Global Mission Trips

Is God calling you to take another step of faith and travel to see what He is doing around the world? 

Contact sclasen@golove.org 

 

2019 TRIPS

KENYA: BACKPACK PROJECT TRIP

  • Date Range: 9 day trip between June 13-29 (plus 3 days for optional safari)
  • Trip Leader: Janette Brown
  • Team Size: 10-12
  • Approximate Cost: $2500  (plus optional safari of $1500)
  • Purpose: Learn about ministry of Village Project Africa, distribute Backpack Project bags to students and staff
  • Special Skills: Ability to participate in a moderate amount of activity (walking on uneven terrain, lifting/carrying backpacks)

KENYA: FIRST-TIMER'S TRIP

  • Dates: (approximate) 8 day trip in September (plus 4 days for optional safari)
  • Trip Leader: Shelly Clasen
  • Team Size: 8-10   » Approximate Cost: $2500 (plus optional safari of $2000)
  • Purpose: Designed especially for (but not limited to) first-time visitors. Learn about the ministry of Village Project Africa, build relationships, participate in projects based on VPA needs and team skills
  • Special Skills: None required

GERMANY/SWITZERLAND OUTREACH AND CHURCH HISTORY

  • Dates:  July 15-29
  • Trip Leader: Nabil Safi & Sarah Kolczak
  • Team Size: 12-14
  • Approximate Cost: $3000-3250
  • Purpose: Lead VBS outreach ministries in multiple cities, visit church history sites throughout Germany, attend graduation festivities at Fritzlar Bible College
  • Special Skills: None required

CAMP CHALLENGE SPRING CLEAN UP AND MAINTENANCE

  • Dates: May 2-5
  • Trip Leader: Larry Salsman & Scott Wilso
  • Team Size: Unlimited
  • Cost: Free
  • Purpose: Help Camp Challenge prepare the grounds for the summer camp season
  • Special Skills: Light manual labor, plumbing, electrical and basic construction skills

CAMP CHALLENGE SHEPHERD OUTREACH CAMP

  • Dates: July 1-3
  • Trip Leader: Lynn Yaney & Sarah Kolczak
  • Team Size: 12-15
  • Approximate Cost: $150 (provides scholarship for one Shepherd student)
  • Purpose: Run a camp for Shepherd Community kids in 4th-6th grade
  • Special Skills: Age 16+. Will need counselors, worship team/band, chapel speakers, nurse, and cooks

RWANDA: SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING

  • Dates: (approximate) 9 day trip in August
  • Trip Leader: Matt Brown
  • Team Size: 3-5
  • Approximate Cost: $3000
  • Purpose: Small business training through a class to help individuals identify resources and create a business plan to start a small business. Visit local churches to learn, encourage, and build relationships
  • Special Skills: Familiarity with business concepts and presentation skills

BANGLADESH: SMALL BUSINESS TRAINING - FULL

  • Dates: Feb 16-26
  • Trip Leader: Phil Belt
  • Purpose: Small business training through a class to help individuals identify resources and create a business plan to start a small business.
  • Special Skills: Familiarity with business concepts and presentation skills
  • Team Size: This trip is currently full! Please pray for this team as they travel and share with our partners in Bangladesh. If you are interested in future trips like this, please contact Shelly Clasen at sclasen@golove.org.

BANGLADESH: BAREFOOTED PASTORS TRAINING - FULL

  • Dates: Feb 23-Mar 5
  • Trip Leader: John Zerkle
  • Purpose: Provide basic Bible and theological training to church leaders and new Christians as part of their Barefooted Pastors training program.
  • Special Skills: Ministry and Bible knowledge/experience, presentation skills
  • Team Size: This trip is currently full! Please pray for this team as they travel and share with our partners in Bangladesh. If you are interested in future trips like this, please contact Shelly Clasen at sclasen@golove.org.

To learn more or to sign up, attend an interest meeting after church on January 27 or February 3 in room 135.


Questions? Contact Shelly Clasen; sclasen@golove.org
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