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Vision Trips

Are you interested in your church or ministry pursuing a partnership with 20schemes?

On a 20schemes Vision Trip, you’ll see how 20schemes is working to revitalize and plant gospel-centred churches in Scotland’s poorest communities.

  • Meet our team
  • Visit our church planting sites
  • Hear testimonies from those who are being reached
  • Consider with us how best your church could be involved in this work

Vision Trips are specifically for church/ministry leaders. Each trip is limited to 8 people, with a maximum of 4 people representing one church/ministry. Limiting numbers helps to best facilitate a relationship between us and your church or ministry.

Upcoming Vision Trips

11-15 March 2022*

7-11 October 2022*

*Disclaimer: Dates contingent upon local covid-travel restrictions.

Typical Schedule:

Friday:Orientation and Meet the Team
Saturday:Conference at Niddrie Community Church
Sunday:Worship at Niddrie Community Church and meet the church
Monday:Visit church planting sites and pray for our work together
Tuesday:End of Vision Trip. Return home.

It is essential that you are confirmed to attend by 20schemes before submitting payment or booking flights!

Once you’ve been approved to attend, the cost is £460 ($600) per person. Attendees will make their own travel arrangements to arrive in Edinburgh, Scotland, before noon (UK time) on day one of the trip. Airport pick-up, all food, and accommodation are organised for you and included in the fee above.

WORK WITH US

Church Planter

Job Title:  Church Planter

Location: Scotland - church plant in a housing scheme

Job Description

We are looking for church-planting missionaries to live and serve in the housing schemes of Scotland. Church Planters will commit to serve long-term and plant gospel-preaching churches.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preaching, teaching, and leading worship
  • Develop a strategy for a church plant ministry, recruit and lead a team
  • Pastorally care for, support and counsel individuals within the church, team and community
  • Recruit, train and co-ordinate work of church/plant teams
  • Disciple believers and support discipleship relationships
  • Establish new and maintain existing community contacts
  • Conduct research to determine the needs of the community
  • Oversee community outreach and events
  • Develop local and international partners for financial and prayer support
  • Leading marriages, funerals and other special services where qualified

Desired Experience/Qualifications

  • Master of Divinity, BA Theology and/or pastoral experience
  • Experience working within a ministry context
  • Experience working with people from complex backgrounds

This role is full-time and will be within a church plant in a housing scheme in Scotland. Our roles are self-funded and all applicants are required to meet a fundraising goal before beginning their role. Salary range is £35,887 – £49,361. Starting salary is dependent on experience.

20schemes is the church planting and training ministry of Niddrie Community Church based in Edinburgh. We have a rolling recruitment programme for the positions listed. Interviews take place in March and September. Applications need to be submitted 2 months in advance of the interview period.

The closing dates for our recruitment cycles are 31st December and 31st July.

This role may involve working with children or vulnerable adults. Niddrie Community Church is committed to safeguarding.
All applicants will be subject to vetting and disclosure checks.

Gospel Worker

Job Title:Gospel Worker

Location: Scotland – church plant in a housing scheme

Job Description

A gospel worker is a long-term position for men and women. The applicant will specialise in a particular area: church planter associate, women’s worker, pastoral assistant, or youth worker. Gospel workers serve as part of a church-planting team, aiming to be positive role models, faithful friends, and committed evangelists in the schemes.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Share the gospel message of the Christian faith
  • Assist the Church Planter with any duties associated with establishing a healthy church
  • Pastorally care for, support and counsel individuals within the church and community
  • Recruit, train and co-ordinate work of volunteers and junior staff
  • Disciple new believers and establish and support discipleship relationships
  • Help establish new and maintain existing community contacts
  • Become familiar with needs of the area through surveys, interviews, etc.
  • Assist with development of local and international partners for financial and prayer support

Desired Experience/Qualifications

  • 20schemes Ministry Internship (2 Year) or equivalent
  • Undergraduate degree in ministry area
  • Experience working within a ministry context
  • Experience working with people from complex backgrounds

This role is full-time and will be within a church plant in a housing scheme in Scotland. Our roles are self-funded and all applicants are required to meet a fundraising goal before beginning their role. This fundraising goal will be increased to cover the cost of additional family members. Salary range is £22,902 – £34,216. Starting salary is dependent on experience.

20schemes is the church planting and training ministry of Niddrie Community Church based in Edinburgh. We have a rolling recruitment programme for the positions listed. Interviews take place during March and September. Applications need to be submitted 2 months in advance of the interview period.

The closing dates for our recruitment cycles are 31st December and 31st July.

This role may involve working with children or vulnerable adults. Niddrie Community Church is committed to safeguarding. All applicants will be subject to vetting and disclosure checks.

Ministry Intern

Job Title: Ministry Intern

Location: Scotland - church plant in a housing scheme

Job Description

20schemes seeks to send gospel-worker missionaries to live and serve in the schemes of Scotland. This part-time position combines in-house training and practical ministry over two years, with a wide variety of activities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Share the gospel message of the Christian faith
  • Establish new and maintain existing community contacts
  • Developing pastoral relationships
  • Participate in or lead group activities (e.g. children’s groups, Bible studies)
  • Ministry activities of the church as required (e.g. café, community activities)
  • Assisting church leaders with organisation, administration and running of ministries
  • Participate in general housekeeping

Desired Experience/Qualifications

  • Theological Training
  • Experience working within a ministry context
  • Experience working with people from complex backgrounds

Our roles are self-funded and all applicants are required to meet a fundraising goal before beginning their role.  Salary range £12,962 to £17,784 full time equivalent, dependent on age and experience.

20schemes is the church planting and training ministry of Niddrie Community Church based in Edinburgh. We have a rolling recruitment programme for the positions listed. Interviews take place during March and September.  Applications need to be submitted 2 months in advance of the interview period.

The closing dates for our recruitment cycles are 31st December and 31st July.

This role may involve working with children or vulnerable adults. Niddrie Community Church is committed to safeguarding. All applicants will be subject to vetting and disclosure checks.

Short-Term Intern

We have a number of short-term internships available to support our church planting teams. Interns can serve for up to 15 weeks or as short as 9 weeks. We provide assistance in raising the finances needed as well as training, support, and care while in Scotland. Do you have specialist skills and training in media/communications? Short term internships can be tailored to fit your areas of expertise.

If interested, begin the process by sending us an email.

20schemes is the church planting and training ministry of Niddrie Community Church based in Edinburgh.

This role may involve working with children or vulnerable adults. Niddrie Community Church is committed to safeguarding. All applicants will be subject to vetting and disclosure checks.