Being the hands and feet of Jesus is one way to show God’s love. Young and old have invested their time and talents in short-term service trips, and each and every person has said their faith grew more than they thought possible. If you’re curious about serving at home or abroad, start praying about future opportunities. If you’re ready to take a leap of faith, here’s what’s next:

2018-19 Trip Application

2018-19 Medical Information

(Calvary Church offers modest financial assistance, prayer, and counsel for members and regular attenders considering short-term trips.)

Dominican Republic

Work on projects in Los Caños such as leading Vacation Bible School, and doing home visits with the elderly and those in need. You’ll be building relationships with kids and families, community leaders, and Food for the Hungry staff.

TRIP  February 16-23, 2019
COST  
$1,950/person
DEADLINE  December 2, 2018
CONTACT  Amy Ottaviani

Haiti

The Haiti team will work with Impact Partners Miradieu and Dula Estinvil in the capital city of Port-au-Prince. Projects include construction, visiting Sisters of Charity AIDS hospice (and home for malnourished children), and ministering at several other partner orphanage sites.

TRIP  March 15-22, 2019
COST
  $1,850/person
DEADLINE  December 2, 2018
CONTACT  Vonn Dornbush

Peru

Travel with our Impact partner, Scalpel at the Cross, and assist patients at the clinic in the Amazon. The trip is not limited to those in the medical profession, but an interest in medicine and/or fluency in Spanish is useful.

TRIP April/May and July/August, 2019
COST 
$3,000/person
DEADLINE 
 December 2, 2018
CONTACT 
Esteban Cardona

Pelican Rapids

Grade 9-12 students work with Camp Joy, Pelican Rapids Baptist Church, and Impact partner Juan Jose Felipe, and minister at Castaway Young Life Camp, Fergus Falls community, and the Latino and Somali population.

TRIP June 8-15, 2019
COST
 $410
DEADLINE March 31
CONTACT Sam Townsend

South Dakota

Grade 7-8 students travel to Lake Traverse, South Dakota, to serve with YouthWorks and help with kid’s programming at the community center, serve the residents in assisted living facilities, and do other projects.

TRIP June 9-14, 2019
COST
 $350
DEADLINE February 3
CONTACT Karyn Posavad

Sweden

Work with Impact partners, Jim & Lynn Jarman, in Stockholm and assist them in evangelistic outreach. Ministry will include upfront and support roles. The team will also take time to enjoy the sights in Sweden.

TRIP June 19-July 1, 2019
COST
 $3,250
DEADLINE December 2
CONTACT Ralph Gustafson

Philadelphia

Grade 11-12 students will focus on food sustainability in an urban context. Hunger and malnutrition are urban threats, and team will work with urban gardening initiatives, help with kids programs, and view Philadelphia through the eyes of local partners.

TRIP July 12-21, 2019
COST $700
DEADLINE February 3
CONTACT Sam Townsend

Haiti

Trip is open to college students and adults. Team will work with Impact partners, Miradieu and Dula Estinvil, in Haiti’s capital city of Port-au-Prince. Projects include construction, children’s ministry, and visiting
Sisters of Charity AIDS hospice (and home for malnourished children).

TRIP July 19-26, 2019
COST
 $2,450
DEADLINE February 3
CONTACT  Vonn Dornbush

Ukraine

Teams help guide summer camps as leadership is gradually transferred to our Ukrainian Partners. Each camp brings the message of God’s love to students through sports, music, or teaching English.

SPORTS CAMP Zolotonosha / June 8-22
CONTACT Kyle Krecklow

ELL Cherkassy / June 13-23
CONTACT Karen Larson

ENGLISH MUSIC Cherkassy and Zolotonosha / June 20-July 7
CONTACT Bev Solberg

ELL Zolotonosha / June 30-July 15
CONTACT Yura Fedoruk

Pelican Rapids Family

Families and adults welcome on an intergenerational missions trip! You’ll meet people of different ethnic backgrounds while doing children’s ministry and visiting nursing home residents.

TRIP August 29-September 1, 2019
COST
 Ranges from free to $50 (depending on age)
DEADLINE May 5
CONTACT Bonnie Johnson