Settlers Needed!

Short term
Coimbra, Portugal

1-2 years

It takes a village to raise a child! This is an old saying but true in many ways. At times the church planting missionary families miss this so-called village environment. “Uncles and Aunts” and “Grandparents” are important and give balance to the church plant team as well as the young family serving.

We are looking for people who are willing to serve alongside the church planting team here in Portugal, and provide an emotional, practical and spiritual support for the younger families with children on the field.

If you (and your husband/wife) have space in your hearts to love these families and their children, then please contact us. 

  • Time: 6 month -2 years
  • Location: Lisbon
  • Cost: you would have to raise funds
  • Requirements: a lot of love and patience and willingness to learn the language 

Click on 'I'm interested' for more information or email with further enquiries 

Thanks for your interest!

Due to the current pandemic, at the moment many of our ministries have limited capacity to host Short termers. That being said, we’re keen to help you think through short term mission options in Europe for when the situation changes.
So tell us a little bit about you and we'll contact you soon to chat about missions in Europe.

Our mobilising offices assist people in making applications and prepare to serve in Europe. Beyond Europe we have offices in Brazil, the United States and Australia who can assist local people in the process. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications from countries where we do not have an office. Individuals are encouraged to find an organisation working in their area that sends missionaries to Europe, with whom we might partner.
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