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mission with us
Considering going on a mission trip with Shandon in 2014?
Here are your next steps:
Look through the list of locations and pray about which
one you feel God wants you to consider.
Begin raising financial support and making room in your
schedule.
Attend the interest meeting for the trip to learn more of
the details and requirements needed to participate. (The
interest meeting dates will be posted soon and will start
near the end of 2013).
Complete a Shandon missions application (to be
distributed at the interest meeting).
Please note that all trips require between 1 and 4 mandatory training sessions.
If you have questions please contact the missions office at Shandon:
Email: [email protected]
phone: (803) 782-1300 ext. 113
2014
short term trips
Nicaragua | July 12-19
Estimated Cost: $1,600
Type of Trip: Construction/Evangelism/Children’s Ministry
Team Make-Up: 25 to 30 adults
Shandon’s partnership with Chosen Children Ministries is in its seventh year. Team members may be a part of feedings,
medical clinics, sports camps, Bible clubs and various types of humanitarian aid all as a way of opening doors to present
the gospel. For more information about Chosen Children Ministries, visit chosenchildrenministries.org.
Israel | 1st Trip: July 2-12 | 2nd Trip: July 9-19
Estimated Cost: $3,600
Type of Trip: Evangelism/Children’s Ministry
Team Make-Up: 5 adults per trip
Shandon will run a two week day camp in conjunction with the Nazareth Baptist school using two back to back teams.
Both trips will be limited to 5 adults, plus Mimi Brookshire. A desire to work with kids is a must. For more information
about Nazareth Baptist School, visit FriendsOfNazareth.com.
Chicago, IL | July 26 – August 2
Estimated Cost: $1,100
Type of Trip: Church Planting/Evangelism/Community Service
Team Make-Up: 12-20 adults
This team will work in conjunction with our church planting partner, Mosaic Church, located in the Wicker Park
neighborhood of Chicago. Teams will engage in promoting awareness for the church, doing community service projects,
running a summer kids club and practicing relational evangelism. For more information about Mosaic Church, visit
mosaicchicago.org.
Washington, DC | August 2-7
Estimated Cost: $750
Type of Trip: Choir/Music Ministry
Team Make-Up: 50-100 adults
This team will work with an inner city mission providing meals and care during the week. There will be singing
opportunities at two different churches in addition to impromptu concerts in public areas around Washington.
Scotland | August 29-September 6
Estimated Cost: $2,100
Type of Trip: Church Planting/Evangelism
Team Make-Up: 8-10 adults
This team will work with an IMB missionary in Glasgow, Scotland to help with relational evangelism, prayer walking and
other activities to help build a network of house churches. This trip will involve a lot of walking so physical endurance is a
must.
Indonesia | June 18-28
Estimated Cost: $3,500
Type of Trip: Evangelism/Teaching English
Team Make-Up: 6 to 8 adults
This team will work with Shandon mission partners serving in Indonesia. Participants will help teach English through
storytelling as well as other community minded service projects. This team will primarily be working within a Muslim
context so special training will be given beforehand on how to share your faith in that area.
2014
short term trips
Knoxville, TN | April 27 – May 2
Estimated Cost: $325
Type of Trip: Construction/Evangelism
Team Make-Up: 20 to 30 adults
This team will be working with the Knox County Association of Baptists doing home makeovers and evangelistic
outreach. This trip combines construction with other types of ministry and is a great starting point for someone that has
never been on a mission trip.
Montreal | June (exact dates TBD)
Estimated Cost: $1,100
Type of Trip: Singles Ministry
Team Make-Up: 12-18 adults
This team will work in conjunction with Connection Church, located in the Ahuntsic area of Montreal. Teams will engage
in promoting awareness for the church, doing community service projects, and practicing relational evangelism.
For more information about Connection Church, visit connexionmontreal.org.
FAMILY
mission trips
Charleston, SC | April 12
Estimated Cost: $25
Type of Trip: Family Mission Trip/Church Planting
Team Make-Up: 30 – 50 (adults and children)
This trip is designed with the family in mind. We’ll be supporting our Charleston church planting partner, Awaken
Church, to help distribute church promotional material and serve their community. Children first grade and up are
welcome to participate (if accompanied by a parent). For more information about Awaken Church, visit
awakencharleston.com.
Sevierville, TN | May 2-4
Estimated Cost: $60
Type of Trip: Family Mission Trip
Team Make-Up: up to 50 (adults and children)
This team will work on and with the Wears Valley Ranch in Sevierville, Tennessee. We will support the ranch kids, house
parents, and staff by providing much needed volunteer project assistance as well as showing them Christian love and
encouragement through joint social and worship activities. Children first grade and up are welcome to participate (if
accompanied by a parent). Families will need to provide their own transportation to and from Tennessee. For more
information about Wears Valley Ranch, visit wvr.org.
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