Called to North Africa? We’ve got a place for you!

Called to North Africa? We’ve got a place for you!

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Art & Media | Business or Admin | Education | IT | Launch Teams | Church Planting
Duration
Long Term | Mid-Term | Short Term
Religion
Muslim | Other | Tribal-Animist

Join one of several teams in a large North African city.

Multiple teams in a large North African city are opening their doors to people with several skillsets to help make disciples and plant churches all over the region. They are looking for:

  • web developers
  • medical professionals
  • digital and social media marketers
  • app developers
  • videographers
  • video editors
  • photographers
  • writers
  • experienced English teachers (with TOEFL certification)
  • business innovators and entrepreneurs
  • children’s workers (single people only, please)
  • university students
  • refugee workers

All new candidates would need to start their ministry on the Equipping Team, where they will learn the language and culture of the area. Those who already speak the majority language would be able to join a team immediately rather than starting with the Equipping Team. All team members are also involved in discipleship and church planting activities. Additionally, anyone wishing to join one of the teams must be willing and able to adapt to living in a very urban environment.  Positions are available on a long-term, mid-term and short-term basis.

To find out more about these teams, don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our mission mentors.

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of cross-cultural mission opportunities available – far too many to list on our website. Get in touch with our mission mentors to find an opportunity that’s right for you!

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry.

Photo by Hanson Lu.

Summer Trip: Czech Team

Region
Europe
Ministry
Outreach | Sport | Church Planting
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Unreligious

Dates: 1 June – 10 August
Cost: £2,625 + Flights

The Czech Republic is one of the most atheistic countries in the world. The number of Bible-believing and Christ-following people is less than 1% of the population.

The Czech Republic is a first-world country and a member of the European Union. It has a stable economy and the lowest unemployment rate in the EU. Most Czechs enjoy a fairly comfortable standard of living.

The unfortunate side effect of living a relatively comfortable life is that most people are unaware of their need for God. Christianity is not on their radar. A person who genuinely believes in the God of the Bible and directs his/her life according to Biblical precepts is often viewed with disdain or even contempt.

A large part of your ministry here will be making connections with people.

Meeting and learning to trust a Christian is a significant step for most Czechs. You will be working in areas where Czechs do have needs and seek to meet them there. For example, since the Czech Republic is a member of the EU, proficiency in the English language is beneficial to Czech people.

You will be teaching English classes and tutoring Czechs. This gives the opportunity to build relationships. Also, most Czechs enjoy exercise and activity. Ministry centering on sports and outdoor activities gives you a chance to connect with unbelievers.

Czech Mission Trip Activities (subject to change)

  • Study the basics of the Czech language
  • Participate in English day camps for children and teenagers
  • Assist with a scouting-type camp for children and teenagers
  • Help with English language intensive weeks for adults
  • Connect with Czech teenagers/adults at a sports day camp
  • Gain exposure to the broader ministries of the Czech team in various regions of the country

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mission mentor team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: Foodie Team

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Outreach | Church Planting
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Buddhist | Hindu | Muslim | Other

Dates: 1 June – 26 July
Cost: £1,900 + Flights

This city is a blend of unreached peoples, languages, and beliefs impacting all parts of life.

In a single neighborhood you will often hear bells from the Hindu temple, smell incense from Buddhist and Taoist worshippers, and hear the Muslim call to prayer.

This location is a beautiful, equatorial tropical island.

The area is in the suburbs, with both a large outdoor market and a large superstore within 10 minutes. You will be a 45-minute flight from the capital. There’s an international airport on the island, along with several malls and other modern conveniences.

Yet, below the surface are many complexities; the world’s three largest non-Christian religions all live on top of each other and coexist in everyday life.

There is a wide array of social classes as well, ranging from:

-migrant workers from nearby countries

-local Muslims who speak little to no English

-Hindus who speak mostly the local language and also English

-very wealthy East Asian Tibetans and Buddhist business people/property owners.

There is a lot of seafood here, the climate is hot and humid year-round (33 degrees Celsius every day), and rain is often on the forecast.

Our island is considered a top-ten foodie destination in the world!

Mission Trip Activities (subject to change)

  • Prayerwalking. This is a regular part of our weekly routine. You will prayer walk different parts of the city at least two or three times a week.
  • Going out 2×2. You will learn the way that Jesus sent out His disciples in Luke 9, 10, and Matthew 10 and then go out 2×2 to practice these things several times a week.
  • Disciple making training. We will walk through the biblical principles of disciple making together as a team and with other expats and put them into practice together.

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mission mentor team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: Waterfall Team

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Community Development | Church Planting
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 10 August
Cost: TBA

Amidst the cries of the mosques, God is crying out to the hearts of many people in South East Asia and preparing them to hear and receive His Good News of salvation through Jesus Christ.

