ADVANCE GLOBAL

Serve nine months internationally

Do you want to go deeper in your relationship with God? Are you ready to go to the ends of the earth?

Advance Global offers an opportunity to connect and grow with other young adults through 3 months of intensive discipleship, followed by 5 months of overseas missions experience.

Possible outreach locations

Germany

Thailand

West Africa

Grow closer to God and serve Him in the nations. Get practical exposure to the world of missions by working side by side with experienced EMM missionaries. Jump in and learn how while gaining valuable discipleship training skills with a team of mission-oriented young adults!

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FAQ

Tell me more!

Advance Global runs from August through May. It begins with a week of discipleship training in a community setting with other young adults. During the months of September through December, all Advance Global participants will travel for in person residential training in Costa Rica (alternate training in the United States could be substituted if the Costa Rica cohort is full). From January to May, Advance Global participants will travel in teams to locations where EMM has long term workers. Options being considered include Southeast Asia, Central Europe, and West Africa.

Can I do Advance Global part-time?

No. Advance Global is a full time commitment. It’s a perfect fit for those who are planning a “Gap year” or for those who feel called to long term missions and want to take a first step to in exploring that calling.

What does the training look like?

After the initial one week of training in Pennsylvania, Advance Global participants will join in a 12 week residential training in Costa Rica (September – December). This training will comprise of teaching, prayer, and community living with other young adults who are passionate for the Lord. The remaining 5 months of Advance Global (January – May) will be spent serving in a ministry location working together with other team members and the leadership of long term EMM workers.

How much does it cost?

Cost for Advance Global is a flat rate of $9,500. This includes international transportation, training fees, and food and lodging during all Advance training and outreach times. The first five applicants get a $50 discount. Scholarships are also available for those who require financial assistance to participate in the program. 

What does the outreach look like?

Outreach opportunities may involve children’s ministry, tutoring English language learners, working with immigrants and refugees, one-on-one discipleship, engaging with unreached people groups who are hearing the Gospel for the first time, and/or small group ministry with new believers. Specific outreach(es) will be arranged based on each individual’s interests, gifting, and availability.

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