Japan Global Partnership

Location: 
Tokyo, Japan
Dates: 
May 21, 2019 to June 1, 2019
Ministry Focus: 
Cultural and Language Exchange, Local Ministry Support
Who may apply for this program: 
Students Studying in North America
Cost: 
$3,000

*Cost listed in an average. Fundraising will be done as a team and will include coaching. 

The aim of this trip is to establish witnessing communities at Musashi University in Tokyo. Seiji and Kathy Oyama are currently pastors at a large Japanese church that is across the street from Musashi University. Seiji Oyama was president of his KGK chapter (IFES in Japan) at Waseda University in Tokyo. Kathy Oyama was a CSM at Washington University in St. Louis. They hope to partner with KGK in establishing a witnessing community on campus. Kathy currently serves as an English and Bible teacher at Musashi. Learning from Kathy and Seiji: Kathy and Seiji are doing incredible in an Urban context https://www.christianitytoday.com/thisisourcity/7thcity/meeting-our-tokyo-neighbors-with-open-doors.html What we could offer: American students would could serve as conversation partners in the language lab at Musashi. We would be able to utilize the church for housing and after-school outreach parties.

Director: 
Peter Lebhar

Peter is on staff in Tallahassee, Florida. His wife, Naomi Oyama Lebhar, is the daughter of Kathy and Seiji Oyama who were a part of founding the KGK in Japan.