Ministry to the unreached children at risk in Abkhazia
Abkhazia is a partially recognized republic, being the homeland of one of the most unreached ethnic people groups that faced war back in 90s. We need you to reach out to the children and teens at risk through camps and evangelise local people with the aim to plant churches in the near future. Step out of your comfort zone and get involved in what the Lord has prepared for them!
The team will serve in two different cities of Abkhazia. The ministry includes 3 days of daily camp for the children and teens, practical work in the city and at a local church, also meeting with the unreached people for fellowship and evangelism.
Please be aware this outreach may be cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. If your outreach is cancelled, your application and non-refundable deposit is transferable to a later date. We will be monitoring this situation closely over the coming months.
Price excludes flights, insurance & any possible vaccinations and is subject to change according to the exchange rate. Please note a visa can be around £100.
Individuals applying must be 18 or over.
If you live in the UK, and are 18+, you can use this link to apply now https://www.uk.om.org/short-term-mission-application-form
As part of our Safeguarding policy, you may require a valid enhanced DBS certificate, which may cost an additional £20.
14 June 2021 (Monday) to 26 June 2021 (Saturday)
14 Abril 2021 (Wednesday)
The whole outreach will start with 1 day of orientation and end with a debrief in Abkhazia. The whole program will be given for you in English before you arrive to Russia. Upon arrival you will have time of preparations with your team. The first week of the camp will be in Sukhum, the rest will be in Tkuarcheli. Be ready to travel the next 5 hrs from the airport upon arrival.
Ability to cope in a different culture, someone who enjoys working with children and teens, willing to serve the unreached. And easily cope with humid and hot weather +30ºC.
You will be staying at local churches in Abkhazia, please bring with you a sleeping bag.
Good traditional Abkhazian & Russian food. If you have any allergies or special dietary needs please let us know.
You need to fly in to Sochi (AER) airport in Russia on June 14th in the morning. Then fly out from Sochi (AER) anytime on June 26th. The travel to/from Abkhazia will be arranged for you by our staff.
You need to have a good health.
You will most likely need a Russian visa. Please contact your local travel agency for more information. This website may also offer assistance: www.waytorussia.net
Some countires do not recognize the authority of Abkhazia. Please be aware that it is very important to apply for a double entry type of visa to Russia. As this is the only possible way of traveling.