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J-Teams: Program Details

J-Teams is an opportunity for a team of 3-5 people from your church or school to work with a Japanese church to do community outreach through English classes, coffee houses, children's ministry, camp and other relationship-building activities. Team members' specific interests and abilities (music, drama, sports, cooking, crafts, etc.) can usually be incorporated into the ministry as well.

Overview:
 j-Teams
Location:
Japan
Duration:
open; generally between 1-6 weeks

Tentative Dates:

dates open; depends upon team & Japanese church
Financial:

Raise support; costs vary depending on duration.

Description:
Teams of 3-5 members from your church or school minister in a Japanese church. In addition to teaching English and sharing testimonies, other ministry activities depend upon your team's skills and gifting.
Team Leader Qualifications:
  1. Love Jesus Christ & have been a Christian for at least 1 year by time of application.
  2. U.S. or Canadian citizen.
  3. Native or fluent English speaker.
  4. At least 19 years old or completed 1 year of college.
  5. Active member of a local church.
  6. Your organization must endorse your team's participation and agree with Asian Access' statement of faith.
  7. Commits to find team members from sending organization and lead them through all of Asian Access' training materials.
  8. Your team must have a staff sponsor at your sending organization.
  9. Commits to raise funds for trip.
  10. Baptized before departure to Japan.
Team Member Qualifications:
  1. Love Jesus Christ & have been a Christian for at least 1 year by time of application.
  2. U.S. or Canadian citizen.
  3. Native or fluent English speaker.
  4. At least 19 years old or completed 1 year of college.
  5. Active member of a local church.
  6. Your organization must endorse your team's participation and agree with Asian Access' statement of faith.
  7. Commits to complete all training materials.
  8. Commits to raise funds for trip.
  9. Baptized before departure to Japan.
Contact:
Robert Adair
Phone:
(800) 543-3678
E-mail:
Forum:

 

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Next Steps...

For more info about these service opportunities, visit go2japan.org. You can read more about the ministry opportunities there. Feel free to register for an account and then you can post a question on the forum for our missionaries to answer. You can even begin to fill out an online preliminary application form.

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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