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Mission trip | Sierra Leone | Fri 28 Jun 2019 to Sun 7 Jul 2019 | Apply by: Mon 11 Mar 2019

Heart Sounds International (HSI) is a ministry of OM Arts that focuses on encouraging indigenous worship around the world. In focusing on trauma healing through the arts, our prayer is that this project will help to restore lost vibrancy of Jesus followers among women with disabilities.

The team will lead a trauma healing workshop with arts in partnership with Women of Hope International, a ministry that focuses on women with disabilities in the developing world.

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Singles welcome
Married couples welcome
Sorry, no families
Sorry, no groups

Dates : Fri 28 Jun 2019 to Sun 7 Jul 2019

Apply by : Mon 11 Mar 2019

Cost : 1155.00 USD

Ages : 18 - 78

Ministry details : Prior to entering the country, the team will do whatever research is possible from afar and prepare workshop materials accordingly, under the team leader’s direction and with input from the host in country. During the trip, the team will need great flexibility and sensitivity as they adapt the prepared materials to the needs of the participants in each location. The team will make simple recordings of new songs and dances for the participants.

Participant profile : Arts in Trauma Healing Specialist: Applicants with experience using the arts in trauma therapy are welcome to apply. Intercessor: Applicants should have a passion for prayer and initiative to prompt the team and workshop participants to pray regularly. Photographer/videographer: Amateur or professional level skills in photography and/or videography are needed to document the trip for publication. Applicant must be able to adapt. Applicant will need to bring his/her own gear.

Accommodation : Participants will stay at a retreat center. Note that no air conditioning will be used the second week, however weather is good that time of year. If air conditioning is required, it can be included for an extra fee.

Food : Participants will eat at the retreat center. Please advise of dietary needs and restrictions.

Travel : You will fly into Lungi International Airport (FNA). Please confirm dates prior to purchasing flights in case of last minute changes. Host will meet the team at the airport.

Health : Overall good health is required. Please advise of health limitations.

Visa : Please acquire prior to departure, checking with your local embassy for visa requirements.US Citizens need visas. You have to get them in advance from the SL Embassy in Wash DC. The application is downloadable online. It costs $160 and is a 3-year, multiple re-entry visa. (That’s the only kind they give Americans.) They have a fairly fast turn around on that. You need an airline itinerary to submit with the application. You can do it 3-4 weeks before you go.

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