Mission Trip to Ecuador 

Lara Schopp Mission Trips, Mission Trips, Uncategorized

February 12-20, 2022 The Mission Trip team invites you to join us for our next international mission trip to Ecuador in February 2022. We will travel for a week of service and learning with our mission partner FEDICE, a non-profit organization that works to build sustainable livelihoods, encourage self-sufficiency, and …

Week of Compassion Responding to Disasters

Lara Schopp Mission Trips, Mission Trips

Week of Compassion, the relief, refugee and developmental mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is currently responding to the recent earthquake in Haiti, as well as other humanitarian crises across the world. Week of Compassion partners have already deployed volunteers in Haiti to help with rescue operations …

Responding to the Covid Crisis in India

Lara Schopp Mission Trips

As the severity of India’s second wave of COVID-19 worsens, our thoughts and prayers are with the wonderful people we met on our 2016 and 2017 service learning trips to visit hospitals in Mungeli, India. This week our church made an $18,000 donation from our Permanent Missionary Endowment Fund and …

In Awe of the Rugged

Lara Schopp Catherine Stark-Corn, Children & Families, Mission Trips

By Catherine Stark-Corn, Minister to Families and Children One of my most cherished memories is of the church’s family mission trips to the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota. The drive could be a bit long, especially with younger ones who were tired of car games, toys, sitting, being …

Ecuador Mission Trip Presentation

Lara Schopp 2020 Ecuador Mission Trip, Mission Trips

Team members from the recent Ecuador mission trip will share stories and photos about their experiences on Sun., Feb. 9 at 10:00 a.m. in the Koinonia Sunday School classroom, in the Solarium on the third floor. Learn about the “Minga” (working together) formed with FEDICE in Ecuador and the community …

2020 Mission/Service/Learning Trips

Lara Schopp Mission Trips, Serve, Uncategorized

Ecuador (rescheduled from October 2019) The fall 2019 Ecuador service/learning trip was rescheduled to January 17 – 24 , 2020, and a few spaces remain open for this trip. For details contact  Nancy Lear or Corey Meyer.   Nicaragua  February 23 – 29, 2020 Visiting our international partner CEPAD in Managua, Nicaragua to …

Middle School Mission Trip 2019

Lara Schopp Connect, Mission Trips, Youth Ministry

Last week, 11 youth and four adults went to Des Moines, Iowa, for a few days of service, learning, and exploring. The team partnered with three different organizations for service: JOPPA, a grassroots organization seeking solutions for homelessness; IMPACT, a community action partnership that offers relief and aid to people …