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:

2019-20 Trip Application

2019-20 Medical Information

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

2019-20 Scholarship Application

Prayer and Support Letter Guide

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.

January 12
February 9
March 8 & 29
April 19
May 17

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

Bonnie Johnson
Ministry Assistant

Short-term Mission Trips

Dominican Republic

During this women’s only trip, lead VBS and do home visits in Los Caños. Work with community kids, families, and leaders, and Food for the Hungry staff. Grade 11-12 girls welcome if accompanied by an adult.

TRIP February 15-22, 2020
DEADLINE Team full at this time. No more applications being accepted.
Amy Ottaviani


Open to college-age and older. The team will work with our Jerusalem Evangelistic Outreach (JEO) partner Rami Fellimon. Tucker Anderson, Discipleship Pastor, will be leading the team on this trip.

TRIP June 1-10, 2020
COST $3,100
Deposit of $200 required
DEADLINE Team full at this time. No more applications being accepted.
CONTACT Tucker Anderson


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 February 20-March 1, 2020 and April 1-11, 2020
COST $1,900
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 6-13, 2020
COST $410
CONTACT Sam Townsend


Grade 7-8 students travel to Duluth, MN, 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 7-12, 2020
COST $350
DEADLINE February 2


This team will serve alongside our long-time Converge partner church in Guadalajara. The team will stay in host homes, participate in worship, learn about the community, serve in several neighborhoods, and build lasting relationships with our friends in Guadalajara.

TRIP July 9-20, 2020
COST $1,950
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.

TRIP June-July, 2020

SPORTS CAMP Zolotonosha / June 11-21 or June 11-28
CONTACT Kyle Krecklow

ENGLISH MUSIC CAMP Cherkasy & Zolotonosha / June 18-July 5
CONTACT Bev Solberg

ELL CAMP Cherkasy / July 2-12
CONTACT Karen Larson