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 2019.
FLORIDA DISASTER RELIEF
When: March 8–14, 2019
Partner: Tennessee Baptist Disaster Relief tndisasterrelief.org
Purpose: To provide clean-up assistance to those affected by Hurricane Michael
Who can go: Handy and helpful men and women, physical labor involved
Point person: Josh Burke, firstname.lastname@example.org, 423-817-2369
When: June 20–23, 2019
Partner: Middlefork Outreach Ministries
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 people: Dave Schubert, email@example.com, 423.612.1602
Stephen Hamby, firstname.lastname@example.org, 678.982.5919
When: June 30–July 4, 2019
Partner: MFuge fugecamps.com
Purpose: To jump into ministry with local communities and relationally serve people
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
When: June 9–16, 2019
Partner: Straight Street International and Fort Robinson Baptist Church, Kingsport
Purpose: To minister to locals and strengthen churches through food, shelter, after-school care and sharing the gospel
Who can go: Adults, students and families
Point person: Andy Malcolm email@example.com 423.863.3085
When: July 27–August 4, 2019
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
- General logistics support (carrying boxes, getting supplies, etc.)
- Leading in worship
Point person: Gordon & Varinka Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org, 854.385.3790