WHAT IS THE A1EIGHT PROJECT?
The A1eight Project is a Servant Life program that allows college-aged students to serve for a full summer
"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." -Acts 1:8
- College-aged individuals will have the opportunity to serve with one of our missionary partners (see a1eight mission partners below). If you have finished your first year of college or are 20 years of age, you can apply to be part of an A1eight team.
- Experience disciple making in a global context for 6-12 weeks.
- Explore and learn through various missions related resources.
- Be a part of a small team that serves alongside a missionary serving on the field.
- Lead and host short-term teams that come to serve with you in your context.
MAKE DISCIPLES THIS SUMMER, ALL SUMMER.
APPLY BY JANUARY 31, 2017!
*email completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org*
2017 Locations include:
Guatemala ($2550 + airfare; additional $200 recommended activity cost)
Servant Life partners with Clubhouse Guatemala in Guatemala City. Clubhouse was started in 2003 by Mike and Carla Parker. The Parker's desire is to go into villages and reach children and adults.Minister to youth and children in one of the many different villages or sections of the city where Clubhouse Guatemala is working through a variety of ways (going into school systems, partner with local churches, host VBS-type activites for hundreds of kids, light construction, food & clothing distribution, and home visits to the community).
New York City ($2700 + airfare)
Servant Life partners with Urban Nations Outreach (UNO). UNO is an outreach ministry to unreached immigrant people groups in New York (geared towards Muslims from West Africa and Muslims, Hindus, and Sikhs of South Asia). Most of the people ministered to come from closed countries where missionaries and evangelism are not allowed. UNO hosts children’s and youth day camps, with the hope of sharing Jesus Christ with Muslim students and their parents.At their two ministry centers, they have many classes and services (ESL & citizenship classes, computer classes, youth and teen programs). Learn the subway system like the back of your hand and do ministry among the unreached.
Bulgaria ( estimated $3200+ airfare)
With only about 2% of the country being Evangelical Christian, there is a deep need for the name of Christ to be known and worshiped.The ministry of Mission: Bulgaria seeks to strengthen the Bulgarian church by sharing the hope and love of Christ through children's festivals, food distribution, orphan care, worship services, teaching English to children, and Christmas shoe boxes. Mission: Bulgaria has seen the Lord plant and establish new churches. While staying in Sofia, you will travel back and forth to a few outlying regions to work with local churches. This will primarily involve ministry to the Roma people (mostly Muslim) through community-wide ministry and outreach. When a team shows up in a village or a community, it causes much of the village to come out and participate, where they will not onlyseeyou acting with the love of Christ, but will have the opportunity tohearabout the love of Christ as well.
Ecuador ($TBA+ airfare)
Steve and Carol Thompsonwork with local believers and pastors to spread the gospel through conferences, vacation Bible schools, and youth retreats.UNPES Jungle Camp is located on the edges of the Ecuadorian jungle. The Thompsons spend part of the summer hosting children's and youth camps from their jungle location and then move to the mountain camp for the latter part of the summer. Camp Chacauco is a beautiful retreat center in the central mountain region of Ecuador. Originally designed as a retreat center for local pastors, it has become a place for students to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ through youth camps and sports ministry. You'll have opportunities to minister to the local communities through facilitating camps, by leading Vacation Bible Schools and ministering to local churches either during Jungle Camp or at Camp Chacauco.
Kenya ($3000+ airfare)
Swahiba Youth Networks is a Christian Youth Organization whose primary objective is to reach young people with the message of Gospel through evangelism, discipleship, mentorship and empowerment. Work alongside pastor Peter Abungu and Swahiba to bring the gospel to the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. You can learn more about Swahiba here. During your time in Kenya, your team will be involved in many different activities including painting, ministering to kids in small groups, home visits in the slums, distributing shoes to children, sports evangelism, and other teaching opportunities.
Toronto (estimated $3250+ airfare).Servant Life partners with the International Mission Board and Toronto Church Planting in Canada. Our partner, Sebastian Vazquez, is involved with college ministry in Toronto. Toronto has become one of the most multicultural cities in the world.Your time in Toronto will consist of evangelism on the campus of the University of Toronto and also community outreach to children and youth through day camps, block parties, and VBS type ministry. Enjoy the summer exploring Toronto and visit places like Niagra Falls!
*all locations are subject to change
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