Wayfarers: Learn About Mission and Ministry in a Post-Christian Context
Location: Europe, France and Germany,
Program name: E3 Collective
Bring your backpack, bedroll, bus ticket and Bible along for a journey into the post-Christian landscape of today’s church in Europe.
Join us from May 22 to June 1, 2022 on a pilgrimage through Germany, visiting old cities and new projects, getting to know people and communities, and exploring what it means to follow Jesus in a different context.
Through cross-cultural learning, travel, reflection, and group processing, we will explore the implications of today’s secular, post-Christian reality on faith, discipleship and mission in the West.
Wayfarers is a short-term, small group (of 6-8 participants), immersive learning and discipleship program designed to learn about mission and ministry in a post-Christian context. Young adults interested in leadership, mission, or ministry and want to learn more about church in a secular context, are invited to apply and join us along the way.
Dates: May 22 – June 1, 2022
Day 1 Mannheim, Germany
Arrival in Frankfurt
Travel to Mannheim
Get settled in at Villa
Ice Breakers and Sharing
Mannheim Hosts: David and Rebekka Stutzman Lodging: The Villa
Matthias Bergmann - Former Atheist
Oliver Seele - Youth Minister for Lutheran Church of Mannheim
Armin Schowalter - Church Innovator and community builder
Marlin Watling - Missional leader and church planter
Murat Yulafci - Church Planter and Pastor
Day 2 Mannheim
Site Visit/Guest Speaker
Day 3 Mannheim
Site/Speaker visit in Landau
Site/Speaker Visit in Heidelberg
Day 4 Paris, France
Travel to Paris
Evening session with hosts
Paris Hosts: Matthew and Toni Krabill Lodging: Paris Mennonite Center
Matthew and Toni Krabill - Paris Mennonite Center Directors and Missiologists
French Mennonite Youth/Young Adults
French Mennonite Church
African Immigrant Church
Day 5 Paris
Day 6 Paris
Evening with French Youth
Day 7 Berlin, Germany
Travel to Berlin
Evening Session with Hosts
Hosts: Ryan and Alethia White Lodging: Berlin Persian Preysbyterian Church
Oleg and Lisa Dyck - Church Planters
Ryan White - Pastor
Ben Friese - YWAM worker and peace worker
Day 8 Berlin
Day 9 Berlin
Possible Rostock Field Trip
Possible Site Visits
Day 10 Berlin and Departure
Fly back to US
Trip Cost: $2,100*
*Estimate; subject to change.
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