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Scroll down for these Available Short-Term Missions Trips: Africa, Jamaica, Nigeria

Africa Team
January 20-29, 2022

Details: On this trip, you will learn about a movement of 2,300 Muslims who came to the faith and started 241 churches in five years. You will learn about the principles of rapid church growth and how to reach the unreached in Ethiopia and your neighborhood. Everyone who goes on this trip says, “I grew so much in my own discipleship by hearing how the Ethiopian Church is growing!”

You will also meet believers who were persecuted for their faith. You will visit a missionary family over the weekend, and you will attend an international church in the capital of Ethiopia.

Hosting and Meals: The team will fly from RDU to Washington DC on Thursday night and stay in a hotel. Friday morning, the team will fly from Washington to Addis. In Addis, the team will stay in a hotel for the weekend. During the week, the team will stay in a mission base in Dire Dawa.

Expectations: Participants attend at least three 1.5 hour team meetings led by the team leader before the trip. Everyone is expected to follow the guidelines for all Covenant short-term mission trips. After the trip, the team meets to discuss where God leads them to reach unreached people groups.

Who Can Attend: Anyone is welcome to attend.

Team Leader: Jeremy Griffin

Training Date: January 8, 2022

Immunizations: Tetanus

Cost:$2,200 – dependent on ticket cost

Application Deadline: Sept 14, 2021

Payment Schedule:

  • $100 due at the time of registration*
  • $1,000 due October 1, 2021*
  • $2,2000 due Nov 15, 2021*

*Please note these fees are non-refundable.

 
Questions: Email Jeremy Griffin at jeremyg@covenant.cc

Jamaica Family Team
March 12-19, 2022

Purpose: This trip is specifically designed for whole families to go on a mission trip together. Families will have time to connect with each other daily and then families will engage in construction projects, a vacation Bible school, and other evangelism initiatives to strengthen a Jamaican church. Parents with children will have time away from their children each day (WOO HOO!) as the children are looked after by CSI and Covenant staff.

Details: This trip is the first mission trip Covenant is taking to Jamaica. Covenant is working with CSI Ministries (https://csiministries.net/ministries/jamaica/) for this trip. All the team meetings, the in-country ministry, and the whole schedule is set-up for families with children of all ages to go on this trip.

Hosting and Meals: The team will be hosted in Highgate at CSI Ministries’ guest house. The house has five bedrooms and can host 48 people at a time. You will be served a combination of American and Jamaican style meals. Most meals will consist of rice, beans, and chicken.

Trainings: Participants attend at least three 1.5 hour team meetings led by the team leaders before the trip. Everyone is expected to follow the guidelines for all Covenant short-term mission trips. After the trip, the team meets to discuss where God leads them to reach unreached people groups.

 Who Can Attend: Anyone is welcome but whole families are encouraged to go. There are no age restrictions for this trip.

Training Date: January 8, 2022

Team Leaders: Jeremy Griffin, Mason Miles, Taryn Crawford, Matt Porter

Recommended Immunizations: Tetanus and Hepatitis A

Cost: $1,500

Applications deadline: November 14, 2021

Payment Schedule:  

  • $100 due at the time of registration*
  • $1,000 due December 31st, 2022*
  • $1,500 due January 15th, 2022*
  • *Please note these fees are non-refundable. 

Nigeria Encouragement Team
April 9-18, 2022

This trip is the first mission trip Covenant is taking to Nigeria! Covenant has worked with Bishop Saint, our partner in Nigeria, for over ten years. This team is for adults only. The team’s purpose is to strengthen and encourage the African/Nigerian Church. The trip will be during Easter, and there will be a large celebration of commissioning people into ministry, baptisms, and special training. Each team member will team one session during a conference. The trip will be a unique experience.

Hosting and Meals: The team will eat some American style and Nigeria style meals. The team will stay at a hotel.

Expectations:

Participants attend at least three team meetings led by the team leader before the trip. Everyone is expected to follow the guidelines for all Covenant short-term mission trips. After the trip, the team meets to discuss where God is leading them in discipleship.

Who Can Attend: Mature believers who can encourage Nigeria believers.

Team Leaders: Melissa Norris, Becky Testerink, Nathan White

Immunizations: Required: Yellow Fever, Poliovirus. Recommended: Routine vaccinations, Tetanus, COVID-19,  Hepatitis A, Typhoid

Training Day: January 8, 2022

Cost: $2,300 (dependent on airfare)

Applications due: Dec 15, 2021

Payment Schedule:

  • $100* due at the time of registration or by Dec 15, 2021
  • $1,000* (includes the deposit) on Jan 26, 2022
  • $2,300* on Feb 9, 2022
  • *Please note these fees are non-refundable.

Questions? Email Jeremy Griffin at jeremyg@covenant.cc

Application Process

STEP 1

Complete the application through Managed Missions.

STEP 2

Mail a clean and clear photo or scanned copy of your passport to Taryn Crawford at Covenant Church, 4005 Corey Road, Winterville, NC 28590. Or you may come by the church office (Mon-Thur 8am-5pm or Fri 8am-1pm) to have someone at the front office scan your passport for you. If you do not yet have your passport, please email Taryn (tarync@covenant.cc) the timeline for your passport application.

STEP 3

A $100 non-refundable deposit will be required.

Online Payment: Through your Managed Missions account once the application is approved.

Cash or Check/Money Order (make checks payable to Covenant Church with the name of the trip in the memo):

Drop-off at the Main Office or mail to:

Covenant Church
c/o Taryn Crawford
4005 Corey Rd.
Winterville, NC 28590

Please contact Jeremy Griffin at jeremyg@covenant.cc if you have questions about any of our Short-Term Mission trips or Taryn Crawford at tarync@covenant.cc if you have any questions about the application process.

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