Short-Term Mission Trips

A short-term mission trip can be an adventure of a lifetime.

Global Ministry has been a major part of Living Word for over 30 years. Over the past few years, we have sent an average of 10 teams per year all around the world. Our mission teams serve in a variety of ways through medical clinics, construction projects, Vacation Bible Schools, and by ministry to people who are sick and hurting.

Questions?

Contact Glenda Kelly at 717-755-0089 x 120
Short-Term Trip FAQs

Being involved in a mission trip can be a great experience that allows you to see the work of God on the mission field, right where it is happening. People go on short-term mission trips to be a blessing to others, but often return feeling blessed themselves.

We offer a variety of trips on many continents. If you feel God leading you to learn more, we invite you to apply to join us on an upcoming trip.

Short-term mission trips are designed to accomplish a number of things:

  • Help attendee to become “world Christians”
  • Helping and not hurting those we minister to
  • Our travelers will grow in their spiritual journey
  • Travelers will be moved to financially give to global missions

Upcoming Trips

  • GUATEMALA CONSTRUCTION TRIP (FEBRUARY 4-11, 2020)

    The Construction Team will travel to Guatemala February 4-11, 2020. The primary goal of this trip is to work with a resident missionary on construction projects, primarily building churches, in rural parts of Guatemala. Team members will stay at a hotel in Rio Dulce and travel to remote villages.

    Note:
    We will meet as a team at least 4 times prior to the trip; meeting attendance is mandatory for all team members.
    A $100 deposit will be due by the first team meeting, generally 3 months prior to the date of travel.

    Trip Cost: $1,300 [approx] includes travel, lodging, and most meals

     

  • GUATEMALA MEDICAL TRIP (February 13-17, 2020)

    This winter trip is the first of three medical trips to rural Guatemala each year. We partner with Fraternidad Cristiana De Guatemala, a church in Guatemala City, to provide medical care in rural villages in Guatemala. The team is comprised of both medical professionals and non-medical participants who provide a variety of services to these communities. The goal is to share the love of Christ with those who are in need.

    Note:
    We will meet as a team at least 4 times prior to the trip; meeting attendance is mandatory for all team members.
    A $100 deposit will be due by the first team meeting, generally 3 months prior to the date of travel.

    Trip Cost: $700 [approx] includes travel, lodging, and most meals

  • GUATEMALA FAMILY TRIP (March 21-28, 2020)

    This is a family construction trip where a parent and child or some combination travel together.  Team members help construct church buildings and conduct VBS classes in a local church. While in Guatemala, the team stays at the McComb Retreat Center in Nebaj, Guatemala and then travels with Mike McComb and associates to the remote villages where they serve.

    Note:
    We will meet as a team at least 4 times prior to the trip; meeting attendance is mandatory for all team members.
    A $100 deposit will be due by the first team meeting, generally 3 months prior to the date of travel.

    Trip Cost: $1,300 [approx] includes travel, lodging, and most meals

  • GUATEMALA MEDICAL TRIP (July 2020)

    This summer trip is the second of three medical trips to rural Guatemala each year. We have a long-standing partnership with Frater Church in Guatemala City and together we provide a medical clinic that travels to various rural areas in Guatemala. The team is comprised of both medical and non-medical volunteers. Our medical volunteers partner with medical professionals from Guatemala to provide this medical clinic. Non-medical team members help support the operation of the clinic. We also provide a children’s clinic where we facilitate games and activities for the children currently being treated in the clinic.

    Note:
    We will meet as a team at least 4 times prior to the trip; meeting attendance is mandatory for all team members.
    A $100 deposit will be due by the first team meeting, generally 3 months prior to the date of travel.

  • GUATEMALA YOUTH TRIP (July 2020)

    This short-term trip is an ideal opportunity for teens to experience cross-cultural missions that will empower them to take ownership of their faith. We will primarily be serving among the Ixil people and local teens in Nebaj, Guatemala. With various projects planned, including construction, VBS, and leading teen camps, we believe this will be a potential life changing experience for everyone involved. Due to the nature of this trip, there will be an application process followed by a series of meetings and training sessions. This trip is exclusively designed for teenagers; you must be between 14-18 years of age to apply.

    Note:
    We will meet as a team at least 4 times prior to the trip; meeting attendance is mandatory for all team members.
    A $100 deposit will be due by the first team meeting, generally 3 months prior to the date of travel.

  • GUATEMALA MEDICAL TRIP (OCTOBER 24-28, 2019)-TRIP FILLED

    This fall trip is the second of three medical trips to rural Guatemala each year. We have a long-standing partnership with Frater Church in Guatemala City and together we provide a medical clinic that travels to various rural areas in Guatemala. The team is comprised of both medical and non-medical volunteers. Our medical volunteers partner with medical professionals from Guatemala to provide this medical clinic. Non-medical team members help support the operation of the clinic. We also provide a children’s clinic where we facilitate games and activities for the children currently being treated in the clinic.

    Note:
    We will meet as a team at least 4 times prior to the trip; meeting attendance is mandatory for all team members.
    A $100 deposit will be due by the first team meeting, generally 3 months prior to the date of travel.

  • ETHIOPIA MEDICAL TRIP (July 10-20, 2020)

    Team members on this trip do humanitarian work in the medical clinic and village in Sendafa, Ethiopia. Medical professionals will conduct a 5-day medical clinic. Non-medical team members will work in local schools and also visit HIV/AIDS patients who are connected with the Project Adopt a Village (PAAV) team.

    Note:
    We will meet as a team at least 4 times prior to the trip; meeting attendance is mandatory for all team members.
    A $100 deposit will be due by the first team meeting, generally 3 months prior to the date of travel.

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