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 2020.
When: Opportunities throughout the year
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: July 23–26, 2020
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 Person: Josh Burke, email@example.com, 423.817.2369
When: June 28–July 2, 2020
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: Paul Wingfield, Paul@gracekingsport.org, 423.946.0974
When: June 16–23, 2020
Partner: Straight Street International (StraightStreetInternational.com)
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 people: Andy Malcolm, firstname.lastname@example.org, 423.863.3085 // Cole Maupin, email@example.com, 423.429.3161
When: July 25–August 2, 2020
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 People: Gordon & Varinka Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org, 854.385.3790