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Solwezi, Zambia

May 22 - June 5, 2023

You're invited to join Quiet Hour Ministries on a mission trip to Solwezi, Zambia! We are excited to partner with the Northwestern Zambia Conference and support the work they are doing to share Jesus in up to five communities around Solwezi. We can’t wait to serve the people of Solwezi with you!

 

Trip Overview

Your mission with Quiet Hour Ministries in Zambia will be to share how the love and grace of Jesus has the power to change lives. You will be completely immersed in a new culture, serving alongside a team of local church members to bring hope to the precious people in their community.

Each day will bring you into contact with different people, each one a child of God. Yet many of them don't know Jesus in the same way you do. Your team will get the opportunity to serve them by participating in the facilitation of a free basic health screening, which includes eye testing and the provision of reading glasses where needed. You may also be able to participate in a construction project.

In the evenings, the team will split up to hold evangelistic meetings where team members will take on different roles including preaching our My Friend Jesus sermon series, sharing some basic health principles, or helping to facilitate a children's program. All materials are provided in advance for you to become familiar with, so don't worry if you've never done any of this before!

You will return home with the joy of creating new friendships and building partnerships. You will be a witness to the power of the Holy Spirit working in the lives of your team members and in the people of Zambia.  

 

 

                                         

               
                   

                      

 

Trip Details

Your team member donation allows for you to be on the team without any extra expense for airfare, double-room lodging, food, or onsite transportation. In addition, your contribution also increases the impact of the project by helping provide on-site outreach resources, transportation, equipment and more. Because of your donation, the people of Solwezi will have the opportunity to meet Jesus.

All donations must be made by the deadlines specified below or volunteers may face an airfare surcharge. Flights departing from areas outside of major international airports in the continental U.S. may also require an airfare surcharge. We consider all funds received for the mission trip as donations to the project, and in order to protect the tax deductibility of your gifts, all donations are non-refundable.

Minimum donation amounts do not cover any overnight layover hotel charges, luggage fees not included with airfare, departure taxes/arrival fees, visas/passports/tourist cards or any costs that may arise while traveling to and from the mission location.

QHM is not responsible for costs associated with volunteers missing their flights or not being able to travel due to outdated passports or other documents or delays due to testing positive for COVID-19.

Please contact Georgia Burt at georgiab@qhministries.org or 800-900-9021 with any other questions you might have.

 

 

Date
  • May 22 - June 5, 2023
  Cost
  • $2,650

 

Team Outing

  • During your mission, the team will take some time as a group to relax, recharge, bond and experience the local culture. Your team leader will share details of this half-day activity during orientation when you arrive on site.

 

 

 

Donation Schedule

  • $300 due upon registration (nonrefundable)
  • $1175 due March 13, 2023
  • $1175 due April 24, 2023

   

Team Leader

     

 

Randy Bates
Team Leader

Randy joined Quiet Hour Ministries in November 2001. Before becoming president and CEO he served in a variety of roles, including five years as CFO. His commitment to honesty, integrity and accountability goes further than Quiet Hour Ministries. “We serve because we love the Lord with all our heart,” he says. “It is to Him we make our highest commitment. We are intentionally seeking to be ready to go wherever God leads.” He and his wife Lynette live in Loma Linda and are willing and able to share pictures of their three grandchildren at a moment’s notice.

Travel

 

Passport and Visa

  • Your passport should be vaild at least six months past the date of your return.
  • Visa required for Zambia.
  • Tourist visas are required to enter Zambia. Please make sure to purchase your own visa at least a week before your departure: zambiaimmigration.org

 

Health and COVID-19 Information:

We advise checking with your personal doctor for recommendations on vaccinations before traveling to Zambia. You can see the CDC recommendations here.

You are not required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to join a Quiet Hour Mission trip, however, it is still recommended. Because QHM places a high priority on protecting the health of our international partner communities, as well as the health of our team members, we are requiring team members to perform a COVID-19 test between 24 and 48 hours prior to your departure. At-home rapid test kits will be provided with instructions for how to alert QHM staff of your results.

Click here to see our COVID-19 FAQ page for more information on our current policy.

Please see this link here to get up to date information as it specifically relates to Zambia's COVID regulations.

 

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