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.

2018-19 Scholarship Application

Learn how to write a support prayer letter

Impact Grill

Grab a meal, and support missions at the same time on the Sundays listed below. Donations go to short-term teams traveling this spring and summer.

March 24
April 14
May 19

8:30am–12:30pm / Roseville Campus
9:30-11: 30am / White Bear Campus

Bonnie Johnson
Ministry Assistant

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
DEADLINE  Registration now closed.
CONTACT  Amy Ottaviani


Due to recent turmoil in Port-au-Prince, travel alerts have been issued by the U.S. Embassy, and this trip has been canceled. Please pray for our Impact partners, Miradieu and Dula Estinvil, as they must navigate daily life during a volatile time in Haiti.

TRIP  March 15-22, 2019—CANCELED
CONTACT  Vonn Dornbush

Trip is open to college students and adults. The 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
DEADLINE February 3
CONTACT  Vonn Dornbush


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 July/August, 2019
 March 31
Esteban Cardona

Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

Students who’ve completed Grades 9-12 by June 2019 will work with (and stay at) Camp Joy, and serve with our partners—Pelican Rapids Baptist Church and Impact partner Juan Jose Felipe, Castaway Young Life Camp—and the general population in the Pelican Rapids and Fergus Falls communities. Our 26th consecutive year of service will include work projects, cross-cultural ministry, and kids programming.

TRIP June 8-15, 2019
CONTACT Sam Townsend

Lake Traverse, 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
DEADLINE February 3
CONTACTS Matt McCannKaryn Posavad


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
DEADLINE Registration now closed.
CONTACT Ralph Gustafson

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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


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

COST Varies per trip
January 27

Family Trip to
Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

Families and adults are invited to go on an inter-generational 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
 Ranges from free to $50 (depending on age)
CONTACT Bonnie Johnson