Church Planting/Evangelistic Outreach (Summer)
Coastal Villages in Maine
Teams of 5-15 volunteers are need to assist with Multiply Maine, an effort by the New England convention to facilitate a church planting movement among the coastal towns of Maine. Teams will have opportunity to engage in various stages of church planting. The schedule includes guided engagement that may include: event evangelism, prayerwalking, retail evangelism, community building, nursing home visitation, and possible light construction. The requestor will work with the team leader to utilize the team’s skills most effectively. Daily field training and nightly worship is provided. Also included is immersive "Maine" experiences including visits to parks and coastal regions, local foods and cultural experiences. The intention is that mission teams gain a love for Maine and Mainers, while deepening their understanding of biblical missiology, church planting and evangelism. Teams will need to provide their own transportation to Maine. There is a $299/person cost for the week that covers training, breakfast Tuesday-Friday, supper Tuesday-Thursday, guided ministry activities and ministry materials. Multiply Maine will provide housing at their facility and other facilities according to COVID-19 conditions and Maine state safety protocols. Beds (primarily) or air mattresses, linens, sheets, pillows and towels are provided (for up to 15 volunteers). Team will be responsible for travel meals and lunches in the field.
Length of assignment: Monday-Friday
Preferred dates: Summer 2022 (flexible, requestor will work with team leader to secure a date)
Cost: Travel to Maine, some meals, $299/person