesus to people in Turkey this summer. There are 4 different summer outreach options:

  • Refugee Roadbring hope and news of salvation to refugees practically show them the love of God. Join God’s movement among the refugees in Turkey. Visit refugee families, bring hope to their children, bless and support those faithfully serving them.
  • Truth travellersreach the least reached places in Turkey with the Good News. Journey with your team around the least reached country in the world, Turkey, to be one of the first to bring the Good News of Jesus to those living here. Listen to the Holy Spirit, and follow His lead as He arranges the people you will meet and where you will stay.
  • Power Prayerjoin different teams keeping them covered with prayer and encouragement. As the Turkey Summer Outreaches happen, join the front lines to cover each team with daily intercession and encouragement on site.
  • Body builders - encourage and promote local churches and small church plants through evangelism and distribution alongside local partners. Join a small Christian fellowship where you will use your talents and gifts to encourage and support their efforts as well as help get the word out about the church’s presence in the city.
Dates Saturday, 13 – Saturday, 27 July 2019
Apply by Friday, 10 May 2019
Cost £540
Ages 18+ for Truth Travellers & Body Builders. 20+ for Refugee Road & Power Prayer
Suitable for single people welcomemarried couples welcomesorry, no familiesgroups welcome

Ministry Details

13 July - arrive in Istanbul, Turkey (no later than 15:00). Orientation begins.

14-15 July - Orientation in Istanbul

16-25  July – Travel to and outreach/prayer in Turkey

26 July - Debrief

27 July  - Departure after 10 am * If you want to stay beyond the 27th for sightseeing in Istanbul, you are expected to cover your own expenses after the programme has finished.

Participant Profile

We are happy to welcome you if you are flexible, can adjust easily to new situations and if you are open to be lead by the Holy Spirit, willing to share the Gospel and God's love with people you meet. If you are joining power prayer, you must love to pray. Turkish, German, English and Arabic speakers are welcome.

Accommodation

You will stay in simple hotels, hostels & guest houses

Food

All meals are included, and Turkish food is famous! If you have any specific dietary needs, please let us know in advance. 

Travel

You need to book and pay for your own travel to and from Istanbul. Please plan to arrive on a flight that gets into Istanbul no later than 3 pm on July 13, and leaves after 10 am on July 27. 

Sabiha Gökcen airport is more convenient than Atatürk airport. 

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

Health

Participants should be in good health, and able to walk long distances. It will be hot. Any special needs (allergies, medical conditions etc.) must be communicated as early as possible so that organisers can prepare well. Each participant should arrange personal medical insurance to cover the period of the outreach.

Visa

Please get an e-visa at https://www.evisa.gov.tr once you have been accepted.

Notes 

Applicants must be 20 or over for Refugee Road & Power Prayer. Applicants must be 18+ for Truth Travellers & Body Builders.

Price excludes flights, insurance and any possible vaccinations 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. 

Our local staff are aware and constantly reviewing the security situation. They choose places to go to wisely. The government places high priority on the safety of tourists. They have enhanced security measures and continue to take measures to ensure that no harm comes to anyone visiting their country.  

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