Come and visit the work of Rolland and Heidi Baker and everyone at Iris Ministries in Pemba, Mozambique!
Team Scotland visit to Iris Ministries, Pemba, Mozambique
Sunday 5th June - Saturday 18th June 2016.
Where is Pemba and what is there?
The Iris base houses an orphanage for about 350 kids, about 350-400 Harvest School (internationals) students, 180 Mozambican Bible School Pastors, a 2500 church building, a primary and secondary school and a hospital! So it is a very busy place with loads going on.
Purpose of the visit: To serve and support the work of Iris Ministries in any and all ways possible.
Likely activities on visit: During the visit we may do a range of activities including but not limited to practical service projects; teaching in the Bible School and Harvest School; participating in a bush bush outreach; serving in the food programme; engaging with the Iris orphanage programme.
What does it cost? The cost for this trip will be £500, plus flights (likely around £1100). This £500 covers accommodation costs, food and water, small gift for Iris Ministries, key deposit and travel leader costs. It does NOT include the visa for Mozambique, travel insurance, immunisations or medicine.
Application process and timetable - by email to Alan:
1. A Short Personal Christian Testimony (300-500 words)
2. A Short Statement of why you want to go to Pemba and your vision for the time (200 words)
3. Your Full name as it appears on your passport, Passport Number, Country of Citizenship, passport valid from and to dates. (Your passport must be valid at least until 6 months after the trip - Dec 2016)
4. A church leader’s recommendation.
All of this information is then submitted to Iris who will then issue letters of invitation.
ONLY THEN can you can go ahead and book your own flights. A team cost non-refundable deposit of £200 has to be paid when your application has been accepted by Alan and the remainder (£300) by the 31st April 2016 both by bank transfer.
What else will happen to allow us to get ready?
First of all you need to make contact with Alan directly by sending a PM or emailing email@example.com.
After that when the team is established we will hold a series of team meetings. During these we will get to know each other, share information, make preparations for the trip.
In addition to these you will need to get your visa to visit Mozambique (more info to follow); get the appropriate immunisations; buy travel insurance; do the background reading.