Ministry Focus: Camp/Outreach Ministry
About the Ministry Site:
The coastal town of Esmoriz, just south of Porto, Portugal is home to the Esmoriz Bible Camp. This camp, which has been in operation for over 40 years, has introduced and encouraged generations of people in this area to follow Jesus. Now you have an opportunity to work alongside camp staff, who themselves have been profoundly impacted by this ministry, as you continue the legacy of sharing the Gospel in this place. Whether giving your testimony, a Bible lesson, or just taking a group to the beach - just a 10 minute walk from camp! - you will have the opportunity to build relationships and impact lives for the Kingdom.
If you value camp ministry and love children and youth, this is the place for you. Note: Portuguese language skills are not necessary, but must demonstrate a willingness to learn basic Portuguese while in-country.
List of Responsibilities:
- Working with children and youth – assisting camp staff and counselors to run camp programs
- Working with youth – small groups English conversation may be needed/utilized
- Some camp counseling duties/chaperoning necessary
- Preparing Bible Lessons for children/youth at camp
- Working on curriculum if short-term teams are helping from the US/UK
- Office work for the camp
Skills you will develop:
- Working with children, youth, and young adults during camp season
- Learn how to effectively minister in a camp setting
- Time management learning how to multi-task in a ministry setting
- Developing discipleship skills
- Advancement in your knowledge and use of the Portuguese language
Trip Length: 1-2 months
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