Places That Have Requested and Need Short-Term GO Teams
So, you have your team. You know who’s going. You know what you can do. You are well-prepared and ready to minister in another culture…in a foreign country. But, where? We can help with that!
Below you will find a number of requests which have been made by the field. Perhaps your local church is ready to dive into the waters of short-term mission (STM). This is a great place for you to begin! Consider these needs on the field and whether or not your church may be able to field a team that would meet these needs. If you would like more information on a particular mission, please use our Contact Form and select “GO: Short-Term” to let us know of your interest in a specific opportunity.
Construction teams needed! We are in need of teams to go and help build 2 buildings along with our Foursquare Bolivia family. They have begun the buildings with their savings, but it is difficult as they build as the funds are available. We need teams to come and serve alongside and work alongside our family there to encourage and finish 2 church buildings. Please contact us regarding the current finances needed to finish, as well as ground costs.
Construction teams needed! Helping a national work that is serving and sending out missionaries to a number of neighboring countries build and establish their headquarters. They also need classrooms for a new Bible school on their main campus. Partner with leaders on the field and help financially in units of $10,000 to see these projects completed.
Evangelism teams needed! In Cuenca, we are endeavoring to reach students in schools and universities with the gospel and to teach them Christian values. We are also working on various other evangelistic efforts on the streets. We are looking for teams of about 7 people to come and help us reach more people. Ground costs are approximately $80/person/day.
Construction team needed! FMI Missionaries Francois and Nathalie Gendron along with Area Missionary Jeff Roper request a team of experienced roofers that would travel to Strasbourg. The Foursquare church there just purchased a used church building that is in need of a new shingle roof. They are praying for individuals or churches that would also donate to the project by paying the cost of materials and the cost to rent the scaffolding.
Evangelistic and construction teams.
Evangelism teams needed! In Guatemala City, we are endeavoring to reach students in schools and universities with the gospel and to teach them Christian values. We are also working on various other evangelistic efforts on the streets. We are looking for teams of about 7 people to come and help us reach more people during the months of June and July. Ground costs are approximately $85/person/day.
There are year-round opportunities for teams in Haiti. They can stay at the base camp located at the church, or at a guest house if they prefer. The base camp can accommodate 24 people at one time, and meals are included. The cost is $60 per person per day. However, to ease ground transportation, smaller teams are preferred. They can use construction, medical, evangelistic, compassion, and educational teams. The ministry opportunities are varied from visiting orphanages, schools, tent cities, churches, and community outreach.
VBS in Ireland! We are looking for a team of about 10 people to come to Cork, Ireland, and support local churches and ministries with VBS and outreaches into the community. Because this mission is mainly to children, it must take place during the summer months of June-August while kids are out of school. Ground costs are roughly $90/person/day.
Year round opportunities for teams are available in Jamaica. They can always use construction and evangelistic teams, as well as youth or children’s ministry.
Evangelism teams needed! There is a real open door right now in Japan for specific ministry, and we need teams with real teaching gifts. We are being asked for evangelism teams to do VBS, child evangelism, youth camps, and English camps. We are also looking for Spanish speaking teams to minster to a large, unreached Spanish population in Japan. Ground costs are roughly $90/person/day
Business as Mission / Business training and Pastors for leadership development! There is a huge need to help train and mentor both our pastors and nationals on ways to save and make money to fund ministry. Most pastors are working bi-vocationally to support their family and church. We need specialized teams to come and serve along with our leaders about ways to help this huge need.
We also need pastors to come and teach leadership development and basic Bible teachings to our national pastors who are so eager to learn more.
Construction teams needed! Help our Foursquare Church build a number of churches or repair storm-damaged roofs with projects that range from $5,000-$15,000. This would be a tremendous cost for this National Church that has a zeal for church growth and development after having lived through many challenging years of war and Ebola. Now, they are rising anew and looking for partners!
Evangelism teams needed! In Managua, we are endeavoring to reach students in schools and universities with the gospel and to teach them Christian values. We are also working on various other evangelistic efforts on the streets. We are looking for teams of about 7-10 people to come and help us reach more people. Ground costs are approximately $80/person/day.
Evangelistic teams are always welcome.
Evangelistic and construction teams.
Evangelism Teams Needed! Great opportunities exist for small teams of 2-5 to minister, especially in helping with some urban church plants. Ground costs around $90/person/day
Volunteer English Conversation Teacher in Maesot to teach kindergarten through high school students weekday afternoons, early evenings, and weekends, 7 to 8 hours each.
Approximate Commitment: 90 days
(Arrive in Maesot the second week of March 2018, return to the U.S. the first week of June.)
Approximate Cost: $600 a month for meals beyond what is provided and optional travel while in Maesot. In addition, cost will include travel from the U.S. to Thailand. The host will provide room with all utilities, free Wifi, laundry service and three meals per day.
- Must have experience working with children ages 6-16
- Must be responsible and self motivated
- Must also have a pastor’s recommendation
AoNang, South Thailand- Teams of 1-17 to evangelize, do children’s outreaches, or pray over the 0% Christian area and partner with local missionaries in church planting and Business-As-Mission related efforts. $50/day per person on top of airfare.
Individual or couple to set up an aquaponics system in Maesot. Training workers in Maesot to set up an aquaponics system to grow vegetables directly above catfish pools; teaching workers how to start plants from seed using this system.
Approximate commitment: Two weeks
Approximate cost: Travel to Thailand and optional hotel expense. Limited accommodations available in a host home. Hotel costs in Maesot average $20 per day with breakfast included.
Additional need: Funds to purchase necessary equipment in setting up the system.
Evangelism to people from other main world religions. There are also opportunities to minister in orphanages and local churches. Teams can stay at the cross-cultural training center, whose staff will serve as their hosts and guides. There are also opportunities for individual students to stay at the center for 2 weeks to 3 months to serve and/or study.
Construction teams to build a parsonage and an extension to the Bible School.
Every year the International Hope Center, a Foursquare ministry, hosts church teams to Hamtramck, Michigan, one of the most diverse cities in America. In Hamtramck’s 2.2 square miles, you will find 23 languages spoken, over 7 mosques, a Hindu Temple, Buddhist Gardens and Eastern and Western churches. Teams will receive training in cross-cultural and urban training, exposure to the many cultures of Hamtramck and hands-on ministry that may include ESL, neighborhood park outreaches, kids and youth outreaches, ministry to at-risk girls, community gardens and much more.
Costs are $35.00 per day per person for housing and program fees, meals extra.