As you build friendships, live with your local host family and trek through the jungle to visit waterfalls and hike volcanoes with new friends, you will be a part of God bringing his Good News to these people through your life and witness. The local people generally love Westerners and want to spend a lot of time with them, allowing for time to learn language and build friendships.

Mission Trip Activities (subject to change)

  • Study language and culture
  • Live in a home-stay with a local family
  • Go on adventure tours exploring volcanoes, waterfalls, remote jungles etc.
  • Experience front line work among a Muslim UPG

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mission mentor team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: White Coffee Team

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Business or Admin | Education | Sport | Church Planting
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 10 August
Cost: £2,000 + Flights

If you’re interested in engaging unreached people, but don’t know where to start, then this trip is the perfect place for you to get your feet wet.

Within our city, you can experience the haunting sounds of the Islamic call to prayer, the smell of incense from the Buddhist Temple,  and walk up 300 steps into a Hindu cave.

Here you can mingle with Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, Animists, Sikhs, and Christians.  Not only is it religiously diverse, but is an ethnic melting pot as well.

In our business alone, we have had employees from Sudan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia, Afghanistan, and Somalia.  At the international school and church, there are students from Syria, Myanmar, Iran, Korea, and many others! Due to the diverse nature of the people, the teams in the country have also taken many different avenues of ministry. This includes: teaching, studying, BAM, sports/fitness classes, board games, and outreach to refugees/trafficked people.

The only main requirements in coming is  that you are flexible and willing to eat – often!  Eating is one of the main ways to meet people and begin to share life together.  Can’t choose where to go in the world or what language/religion/people to focus on?  Don’t!  Come and meet them all.

Southeast Asia Trip Activities (subject to change)

  • Work at an Food and Beverage business
  • Teach English
  • Help with a racial reconciliation ministry
  • Play sports, (doing Zumba and/or playing board games)
  • Study language, praying
  • Go through church planting training and apply it
  • Extend hospitality and build relationships
  • Learn about and interact with all of the major religions
  • Learn from and encourage long-term workers

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mission mentor team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: Olive Branch Team

Region
North Africa & Middle East
Ministry
Education | Community Development
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 10 August
Cost: £1,850 + Flights

Imagine you have grown up Muslim and heard that Jesus was a prophet, but wanted to learn more about what he taught. You lived in a small city with no more than 400 Christians, but they never spoke anything to you about him. How are you to know the truth about the Messiah without any witness?

We thank God that He pursues us and reveals Himself despite the blindness. Jesus is showing Himself in the form of visions and dreams. Many of these dreams and visions often raise more questions and require further clarification.

For those desiring to ask these questions, there are many societal pressures that prevent them seeking these answers. Therefore, relationships of trust and respect are essential to sharing truth. It is a good thing that Arabs are so hospitable and love building friendships with foreigners.

Joining our team for the summer, you have the opportunity to invest deeply in the lives of local children, winning over their hearts and their families. Through daily interactions you have the opportunity to teach love, grace, forgiveness, and respect, as well as answer questions about what we believe. Come and let the light of Christ shine in a city that needs witnesses.

Field Activities

  • Language and culture study
  • Sightseeing at Historic and Biblical landmarks
  • Relational evangelism
  • Home visits
  • Working a Children’s Camp
  • Teaching English

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: Ghana Team

Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ministry
Education | Outreach | Sport
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim | Tribal-Animist

Dates: 1 June – 12 July
Cost: £1,500 + Flights

What does a Ghana mission trip look like?

Ghana is a peaceful country. It is an oasis of peace and prosperity in the midst of chaos in other parts of Africa. Yet the enemy attempts daily to overturn this.

We are not perturbed by this evil. The Lord will build His church here.

We are being faithful in sharing the gospel. We do this by house-to-house evangelism and follow-up using discipleship Bible tools, children’s ministry, teaching (English, math, science and computer classes), soccer ministry, and village church activities to strengthen small (5-10) ministry groups and churches.

Field Activities (subject to change)

  • Teaching English, science, math and computer science
  • Visiting schools, engaging with students through song, drama and stories
  • Playing soccer with children
  • Medical ministry
  • House to house evangelism
  • Children’s ministry
  • Strengthening and encouraging village churches

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: Sumbi Team

Region
Southeast Asia
Ministry
Agriculture | Business or Admin | Community Development
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Hindu | Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 12 July
Cost: £2,100 + Flights

What does a southeast asia mission trip look like?

This trip will give you a wide variety of experiences. You’ll live in a creative access country and see how teams are using both a non-profit organization and also a business to gain access to four unreached people groups.

