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Fall Catalysts--2017

Project #: 113949
Country: United Kingdom
Dates: January 29, 2018 to May 24, 2018
Length: 120 Days
Team Members: 4 students needed (2 Males / 2 Females)
Minimum Education: High School Diploma
Cost: $3,950.00
(Includes cost of airfare, housing, food, insurance, visa, local transportation. Does not include cost of passport and innoculations)
Job Description:
4M/4F live in micro community connected to broader area ImpactGlasgow engages. You serve as catalysts for spiritual community in urban deprived area of Glasgow, building upon schools ministry & relationships started by ImpactGlasgow team, as you continue to take the Gospel to places it wouldn't ordinarily travel, seek to get into authentic relationships with not-yet-believers, make disciples who make disciples. Goal is to start small group gathering around person & teaching of Jesus that continues after you are gone. You will be enthusiastic in engaging in creative activities to engage folks with Jesus. You will be self-starters. If you need high instruction, this is not a job for you. We're looking for entrepreneurial type folks who are comfortable in starting things from zero. You will be comfortable sharing your story, the Gospel & life with others. You will be experienced in leading a Bible study. You will be physically able to walk a lot & lead an active lifestyle.

Geographic Information:
Scottish culture is postChristian. There is little to no understanding of the gospel and the Biblical Jesus. In Urban Deprived Areas, the population is about .14% evangelized. Scotland as a whole is less than 2% evangelized. The harsh terrain & weather make the people very hardened. People are hospitable on the surface, yet it takes a very long time to develop real, lasting relationships. Typically, this impedes the acceptance & spread of the gospel.

Available Housing:
You will be staying with one other person in a furnished flat (apartment) in the area you are doing ministry. It will not be large, but it will be in area of people you will be ministering to.

Health Considerations:
City of Glasgow is hilly, wet & windy. He/she must be able to lead physically demanding lifestyle. You will be walking a lot! You will be climbing steps to your accommodation, you will be walking to & from school, park, local amenities, public transport, etc. You will be doing most of this in the rain, and mostly very chilly weather. You must be prepared to live & work in very uncomfortable climate & local landscape. Suggested you check with local health department on immunizations.

If volunteer is unable to lead a physically demanding lifestyle. There is a lot of walking in wet, hilly environment in city. Ministry will be active with long hours & physically demanding. If cannot keep that lifestyle pace, they won't flourish.

Equipment to Bring:
Important to bring warm clothing that will withstand rain & other precipitation, including waterproof jackets & shoes. Bring comfortable shoes that will be helpful in walking long distances. iPads/tablets will be helpful if you have one.