Short-Term Missions

Short Term Missions Opportunities
Would you pray about joining one of these ministry teams? Is God stirring your heart by giving you a desire to be used by Him in new ways? Being part of a ministry team is hard work and will take you out of your comfort zone, but it will increase your faith and enlarge your perspective of what God is doing in the world. Review the information below and pray about which opportunity God is putting on your heart. If you have any questions contact Sam Brenize.

Algeria, North Africa
April 1 – 9, 2017
Leader: Ian Campbell

Medical vision trip to determine what long term ministry opportunities there might be among the Sahrawi people group living in refugee camps in the Algerian desert.

Bosnia & Herzegovina
Eastern Europe May 26 – June 10, 2017
Leader: Dick Morrison

Opportunity to explore what God is doing in Bosnia, strengthen relationships with various churches and leaders as well as offer bible teaching in some of the more remote areas where small numbers of believers gather in house churches.

Special Needs Serve
June 24 – June 30, 2017

Is God calling you to set-aside a week or more to serve “on mission” this summer? Take time to prayerfully consider the following opportunities and connect with the contact listed below to apply to join a team! Final rosters are determined individually for each team according to application info, interviews, adult-to-student ratios, team size restraints, and priority toward upper classman in some cases. Learn more..

Jordan, Middle East
June 24 – July 8, 2017
Leader: Erik Lindquist

Refugee ministry trip working alongside a small Arab church in the northern town of Mafraq where thousands of Syrian refugee families live. The team will serve in a number of outreach and relief efforts, build relationships and gain first-hand experience welcoming refugees.

Dominican Republic
June 29 – July 7, 2017
Leader: Terry Allison

Awesome Adventure trip in which 5th & 6th graders sharing the gospel in various communities by offering VBS-type programs through local church outreach events.

July 10- 24, 2017
Leader: Ken Thompson

Teaching ESL classes to all ages, building relationships with students and bringing encouragement to local believers.

July 21 – 29, 2017
Leader: Terry Allison

Awesome Adventure 5th & 6th graders and senior high youth sharing the gospel in local public schools and working with a Compassion International site church.

South Africa
July 2017
Leader: Jason Barthelemy

Youth ministry team serving at the Aurora Primary School, leading Bible classes, assisting teachers in the classrooms, organizing outdoor activities and games.

August 5 – 19, 2017
Leader: Sam Brenize

Men’s work team building a 16’x24’ cabin at Globe Creek which offers retreats and camping experiences to under privileged kids from the surrounding Fairbanks region.

Northwest Territories Canada
Summer 2017
Leader: Ian Campbell

Strategy team to explore emerging ministry opportunities among the Inuit people group through SEND North in Yellowknife.