2018-2019 SHORT TERM MISSION TRIPS
New York City, New York ( July 28-August 4, 2018) FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM HERE.
We will head to the Big Apple to help run a Children's Camp for Grace Fellowship Church in New York City. The church provides a children's camp for those in the community, and asks churches from around the country to come serve. This trip is for families of children junior high age and older alongwith their parents. Come serve through missions as a family! Contact Don Kilgore at dkilgore [at] uhsweb [dot] com or Harriet Goshorn at hwgoshorn [at] gmail [dot] com for more information. Watch a video about the camp HERE.
PARTICIPANTS: Gene Brent, Shelli Brent, Caroline Brent, Christina Brent, Preston Brent, Isabella Bridges, Paul Gerhardt, Jeremy Jones, Lucy Jones, Tim Keith, Jack Keith, Lori Kellum, Abbay Kellum, Sarah Frances Kellum, Don Kilgore, Sandy Kilgore, Sam Kilgore, Sam Olson, Taylor Olson
Glasgow, Scotland (July 28 - August 4, 2018) FOLLOW ON INSTAGRAM HERE.
We are working alongside Ivor MacDonald at Coatbridge Church in Glasgow, Scotland to conduct a Holiday Club (their version of VBS) in an underserved area of Glasgow, and a teen outreach for their church. This trip is the first of a three year commitment to Glasgow. Emily Dafferner is the leader in charge.
PARTICIPANTS: Emily Dafferner, Brantley Davidson, Katie Davidson, Jacob Davis, Lauren Griffin, James McDonald, Whitney McDonald, Clara McDonald, Thompson McDonald, Cole McDonald, Alex Ransone, Catherine Wilfong, Rachel Wukasch, Abby Zumbach
Tanzania Pastors Conference ( July 27 - August 7) FOLLOW MIKE'S BLOG HERE.
This trip is for pastors/elders to teach at a Pastors Conference in Musoma, Tanzania. Our own Mike Malone has been attending/teaching at this yearly conference for many years. Mike Malone is in charge of this trip.
PARTICIPANTS: Mike Malone and Matt Buyer
Puerto Rico Pastors and Families Retreat (Spots Available) - October 5-13, 2018. (Exact dates coming soon.) This trip is for our ministerial, children’s ministry, and construction teams to help strengthen and encourage the ministerial and construction staff in Puerto Rico as they continue to minister to their communities in the aftermath of the hurricanes that hit last fall. These teams will go in concert with each other to perform construction projects, conduct a retreat for ministerial staff and construction staff, and for the children of those participating in the retreats to be ministered to, as well. Cost: $400. Jose Velazquez is the leader in charge of this trip. Contact: Jose Velasquez at jvelazquez [at] jamesleehouse [dot] com or Parker Tenant at ptenent [at] ipcmemphis [dot] org.
Berlin, Germany (Spots Available) October 6-13, 2018. This trip is not an IPC trip, but run through our denomination's missions arm, Mission to the World. Anne Seiler will be going on this trip which is a prayer journey through the streets of Berlin, Germany, in support of the 5 church plants there and the ministries they support. There are 20 slots available for this trip. The cost is $1,000. per person plus airfare. You must be able to walk up to 10 miles a day. If interested, contact Anne Seiler at seiler.anne [at] att [dot] net or Zachary Kushner at MTW.
Nassau, Bahamas (Spots Available) - October 18-21, 2018. This is a trip for a very limited number businessmen to help Julian Russell, who is starting a church in the Bahamas. Julian's vision is to have a leadership/ethics/business seminar for men in the community as an outreach for his church plant. A follow up conference will be held in February, 2019, which will be for more participants. The cost of the trip is approximately $800. Contact David Burch at david.burch [at] gmail [dot] com for information and specifics about what is needed.
Athens, Greece (Spots Available) January 19-28, 2019. This trip is for up to 6 women to come alongside women who have been rescued from sex slavery and mentor, teach and learn from them. The week we have been assigned is their "end of course" week where they do a project. Our group will be matched with a woman for the week for relationship building and activities. The cost of the trip is approximately $1,600.00 but financial help is available. Contact: Lexie Johnston at lexiejohnston [at] gmail [dot] com for more information.
Musoma, Tanzania (May 2019) This is a multi-pronged trip that will include primarily medical missions along with other ministry opportunities. Cost: $3,500. Contact: Mike Malone at mmalone [at] ipcmemphis [dot] org.
New York City, New York ( Summer 2019) We will help host a week of VBS for mostly unchurched kids from international and immigrant families from the neighborhood. Cost: $1,100. Contact: Don Kilgore at dkilgore [at] uhweb [dot] com.">dkilgore [at] uhweb [dot] com.
Glasgow, Scotland (Summer 2019) We will be working alongside Ivor MacDonald at Coatbridge Church in Glasgow, Scotland to conduct a Holiday Club and teen outreach events. Cost: $2,100. Contact: Emily Dafferner at emdafferner [at] gmail [dot] com.">emdafferner [at] gmail [dot] com.