UGANDA MISSION TRIP
Next Trip: June 15-27, 2019
Messiah partners with the Lutheran Church of Uganda to help grow God’s kingdom in their country. We partner specifically with Nakabango Lutheran Church, outside of Jinja. We sponsor over 140 students in primary and secondary school, as well as university. During trips, we will deliver packets to the sponsored students and help with craft projects, as well as conduct projects with women in Nakabango and other Lutheran congregations. Other projects will be determined by the team based on interests and current needs of the communities.
Approximate cost: $2600 + $800 for optional trip to Murchison Falls National Park.
Information Meeting : November 27th at 7:00 in the Info Center. We will have a second one in January – date still TBD.
Contact: Julie Stroder: email@example.com
Annual Fundraiser: Celebrate Uganda on November 17, 2018
POLAND SUMMER MISSION TRIP
Next Trip: July 19-30, 2019
Messiah partners with AIM to send a team of adults and youth to Jastrzebie Zdroj, Poland and Cieszyn, Poland. The teams work with Lutheran Churches in each city to host an English as a Foreign Language/Bible Day Camp for kids ages 6 to 15. Messiah has worked with Lutheran Churches in Poland hosting Day Camps for over 14 years.
Approximate Cost: $2,650 per adult and $2,000 per child (ages 14-17)
Ages: 14+ (minors ages 14-17 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)
Information Meeting: January 2019
Contact: Donn Herring: firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Fundraiser: Light Up the Night with Poland in May
GUATEMALA SUMMER MISSION TRIP
Next Trip: June 22-29, 2019 (Team 1) and June 29-July 6, 2019 (Team 2)
Mission trips to Guatemala each year continue building on relationships developed since 2012. Vacation Bible School is a part of each morning. They also host a Youth Group “retreat” one day and prayer times with families during home visits. Projects will be determined by the mission team as a group, based on fundraising, etc. Past projects include building a house for a family, building latrines and installing stoves.
Approximate cost: $1800+/- per person
Age: 13+ with parent
Information Meeting: January 2019
Contact: Christy Weber: email@example.com
SOUTH DAKOTA SUMMER MISSION TRIP
Next Trip: June 8-16, 2019
Messiah partners with AIM to send a team of families and individuals to Eagle Butte, South Dakota on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation to work with the people at the Cheyenne River Youth Project. Messiah has worked with the Cheyenne River Youth Project reaching at-risk kids for over 11 years! The team performs 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 artists from all over the world to Eagle Butte for an art jam and cultural exchange).
Cost: $300 per adult and $175 per child (12 and younger)
Age: All ages are welcome; children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Information Meetings: January/February 2019
Contact: Donn & LeaAnn Herring: firstname.lastname@example.org
Messiah's Annual Events to Support Mission Projects
- Light Up the Night with Poland
- Celebrate Uganda Trivia Night & Auction (November 17, 2018)
- Fulfill Christmas Wish Lists for the Lakota Youth (November & December)
- Guatemala Fundraiser (TBD)
Contact Julie Stroder