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Rwanda 2019

  • Mission Agency/Partner: World Relief (USA)
  • Team Leader(s): Stan Harink
  • Length of Trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: February 16-28, 2019
  • Deadline for Applications: August 6, 2018
  • Number of Team Members: 5-10, including leaders
  • Estimated Cost: $1800 + airfare

This trip offers the opportunity to visit, encourage and care for the local churches in Nyamasheke, Rwanda. You will engage with and learn from our partners at World Relief how their ministry empowers the local church to rise up and be the hands and feet of God in their own communities. You will meet, work with, pray for and encourage local pastors as they give hope to their churches and communities.

Uganda 2018

  • Missions Agency/Partner:  International Needs (Uganda)
  • Team Leader(s): TBD
  • Length of Trip: 2 Weeks
  • Time of year: September 30 - October 15, 2018
  • Deadline for Applications: April 11, 2018
  • Number of Team Members: 5 – 10 including leaders
  • Estimated Cost: $800 plus airfare

This trip offers the opportunity to serve in partnership with the staff of International Needs Uganda (IN Uganda). We will come alongside our CHAP Uganda partners, as they continue to undertake a number of activities and programs, addressing the physical and spiritual well-being of individuals, families and small communities that deal with HIV/AIDS, malaria, malnutrition and a variety of other challenges. Opportunities to serve include assisting with health clinics, home visitations, church services, classroom visits – both elementary and senior high as well as interacting with various community leaders. Please note that this is NOT a medical team, so medical expertise is not a requirement, but of course those with a medical background are welcome to be part of the team and your experience will be a benefit during the medical clinics. Your presence on this team will strengthen the long-term relationship our church has with IN Uganda and the community of Buikwe and you will be a gift to those you meet.

Haiti 2018

  • Missions Agency/Partner: Haiti Arise Ministries
  • Team Leader(s): Chantelle Schmidt and Brad Beniot
  • Length of Trip: 12 days
  • Time of year: November 18-29, 2018
  • Deadline for Applications: May 23, 2018
  • Number of Team Members: 5 – 10 including leaders
  • Estimated Cost: $1050 + airfare

This outreach offers the opportunity to visit, encourage and care for the vulnerable and poor living in Grand Gauve, Haiti. We will partner with Haiti Arise in their work with the Trade School (building projects, teaching opportunities), the Children’s Village (building projects), also reaching out through prison and school ministries. You will have the opportunity to share your love of Jesus through prayer and sharing to children at Tapion Church, which is a small yet strong children’s church.

Greece 2018

  • Mission Agency/Partner: Hellenic Ministries
  • Team Leader(s): Laurie Whitaker and Kelvin Singh
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of Year: June 13-25, 2018
  • Deadline for Applications: February 20, 2018
  • Number of team members: 10-15, including leaders
  • Estimated Cost: TBD (flight+on ground costs)

This trip offers the opportunity to work alongside CrossRoads missionaries Andrew and Melissa Fletcher as they run a Family Refugee Camp in Porto Astro, Greece.

Refugees that are made up of many family units are invited to the Porto Astro camp facilities for 5 days where they are shown the Love of Christ. They will go through a curriculum called "Genesis to Jesus" where they are confronted with the question “Who is Jesus?”. The whole camp for them is sponsored so they are able to leave the chaos of Athens and come to a place of peace, take time to be refreshed, as well as have the opportunity to ask questions about God, Jesus, and Faith.

As this camp is high energy, high intensity, it requires people of great stamina and heart to serve. The daily needs of facilitating this operation are cleaning bathrooms, salad prep/kitchen help, and meal cleanup, there will be opportunities to connect with campers sharing meals, assisting with sports activities, and swimming (Time permitting).

*Life Guards, Doctors, Nurses, Farsi Speakers would be welcome in addition to the service team (but still prepared to assist with service team when needed)*