Use Arts and Crafts to Share God's Love

Jan - Dec 2021 | LEAMIS International Ministries

Paper Bead Jewelry

Trip #13742

Use Arts and Crafts to Share God's Love

Trip #13742

Paper Bead Jewelry

LEAMIS International Ministries Committed to best practice standards - SOE Associate Member

Location:

Multiple Countries, Eastern Africa

Dates:

Jan - Dec 2021
Lasts 1 week to 2 months

Activities:

Art, Drama, Music & Puppets, Friendship Evangelism, Service Projects & Helps,

Cost:

** See Financial Information Below
Agency: LEAMIS International Ministries
Location: Multiple Countries, Eastern Africa
Dates: Jan - Dec 2021
Lasts 1 week to 2 months
Activities: Art, Drama, Music & Puppets, Friendship Evangelism, Service Projects & Helps
Cost: ** See Financial Information Below
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Poverty is more than a lack of money. One of its many outcomes is that it steals the opportunity for creativity, lowering one's sense of self-worth.

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Crafts

What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Crafts

Your crafts and hobbies can be turned into a tangible way of sharing God's love and help break the cycle of poverty.

A basic workshop on making sellable items with recycled and other materials can have a huge impact on the people living in the community where you will be working. LEAMIS has a large selection of arts and crafts that you can add to your own projects.

In addition to learning a new skill, ideas will be shared on how to market the items made.The long-term goal of this workshop is to help students learn how a craft can be turned into a self-sustaining "cottage industry."

LEAMIS will help you with your workshop agenda, craft ideas, and marketing possibilities.

While you are in Kenya, you may want to extend your trip a few days and take advantage of their many safari opportunities.

Through such projects, LEAMIS promotes transformational development by empowering local pastors and believers with the tools and resources they need to impact their communities for Christ. The goal is to multiply the impact by empowering local persons to share what they know with others rather than depending on outside help.

Transformation addresses the spiritual need of recovering our true identity as humans created in the image of God and restoring relationships with God, ourselves, our community and the environment.

 

Development speaks to discovering our true vocation as productive stewards, faithfully caring for the world and all the people in it. As such, we seek to assist others in developing self-sustaining means to achieve this.

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Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

Cottage industries can be developed by the local church as a means of meeting the needs of the congregation and as a way of providing an outreach ministry as the local church teaches workshops in other communities.

Additional Trip Information

Region:
Eastern Africa
Country:
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Participant Age:
College, Adult, Seniors
Eligible to Go:
Families, Groups [max size 16], Individuals, Married Couples
Other Financial Notes:
$198 per week per person covers room, board, and bottled water when staying with a church family. Up to $80 per week for in-country travel - depending upon where you will be working. The trip cost listed does not include airfare or workshop supplies.
Training debriefing
Pre-field training and Post-field debriefing will be done through email and telephone communications.
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Mission Trip Offered By LEAMIS International Ministries

LEAMIS International Ministries is an evangelical, interdenominational Christian Ministry.
We provide short-term trip opportunities for individuals and groups, and training for STM leaders and teams.

Our trips are customized and uses a person’s God-given talents and hobbies as a way of sharing God’s love in a tangible way.

LEAMIS International Ministries supports
the local church by equipping people
in leadership development and mission training. We also help the local church use cottage industry development and safe drinking water projects as a vehicle for outreach and discipleship.

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