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My team experience allowed me to see ministry first-hand and to get a better understanding of where I could fit in missions.  I’m on to the next step in my journey with a lot more clarity.

Interested?

Our Ministry Interest Form is the first step.

Let us know what you are interested in and we will get back to you with everything you need to know.

EXPLORE

Curious about missions in Africa?  How about joining one of our teams to get a taste of the missionary life!  These teams allow you to explore what missions is like in one of our many ministry locations.

Serving on a team allows you to experience a new culture and missions with a group of people who make a difference in each other’s lives as well as those whom you serve. Team members are recruited from around the world so you’ll have opportunities to make friends from many different countries.  Most team opportunities run for 3-6 weeks during the summer, though some occur during other times of the year.

Applications are generally due 3-4 months prior to departure.

Note:  The costs listed are estimates and will be adjusted based on airfare and other factors. Dates are also subject to slight changes.

 

ABO Children Program

Do you love working with children?  Would you like to find a way to support new missionary families?

Dates: This team runs twice a year,  July 2018 and October 2018, for three weeks

What will I do?: AIM’s new Full-Term missionaries begin their service with a three-week Africa Based Orientation (ABO) in Kenya. While parents enjoy the adult orientation, their children also enjoy a structured children’s program designed to immerse them into life and ministry in Africa at an age-appropriate level. Come be a part of a team who will plan and implement programs for children and teens and help families as they transition into their new life in Africa.

Location: Nakuru, Kenya

Who can serve: We are looking for 3-4 individuals

How much support will I raise: $ 6,500-$7,000

Application Deadline: March 30, 2018 (July ABO); June 29, 2018 (October ABO)

ABO Children’s Program info page

Desert Sports Team

Do you love sports?  Have a passion for youth ministry? Why not do what you love in Kenya!

Dates: Dates for 2018 still to be confirmed, but will be in either April or August to align with Kenya school holidays.

What will I do?: The main purpose for this team is to offer spiritual counseling and discipleship, coaching, training and Bible Study through sports.  This may happen through one-on one visits or in more formal small groups.  There are also opportunities for ministry in the local church.  This is an outreach area and the volunteers will be supporting the effort to win this community for Christ.

Location: Korr, Kenya

Who can serve: We are looking for 6-8 people to serve (married or single)

How much support will I raise: TBA

Application Deadline: TBA

 

North Africa ESL Team

The region of North Africa holds much mystery and diversity and is a fascinating area to visit. It is also a region which is in need of a knowledge of the transforming power of Jesus Christ. Short term visits to North Africa allow  you to gain a taste of this culture and gain more fuel for prayer.

What will I do? You will be involved in helping out with informal English conversation clubs.  There will be a light curriculum (article and book discussions), daily prayer and accountability times at the end of the day, and language learning.

Who can take the tour? We currently have room for 4 single ladies and 1 single man to join this team

When can I go? May 28- June 30, 2018

Application Due: February 15, 2018

How much support will I raise?  TBA

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TIMO Quest & Focus Quest

TIMO Quest and Focus Quest teams allow you to serve alongside one of our two-year outreach teams among one of Africa’s least-reached people groups. This shortened version of AIM’s TIMO (Training In Ministry Outreach) program will give you a taste of being part of a long-term ministry team.

Duration: 4-6 weeks

What will I do?
• Live the truth of the Gospel message in word and action
• Prioritize language learning and relationship building
• Experience life in a cross-cultural context while living simply
• Spend several days living with a national family
• Participate in team-day curriculum discussions on missional topics
• Be mentored by a missionary and accountable to a larger team.

Who can serve?
Quest teams are for singles and married couples who don’t yet have children. Team sizes vary widely based on a number of factors including the size and demographics of the host team and team context.

How much support will I raise? $5,500 – $6,500 (prices vary due to change in airline tickets, etc.)

When and where can I serve?

Ik TIMOQuest

March 1-April 8, 2018

This team will serving among the Ik people of northern Uganda. We are looking for 2-3 ladies and 2 men to form this team.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017