During the first part of your journey, you’ll be able to experience language learning and working with a non-profit organization focused on water projects and helping people with disabilities.

The second part and the bulk of your journey will take you to a beautiful remote island where farming and mining are the largest industries. Many people here drive cars, but horse-drawn carriages are still a viable and frequently used mode of transportation. Most homes have televisions, but our roads are often congested by water buffalo, horses, goats, or cows. Just about everyone has a cell phone and a Facebook account, but the electricity routinely goes off throughout the day. The religious ceremonies here usually include both an Islamic leader and a witch-doctor. This is an island of contrasts!

On this part of the trip, you’ll have the opportunity to live with the locals, experience what their lives are like, and enjoy a variety of adventure activities like: surfing, spearfishing, rock climbing, and caving. You’ll also learn the long-term approach we are using to share the good news and have opportunities to use what you learn every day.

Are you ready for an adventure? Visit shemahtours.com for more details.

South East Asia Trip Activities (subject to change)

  • Learn some conversational language and be using it right away
  • Experience front-line ministry in an Islamic and Hindu environment
  • Join a non-profit organization who serves the community through water projects and aid for those with disabilities
  • Participate in an adventure tour which will get you into villages and have you surfing, climbing, trekking, and caving
  • Learn the long-term strategies for sharing and implement what you learn every day
  • Establish relationships with the people and pray for them

* Destination is subject to visa approval through this country’s embassy.

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mobilisation team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: Horn Team

Region
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ministry
Education | Church Planting
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Muslim

Dates: 1 June – 10 August
Cost: £2,300 + Flights

Islam holds deep roots among this proud people.

There are nearly 15 million people in east Africa, yet not a single mature church. But we trust God is moving and preparing for a great harvest. Having experienced war for over 20 years, these people are desperate for peace. Christ is the Prince of Peace who brings light and life into dark places. Yet how will they ever know unless someone goes and shares this great news?

Your focus will be teaching intermediate/advanced English to those who are in the process of moving to America or another western country.

From relationships formed within the school and in the neighborhood, you will have many opportunities to share about your own life and faith. This may be over a cup of tea, a game of chess, a meal of camel meat and pasta, a pick-up game of soccer, getting henna or simply relaxing together in the living room. Previous Edgers have been amazed to find that they were the first ever to share the love of Christ with a local friend.

We are praying that you may help us find people whom the Spirit is already working in towards faith. The long-term team can then follow up and continue your work long after you leave.

While the majority of your stay will be in an urban environment, you may also take side trips into the rural areas to visit other work being done. Our goal is to open your eyes to the many opportunities and possibilities for long-term work in the area.

You will also spend time learning some language and more about the culture.

Mission Trip Activities (subject to change)

  • Language and cultural study
  • Prayer-walking
  • Teaching English
  • Intentional relationship building in any way possible

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mission mentor team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)

Summer Trip: Roma Team

Region
Europe
Ministry
Outreach
Duration
Short Term
Religion
Unreligious

Dates: 1 June – 10 August
Cost: £2,000 + Flights

You will serve a unique people group in a very unique context.

The Roma people (aka Gypsies), originated from India about 1000 years ago. They have been persecuted and outcast since their arrival in Europe. Despite this, they have maintained a unique culture, religious practice and identity.

In this region, Roma people live in small, isolated communities on the edges of main “Croatian” cities. As such, they are often forgotten when it comes to evangelism. They struggle with high unemployment, low income, and prejudice.

The Roma people are open to hearing about God’s Word and participating in ministry. This is in stark contrast to the mainly secularized Europe. Our goal with the Roma is not simply participation in ministry events, but to see lives that are truly changed.

As a member of our team, you will learn how to make disciples of Jesus Christ among a superstitious people who have low income. You will learn how to share the gospel while being faithful to God’s commands to help those in need.

The Roma are a people unlike any other in the world and loving them in the name of Jesus Christ is a life-changing experience! For more information, please see romachristianfellowship.org.

2020 Europe Mission Trip Field Activities (subject to change)

  • Weekly Bible clubs and home Bible studies (we have three young kids clubs, two teen/tween clubs, and several ongoing Bible studies)
  • Run two to four-day Bible carnivals for 100-150 kids
  • Run three day, four night teen/tween camp (30-40 kids)
  • Puppet ministries as part of the Bible clubs (carnivals) and possibly other places

The missionary will need to raise funds to join this ministry

Not exactly what you’re looking for? Pioneers has hundreds of opportunities to serve cross-culturally–far too many to post on the website. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with our mission mentor team to find out about our many other opportunities.  (mobilisation@pioneers-uk.org)