There is no fooling around on April Fool’s Day!
The DEADLINE for the Global Student Leadership programs in Honduras, June 8-16 and in the Dominican Republic, June 29-July 7 is April 1, 2013. The date is fast approaching, so if you know of any students, ages 15–19, who are serious about developing their leadership skills for youth group, the church, and for the kingdom of God, this trip is for them.
The youth groups in Honduras and the Dominican Republic are both very excited about spending a week with students from the USA and developing their leadership skills at the same time. Students from both countries will live together, learn leadership skills together, and create community ministries for Christ together, which will hope will continue long after the event is done. This could be the beginning of some profound annual events which may make a huge impact on youth ministry in the Covenant denomination!
The Global Student Leadership program provides an opportunity for US/Canadian youth to develop their leadership skills in an international cross-cultural setting. They will work in partnership with international youth who seek to develop their leadership skills. This is not a mission trip; students will live, learn, and serve alongside youth from other nations. Teaching and mentoring will be by both North American and international youth leaders. All learning will be done bilingually, in Spanish and English. North American students will live with their international counterparts, attend creative sessions on leadership together, and work together to encourage and enhance local community ministry in the international setting.
All meals, housing, and interpreters will be provided by Merge Ministries. The cost for each trip covers trip set-up, housing, meals, Merge staff, ground transportation, and tourist events.
Download the application or for more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or check out the Merge Ministries website.