Thursday, March 4, 2021

Looking for a gap year program??

IMB's Nehemiah Teams program is providing an opportunity for students to take a gap year to serve on the mission field. Taking a gap year is an appealing option for many recent graduates, and studies show growing numbers of students are choosing to pursue other interests before starting college. Significant influences in students taking gap years include the desire to travel, experience new cultures, take a break from school, gain life experience and volunteer.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Summer 2021: Port Chaplains

IMB job #
: 19094
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Team size: 2 guys
Field expense: $1350 plus roundtrip travel & required travel insurance

Job descriptionThe world comes to New Orleans regularly. Your team will be responsible for ministering to the physical, social, mental, and spiritual needs of seafarer and port personnel. This will be done by visiting with crewmembers aboard cargo ships and with personnel within the port. Must be flexible and willing to minister to people from different cultures and spiritual backgrounds. There will be opportunity for direct evangelism and leading small groups in Bible study and times of prayer.


Dates for summer 2021
May 31  Team leader training begins (Nehemiah Teams Training Center, Mentone, AL)
June 3  Team member training begins (Alabama)
June 8  Teams deploy for the field (via ATL)
July 28  Teams return to the US for debrief (Alabama)
July 31  Teams return home

COVID-19 in 2021
We continue to move forward in planning for summer 2021 teams. Decisions will be made by April 2021 as to whether certain teams may need to be cancelled due to travel restrictions or local situations. Info will be posted on the website if teams are cancelled. 

Summer 2021: Adventure in the Big City

IMB job #
: 17830
Location: Kenya
Team size: 6
Field expense: $2500 plus roundtrip travel, passport costs, immunizations & required travel insurance

Job description: Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in not only the lives of lost people but possibly the entire continent of Africa? Come and join us as we use sports, adventure, healthcare, and education to build relationships, share the gospel, and disciple those in our large city.


Dates for summer 2021
May 31  Team leader training begins (Nehemiah Teams Training Center, Mentone, AL)
June 3  Team member training begins (Alabama)
June 8  Teams deploy for the field (via ATL)
July 28  Teams return to the US for debrief (Alabama)
July 31  Teams return home

COVID-19 in 2021
We continue to move forward in planning for summer 2021 teams. Decisions will be made by April 2021 as to whether certain teams may need to be cancelled due to travel restrictions or local situations. Info will be posted on the website if teams are cancelled.

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Summer 2021: Students 4 da Subcontinent

IMB job #
: 19141
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Team size: 8
Field expense: $1850 plus roundtrip travel & required travel insurance

Job description: Team will seek to get to know the local target population, build relationships and share the gospel. A local church planter will help them to connect to the people in neighborhoods. Inroads will be created through local service projects as a means to demonstrate the love of Christ. Service projects could include working with the city, mosques, homes, feeding programs, student organizations, etc. Team members would be expected to help coordinate and be involved in executing these projects. As new relationships are formed and existing relationships are strengthened, team members will assist in cultivating those relationships. This could include visiting people in homes, helping in summer schools or in other various contexts. Teams will also be expected to help involve people who express interest in joining discovery and discipleship groups.


Dates for summer 2021
May 31  Team leader training begins (Nehemiah Teams Training Center, Mentone, AL)
June 3  Team member training begins (Alabama)
June 8  Teams deploy for the field (via ATL)
July 28  Teams return to the US for debrief (Alabama)
July 31  Teams return home

COVID-19 in 2021
We continue to move forward in planning for summer 2021 teams. Decisions will be made by April 2021 as to whether certain teams may need to be cancelled due to travel restrictions or local situations. Info will be posted on the website if teams are cancelled.

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Summer 2021: Philippine Cyber Evangelism

IMB job #: 18306
Location: Mentone, Alabama
Team size: 12
Field expense: $783 plus roundtrip travel, required travel insurance, food & local transportation costs

Job description: From a “Command Center” in America, your team will share the gospel online with hundreds this summer! Partnering with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, different strategies will be developed to find those “searching for Jesus” among unreached peoples and places in the Philippines. You will also have time to reach out to refugees in a nearby city and work with local Baptist associations doing children & youth mission events.


Dates for summer 2021
May 31  Team leader training begins (Nehemiah Teams Training Center, Mentone, AL)
June 3  Team member training begins (Alabama)
June 8  Teams deploy for the field (via ATL)
July 28  Teams return to the US for debrief (Alabama)
July 31  Teams return home

COVID-19 in 2021
We continue to move forward in planning for summer 2021 teams. Decisions will be made by April 2021 as to whether certain teams may need to be cancelled due to travel restrictions or local situations. Info will be posted on the website if teams are cancelled.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Summer 2021: Urban Risk Taker

IMB job #: 
17991 
Location:  Southeast Asia
Team size:  4
Field expense: $1450 plus roundtrip airfare, required travel insurance, etc. 

Job description: Join us in our city of 3.5 million people from all walks of life who are trapped in darkness. We need students who are ready, able, and eager to get creative and look for ways to engage our city with the Gospel. Using your gifts and skills, you can impact our city through an English language community, outreach to victims of human trafficking, prisoners, the deaf, and exploring the streets looking for open doors.


Dates for Summer 2021
May 31  Team leader training begins (Nehemiah Teams Training Center, Mentone, Alabama)
June 3  Team member training begins (Alabama)
June 8  Teams deploy for the field (via ATL)
July 28  Teams return to US for debrief (Alabama)
July 31  Teams return home

COVID-19 in 2021
We continue to move forward in planning for summer 2021 teams. Decisions will be made by April 2021 as to whether or not certain teams may need to be cancelled due to travel restrictions or local situations. Info will be posted on the website if teams are cancelled. 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Summer 2021: Urban Quest Megacity Evangelism

IMB job #: 18032

Location: Central Asia

Team size: 8
Field expense: $2195 plus roundtrip travel, required travel insurance, etc. 
Job description: Come be a part of reaching university students in a Central Asian megacity of 18 million! You will have the opportunity to meet, befriend, and share God’s hope with people who have never heard the gospel before in one of the least reached countries in the world. Boldness, energy, flexibility and a kind heart are all helpful in the task of reaching out and starting churches among Central Asian Muslims. Use whatever gifts and passion God has given you such as sports, music, art, drinking coffee, or exploring, to form relationships and share. You will have the opportunity to explore and trek through one of the coolest & most historic cities in the world looking for hearts where the Father is working.


Dates for Summer 2021

May 31  Team leader training begins (Nehemiah Teams Training Center, Mentone, Alabama)

June 3  Team member training begins (Alabama)

June 8  Teams deploy for the field (via ATL)

July 28  Teams return to US for debrief (Alabama)

July 31  Teams return home


COVID-19 in 2021
We continue to move forward in planning for summer 2021 teams. Decisions will be made as we get into 2021 as to whether or not certain teams may need to be cancelled due to travel restrictions or local situations. Info will be posted on the website if teams are cancelled.