Incarnate is a carefully honed program designed by artists for artists who are passionate about seeing vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached and marginalized.
Created for artists from all cultures, the experience is intensive, holistic discipleship and ministry training in community with other accomplished artists gathered from around the world.Incarnate is an artist’s journey of discipleship, theology, and cross-cultural ministry. Grow in your skill as an artist and understand the significance of your artistry in God’s eyes. Learn the theology of creativity and arts in the kingdom of God. Develop an approach for engaging the world through your artistic skill – particularly as a cross-cultural servant to the least-reached and marginalized.
You will learn from experienced cross-cultural artists practicing ministry in a variety of contexts while also learning to express, challenge, and encourage yourself and others in new ways through your art form.
Available for: Singles Couples
The course takes place over two locations: a two-month residency of coursework, studio time, and community life followed by a two-month placement collaborating with local artists alongside an OM team.
The following tracks are currently offered. These categories are open to artists and genres from any culture: Music, Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, Producer (Arts Facilitator).
Specific details can be found at http://omarts.org/incarnate.
Skilled in your art form. An audition of your work is required as part of the application process. More information will be provided upon application.
Serious about personal growth in your relationship with God. Accountability, spiritual disciplines, and a heart open to challenges and growth are required.
Have a passion for global missions using the arts and your gifts as well as a desire to honor and collaborate with other cultures. Readiness to grow in your approach to ministry and learn how to prioritize your strategy based on local community needs.
Love learning and enjoy working with other people. Artistic collaboration with artists from a variety of backgrounds and cultures is a feature of Incarnate. Requires humility and a willingness to learn from others as well as a respect for local leadership.
Flexible and willing to be creative in a new environment. Adaptability as you create in new ways, adapt to changing environments, and collaborate with different people.
The residential portion of Incarnate 2021 will be hosted in Hsinchu City, Taiwan. You will be living in community with the artists and trainers. You will share a room with one or two other people. For placement, you will be hosted by an OM team in a different country where you will be living in community with both Incarnate and OM team members in an OM facility.
All meals are included. Please advise of any dietary restrictions and allergies.
With advice from the OM office in your country, you will arrange for your own flights to both the residential and placement portions of Incarnate. Once accepted we will finalize pick up arrangements with you from the nearby airport or train station.
Please See "Travel".
Participants should be in good health and advise us of any ongoing medical conditions or treatment.
Your stay in Taiwan will be approximately 56 days followed by 57 days in a second international location. You may need to obtain an appropriate visa(s). Once you have been accepted to Incarnate 2021, your second location will be assigned, and an official visa letter will be provided should you need a visa for either location.
Incarnate requires somewhat extensive internal processing, reading and writing. Therefore, English levels need to be adequate to complete the required tasks. This will be assessed during the application process.
All prices do not include airfare