Short-Term Teams

Crossing Cultures to Serve and to Grow

Serge’s long-term mission teams serve in a wide variety of locations around the world. Throughout the year, missionaries request assistance from individuals and teams who serve with them in their local communities from one to two weeks. These opportunities serve as cultural exchanges, widen global perspectives, and give real help to the people in communities where Serge works.

 Types of team service include: 

  • construction
  • English language camps
  • sports camps
  • evangelistic camps and other activities
  • prayer weeks

To learn more about any of the opportunities below – please contact Brad Wallace (bwallace@serge.org).

Current Opportunities

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AFRICA

 

Missionary House Renovation :: Trip to Litein, Kenya 

Trip length: 2 Weeks
Dates: Nov 2 – Nov 17, 2018
This project is to do renovations on an old mission house that new Serge missionaries will be  moving into in late November with their 3 young children. Eric and Jericho Bell are new to the field, having arrived in Kenya this year. Both are physicians and will be working in the hospital. The old house is located on the Litein Hospital compound and the team hopes to make the house safe and live-able for the new long-term missionaries.
Max team size: 14 People
Age:  High School, college, or adults
Construction experience helpful, but no experience required
Trip cost: $1350 – $1450 per person (in-country costs) + immunizations and airfare

School Construction :: Bundibugyo, Uganda

Trip length: 2 weeks
Dates: May to June 2018
To address the critical need for secondary education in this under-resourced area of Uganda, in 1999 Serge opened Christ School. The growing student population is taxing current facilities. Teams are needed for school facility construction—both for new buildings and repair of older facilities.
Max team size: 6 -12 (mature teenagers and adults; teens must be with guardians)
Approx. trip cost: $1,650 + airfare (dependent upon project)
Number of teams needed: 4

EUROPE
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Construction/Renovation :: London, U.K.

Dates: Any time in 2018 aside from June and July
After several years of ministry in West London, the Serge team was able to purchase property for housing for church members in need, team meetings, hospitality, and to serve as a music production studio. The house currently needs renovation and improvements.
Max participants: 12 people (high school age and above)
Approx. trip cost: $1,550+ airfare
Trip length: 1 or 2 weeks

LATIN AMERICA

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Outreach Center Construction :: Temuco, Chile

Dates: Any time other than June through August 2018
In partnership with a local ministry leader, Serge missionaries in Chile started a holistic outreach to the Mapuche (a largely unreached people group). There is a need for construction help for a small pavilion on the site of an outreach center in order to host gatherings, training, and retreats. This will be a Build a rustic “Ruca- style” pavilion and will include concrete, carpentry, electrical, and plumbing work.
Max team size: 10 people (age 13 and above, skills to be taught on site)
Approx. trip cost: $1,300 + airfare
Trip length: 2 weeks
Number of teams needed: 2

Church Renovation :: Chillán, Chile

Dates: Any time in 2018
The Serge team in Chile has partnered with Cristo Rey Church in Chillán, Chile. The church needs a work team to dry-in the church building and stop a mold problem.
Max team size: 10 people (age 13 and above, skills to be taught on site)
Approx. trip cost: $1,300+ airfare
Trip length: 1 or 2 weeks
Number of teams needed: 1

 

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