Ever wonder if it’s possible to make your life count for something more? Do you wonder why God gave you specific gifts and passions, and wish you could use them to impact others’ lives for eternity? Transform is not just a quick trip or exotic experience. It’s the chance you’ve been seeking to use your talents and passions to engage forgotten peoples, transform lives and communities, shed light in dark and hopeless places, show practical love to the lost, and fight for justice for the trafficked, poor and marginalised. >>>READ MORE
##CANCELLED## Transform 2016 Belgium - Living Out Our Faith
Belgium is a predominantly Catholic country but it also has a large Muslim population as well. In the capital, Brussels, 25% of residents are Muslim. During this outreach there is a chance to do children's ministry and musical evangelism. There will also be opportunities to serve refugees, asylum seekers, and homeless people. This outreach is designed to reach Belgians with the Gospel in a way that changes their lives!
##FULL## Transform 2016 France - Hope & Smile
10,000 people fleeing their country in search of peace and a better life. We cannot offer this, but God can. What an amazing opportunity to bring the message of truth and light of the Gospel to those in need. We will be working with a local evangelical church-based charity called "Hope & Smile" to reach out to the refugee community.
##FULL## Transform 2016 Germany - Reaching Refugees, Loving our Neighbors
You will be spending the majority of your time on "the island" of Wilhelmsburg in the south of Hamburg. There are several refugee camps located here as well as many immigrants. Our goal is to share the Gospel in word and in deed as we get to know locals and foreigners alike: serving them, listening to their stories, and praying for God to open doors while using the gifts he's given us. Examples of things we do include playing basketball and soccer, having organized game times with children, and repairing bicycles together. Teaching a musical instrument is also a possibility as well as organizing outings for groups of refugees outside their camps.
Transform 2016 Israel - Hope Of Israel Summer 2016
You will be challenged to draw closer to God as you trust Him to show you how to share your faith with the various people groups that inhabit the Land of Israel, including Jewish people (the whole spectrum from secular to traditional to ultra-orthodox), Arabic-speaking peoples (both Muslims and nominal Christians), and others (among them visitors to Israel from all over the world). Emphasis is on team building and a variety of outreach activities as a group, working in conjunction with our OM Israel short and long-term staff.
Transform 2016 Italy - A Heart for Italy - Serving Refugees (2 week)
You can have two weeks working alongside an Italian church and a Christian refugee centre in Sicily. The second week being part of and serving at an international camp specifically with training on refugee ministry. There is a possibility to be involved in evangelism using the skills and gifts of the participants on our team and help practically in refugee ministry.
Transform 2016 Italy - A Heart for Italy - Serving Refugees
You can spend a week working alongside an Italian church and Christian refugee centre in Sicily. You will be immersed in local culture. There is a possibility to be involved in evangelism using the skills and gifts of the participants on our team and also help in practical ways with the refugees (mainly from African origin)
Transform 2016 Near East - Sharing Through Relationships
During your time in the Near East, you will: spend time around universities, get to know people there and share your story. You will receive training on different topics, have daily bible studies, support present ministries with practical work and possibly see different parts of the country. Get ready to be stretched, challenged and used by God like you never imagined. In ten days’ time, you will travel around the country in buses, sleep in beduin tents, wonder around in the old Arab Bazar, swim in the Dead Sea, meet Arabs, share your story, and be transformed forever. You will never be the same.
Tranform 2016-Near East - Ayla Refugee Families
During your time you will be involved teaching the children music (guitar, piano & Drums classes), language classes, handcraft classes, sport ministry to the refugee families. Be ready to share God's stories from the Word when we visit their homes, as well we will distribute food while we share. In the capital you will be part of weekly programs with Refugee kids from Syria, Sudan and Iraq.
Transform 2016 - North Africa - Prayer Ministry Team
Prayer walks and Interactive ways to spread Love and restore Hope while engaging in worshiping His Majesty and fellowship with the local believers.
