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East Timor: Literature and Media Producer

East Timor Fun with Drama

Trip #15974

  • Mission Trip Agency

    WEC International

    Offering agency

  • Mission Trip Location

    East Timor, Southeastern Asia

  • Mission Trip Dates

    Customizable: Jan, May, Jun or Sep 2020

    Lasts between 6 months to 2 years

  • Mission Trip Ministry

    Art, Drama, Music & Puppets

    Evangelism: Friendship & Lifestyle, Technical/Professional Skills, and Translation

  • Mission Trip Cost

    *see notes below or inquire for details

Resources ministry (video making, book translation, bible studies production)

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Worth a Smile Do you have a creative flair. Do you possess training and skills in media production? Do you have a knack for writing meaningful relevant Bible studies? Would you like to try?

The Evangelical church in East Timor is small and lack a voice. Attempts by evangelicals groups to aid and assist local people are often met with opposition by local priests. They warn against associating with evangelicals or attending their gatherings.

The hearts of the people however are slowly being warmed; trust is being built. Children and Youth clubs have reached into many communities and through these, TV programs of the children doing dance and gospel drama have been produced and shown on Dili Television.

Help give a voice to the local church.

Innovative people to produce children and youth resources are needed. People with technical and production skills are actively being sought to capture these moments so that they might be widely shared. Worker are needed to produce materials that represent the true heart of the Gospel. Use your skills to assist in the production of ministry resources.

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

There is a great need for born again Christians to demonstrate the power of God at work in and through them. We need people to really pray for a break through where people see that He is God, and that there is freedom and liberty in following and walking with him.

Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements

Participant Age

College, Adult, and Seniors

Eligible to Go

Individuals and Married Couples


Skills required for the job.
Some ministry experience. For long-term workers, a professional qualification can help for visa processing.


Language study will be required on the field.

Mission Trip Offered By WEC International

WEC International

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WEC International is an international (members from 55+ nationalities), interdenominational mission agency. WEC is one of the ten largest church planting mission agencies in the world. WEC endeavours to bring the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the remaining unevangelized peoples with the utmost urgency. WECers plant churches in many countries around the world with locations in Africa, Asia, North Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and South Pacific. To find out more about WEC International in the USA visit WEC USA has 3 short term programs: Discovery (individuals or teams that go out up to 3 months; WEC Trek (individuals that go from 3 months - 12 months) and WEC Core (individuals that go for 2 years). If you are looking to apply from another country please check for the sending base in your country.

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Mission Trip Details

Location Information

East Timor
Southeastern Asia


Start date
Customizable: Jan, May, Jun or Sep 2020
6 months to 2 years

Demographics of People Being Ministered To

People Group(s)
The Portuguese influence and early Catholic missionaries has resulted in more than 90% of the population being nominally Catholic, and East Timor becoming one of only two Asian nations with a Catholic majority. However this is often only a veneer over traditional animistic practices. Most people live in constant fear and bondage to evil spirits, and do not know of the freedom that Jesus can bring.


Funds needed
*see notes below or inquire for details
Costs of WEC Trek trips are not fixed due to the flexibility we offer. Costs will depend on where you want to go, how long you want to stay and airfare costs.

Training and Debriefing

Pre-field Training
Post-field Debrief
Pre-Field Training through activities and reading guided by a pre-field manual followed by a 1 week orientation training at the WEC HQ near Philadelphia, PA. Debriefing for 3 days immediately on return of the trip at the WEC HQ.

Application Information

How to apply
Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.

Other Information

More information about WEC Trek, the short-term ministry of WEC International, can be found on our web page Click on the Trek program closest to your location. Other opportunities in the 10/40 window, not listed here, are also available on our web page.