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EnVision: Sample Schedule

Sample Schedule for an 11-Day Trip

This is only an example of what a trip might look like:

Day 1

Depart home airport for Osaka, Japan

Day 2

Arrive at Osaka, Japan
Meet team and staff, orientation by missionary, cultural plunge

Day 3

Osaka region church meetings, meals with missionaries, training session: Takeshi Takazawa - Asian Access' historical attempts at church planting, Asian Access' current model & methodology of church planting, goal of church multiplication movement and 20/20 vision; how Associates can accelerate the church planting process. Missionary/church homestay

Day 4

Visit cell group/English class/other ministry

Day 5

Seminar on the Japanese pastor's perspective;

afternoon cultural plunge

Day 6

Bullet train to Kyoto, visit sites, bullet train back to Osaka, debriefing

Day 7

Training sessions in morning:

  • Dr. Sue Takamoto - lifelong development; discerning God's call specifically in regard to possible missionary service
  • Peter Thomson - working as a Church Planting Associate with a Japanese pastor

Afternoon free for siteseeing.

Day 8

Visit cell group/English class/other ministry, debriefing; Osaka Parent Church Network in evening

Day 9

Osaka region church meetings, meals with missionaries, missionary/church homestay

Day 10

Trip debriefing

Day 11

Fly home (NRT >> U.S.)

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Other opportunities to serve:

  • Our missionary programs to Japan:
  • Volunteering in Southern California office
  • Faculty Member (1 teaching trip to Asia every 2 years)


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