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Short-Term Mission Trips in 2023

Trips in 2023

Davao, Philippines

Dates: 22-27 March 2023

Ministry Objectives:
  1. Train the trainers of Care Channels International in Steady Readers phonics program – Nursery and Elementary levels as an outreach tool to move into the communities.
  2. Visit and minister in the communities

Target Audence: Adult Trainers

STM Team: 6 adults

Trip Expenses: TBA

Considerations: Teaching skills will be a bonus. Necessary training in the Steady Readers Program will be provided.

Kolkata, India

Dates: 21-24 March 2023

Ministry Objectives:
  1. Train the trainers of Reach Global in Steady Readers phonics program – Nursery and Elementary levels as an outreach tool to move into the communities.
  2. Visit and minister in the communities

Target Audence: Adult Trainers

STM Team: 6 adults

Trip Expenses: TBA

Considerations: Teaching skills will be a bonus. Necessary training in the Steady Readers Program will be provided.

Banepa, Nepal

Dates: Anytime between March & May 2023 (9 Days)

Ministry Objectives: Running Vacation Bible School for Children & Youth Ministry together with NGCF (partner church)

Target Audence: Children & Youth

STM Team: Looking for 10-12 adults (children above the age of 10 may join their parents)

Trip Expenses: Est. $2550 per person, inclusive of flights

Dili, Timor Leste

Dates: May 2023

Ministry Objectives: Organize and run a Youth Camp with Cocoon + outreach opportunities among young people.

Target Audence: Youths aged 13-15 and young adults aged 18-24.

STM Team: Looking for inter-generational team of 10-12 members who are able to connect with young people.

Trip Expenses: Est. $1500 per person, inclusive of flights

Sumba/Melolo, Indonesia

Dates: 6-11 June 2023

Ministry Objectives: Work with Ekawati (associate CEFC member) and her team to run a children’s camp or sports camp. Share the Word and testimonies in local church plants in villages like Melolo.

Target Audence: Children and young adults

STM Team: Looking for 6-8 adults and young adults

Trip Expenses: Est. $900 per person, including flights

Considerations: Fly to Bali, then to Sumba, followed by a 2-hour drive to Melolo. Trippers must be mentally prepared to minister in villages with simple conditions and no electricity. Team members should have training in Basic Church Planting Principals.

Pangasinan, Philippines

Dates: June 2023 (7 days trip)

Ministry Objectives: Share the Word and testimonies. Support outreaches in local schools and communities with a new church plant by Destiny Church (who has planted 12 new churches).

Target Audence: Women, youth and children

STM Team: Looking for an intergenerational team of 10-15 members (youths, young adults and adults welcome).

Trip Expenses: TBC

Considerations: Majority of the new church plants are in North Philippines, 4 hours from Manila. More travel time needed to reach each destination.

West Bali, Indonesia

Dates: June 2023 (5 or more days)

Ministry Objectives: To share the Word and testimonies in a new church plant. Get involved in compassionate ministries among small groups in the slums.

Target Audence: Young adults and slum dwellers who joined the church

STM Team: Looking for 8-10 adults and young adults

Trip Expenses: TBC

Considerations: Trippers must be mentally prepared for slum ministry although we are partnering with a city church.

Dili, Timor Leste

Dates: August 2023 (8-10 days trip)

Ministry Objectives: Work with New Community Church to run a children and youth outreach camp

Target Audence: Children and youth

STM Team: Intergenerational team of 8-10 trippers

Trip Expenses: Est. $1500 per person, including flights

Considerations: Trippers must be mentally prepared for simple village conditions

Chinchpada, India

Dates: October 2023 (9 days trip)

Ministry Objectives: Discipling TNG at the youth camp for 5 days/ Cross cultural ministry and exposure.

Target Audence: Participants will be local young adults, about 50-60 pax from local churches.

STM Team: Looking for 4 to 5 Young Adults (21-34yo) from CEFC, to do a joint mission trip with 6 other young adults from our partner churches in Sri Lanka and India.

Trip Expenses: Est. $1,200 per person for flight, visa, land transportation, food and lodging, materials needed for camp.

Considerations: There are no direct flights to Surat. The team may meet in Kollam (Kerela), India and fly to Surat together.

Manatuto, Timor Leste

Dates: November 2023 (8-10 days trip)

Ministry Objectives: Partner with YWAM in their wholistic discipleship work in a village – children/youth ministry, home visits, conduct small group Bible studies and services. Possibility of getting involved in agriculture work as well.

Target Audence: Villagers (all ages)

STM Team: 6-8 youths and young adults

Trip Expenses: Est. $1500 per person, including flights

Considerations: Trippers must be mentally prepared for simple village conditions

Ainaro, Timor Leste

Dates: December 2023 (8-10 days trip)

Ministry Objectives: Joint mission trip with New Community Church to minster and reach out to a sub-urban district

Target Audence: Children, youth and young adults.

STM Team: 8-10 youths and young adults

Trip Expenses: Est. $1500 per person, including flights

Considerations: Trippers must be mentally prepared for simple village conditions