2019 Capstone Mission Trip Schedule

February

February 19-29 Kenya (teaching) (full)

Partnering with Mike Curry and Light Ministries (www.mikecurry.org); those with teaching gifts are needed to help lead a training conference for pastors and their wives in Nairobi and Kitale, Kenya.

Trip leader: Tollie Meggs
Estimated Cost: $3200
Deadline for $200 deposit: October 19
Team size: 3

March

March 11-15 Honduras

Valley of the Angels orphanage; working with orphans and orphanage staff; ministering in the village. This trip is designed with families in mind.

Trip leader: Amy Smith
Estimated Cost: $1100
Deadline for $200 deposit: November 19
Team size: 20

March 9-15 Orlando

Capstone families who have relationships with international students are invited to attend this awesome service opportunity with their int. student. We will partner with Give Kids the World Village, a non-profit org. that offers children with critical illnesses and their families weeklong, cost-free vacations in Orlando. We will volunteer with them in a variety of ways. (www.gktw.org)

Trip leader: Nesha Smelley
Estimated Cost: $325 for adults; $225 for students
Deadline for $200 deposit: December 9
Team size: 30

March 14-26 South Asia

Travel to an area of hundreds of unreached people groups and partner with indigenous pastors to reach and disciple those who have never heard the gospel; ministry in a leper colony; house church worship. Immunizations required; Visa must be obtained ASAP.

Trip leader: Courtney Elmore
Estimated Cost: $3200
Deadline for $200 deposit: December 14
Team size: 4

April

April 1-8 South Asia (vision) (full)

Establishing a new partnership with a team based in Kathmandu whose focus is unreached peoples in very remote villages.

Trip leader: Jeremy Burrage
Team size: 3

May

May 10-24 Ukraine

Working with local pastors in the capital city of Kiev and a rural village, Koslets, to disciple new converts, minister in rehab facilities, conduct church retreats, and working with “at risk” teens.

Trip leader: Tollie Meggs
Estimated cost: $2200
Deadline for $200 deposit: December 10
Team size: 12

May 8-20 Southeast Asia

Come build intentional and longterm friendships with students from one of the friendliest countries in the world.  They are also a part of the largest unreached Muslim people group in the world.  We will host events with students who want to learn better English.  In the context of those relationships we will get to know more about their culture and then are able to share about our culture, our personal relationships with God and how we began to follow Jesus.  Need to be willing to engage in one-on-one conversations about life and following Jesus;  (summer/semester internship until June 28/July 8 available)

Trip leader: Nesha Smelley
Estimated Cost: $2300
Deadline for $200 deposit: December 8
Team size: 10

Uganda – dates TBD

Teaching/preaching and sharing the Gospel in schools, villages, prisons, and churches. Strengthening relationships and teachings that have been built over several years. This is a very physically demanding trip since we share with schools in the mountains.

Trip leader: Brian Winters
Estimated Cost: $3000
Team size: 6

June

June 17-22   Honduras

Valley of the Angels orphanage; working with orphans and orphanage staff; ministering in the village. This trip is designed with families in mind.

Trip leader: Amy Smith
Estimated Cost: $1100
Deadline for $200 deposit: January 17
Team size: 20

July

July 16-30    Kenya – Medical Mission

Medical and Non-medical teams working with Mike Curry /Light Ministries (www.mikecurry.org); pastors’ conference, feeding stations, orphanages, medical clinics in various rural locations. Immunizations required; visa obtained upon arrival.

Trip leader: Jared Ellis
Estimated Cost: $3500
Deadline for $200 deposit: February 16
Team size: 16

September

September 13-22 Serbia (Construction)

Working in a rural village in northern Serbia with our partner, Peter Miklosvary, doing community outreach, discipleship, sharing testimony, building an addition to a mission house for future mission teams. Needed: construction skills, teaching.

Leader: Tony Meggs
Estimated Cost: $2100
Deadline for $200 deposit: April 13
Team size: 6

November

November 8-11 Disaster Relief Weekend

Estimated Cost: $200 ($100 for students)
Team/Deadline: 20 spots / TBD
Trip Leaders: TBD
Location TBD by greatest need. This will be a recurring relief trip to various locations in the US to administer relief/aid related to natural disasters.
Team size: 30

November 12-23  South Asia

Travel to an area of hundreds of unreached people groups and partner with indigenous pastors to reach and disciple those who have never heard the gospel; ministry in a leper colony; house church worship. Immunizations required; Visa must be obtained ASAP.

Trip leader: Courtney Elmore
Estimated Cost: $3200
Deadline for $200 deposit: July 12
Team size: 4

November 20–29  South Asia

Working in the most densely populated city in the world to help our partners “map” 93 ward/divisions that they are in charge of (18 million people). We will then utilize various entry strategies into the wards with no known believers and also work to strengthen the churches we do find. 

Trip leader: Tollie Meggs
Estimated Cost: $2900
Deadline for $200 deposit: August 20
Team size: 5

November 14-25  Uganda

Teaching/preaching and sharing the Gospel in schools, villages, prisons, and churches. Strengthening relationships and teachings that have been built over several years. This is a very physically demanding trip since we share with schools in the mountains.

Trip leader: Brian Winters
Estimated Cost: $3000
Team size: 6

December

Dec. 28, 2019 - Jan. 7, 2020  North Africa

Come spend ten days in one of the busiest cities on earth! You'll learn about Islam and Arab culture while making lots of local friends.  In context of those relationships we are able to share about our personal beliefs as followers of Christ.  We will visit world-famous historical sites and enjoy lots of time with our new friends and hosts.  This trip is designed for college students in mind.  

Trip leader: Nesha Smelley
Deadline for $200 deposit: July 27
Estimated Cost: $2950
Team size: 15

Dec. 27, 2019 - Jan. 7, 2020   East Asia

This trip takes you to one of the most beautiful yet unreached areas of China, the mountainous western region. We host Christmas and New Year's events with college students to begin friendships.  As we spend time sightseeing and getting to know them better we learn about their lives, culture and religion and share about our lives, culture and our personal relationships with Jesus.

Trip leader: Sue Robertson
Estimated Cost: $2800
Deadline for $200 deposit: July 27
Team size: 8