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 …

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 …

First Two Day: January 17 – 18

Lara Schopp 2020 Ecuador Mission Trip

Welcome to Ecuador! Seeing, Feeling, and Adjusting. We have been in Otavalo, Ecuador for a full day now and we are excited to share with you what we have been up to. Our travel day on Thursday was certainly a long one. Arriving at the airport by 4:00 a.m. and …

First Days in Ecuador

Lara Schopp 2020 Ecuador Mission Trip

Our team has arrived in Ecuador and has spent the first couple of days getting to know the area. They have visited a church, got a peek at a local wedding, and even found a KC fan at the Otavalo Market.  

We’re home. Now what?

Lara Schopp 2019 High School Ecuador Mission Trip

An international mission trip isn’t easy. There’s much to plan, much to purchase, much to prepare. The hardest part, however, may be readjusting to life back home. Beyond catching up on rest, it can be difficult to make sense of the memories and the transformation you’ve had while traveling; it …

From Aislinn: Ecuador day 2

Lara Schopp 2019 High School Ecuador Mission Trip

Today was an earlier day than yesterday, and we had gotten through the listening part and into the doing. Even though the morning was full of painting and staining and finishing the ceiling we still had opportunities to learn about their culture through our work and observations. For example, on …