GO Teams

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Purpose

Short-term mission trips bring the Grace family alongside our global partners to witness and participate in Great Commission work as we engage our world as agents of transformation.

 

2017 GO Teams

HOPE GARDENS*
Dates: July 31–August 4
Team Leader: Charlie Davis
Ministry Partner: Hope Gardens/Union Rescue Mission (www.urm.org)
Ministry Focus: Children’s ministry; youth program; workshops for women
Ministry Description: VBS program for children; program for teens/young adults; workshops for women, neighborhood block party
Estimated Cost per person: $150

**** Deadline extended to Feb.28th for this trip only. ****

 

CZECH REPUBLIC
Dates: June 26– July 11
Team Leader: Greg Henn
Ministry Partner: Josiah Venture (www.josiahventure.com)
Ministry Focus: Friendship evangelism among teenagers, English Camp
Ministry Description: Grace has been invited to send a team to the city of Cheb to serve alongside a youth group and continue a partnership that goes back many years. The team will assist in running a “English Camp,” focusing on outreach to teens and young adults that will include English teaching, sports, games, and sharing the gospel in evening talks. This ministry is English speaking. Teaching English to Czech high school students; building relationships with Czech unbelievers.
Estimated Cost per person: $2,500

GREECE
Dates: June 23 – July 3
Team Leader: Sargon Davoodi
Ministry Partner: www.hellenicministries.com
Ministry Focus: Ministry to Refugee Believer’s Families Ministry Description: Camp for Muslim Background Believers — children’s ministries: children’s crafts, games and bible studies; sports time; waterfront service; women’s crafts; participating in women’s and men’s bible discussion groups; hourly prayer chain for camps, water sports, cleaning and other camp duties as needed.
Estimated Cost per person: $2,500

HAITI: ORPHANAGE
Dates: July 22–30
Team Leader: Phil Marcelin
Ministry Partner: Greg Barshaw of Connect 2 Ministries (www.connect2ministries.net)
Ministry Focus: Orphanage service, maintenance at orphanage Ministry Description: This Grace team will be traveling to Haiti to partner with Greg Barshaw of Connect 2 Ministries. They will be working in an orphanage loving kids, making repairs, and maintenance at the orphanage.
Estimated Cost: $2,000

HAITI: CONSTRUCTION
Dates: March 18–25
Team Leader: Chuck Miller
Ministry Partner: Greg Barshaw of Connect 2 Ministries (www.connect2ministries.net)
Ministry Focus/Description: This team will continue construction efforts at a compound in Onaville started by previous Haiti Construction teams. The exact projects will be determined by the team leader and Greg Barshaw.

MEXICO CITY
Dates: August 14–21
Team Leader: TBD
Ministry Partner: James & Christina Richardson (www.efca.org )
Ministry Focus: Gospel Outreach opportunity geared towards women and sometimes men being prostituted in red light district Ministry Description: Career workshops for women (chef, baker, hairstylist, etc) that need little schooling to gain employment; possible computer workshops VBS with indigenous Otomi children along with local church plant; service project at transition home or other trafficking home.
Estimated Cost per person: $ 1,350

JORDAN
Dates: August 8–19
Team Leader: Greg Richardson
Ministry Partner: GBC Global Partner Jamal Hashweh, Global Hope Network International (www.ghni.org)
Ministry Focus: Compassion ministry to refugees and urban and rural poor.
Ministry Description: We are excited to once again partner with Global Hope Network to serve in Jordan. Grace’s team will be involved in a multi-faceted compassion ministry to the poor — some of them Christian refugees from Iraq and Muslim refugees from Syria who have fled the wars and persecution in their homelands. Ministry will include visitation to refugee homes and homes of the poor with food distribution and possibly a goat loan project. There could also be ministry at The House of Ruth in Moab.
Estimated Cost per person: $3,700

INDIA: BANGALORE
Dates: September 28– October 15
Team Leader: Dave McKean
Ministry Partner: GBC Global Partners, Timothy and Julie P
Ministry Focus: Children’s ministry; Global Partner
encouragement, VBS at Children’s Home (Living Word); Mentoring students.
Ministry Description: We have the privilege of again returning to Bangalore, India which is home to Grace Global Partners, Timothy and Julie P. This team will be working with Timothy and Julie at Living Word Children’s home conducting a VBS type program, leading devotions, helping with homework, mentoring, teaching songs and playing games with the children.
Estimated Cost per person: $2,300

INDIA: DELHI
Dates: July 8– 23
Team Leader: Charlie Davis
Ministry Partner: Peter and Heather M
Ministry Focus/Description: Music classes at Music Academy in Delhi for students and training for the music teachers. Outreach concerts; concerts at Capital Bible Church. Possible English classes. We are excited to offer a Global Outreach team to Delhi to serve alongside Peter and Heather M.

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RETURNING HEARTS
Date: April 28
Team Leader: Fred Fels
Ministry Partner: AWANA Lifeline (www.awana.org/lifeline), LA Country Sherriff Dept.
Ministry Focus: Ministry to inmates and their families.
Ministry Description: Grace will once again bring the children of inmates into the Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic in a gospelcentered event designed to turn the hearts of fathers back to their children. There will also be a ministry to the caregivers of the children on the Grace campus at the same time. Scores of people are needed to provide a safe and Christ-centered atmosphere for this unique outreach. Training day for the event will be Saturday, April 8.
Estimated Cost per person: $50

ALL INFO FOUND ON:

http://www.gracebaptist.org/returninghearts

*Please fill out the application on Returning Hearts Celebration website above.
*4 week Grace U classes not required for this outreach event.