Mission Trips & Volunteer Opportunities
Date of Departure: March 12 2016 Date of Return: March 19 2016
Participants will install a water purification system, paint a school building, assist in the medical clinic, conduct a landscape project and, most importantly, work side by side with a ethnically and religiously diverse team, experiencing what it means to live in respectful presence of all.
Date of Departure: December 01 2016 Date of Return: December 10 2016
To work together with the United Methodist churches of Cuba while building bridges of friendship
Date of Departure: July 02 2016 Date of Return: July 10 2016
To help work on families homes on reservation along with the United Methodist Church
Date of Departure: June 04 2016 Date of Return: June 12 2016
Work at a United Methodist camp
Date of Departure: January 09 2016 Date of Return: January 17 2016
Building fuel-efficient stoves for the Mayan people
Date of Departure: February 13 2016 Date of Return: February 21 2016
To build fuel-efficient stoves in Guatemala for the Mayan people
Date of Departure: March 12 2016 Date of Return: March 20 2016
To build fuel-efficient stoves for the Mayan people of Guatemala
Date of Departure: April 30 2016 Date of Return: May 14 2016
To work with the Methodist Church of Hungary
Date of Departure: October 10 2015 Date of Return: October 22 2015
We will refurbish and rebuild, paint, install cabinets, showers, etc. This camp is creating precious childhood memories in the lives of needy children. The kinds of work we’ll be doing is similar to most camps. We had a wonderful experience there this past year. RVs will have electricity and water. A sewer clean-out is available and fairly convenient. Non-RVers will have sleeping space and a kitchen. You will need to bring either cots/sleeping bags/air mattresses and bedding, as well as toilet supplies.
Date of Departure: September 27 2015 Date of Return: October 02 2015
This will be our 15th year to work at this camp. We'll refurbish, rebuild and repair items as needed at the camp. All skill levels are welcome. Cost includes all meals from Sunday night throughout the week. This is another chance to improve a church camp we use in the Great Plains Annual Conference. It has great facilities for non-RVers, as well.
Date of Departure: January 16 2016 Date of Return: January 24 2016
We will partner with the Juan Wesley School to help prepare the school for students by painting and doing small repairs. We will also help the teachers learn English so that the school can become bilingual. Those who sponsor a student at the school will have the chance to meet their sponsored student.
Date of Departure: September 19 2015 Date of Return: September 25 2015
Our work will take place at the Morse Memorial UMC, located in Rushville, Nebraska, in the northwest part of the state, about 30 miles east of Chadron. The major project will be to make major improvements to a long wheelchair ramp at the church. RV’s will have parking two miles from the worksite and non-RVers will have motel accommodations. More information will be available later.
Camp Fontanelle, a camp of the Great Plains Conference, provides year round meeting facilities and programming for children, youth, adults and families. Mission opportunities include: Repairing bridges Trail clearing and maintenance Painting Tree triming/brush clean up Wood cutting/splitting Deck refinishing Grounds beautification Fall leaf raking General clean up/repairs New building construction and reroofing Assistance with fall pumpkin patch and corn maze. For more information or to ...
Epworth Village, Inc. focuses on family-centered treatment for people dealing with behavioral and mental health issues. The agency serves more than 1,000 people a month. Opportunities for mission service include but are not limited to: Interacting with the children served by providing Bible study activities, crafts, games, etc. Some grounds/building maintenance, painting and landscaping may be available but not guaranteed. For more information about this site or to schedule a team contact ...
United Methodist Ministries mission experiences combine hands-on work at mission sites and small group work focused on mission and justice issues. Team activities include: Working in a community garden and learning about food security Assisting at a shelter and learning about homelessness Working a food pantries and other emergency relief agencies that address systemic issues of poverty Sorting donations at a thrift store and learning about economic justice Looking at methods of dismantling ...