Austria

Church Planter

Do you have a passion for Jesus and share our desire to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers established? In partnership with the Austria Training Center (ATC) as well as with churches and denominations it is our goal that communities of at least 50 Jesus-followers per 5000 inhabitants are started throughout Austria.

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Requirements

• Personal integration on site and contextualization of the good news among the least reached in Austria (secular population, remote areas, immigrants)
• Development of disciples, who in turn make disciples
• Building up and co-leading a church planting team of local Christians
• Establishing sustainable, self-supporting and local church structures
• Networking with other church planters and churches in Austria
• Passion and basic understanding of church planting among the least reached
• Basic theological training (not absolutely necessary)
• Perspective and passion for long-term living and working in Austria
• Pioneer and initiator in a humble, serving and learning attitude
• Team, leadership and communication skills (language: German)
• Initiative and flexibility
• Patience and perseverance, even if there are no visible results for a longer period of time
• Church that approves of and supports your ministry

Start Date

As soon as possible

Commitment Length

As long as possible

All jobs/opportunities on this site are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

Photos from Austria

Stories from Austria

Heart for the arts

Rachel uses her three passions of evangelism, languages and music to reach out to people in Austria through the arts.

Beyond the Easter bunny

In partnership with local churches, a team shared the good news of Easter through music with all kinds of people in Austria.

The joy of Easter at a fitness centre

Easter is a popular time for outreaches in Europe. Stories from last year inspire this year's team.

New Friends in the Park

Building relationships with Muslims and sharing about the good news of Jesus in the city of Graz, Austria during the Building Bridges Experience outreach.

International with lots of charm

"The Lord gave me a verse out of Isaiah 50:5...I started to understand that I had a lot to give, and that God’s ways for me might lead me differently than I had thought," said OMer Evelyn.

'Finally we have found a place'

“It is wonderful and we are very grateful to God that we can live here,” Javid said. “Finally we have found a place where we can live our faith in Jesus in peace."