2023 Summer Mission Mentorship Locations

We are so excited to introduce our 2023 locations! Whether you are looking to travel abroad or stay in the United States, there is a location for you!

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2023 Locations

Egypt: Mobilizing Church Ministry

This mentorship is with trusted partners of Frontier Fellowship who are mobilizing the local church in Egypt, which is in a season of growth, to reach out with the gospel. There is flexibility to tailor the experience to the interests and goals of the intern. Potential areas of ministry include: engaging with local churches, supporting youth camps and conferences, serving ministries in areas of technology, English communications, and media.

Estimated Budget: $5,700

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India: Integrated Disciple Making Movement.

This mentorship connects with a disciple making movement among unreached and unengaged peoples of India. The long time partner of Frontier Fellowship will tailor the internship to meet the interests and goals of the intern. Potential areas for exploration include: Contextualization and House Church ministry, Business as movement – how church planters use micro business to finance ministry, Making disciples of oral language learners, Women’s empowerment ministries, and Community Health Evangelism.

Estimated Budget: $6,800

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Kenya: Girls’ Empowerment and Holistic Evangelism

This mentorship with the PCEA (Presbyterian Church of East Africa) in Nairobi will involve working with church leaders in the 4.5 million member church, a partner of The Outreach Foundation. Interns will serve alongside Lauren Sharstein in her role as mission coordinator for the church in Kenya. Potential areas for exploration include: mission schools and rescue centers, water projects, evangelism and evangelist training, church-planting, and global partnerships.

Estimated Budget: $5,700

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Lithuania: Church Planting in Eastern Europe

This mentorship is with City Church, a partner of The Outreach Foundation.  City Church was organized over 35 years ago following the fall of the Soviet Union. Since then the church has developed three campuses across Lithuania and is the country’s largest evangelical church. This internship opportunity will focus on church planting in the Eastern European context including discipleship, evangelism, and worship. The intern will work as part of an established team alongside Pastor Saul Karosas who is a recognized leader among evangelicals in Europe. 

Estimated Budget: TBA

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Rome: Refugee Outreach & Church Planting

This mentorship connects with Search Party, a team that is working to plant house churches on the streets of Rome among refugee and immigrant populations. Serving alongside the long-term mission partner with The Antioch Partners, interns will learn and then put into practice disciple-making tools, experience and understand the host Italian culture and language, and grow personally and spiritually. Potential areas of exploration include: Prayer walking evangelism, facilitation of discovery bible studies, and weekly biblical formation; collaboration with local ministries through food and clothing distribution, English classes, sport nights, and ministry events that utilize gifts and talents of participants; Helping to lead a sports, English, and Bible camp for Italian and Immigrant children for a week in Como in Northern Italy.

Estimated Budget: $6,400

 

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Serbia: Developing Young Leaders

This mentorship with Renewing Our Minds (ROM), will involve engaging with their mission to develop young leaders of integrity who are committed to reconciliation and peace-building in the Balkans and throughout the world. This ministry is coordinated by Bojan and Rachel Ruvarac, who serve with The Antioch Partners and will be mentors for this site. This mentorship would involve investing in young leaders around the Balkan region who have been through the ROM program and are in need of encouragement and support and making connections with new young leaders who would benefit from the program, as well as learning from peace builders around the region.

Estimated Budget: $5,500

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Turkey: Cross-cultural Witness

This mentorship is in Antalya, Turkey with The WAY, a cultural space that is based on the spirit of Christianity. The goal of The WAY is to form a diverse cultural community, organize that community, and ultimately lead it to a worshiping community, and build worshipers. The WAY is led by a family who serve there long-term through The Antioch Partners. Key features will be experiencing cultural immersion and language learning and learning to be a witness in a multicultural setting.

Estimated Budget: $6,600

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United Kingdom, Liverpool: Refugee Outreach & Church Planting.

This mentorship is with Frontline Iranian Church, a partner of The Outreach Foundation. Frontline church is a developing church plant and a robust outreach ministry to asylum seekers who are arriving in record numbers to Liverpool from Iran and Afghanistan. Opportunities are diverse and include: building caring relationships with new arrivals; evangelism and discipleship; children’s ministry; young adult ministry; and administrative and communication support. Interns will be mentored by David and Susan Rice who are with The Antioch Partners along with Pastor Shapoor of Frontline Church to develop a ministry and development plan for your time in Liverpool that fits your unique gifting and passions.

Estimated Budget: TBA

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United States, Merced, CA: Church-based Community Development

This mentorship is in the agricultural heart of California with LifeLine CDC, a ministry affiliated with World Renew.  LifeLine CDC uses a strength-based (asset-based community development) approach to “Empower Impoverished Neighborhoods to Thrive”. We believe that our life story is not our life sentence and that every person has gifts and skills to work together for the common good. As a Community Connector, interns will interact with people from various walks of life and together discover how to better the neighborhoods. Our Community Centers are hubs where people come together around various causes and issues (afterschool programs, youth engagement, emergency food, reentry assistance, community gardens, and much more). Interns will experience and learn from a variety of cultures as they work with a team of dedicated staff and volunteers to see SHALOM happening in the community. 

Estimated Budget: $5,700



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United States, Los Angeles, CA: Church-Based Community Development.

This mentorship is with Kingdom Causes Bellflower (KCB), a ministry affiliated with World Renew. KCB was formed out of a desire for the local churches to work together more effectively to establish a flourishing community, and continues to mobilize the church and broader community to affect positive change and lasting relationships in our neighborhoods. Interns will have the opportunity to engage in the various aspects of KCB’s work. Potential areas of exploration include: walk alongside homeless neighbors, develop and engage in community activities with local children and youth, and learn how the local church participates in community-based efforts to bring about a flourishing community.

Estimated Budget: $5,700

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