We’re looking for a mature believer (or believing couple) to serve in a local migrant church and work with refugees who are settling in Athens. This role is for creative people with good communication skills who can pioneer new projects.
The person or couple would attend a migrant church and be part of the life of the church; in particular supporting the pastor and church leaders in their work with muslim background people. There are currently many projects ongoing including discipleship, language classes, sports ministry, but much more can be done.
OM Greece asks all of its members to commit to learning Greek, and the initial months of every OMers time in Greece is used for cultural adaptation and language training. Presently, until there is a separate OM Greece Home office, we expect every OMer to serve in a part-time role in the office also.
To be suitable for this role you need to be:
• Clear about your faith and able to communicate it
• A discipler
• a self starter and pioneer
• a good team player
• knowledge of Arabic, Farsi or Kurdish is useful but not essential
As soon as possible
Si Dios puede hablar a un creyente de la fe nacional, y moverlo a cruzar continentes para compartir el amor de Jesús con otros refugiados, a pesar de los peligros y las dificultades, ¿qué más podrá Él lograr con más obreros preparados para tomar los mismos riesgos por el evangelio?
If God can speak to a national faith believer, and move him to cross continents to share his love for Jesus with other refugees, despite dangers and difficulties, what more might He achieve with more workers prepared to take the same risks for the gospel?
Lila from Argentina wanted to go on a mission trip, but always had a reason not to. Then she found the opportunity to serve refugees.
Lila de Argentina quería ir a un viaje misionero, pero siempre había alguna excusa por la cual no hacerlo. Luego se le dio la oportunidad de servir a refugiados en Grecia y África del Norte por dos meses y dio un paso de fe.
Fion Lau, from Hong Kong, shares about her year serving with OM in Greece.
OM seeks to love refugees like family members through starting sports ministry and cooking meals in camps.