Community Discipler & Counsellor in Germany
Get involved in developing and setting up a Christian community centre for discipleship training and biblical counselling. Ephata is a pioneer community project beginning in Bremen area of North Germany, focusing on discipleship and counselling.
The vision of Ephata is to develop Christian living communities seeking to win people to Christ, to disciple and deepen the faith of believers, and to foster a cross-cultural, missional lifestyle.
Join the pioneer team doing a variety of tasks such as: counselling sessions, leading Bible studies, intercession, organizing outreaches, planning mission trips, administration, and serving practically within the community.
The whole community will live together in a big communal home, sharing our lives as much as is practical, but with times and places for privacy, retreat, and leisure, with a sensible work-life balance. In the short term we will need those with practical skills in building renovation.
Join us long term to engage with young Christians who want to grow in their faith.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
You have a heart and passion for discipleship and counselling and love to serve others through practical ministry and prayer. You are a flexible, hospitable people-person. You demonstrate initiative, and are eager and excited to help a new ministry to develop.
You are a mature Christian with biblical knowledge and ability to teach others, willing to take responsibility within the community.
You already speak some German, or are willing to study. Technical or practical abilities might be useful, but not required.
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Germany is a federal parliamentary republic in central-western Europe. It includes 16 constituent states, covers an area of 357,021 square kilometres (137,847 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With about 82 million inhabitants, Germany is the most populous member state of the European Union.
Germany's capital and largest metropolis is Berlin. The country's other major cities are Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, Dortmund, Essen, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Leipzig, Bremen, Dresden, Hannover, and Nuremberg.
Germany is in Western and Central Europe, with Denmark bordering to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria to the southeast, Switzerland to the south-southwest, France, Luxembourg and Belgium lie to the west, and the Netherlands to the northwest. It is the seventh largest country by area in Europe.
[Source Wikipedia. Read more about Germany here].
Germany has 92 people groups and almost 30% of them are unreached with the good news of Jesus.
Germany has a population of 82.2 million people
64% profess to be Christian, and of these 2.1% are Evangelical.
[Source: Joshua Project]
Pray with us for:
political leaders to use their influence for good
student and youthwork
refugees and immigrants
[Operation World, 2010 print edition]
WEC Germany has a growing team reaching out to both immigrants and Germans in several locations across the country.
Visit the WEC Deutschland website here.