2017 Mission Trip Schedule
Dates: Saturday June 3- Saturday June 10th
Cost: $1,300-$1,400 ----- This will cover airfare, ground transportation, lodging, and most of our meals.
This will be our second trip to serve with SummitLife Church and Pastor Chris Baker. Our trip this year takes on a different flavor from other trips we have taken recently. We are calling it a “Hammer and Nail” trip. We will spend our time there doing work projects in homes throughout the community to help meet needs and build bridges with the community to the church. We will get to attend a Worship service with them as well as get to take some time to enjoy seeing some of the beautiful scenery in this area. You will get to experience church planting in its early stages. This church has only been meeting together for about 10 months.
Fill out a Whitefish, Montana trip interest form and submit with an $800. 00 non-refundable deposit by March 15th. This will allow us to secure airfare and lodging. You must be at least 18 to attend this trip with out a parent or guardian going on the trip. On a scale of 1-5 with one being easy, this trip will be a 3.5 in regards to projects, skills needed and overall expectations. We will have required team meetings prior to the trip to prepare us for our mission. Dates will be determined later. Maximum number for this trip is 12.
Smith Center, Kansas
Dates: Saturday, June 24th- Wednesday June 28th
Cost: $315 per adult ---- This will cover food, transportation, and lodging based on two people per room and at least 10 adults going.
Central Community Church under the leadership of Pastor Todd Bradrick in Smith Center was one of our first partnerships. This ministry continues to grow and we are blessed to get to be a part of what God is doing in this area. This year we will Worship with them on Sunday morning and then be leading VBS , servant evangelism projects, prayer walking, and other ministries. On Tuesday evening we will assist in a community block party and bbq. You will get to see the impact of church partnerships at work. Also you will get to see what life is like for our bi-vocational pastors.
If you have never gone on a mission trip, this trip is a great one to start with. This trip is also family friendly. It is a great way to experience a mission trip as a family and introduce children to serving outside our immediate area. On a scale of 1-5 with one being easy, this trip is a 2 in regards to projects and skills needed.
We will stay in a local motel and fix most of our meals at the church. We will travel together in a rental van and other vehicles as needed.
Fill out a Smith Center trip interest form and submit a $50.00 deposit by March 15th. Balance for the trip will be due by May 15th. Must be at least 16 to attend trip without parents. We will have required team meetings prior to our leaving to help us prepare for the trip.
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Dates: Thursday, July 6th- Thursday, July 13th
Cost: $1,200-$1,300 ---- This will cover transportation, housing, and most meals while in Vancouver.
This will be our first trip to serve with Providence Church Vancouver, and Pastor Aaron. We will be serving at a community event doing service ministry, prayer walking, and other bridge building type ministry. We will get to worship with one of the churches Pastor Aaron is partnering with there in Vancouver as well as some time to see some of the sights of Vancouver. You will get to experience church planting in the early stages. On a scale of 1-5 with one being easy, this trip will be a 3.5-4. The work scope will not be all that hard, but there will be a sizable amount of walking and ability to adjust to a fluid schedule.
Fill out a Vancouver trip interest form and include a non-refundable deposit of ___$900____ by April 15th. This will allow us to secure plane tickets and housing deposits. We will have team meetings before we leave to prepare for the things we will be doing while in Vancouver. You will also have to have a current Passport to be able to get into Canada and back to the States. If you do not already have one, please acquire the booklet style. This one is good for air and ground travel to Canada as well as air travel to other countries.
Must be 18 to go on this trip without a parent or legal guardian. This trip will be limited to 10 people.
Dates: Saturday July 8th- Saturday July 15th
Cost: $1,200-$1,300 ---- This will cover transportation, lodging, and most meals while we are in Seattle.
This will be our first trip with our new partnership in Seattle. We will be working with NewStory Church and Pastor Jared Burwell. Participants will experience church planting in the early growth stages. This church has been meeting together for awhile but this past year outgrew the home they were meeting in, moved to a community center room and have now outgrown that. While speaking all English, the members represent several people groups, as does the community they are located in. We will be assisting Pastor Jared in staffing an event he calls “Man UP Camp”. This event is for young fatherless boys ranging from 9- 18 years of age. They will learn basic building skills as well as basic car care during first part of the day, and then take part in some Bible Studies and worship events. Besides helping with the camp, we will be doing prayer walking, servant evangelism projects, as well as getting to see and experience the life and culture of Seattle. On a scale of 1-5 with one being easy, this trip will be a 3.5-4. People on this trip will be involved in activities that require general good health, sizable amounts of walking, a very fluid schedule, and the ability to adapt to a variety of learning and teaching needs.
Fill out a Seattle trip interest form and submit with an $800 nonrefundable deposit by April 15th. This will allow us to secure plane tickets and housing deposits. We will have team meeting before we go which will be scheduled at a later date.