Romania

Year with MDT e³ - Missions Discipleship Training Eastern Europe Extreme

Do you desire to dedicate one year to God in cross cultural missions?  Begin the journey of developing the skills to disciple others, cross culturally with OM Romania from September. OM Romania will create a program for your first 5 months to compliment the training you will receive within the MDT e³ program. Spend the rest of your time in an intensive training program aimed at equipping you for a missional life which makes disciples of others, wherever God calls you.

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Requirements

Do you hunger for more of God and desire to be used and grow in your gifts, for His glory? At MDT e³ you will experience how God calls ordinary people to do extraordinary things as you step out in faith and grow in your relationship with the Lord and experience being His hands and feet to the nations. MDT e³ is a partnership between Moldova and Romania with training time spent in both countries. All instruction will be taught in English.

This time in the MDT e³ program will be incorporated into your year with OM Romania. Gain valuable early experiences of sharing the gospel as you go with the OM team into some of the unreached villages of Moldova. Widen your view of how God could use your individual talents as you spend time next to our diverse departments and ministries. Grow in your personal walk with Him as you engage in cross cultural living and an international team life.

Details of Ministry:
Spiritual Growth & Leadership: Grow in your relationship with God as you study, discuss and explore Biblical truths. Subjects studied will include: Identity in Christ, Nature and Character of God, Biblical Basis of Missions, Communicating your Faith and many more!

Mentoring & Discipleship: Experience how God calls ordinary people to do extraordinary things for His Kingdom. As part of an international team you will practice new languages, share your life and faith with others, learn the importance of discipleship and help others in their walk with Jesus.

Mission & Evangelism: Put into practice the cutting edge, innovative methods of sharing your faith through sports, puppets, drama, testimony, literature and practical service.

Cross-Cultural Adventure: Spend weeks in wild, challenging conditions; build rafts, sail down rivers to unreached villages, travel by bus, train, trek in the mountains, ski / snowboard – and demonstrate Christ’s love wherever you go.

Participants Profile:
This program is directed towards English speakers from anywhere in the world. All instruction will be taught in English.
• A born-again Christian, having a relationship with Lord Jesus as their personal Saviour.
• Passionate for the Kingdom of God.
• Able to relate and connect with people from different nationalities.
• You need to have a desire to share, learn and grow as a person in community with others and in relationship with Jesus.
• Be a team player.
• No experience needed as full training will be given.

Accommodation:
For the first 5 months living with other members of the OM Team or a local family. During the MDT, in study weeks at the OM Centres in Ghimbav, Romania and Chisinau, Moldova. During outreaches in villages with local families and churches, amongst some of the least reached people groups.

Food and Catering:
For the first 5 months you might have to cook for yourself or together with your flatmates. During the MDT, nourishing meals are planned by our OM base teams. Be prepared to also grow in teamwork as you prepare ingredients, cook and wash plates for the rest of your MDT e³ group, on occasions.

Travel Arrangements:
Participants should plan to arrive on Saturday, 1st September and plan to fly out before September 2020. Participants must arrange their own travel to and from Bucharest, Romania. The airport code for Chisinau is: OTP. Participants will be picked up at the airport, train- or bus station. During the program, participants will travel between Moldova and Romania – the MDT e³ staff will make provisions for this.

Health:
Participants must be generally in good health. Please advise us of any medical issues we should be aware of and/or Dietary restrictions.

Visa Requirements:
You can only enter Romania with a Passport, not an ID card. Citizens from the EU, USA, Canada, Switzerland and CIS countries do not need a Visa for the first 90 days (our OM staff will support the start of the application process once you arrive). All others will need a Visa. If a Visa is needed and costs are involved, this is the participant's responsibility to pay the fees. We can provide a Letter of Invitation for a Visa. Please check if you need a Letter of Invitation at https://www.mae.ro/en/node/2040

General Notes:
For more information visit the OM Romania website at http://om.org/ro

Related Items:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MDTe3/
MDT e³ Intro video: https://vimeo.com/221008154

Start Date

September 2019

Commitment Length

1 Year

All jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Photos from Romania

Stories from Romania

Hugs, encouragement and 120 children under umbrellas

A recap of Bus4Life's ministry in Romania during the summer of 2018.

Games, experiments and Bible stories

OM uses an educational programme called KidsGames to share Bible stories in a public school.

Learning Evangelism skills in Romania

MDTe3 students spent almost one month in Romania learning and practising evangelistic methods to be able to reach out to people from other cultures.

People of OM- Aryel Grozav

Facebook Feature- Aryel Grozav

Blast from the past - Bus4Life Romania

Surprises await Bus4Life coordinator Esko when visiting a Romanian village: Meeting orphaned girls saved on a visit 26 years ago, and the former Chief of Police from the Communist era.

A Blessing to the World

Rafael Nastase is the field leader of OM Romania. He tells his story and describes the current work of OM Romania.