UAE Trip 2024

Spring 2024

Trip Dates: June 7-17, 2024
Trip Cost: $1,800 + Airfare (approximately $1,100-$1,500)
Trip Leaders: Tess Bottenhorn
Application Deadline: March 31, 2024

Trip Details

Every follower of Jesus is called to help fulfill the Great Commission of making disciples of all nations. This spring, proclaim the good news of Jesus to those who have never heard in a country without access to the gospel. Join us in the United Arab Emirates!

With 1.9 billion Muslims globally, Islam is the 2nd largest and fastest growing religion in the world. But more Muslims are coming to faith in Jesus than at any other time in history.

Experience life with a Live Dead missions team, hear their stories, and get to know the individuals who are reaching Muslims with the love of Jesus

Dive into Emirati culture, experience the richness of life among the Emirati people, and gain a deeper understanding of the need for missions and church planting among Arab Muslims

Help develop the team’s professional identity in the UAE to support their long-term ministry

Receive a hands-on introduction to church planting work among unreached people groups, including intercession, missiology training, and interaction with the local unreached community

See for yourself some of the beauty and challenges of following Jesus in the Arab World, as a part of the global church

Process through your role in the Great Commission and planting the church in places where people live without access to the gospel

Trip Requirements & Expectations

Current passport with an expiration date of at least six months past the trip’s scheduled return date. If you do not already have a passport, apply for one immediately.

Adherence to CDC Travel guidelines and the vaccination/health requirements of our destination country of the United Arab Emirates.

Completion of trip prep materials including articles and videos regarding Arab World culture and religion.

Attendance at three team preparation meetings beginning in six weeks prior to travel.

All team members must complete A+ Security Training before traveling to the United Arab Emirates. This is an online video training course that will provide team members with helpful security information for the time they are visiting the Arab World. The cost is $30 and it will take about two hours to complete the interactive course.


MARCH 31: Application & $150 (deposit)

APRIL 30: Payment Two
50% of total trip cost

MAY 31: Payment Three
100% of total trip cost

$150 deposit is due with your application. This $150 will go toward the total cost of the trip and is refundable through April 7, 2024, if you are unable to go on the trip. Pay your application fee online at, select Mission Trips from the dropdown list, and then select UAE Mission Trip to pay the $150 deposit.

Still have questions? Email Tess at