Transform 2016 North Africa TT - Traveling team
This outreach includes a day of cultural orientation in the country and a short introductory language course. This team will be doing a lot of travel and moving from place to place. You will be involved in prayer walking as well as going out and meeting locals, so be prepared to be outgoing and friendly. Come with a heart to love people and share your life and testimony. Come prepared to sow into the nation through prayer – asking God to do great things and bring in a mighty harvest in this nation. July 11-16 - conference in Barcelona July 16 – travel to North Africa July 16-30 - North Africa July 30 – travel back home
Transform 2016 North Africa Prayer - 24/7 Prayer & Worship
Come and discover the power of prayer and worship in a fresh way. We will have teams of people standing as watchmen on the walls for the whole Transform outreaches in 22 nations, as well as for the North African country we will be based in. Through worship and intercession we will look to soften the soil for the gospel to go forward. This outreach includes a day of cultural orientation in the country. There will be both training and equipping in the area of prayer, and how to pray, and learning through doing prayer together. The prayer team will travel to two locations and pray in both cities. Includes prayer walking and experiencing life inside North Africa.
Transform 2016 - North Africa - Ministering to Mentally Challenged
Ministering to orphans, garbage collector's and engaging with the disable children ministries. The team members will work with the disable children and visit poor and needy people. They will encourage them, help with medicine and check for other needs. They spend time together praying, reading the Bible, worshiping and singing, and having communion. Usually these visits go from half an hour to an hour every week. Also, they will engage with the orphanage ministry. The local outreach can be extended upon request.
Transform 2016 - North Africa - Arts Outreach
Sharing Hope, bringing Joy and Reconciliation though Art Work among the Refugees and local communities. The Artists will use Arts to Encourage, Love and Minister. The local outreach can be extended upon request.
Transform 2016 Sharing life & truth - North Africa - Sharing life & Sharing truth
Come and join us as we share life with the locals and share truth!
Transform 2016 - North Africa - Medical Support Team
The purpose of this outreach is providing prayer and medical support for the refugees and garbage collectors. The local outreach can be extended upon request.
Transform 2016 Portugal - Dancelink outreach
You will be working with a local church, using your dance skills to reach out to local people, especially kids and youth.
Transform 2016 Portugal - Summer Puppet School
During this time we will share, learn and practice more about how to develop the children's ministry.
Transform 2016 Portugal - Surf Outreach
Portugal has one of the best surfing coasts in the world - with world class surfing competitions, as well as beginners. Most days will be spent on the beach getting to know surfers and doing friendship evangelism. There may be other activities other than surfing (sports or street evangelism, for example).
Transform 2016 Slovenia - Crossfit Slovenia - Forging Fitness and Faith
Crossfit Slovenia will use the sport of Crossfit as a platform to forge relationships within the gym. Because Slovenes are such relational people, training Crossfit workouts together will immediately give you a connection with them because you will be doing something that they love. Workout, go for a coffee with them, share your story of how God has changed your life… this is the ministry!
Transform 2016 Spain - Shining in Picasent, Valencia
To reach out the families of Picansent, a beautiful mediteranean town of 20.000 inhabitants in the area of Valencia, with the Gospel & to show God's love to them. The emphasis will be on evangelism through mime, dramas, literature, open air campaigns and film nights You will be collaborating with a local Spanish Church that has started to visit this town with the goal of church planting.
Transform 2016 Europe - Safe Haven for Refugees (1 Week)
The team will take up the challenge to reach part of the need of the refugees coming into Europe. As we are unaware of where the needs will be in July this team will need to be flexible, adventurous and willing to move forward knowing they will find out the plans at the conference in Barcelona at the latest. We will commit to having the team working with the refugees, helping with a need at the time.
Transform 2016 Spain - El Camino
To share the gospel with the pilgrims who hike towards Santiago de Compostela.
Transform 2016 Spain - Gavá (Barcelona)
To go and to show God's love to the people of Gavà and the surrounding towns. The emphasis will be on evangelism through generosity (giving away sweets, for example), prayer, friendship, music and sports.
