Messiah partners with Hearts and Hope for Uganda to sponsor children in the villages of Nakabango and Kainagoga. We also send mission teams to Uganda in February and June each year. You can sponsor a child at any time at

Summer Trip: June 7 –20, 2017
Ages: 18+
Cost: ~$3000 (includes trip to Murchison Falls National Park)
Information Meeting: January 9, 2017 at 7pm
Hearts & Hope Office 3000 Imperial Drive | St. Peters, MO  63303
Contact: Julie Stroder:
Annual Fundraiser: Celebrate Uganda


Messiah partners with the organization Central American Lutheran Mission Society (CALMS) to send a team to Guatemala each summer. This trip will focus on VBS with the children as well as a community project which will be selected by the team.

Summer Trip: July 8-14, 2017
Cost: ~ $1650 per person.
Age: 13+ with parent.
Information meeting: Tuesday, January 31st at 7pm (Information Center)
Contact: Christy Weber:


Messiah partners with AIM to send a Poland Mission Team to Jastrzebie Zdroj, Poland . The team works with the people of Jesus Church in Jastrzebie Zdroj to host an English as a Foreign Language/Bible Day Camp for kids ages 6 to 15.  This will be the 12th consecutive year Messiah has worked with the people of Jesus Church hosting a Day Camp.

Summer Trip: July 21—August 1, 2017
Ages: 14+ (minors ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)
Cost: ~$2,650 per adult and $2,000 per child (ages 14-17)
Information Meetings: Sunday, January 22 at 10:30am (Upper Deck 4) & Monday, Jan 23 at 7pm (Information Center)
Contact: Donn Herring:
Annual Fundraiser: Rockin’ ‘n’ Rollin’ with Poland on Friday, May 19, 2017

South Dakota

The South Dakota Family Mission Team will travel to Eagle Butte, South Dakota on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation to work with the people at the Cheyenne River Youth Project in assisting at-risk kids and youth.  This will be the 10th consecutive year Messiah has worked with the Cheyenne River Youth Project reaching at-risk kids.  In addition, the Team will perform a variety of maintenance, repair and light construction around Cheyenne River Youth Project’s facilities, including helping prepare for the annual RedCan Graffiti Jam (which brings graffiti artist from all over the world to Eagle Butte for an art jam and cultural exchange). The South Dakota Family Mission Trip is open to families of all shapes, sizes and compositions, including children, parents and grandparents.

We also fulfill Christmas Wish List letters for children on the reservation each November.

Summer Trip: June 17-25, 2017
Cost: ~$300 per adult and $175 per child (12 and younger)
Information Meetings: Sunday, January 29 at 10:30am and 12:00pm in Upper Deck 4 & Monday, January 30 at 7pm (Information Center)
Contact: Donn & LeaAnn Herring:

Christmas Wish List Letters are Fulfilled in November/December each year. In 2016, Messiah and other local organizations fulfilled 600+ letters.

Messiah's Annual Events to Support Mission Projects

  • Rock ‘n’ Rollin for Poland Family Walk & 5K (May)
  • Celebrate Uganda Trivia Night & Auction (November)
  • Fulfill Christmas Wish Lists for the Lakota Youth (November)


Contact Julie Stroder
Mission Coordinator
(636) 926-9773