Short-Term Cross-Cultural On Mission Experiences 2019

Global Missions Begins with Our Neighbors and Extends Around the WORLD


Complete the ST Experience application to express interest:  https://wlgbc.com/stm-application


A Day in Devon - Chicago, IL
Southeast Asia Friends Center

DATE:  Thursday, April 4 - day trip over Spring Break

PURPOSE:  Global exposure, see how the gospel is shared in an Asian/Hindu cultural context

FOR:  Middle School Students

COST:  $15

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  March 27th

 

Encounter Columbus - Students; Columbus, OH

DATE:  May 17 - 19

PURPOSE:  Global exposure, service, evangelism, discerning "Am I called to go?"

FOR:  High School & Young Adults

COST:  $200 (transportation not included)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  April 17

Sponsored and program by Encompass World Partners

 

Encounter Columbus - Adults; Columbus, OH

DATE:  August 2 - 4

PURPOSE:  Global exposure, service, evangelism, discerning "Am I called to go?"

FOR:  Adults

COST:  $200 (transportation not included)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  July 1

Sponsored and program by Encompass World Partners 

 

City Life - Philadelphia or Los Angeles

DATE:  June 1 - 8; Philadelphia, PA

DATE:  June 11 - 18; Los Angeles, CA

PURPOSE:  Service, evangelism; includes homeless ministries, day camps, and work projects

FOR:  Students who have completed 8th - 12th grades

COST:  $610 (transportation not included)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  April 1 (both teams)

Sponsored by CE National

 

Toronto, Ontario - Church Planting in Canada

DATE:  October 11 - 14; Grace College Fall Break

DATE:  October 23 - 27; Area Schools Fall Break

PURPOSE:  Global exposure, service, evangelism, discerning "Am I called to go?"  Exposure to and assist with ministry in a post-modern, urban context

FOR:  Adults and families

COST:  $100; Oct. 11 - 14

COST:  $125; Oct 23 - 27

(transportation and daily lunch/dinner not included)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  September 10 (both teams)

Sponsored by Renew Church Greater Toronto Area, Canada 

 

Crisis Response

Sponsored by Encompass World Partners Crisis Response.
If you are able to do manual labor, have some construction skills, and can take time from work, we want to have a group ready to respond when called upon. These teams are deployed to meet needs after domestic and international natural disasters. Costs depend on the project location and duration.

 

To participate in any of the 2019 opportunities, participants will:

  • Complete the ST Experience application to express interest:  https://wlgbc.com/stm-application
  • Take part in team training before and after the trip
  • Fund at least 1/3 of trip costs out of pocket
  • Apply for a passport, if needed
  • By the end of your experience, be partnered with at least one of our Global Teammates (prayer and giving) and partnered with one of our community ministry partners (prayer and volunteering).