Beginning in 2022 – specific dates to be determined
Spend a year serving God in missions in southeastern Europe, based in Bulgaria. Participate in God’s mission in another Balkan nation and study the Bible on location in Greece!
To serve God alongside Dove Christian Fellowship in the city of Sliven, Bulgaria
To experience world missions
To become proficient in the Bulgarian language
To develop new ministry skills
To understand the Bible better as you study key New Testament texts in Philippi and Thessaloniki
Year at a Glance
Month 1 Intensive language learning
Month 2 Begin ministry in Sliven, Bulgaria
Month 5 Week of mission in another Balkan nation
Month 9 Week of biblical study in Greece
This will vary according to your gifts.
Outreach to children
Develop a new group for teenagers
Develop a social media strategy for the church’s communication and outreach
Serve a Roma community in the mountains
Elements of study: Ongoing education is built into the Year of Destiny. In addition to the study field trip to Greece, there are nine books that you will read and report on throughout the year. The topics range from Bulgarian life and culture to cross-cultural missions.
Requirements for participation: This program is available to young adults aged 18+ and who are recommended by their pastor.
Startup cost: $3,500
Monthly cost: $1,600. This figure includes the costs of the two international field trips.
Application deadline: September 20, 2021
Contact Peter Bunton with any questions: or 717-627-1996