TRIPS WE TAKE

In 2017, Joel Owen, our Lead Pastor, challenged our congregation to go on a mission trip by 2020. Here’s the trips we have planned for 2018.


Nicaragua


When: May 19-27, 2018

Partner: Global Health Outreach gho.servicereef.com

Purpose: To provide for the medical and physical needs of locals in order to build relationships to share the gospel.

Who can go: Besides medical personal, anyone can help.

  • Work in the pharmacy - counting pills and delivering meds
  • Work in the eyeglass clinic assessing and giving out reading glasses
  • Work in the dental area, cleaning utensils and assisting with the patients
  • Work in Triage taking temperatures, weights, and blood pressure
  • Teach/lead VBS
  • General logistics support (carrying boxes, getting supplies, etc.)
  • Leading in worship

Point person: Jeff Presley, gohogs1@charter.net


Winston-Salem, NC


When: June 25-29, 2018

Partner: Student Life Camps studentlife.com/missions

Purpose: To move people outside their comfort zones with meaningful local service opportunities.

Who can go: This student trip will need adult chaperones who will be serving as well.

Point person: Nathan Ellis, Nathan@gracekingsport.org, 423.963.0137


Middlefork, KY


When: July 5-8 or 27-30, 2018

Partner: Middlefork Mission Outreach

Purpose: To improve the housing conditions of locals in order to build relationships to share the gospel.

Who can go: This is a great trip for families! Anyone can help.

Point person: Nathan Ellis, Nathan@gracekingsport.org, 423.963.0137


El Salvador


When: July 28-August 5, 2018

Partner: Global Health Outreach gho.servicereef.com

Purpose: To provide for the medical and physical needs of locals in order to build relationships to share the gospel.

Who can go: Besides medical personal, anyone can help.

  • Sharing the Gospel
  • Serving and loving the poor
  • Discipling other team members
  • Letting God use your talents and abilities to minister and encourage other people
  • Work in the pharmacy - counting pills and delivering meds
  • Work in the dental area, cleaning utensils and assisting with the patients
  • Work in Triage taking temperatures, weights, and blood pressure
  • Teach/lead VBS
  • General logistics support (carrying boxes, getting supplies, etc.)
  • Leading in worship

Point person: Gordon & Varinka Williams, thewilliamsgho@gmail.com, 854.385.3790


Nicaragua


When: October 6-13, 2018

Partner: Open Eyes openeyes.org & Parkway Baptist, Knoxville

Purpose: To consider partnering with Open Eyes long term in creating local disciple making churches.

Who can go: Adults interested in sharing the gospel and disciple making.

Point person: Andy Malcolm, andy@gracekingsport.org, 423.863.3085