Transform 2016 Spain - Shining in the dark, Barcelona
We believe that God wants to set the captives free and that He’s inviting us to be part of this purpose. We want the girls of Raval to experience spiritual as well as physical freedom. So every week we're going to Raval to develop a relationship of trust with the girls working on the street.
Transform 2016 - Conference Only
The Transform Conference is a unique opportunity to meet and hear international speakers, and intercultural mission practitioners from the field in the Mediterranean. You will be refreshed and equipped to reach those in the Mediterranean including refugees, Muslims & trafficked peoples. The conference includes an outreach in Barcelona where conference participants put into practice the training received.
Transform 2016 Spain - Children's Outreach in Barcelona
The emphasis will be on evangelism through a kids program involving a fun Olympics Games theme, songs, Bible lessons, puppets, and at the end of the week giving out sweets and a small prize. You will be collaborating with Andy & Sara Stewart, full time child evangelists, who have been serving the Lord in this ministry for 25 years.
Transform 2016 Europe - Safe Haven for Refugees (2 Week)
The team will take up the challenge to reach part of the need of the refugees coming into Europe. As we are unaware of where the needs will be in July, this team will need to be flexible, adventurous and willing to move forward knowing they will find out the plans at the conference in Barcelona at the latest. We will commit to having the team working with the refugees, helping with a need at the time.
Transform 2016 Turkey - Hope Bringers
To reach out to refugees who are found in different parts of Turkey, practically helping with their physical and spiritual needs, using opportunities to them of God’s love & salvation for the world. Tell them there is an eternal home found in Jesus’ Name. You will be trained and equipped to share your story and God's story. As a team you will seek ways of reaching this very vulnerable part of society. You will spend time serving refugees practically. You will show God’s compassion & share the love of Jesus. Activities: Serving & making food, distributing supplies, childrens’ activities, teaching English, cleaning, spending time with people, sharing the truths of God’s love & forgiveness. Some outreach will take place in the late evenings too.
Transform 2016 Turkey - Truth Travellers
Come and share the good news with the Turkish people in an unreached area of Turkey. Come and be the first Christians the people there have ever met! You will travel out to the area and then rely on the Holy Spirit to lead you to the towns and villages where He wants you to go and spread the Light of Jesus amongst un-reached Muslims. You will be trained and equipped to share your story and God's story with the people you encounter. You will be given DVDs & appropriate Christian literature to distribute. You will be bold & courageous & be genuinely interested in the people you meet, with a passion to share the gospel. Together with your team you will travel to the front-line of outreach in Turkey. Activities: Meeting people, giving out DVDs & Christian literature. Distributing leaflets to advertise the Bible Correspondence Course.
Transform 2016 Turkey - Partners Together
Come and encourage a fledgling Turkish church. Support them in their task to reach their town with the gospel. Be used of God to raise the profile of the church, share gospel truths and bring glory to Jesus. You will be trained and equipped to share your story and God's story. taught some simple phrases and shown where to minister. As a team you will work very closely with the local Turkish church and learn from them but you will be a good model too as you step in faith & reliance on God. Activities: Distributing leaflets, inviting people, serving the church, modelling a life of faith & obedience.
Transform 2016 Europe - Transit Challenge Traveling Team
For five months you will be a vital part of a small team whose united purpose is to serve and to make Christ known across Europe. Following from the central conference in Barcelona, you will travel to European nations in a Transit van. Be prepared for long journeys together in a Transit van which will become a valued member of your team… In each country you will experience new cultures and form new relationships as you work alongside churches and OM teams. You will learn from and be challenged by this five month experience of team-life.
Transform 2016 England - Reaching Our Neighbours
You will build relationships with children, youth and their families in multi-cultural, inner city Birmingham, England, by working alongside an established project and demonstrating the Gospel in practical ways. You will be able to invest into a longer-term ministry with many community activities in this neighbourhood.