Mission Teams

HAITI

 

This trip provides the opportunity to assist local churches in Haiti through outreach and building projects. The team will work with our local ministry partner, Baptist Mission Haiti, which oversee 350 churches and primary schools that provide basic education to over 60,000 children.

  • Mission agency/partner: Baptist Haiti Mission of Canada
  • Team leader: Mark Tenaglia
  • Length of trip: 12 – 14 days
  • Time of year: March 2018
  • Number of team members: 8 – 10
  • Estimated cost: $1,700 per person

Learn more at Baptist Haiti Mission

UGANDA

Visit our mission partners at Africa Arise and I Live Again Uganda (ILA) and participate in their ministries in Kampala, Gulu as well as other areas in Northern Uganda where settlements of Sudanese refugees have recently been established. Mission highlight will include participating in the resettlement of an Acholi family from Kampala back to Northern Uganda.

  • Team leader: Laura Dobrowolski
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: May 2018
  • Estimated cost: $3,200 per person
FIRST NATIONS

This trip focuses on working with elders in the First Nations community in the Parry Sound area. The team will be working alongside our supported missionaries, Derek & Tiffani Parenteau, and their ongoing work of reconciliation and healing.  The main focus of this team will be prayer, listening and relationship-building with First Nations peoples.

  • Mission agency/partner: Rugged Tree
  • Length of trip: Weekends
  • Time of year: Spring 2018
  • Number of team members: 5 – 8
  • Estimated cost: $500 per person
KENYA

The focus of this mission trip is discovery and possibly providing dental aid. The team will be serving the local community around Mully Children’s Familly. This is a relational team and will be doing crafts, drama, and spending time with the children. People with a dental background are encouraged to join the team.

  • Mission agency/partner: Mully Children’s Family
  • Team leaders: Al & Cathy Snowball
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: July 2018
  • Number of team members: 10 – 20
  • Estimated cost: $4,400 per person
LEBANON

Participate in a summer camp for Syrian refugee children organized by the Free Evangelical Church of Lebanon. The team will also have the opportunity to visit different refugee ministry initiatives in Beirut and the Beqaa Valley. The main focus of the team will be to pray, encourage and serve alongside the local churches and partners. They will also provide support to refugees in the areas of English language instruction, children’s ministry, food distribution and skills training. There will be an opportunity to interact with the Syrian refugees and learn what God is doing amongst them.

  • Mission agency/partner: Partners International
  • Team leaders: Zareh & Lara Zetlian
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: July 2018
  • Number of team members: 6 – 8
  • Estimated cost: $2,500 per person
SLOVAKIA

The main focus of the trip is to run a student summer camp and adult retreat. It will involve building presentations, presenting, developing meaningful friendships and modeling a Christian character. We are looking for friendly individuals, rooted in Christian principles, who enjoy mentoring and praying with others. There is also an opportunity to improve and finish a new build facility that will serve all the assemblies and like-minded Bible churches in Eastern and Central Europe. This building will help meet their needs in the area of evangelism and Bible teaching. It will be a place for church groups, missionaries, families and individuals to enjoy retreats and participate in Bible and Missions conferences, evangelistic youth rallies, church leadership seminars and other events.

  • Mission agency/partner: Christian Centre Berea
  • Team leader: Dana Gavacova
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: August 4 – 19
  • Number of team members: 8 – 12
  • Estimated cost: $2,400 per person
ZIMBABWE

This trip offers the opportunity to serve orphans and vulnerable children in the village of Honde Valley, Zimbabwe. Partner with Hands at Work, a ministry dedicated to equipping local churches and communities to assume their God-given mandate to care for children.

  • Mission agency/partner: Hands at Work
  • Team leader: Paul Chong
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: August 2018
  • Number of team members: 8 – 12
  • Estimated cost: $4,000 per person
PHILIPPINES

This trip provides the opportunity to participate in a medical mission, alternative learning system teaching, street children and youth outreach, and clothing distribution.

  • Mission agency/partner: Action International
  • Team leader: Nestor Abdon
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: October 2018
  • Number of team members: 8 – 10 (traveling members have been confirmed, praying members are welcome)
  • Estimated cost: $2,800 per person
BETHLEHEM

Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, is also home to a small Christian community (in existence from the early days of the church) within a Muslim majority. In partnership with Bethlehem Bible College, this trip offers the opportunity to meet and interact with individuals and grass roots community groups involved in issues of peace, justice, reconciliation and care for the marginalized. Learn of the biblical and historical importance of the Holy Land, the local church and the current realities and challenges of Palestinians and Israelis whose lives are impacted by the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.  Participation supports the Bethlehem Bible College and local ministries, encourages prayer and involvement, and enhances understanding of the complex problems of this region.

  • Mission agency/partner: Bethlehem Bible College
  • Team leader: Beverley Timgren
  • Length of trip: 2 weeks
  • Time of year: November 2018
  • Number of team members: 10 – 12
  • Estimated cost: $3,500 per person
MEXICO

This trip provides the opportunity to help advance the ministry of an orphanage in Chiapas, Mexico. Most trips involve building relationships with the youth in the orphanage, outreach opportunities in the surrounding villages, and light construction or project work. Knowledge in the Spanish language is an asset but by no means a requirement.

  • Mission agency/partner: Voice for Change
  • Team leaders: Yesie Funes-Eng & Greg Holohan
  • Length of trip: 10 days
  • Time of year: August 2019
  • Number of team members: 8 – 12
  • Estimated cost: $2,000 per person