Jaars Center

SAMPLE SCHEDULES

CrossVenture | Edge

At Edge you will:

  • Unplug from the grid and plug into God’s heartbeat for the nations by staying in our simulated village for six nights.
  • Experience how transportation, technology, and training innovations play an important role in missions.
  • Learn how to craft and deliver a Bible story for oral audiences.

Sample Program Schedule

(Weeks available March through October.)

Sunday

  • Arrival and welcome
  • Group orientation to site
  • Unload and settle in

Monday–Thursday

  • Orientation to outdoor living
  • Intro to cross-cultural awareness
  • Intro to missions and Bible translation
  • Power of Bible storying
  • Transportation and missions
  • Technology and missions
  • Obstacles to missions
  • Pray for missions
  • Ethnic meal
  • Stories from the field

Friday

  • Putting it all together
  • Plans of action
  • Sharing God’s story orally
  • God stories from the week

Saturday

  • Group departs

Age Range: 12 years to adult
Cost (prices subject to change):
$300 non-refundable group registration fee to lock dates, plus $199 per person

CrossVenture | Explore 101

At Explore 101 you will:

  • Unplug from the grid and plug into God’s heartbeat for the nations by staying in our simulated village for two nights.
  • Explore what the Bible says about you and missions.
  • Pray for the Bibleless and those with little or no Christian witness.
  • Transform your approach to missions.

Sample Program Schedule

(Friday to Sunday, adaptable for weekdays.)

Friday

  • Registration and orientation
  • God’s heart for me
  • Underground worship

Saturday

  • God’s heart for the nations
  • Road to transformation race (includes off-road experience)
  • Ethnic meal
  • Missionary speaker

Sunday

  • Time of personal reflection
  • Ebenezer worship
  • How to move forward
  • Debrief

 

Age Range: Multi-generational
Cost (prices subject to change):
$5o non-refundable group registration fee to lock dates, plus $59 per person

 

CrossVenture | Explore 102

At Explore 102 you will:

  • Unplug from the grid and plug into God’s heartbeat for the nations by staying in our simulated village for two nights.
  • Develop team identity and unity.
  • Explore real cross-cultural issues.
  • Pray for intended destination, team, and mission.
  • Learn how to effectively engage with others in a different culture.

Sample Program Schedule

(Friday to Sunday, adaptable for weekdays.)

Friday

  • Registration and orientation
  • Team building
  • Encountering sensory overload

Saturday

  • What makes a culture
  • What to do with poverty
  • Time of personal reflection
  • Team preparations
  • Starlight worship

Sunday

  • Worship together
  • Planning your next steps
  • Debrief

 

Age Range: 15 years to adult
Cost (prices subject to change):
$50 non-refundable group registration fee to lock dates, plus $59 per person