June 2 – July 26, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 January 2019
3 WEEKS TRAINING | 5 WEEKS APPRENTICESHIP
Once again this year we are offering two assignments. One in New Zealand and one in Puerto Rico. Following is basic information about the personnel who will be leading these assignments.
New Zealand TEAM
- Country Representative: Brandon/Molly Borders
- Regional Representative: Roger/Becky Buckland
- Program Director: Jim Poitras
- Coordinator: Angi Clarke
- Staff Assistant: TBD
- Additional Instructors:
- Jim Poitras
- More TBA
Puerto Rico TEAM
3 Weeks of Training?
During the 3 weeks of training, you get to mingle with missionaries and Global Missions staff which is pretty awesome. Additionally the material presented is life-changing as it deals with some of the following:
- our identity in Christ,
- spiritual disciplines,
- practical cross-cultural ministry tips,
- country/regional/administrative missions information,
- as well as inspirational and motivational sessions.
Check out the material from 2018!
2018 PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS
New Zealand(/ˈziːlənd/ ( listen); Māori: Aotearoa[aɔˈtɛaɾɔa]) is a sovereignisland countryin the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island(Te Ika-a-Māui), and the South Island(Te Waipounamu)—and around 600 smaller islands. New Zealand is situated some 1,500 kilometres (900 mi) east of Australiaacross the Tasman Seaand roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areasof New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinct biodiversityof animal, fungal, and plant life. The country’s varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic upliftof land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand’s capital cityis Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland. Read more…
Puerto Rico[a](Spanishfor “Rich Port”), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico(Spanish: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, lit.“Free Associated State of Puerto Rico”)[b]and briefly called Porto Rico,[c]is an unincorporated territoryof the United Stateslocated in the northeast Caribbean Sea.
An archipelagoamong the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico includes the main island of Puerto Rico and a number of smaller ones, such as Mona, Culebra, and Vieques. The capitaland most populous cityis San Juan. Its official languages are Spanishand English, though Spanish predominates.The island’s population is approximately 3.4 million. Puerto Rico’s history, tropical climate, natural scenery, traditional cuisine, and tax incentivesmake it a destination for travelers from around the world. Read more…