Have you ever wondered about joining an Impact short-term trip team? Maybe you’ve wondered about the value of the trip given all you would give up—money, vacation time, leisure. Perhaps you’re afraid to step into situations that will stretch you and push your comfort zones. It’s important to pray and ask God to lead you. If you want to explore the idea behind the trip value and your motives, please click HERE to read an article by Paul Borthwick. It will challenge your vision and direction.
If you have questions or would like to know more about short-term trips, contact Vonn Dornbush, Impact Ministry Pastor.
Short-term Mission Trips
Being the hands and feet of Jesus is one way to show God’s love. Young and old have invested their time and talents in short-term service trips, and each and every person has said their faith grew more than they thought possible. If you’re curious about serving at home or abroad, start praying about future opportunities. If you’re ready to take a leap of faith, here’s what’s next:
Calvary Church offers modest financial assistance, prayer, and counsel for members and regular attenders considering short-term trips.
Join Pastor Ralph Gustafson on a short-term trip to serve with one of our newest Impact partners, Salt in Cincinnati, Ohio. Our team will be coming alongside church planter Nate Gustafson and his team to launch a new church targeting college students and city residents. Our team will work behind the scenes serving, cooking, and helping with set up for several key outreach events. Each evening the group will strengthen the bond as a team over worship, prayer, and devotionals. The team will stay at the Spring Hill Suites. Application (above) and $150 deposit reserves your place on the team.
TRIP August 21-29, 2021
COST $700/quad occupancy & $850/double occupancy
DEADLINE June 30
CONTACT Ralph Gustafson
CAMP JOY / Dent, MN
Camp Joy is one of our Impact partners, and we love this opportunity to serve them and support their ministry by doing general maintenance, updates, and refreshing indoor and outdoor spaces at the camp each year.
TRIP September 17-19, 2021
DEADLINE August 8
CONTACT Vonn Dornbush
Lead VBS and do home visits in Los Caños and work with Food for the Hungry staff.
TRIP Fall 2021 or February 2022
CONTACT Amy Ottaviani
Teams help guide summer camps as leadership is gradually transferred to our Ukrainian Partners. Each camp brings the message of God’s love to students through sports, music, or teaching English.
SPORTS CAMP Zolotonosha
DATES August 1-7, 2021 (Tentative)
CONTACT Kyle Krecklow
TRIPS POSTPONED UNTIL JUNE & JULY 2022
ENGLISH MUSIC CAMP Cherkasy & Zolotonosha
CONTACT Bev Solberg
ELL CAMP Cherkasy
CONTACT Karen Larson
Open to college-age and older. The team will work with our Jerusalem Evangelistic Outreach (JEO) partner Rami Fellimon. Tucker Anderson, Discipleship Pastor, will be leading the team on this trip.
CONTACT Tucker Anderson
Impact Ministry Pastor