Short-Term

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

 

Europe

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Irish Prayer Summit :: Cork and Dublin, Ireland

Dates: July 23 – July 31, 2021

Serge staff have walked alongside Irish church leaders for more than 25 years. We invite you to come meet these leaders and spend time praying with them for the broadening and deepening of the church in Ireland. See what God is doing in and through the Irish church as you intercede and encourage.
Max team size: 20 (Post-college age +)
Approx. trip cost: $1339 + airfare

 

English Camp :: Malaga, Spain

Dates: July 1 – 11, 2021

The short-term team works with Serge’s missionaries in Malaga, Spain, to facilitate an English Camp for children and teens in the community. This English camp is a wonderful way to serve and connect to the local community, building relationships between the local church and the city.
Max team size: 20 people/team (age 15+; some ESL teaching experience; Spanish is not necessary; must love working with children and teens)
Approx. trip cost: $1,092 + airfare

 

Spain Sonship Retreat :: Malaga, Spain

Dates: March 25 – April 2, 2021

The Malaga team is hosting a sonship week for national leaders and their families. It will be a time of renewal and refreshment in the gospel. Team members will run a kids’ and teen gospel-centered program, as well as some activities for them.
Max team size: 8 people
Who: Adults and college age with a passion to work with children and teenagers. No Spanish necessary, but it would be an asset.
Approx. trip cost: $685 + airfare

 

Shepherd’s Bush Kids Club :: London, UK

Dates: TBD

The team will help New City Church conduct their annual children’s bible club along with assisting in other ministry projects. The mornings are spent organizing and running a VBS style children’s club for 30-40 elementary children. The afternoons/evenings are spent with training, evangelism and mercy projects.
Max team size: 12 (Anyone 14+)
Approx. trip cost: TBD

 

LEAP Spring Break :: UK

Dates: TBD

This trip is for university-aged students on spring break wishing to engage the nations living in London with the gospel of Jesus. What team members will get to do: evangelize (training included), learn about world religions and cultures, and learn about God’s missionary purposes.
Max team size: 50
Approx. trip cost: TBD

 

Southall Summer Kids Outreach :: London, UK

Dates: TBD

Come help us with our big summer youth outreach event! We want to reach and engage as many kids and families as possible with the gospel. This would be a great trip for a church team or youth group looking to do something a bit different than a week of camp.
Max team size: 20 (Anyone 14+)
Approx. trip cost: TBD

 

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

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Church Renovation :: Chillán, Chile

Dates: Feb – Dec, 2021 (exact dates to be determined by team availability and COVID-19 restrictions)

The Serge team in Chile has partnered with Cristo Rey Church in Chillán. Our team will replace the roof and pour a concrete floor in the church building, as well as encourage this needy congregation through relationship ministry.
Max team size: 15 (age 16+, skills to be taught on-site, please enjoy adventure!)
Approx. trip cost: $1,175+ airfare
Trip length: 1 or 2 weeks

 

Cholchol Ministry Center Construction :: Cholchol, Chile

Dates: Early Dec, 2020, or Feb – June 2021, or Sept – Dec 2021 (exact dates to be determined by team availability and COVID-19 restrictions)

Construct two cabins on the grounds of the Cholchol Ministry Center started by Serge in 2016. One cabin will be used to house a pastoral family, the other to house visiting pastoral families in need of rest, spiritual refreshing, and Gospel renewal. On a free day, we hope to take the team salmon and trout fishing.
Max team size: 20 (age 16+, skills to be taught on-site, please enjoy adventure!)
Approx. trip cost: $1,325+ airfare
Trip length: 1 or 2 weeks

 

Central Chile Leadership Conference :: Chile

Dates: Feb, July, Nov – Dec, 2021 (exact dates to be determined by team availability and COVID-19 restrictions)

To equip, encourage and refresh church leaders through much-needed teaching conferences. Topics are open for discussion with our missionary in Chile. Team members will: teach and coach, cook, organize games, lead worship, childcare, document event.
Max team size: 12 (age 18+, prefer church leader-types and those who would like to help refresh a group of Chilean pastors)
Approx. trip cost: $825+ airfare
Trip length: 1 or 2 weeks

 

 

OTHER

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Mountain Evangelism Trek :: Himalayas and London

Dates: TBD

This spiritual pilgrimage offers a chance to experience cross-cultural missions without having to give up your entire summer. Spend two weeks trekking alongside indigenous missionaries through the Himalayas at elevations of over 16,000 feet to reach unreached people living in one of the most remote places in the world. Then, experience one week in London to debrief with Serge missionaries and learn about churches in diaspora communities.

Trip length: TBD

Locations