Covenant Short-Term Mission Opps
Bahir Dar, Ethiopia (Marcie Erickson / Grace Center Foundation) | 2018
Dates – September 10 - 24, 2018 | Cost – $500 (+ airfare)
Goal – Focusing on the needs of children, you will engage in a VBS program for ages 4 and up and mentor to boys and girls as well as ministering to children and mothers in prison. We also need specific skills like building, maintenance, office work, electrical, teacher, and child care.
Les Cayes, Haiti (Brian Hunter / Place of Hope in Haiti) | 2018
Dates – December 26, 2018 – January 2, 2019 | Cost – $1300.00 (includes airfare)
Goal – Participate in a Christmas celebration at Place of Hope in Haiti. Distribute the gifts collected by Covenant Church. Reach out to the surrounding community with gifts and the gospel message.
Beirut, Lebanon (John & Ruth Merrell / Club 1040) | 2019
Dates – TBD
Goal – You will minister to the Lebanese and Syrian refugees with God's love and compassion as well as experience another culture and rekindle a vision and passion for missions and a heart of appreciation in team members, which inspires them to be evangelistic in their own lives. And share the Good News to expand God's Kingdom by leading Lebanese, Syrian refugees and Muslims to faith in Christ or encourage them to deeper faith in Him through connection with local churches.
PRAISE | Covenant Short Term Mission Trip | 2017
SHARE International, BigLife, ECHO & Covenant Team were in
Turkana (Kenya) Africa | July 7-22, 2017
The Kenya GO Team: Pastor Trent Casto, Pastor Bob Petterson, Marilyn & Bill Mitchell, Gail Dearie, Wanda Garcia, Mary Ann Lee, John & Jennie Poole, Martha Scott, Doug Neve, & Delores, Bill & Emma Grace Burgess
The GO Missions: Share International, Big Life, ECHO & Care for Aids
About This Short-Term Mission: Share International (shareint.net) exists to share the gospel in Turkana, a remote region of Kenya, through recruiting, training, funding, and sending indigenous church planters. To date, Share has planted almost 300 churches and has reached almost 40% of the population. For this particular short-term mission, Share International has proactively collaborated with three other Covenant supported missions: Big Life (big.life): Discipleship training for 100 pastors; ECHO (echonet.org): Training in agricultural practices; Care for Aids (careforaids.org): Expanding ministry to Turkana.