OVERSEAS YOUTH MISSIONS TRIP
OYM is a program that consists of young people from all across Australia travelling overseas to serve and minister short term. It designed to propel youth into their calling while being a blessing to others.
In 2019, a group went to Sri Lanka. Keep your eyes open for the next location reveal for OYM 2021!
Frequently asked questions
Who is suitable to go on the Overseas Youth Missions Trip?
Do you have a desire to serve God and want to experience what it is like being involved in ministry on the mission field? Then this program is for you!
How old do I have to be to go on the OYM trip?
You must be between 16-35 to apply.
What kind of ministries can I be involved in on the trip?
There will be a range of ministries that you will be able to get involved in. You can let us know your talents and what you are willing to be used in when filling out your application.
When do I find out if I have been accepted?
After your application forms come in we will evaluate your suitability to join the program. We will sent out letters containing your team details and destination 1-2 months after applications close.
What is the cost of the trip?
The trip will cost approximately $2,750. The entire cost will be required to be covered by the applicant.
Included in this price are return airfares, 10 nights accomodation, transport costs, food costs and a moderate amount of money for personal expenditure/shopping. Payment plans are available.
How is my trip and air ticket paid for?
Once your team leader gets in contact with you regarding arrival and departure times you are responsible for organising and paying for your flight/transport.
What other expenses do I need to budget for?
The program will cover accommodation and meals while you are there. The approximate cost includes a budget for personal items that you may wish to buy while you are travelling or touring.