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COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

As an organization serving churches all around the US, Engage Global has been monitoring the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Our desire is to respond in an appropriate way, mindful that God is sovereign over everything. We will resume training once the Minnesota state guidelines allow us to gather safely. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Ages

Who can participate in Global Christian Training?

Global Christian Training is for high school groups (9th – 12th grade), college groups, and various adult groups. Sorry no toddlers or infants allowed to accompany groups. Minimum group size of 10 and maximum of 20 participants. Student groups must have one leader per six students, including at least one male and one female leader. All group members MUST stay on site during training (even if they live nearby) as it is part of the overall training.  Training begins at 3:00pm.  Late participants will not be accepted.

Arrival/Departure

What are the arrival and departure times?

Participants should arrive at Engage Global between 2:30-3:00pm on your training date. Training begins at 3:00pm. Late participants will not be accepted. Check-out is Sunday at 2:00pm. All group members MUST stay on site during training (even if they live nearby) as it is part of the overall training. 

Cancellations

What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation fee equivalent to five participant fees if cancelled within six months of arrival.

Dress

Is there a dress code?

Dress Code

The following dress guidelines are made to reinforce cultural sensitivity and modesty (please note that depending on the season of travel teams may have to dress uncomfortably as to not offend the cultural groups they will be visiting). Pack light as there are no closets in the dormitories.

  • Jeans, pants, and T-shirts
  • Shorts and legging are only acceptable inside the dormitory and must be no more than three inches above the knee.
  • Women may also wear capris, skirts, and dresses below the knee.
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Slippers or socks recommended for dormitory cold floors.
  • Warm pajamas. Dormitory can be chilly.
  • No tank tops, short shorts, sleeveless shirts, or low-cut tops.

Food

Food allergies?

Your group will be eating at temples and local ethnic restaurants.  Please contact us if there are any concerns of food allergies you or your group may have.

Lodging

Where will groups lodge?
Participants stay in the dorms at the Global Christian Training Hub.  Dorms are strictly gender specific and there are 2 showers available in each dorm. All group members MUST stay on site during training (even if they live nearby) as it is part of the overall training.
Is there lodging beyond training?
Lodging is for groups during training only.

Packing

What to bring?

Personal Items

  • Bible
  • Toiletries – toothbrush, toothpaste, towels, soap, & etc
  • Personal, refillable water bottle. We have filtered water stations in each kitchen. 
  • Spending money
  • Sleeping bag or single bedding and a pillow. Quilts are provided. (Bedding and pillow is provided by EG for those flying)
  • Towel (provided by EG for those flying)

Dress Code

The following dress guidelines are made to reinforce cultural sensitivity and modesty (please note that depending on the season of travel teams may have to dress uncomfortably as to not offend the cultural groups they will be visiting). Pack light as there are no closets in the dormitories.

  • Jeans, pants, and T-shirts.
  • Women may also wear capris, skirts, and dresses below the knee.
  • Shorts and leggings are only acceptable inside the dormitory and must be no more than three inches above the knee. 
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Slippers or socks recommended for dormitory cold floors.
  • Warm pajamas and slippers.  Dormitory can be chilly.
  • No tank tops, short shorts, sleeveless shirts, or low-cut tops. 

 Do Not Bring

  • Excessive and expensive jewelry
  • Entertainment devices (i.e. gaming systems)
Where to park?
Street parking available. Upon arrival, please park on E 19th Street.