Serve Far

God’s glory is revealed through relationships and opportunities to share the Gospel among unreached people groups around the World.  We love hearing stories of how God works through His people on or through GO Trips. To share, click here.

Contact

Ministry Leader:
Joyce Feil

Ministry Asst:
Kathy Rinta
Ext. 243

GO Trips

There are several ways to be involved with GO Trips to help make them successful. You can consider signing up to go, support trips through financial contributions, or pray for the teams heading out.

Denver, CO – Open Door Ministry (ODM) Outreach Event

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: David and Michelle Warren
  • Purpose/Description: The team will spend 5-6 hours each day doing ministry activities that share hope, build relationships and open opportunities for sharing the Gospel in downtown Denver. 
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Date: July/August 2020; This is a 3-4 day GO Trip and attending all days of the outreach is encouraged but not required.
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 5-20; outreach minded and experience evangelizing preferred. Those who want to join the team and focus primarily on prayer support while others have conversations are welcome.
  • Team Leader: Jared Kaufman
  • Estimated Cost: $0

Cheyenne, WY – FE Warren Air Force Base Day Trip – Wing Lunch with evening at Higher Grounds

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Brad and Debbie Ellgen
  • Purpose/Description: The team will host a lunch for the Airmen at FE Warren Airforce Base and spend the evening building relationships, playing games, and having dinner with the Airmen at Higher Grounds.
  • Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Date: starting May 6, 2020 and monthly (on the 2nd Wednesday) throughout the summer
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 6-10; willingness to serve
  • Team Leader: Jon Slankard
  • Estimated Cost: $0

 

Chinle, AZ – Navajo Vacation Bible School and Annual Basketball Tournament

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Joei Charley
  • Purpose/Description:  The team will assist in hosting a Vacation Bible School and Basketball Tournament in Chinle.  Helping hands are needed to facilitate the programs.
  • Location: Chinle, Arizona
  • Date: June 13-20, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 10-12; a willingness to serve, desire to work with youth, and an openness to cultural training. Families welcome.
  • Team Leader: Richard and Kathy Rinta
  • Estimated Cost: Estimated Cost: $875 each (double) / $1,325 (single) / $370 (child rooming with parents)

Aurora, CO – Day Camp with Restoration Outreach Programs

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Lucy Bruser
  • Purpose/Description:  The team will help host a day camp for children in Aurora. They will serve from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and lead groups of children through the daily activities.
  • Location: Aurora, Colorado
  • Date: June 29 – July 2, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 15-20; willingness to serve and desire to work with children.
  • Team Leader: Heather Davenport
  • Estimated Cost: $15 for transportation

Care Direct: Chinle, AZ – Work Projects

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Joei Charley
  • Purpose/Description:  The team will complete work projects on the Charley property including planting trees, installing flooring, and installing radiant heat. 
  • Location: Chinle, Arizona
  • Date: Spring, Late June, and Fall 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 2-4; willingness to serve and skilled handymen.
  • Team Leader: John and Janice Wilson
  • Estimated Cost: TBD

New Youth Trip: Fort Defiance, AZ – Navajo Vacation Bible School

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Joei Charley
  • Purpose/Description:  The team will assist in hosting a Vacation Bible School in Fort Defiance. Helping hands are needed to facilitate the program. 
  • Location: Fort Defiance, Arizona
  • Date: June 27 – July 3, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: FULL
  • Team Leader: Kurt and Susan Cook
  • Estimated Cost: $600 each (double) / $900 (single)

Sierra Leone – Big God Story Training

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Don and Joyce Osman and Karen Hardin
  • Purpose/Description: The team will teach the Big Story Training (3-day training that equips parents to disciple their children in 3 areas: God’s Word, God’s world, and God’s work) to a group of parents, children’s leaders, and pastors.
  • Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Date: June 27 – July 6, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: Full
  • Team Leader: Karen Hardin
  • Estimated Cost: $3,200

Sierra Leone – Holiday Club

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Don and Joyce Osman
  • Purpose/Description: The team will also assist with a holiday club for children at the Montessori School.  This is a VBS style outreach with additional learning modules.
  • Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Date: July 9-18, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 8-10; Love of children, teaching, and the ability to submit to authority are very important.
  • Team Leader: Ben Graham
  • Estimated Cost: $3,400
  • Information Meeting: Sunday, March 22 at 10:07 a.m. in the Skyline Room

Ecuador – Children and Youth Ministry

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: David and Rocio Martinez
  • Purpose/Description:  The team will serve alongside the church in Loja.
  • Location: Loja Providence, Ecuador
  • Date: July 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 10; relationally minded, ability to speak Spanish is helpful but not required.
  • Team Leader: Tim and Marianne Vick & Mark and Ruth Lans
  • Estimated Cost: $2,200

Poland – Student English Camp

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Dawid and Aleksandra Werner
  • Purpose/Description: The youth team will lead a week-long English Camp alongside Polish church leaders.  The goal of the camp is to present the Gospel to the students and allow them to learn English with native speakers.
  • Location: Szczecin, Poland
  • Date: July 7-21, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: Full
  • Team Leader: Nick Jones
  • Estimated Cost: $2,500

Lebanon – Syrian Refuge Camp

  • Purpose/Description:  This is a pre-evangelism team that will help build bridges for future sharing of the Gospel. The team will serve alongside an Education Team at the Hope Learning Center teaching ESL and equipping the teachers.
  • Location: Lebanon
  • Date: April 13-24, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: Full
  • Team Leader: Lanie Jones
  • Estimated Cost: $3,200

Ireland – Vacation Bible School

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Russ and Denise Kerstetter
  • Purpose/Description:  This team will work alongside the church plant to do a summer outreach similar to a Vacation Bible School.
  • Location: Galway, Ireland
  • Date: August 1-10, 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: Full
  • Team Leaders: Steve and Lauri Cole
  • Estimated Cost: $3,000

Uganda – Children’s Ministry

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: GJ and Kate Flikweert
  • Purpose/Description:  This team will do service projects in Gulu, learn about the Flikweert’s ministry, and serve with Hope Alive children’s ministry.
  • Location: Gulu, Uganda
  • Date: The team will travel in Spring 2021 but we will recruit, form and begin training the team in 2020
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 10; a willingness to serve and a desire to work with children.
  • Team Leaders: TBD
  • Estimated Cost: $3,200

Care Direct Trips

  • Purpose/Description: Mature, outreach minded FBC individual(s) will travel to visit “face to face” with FBC GO Workers. Their objective will be to encourage, serve and build up the GO Workers.  This may come as a result of an expressed need of the GO Worker or a desire for the G2 to connect on a greater level with them.  They will also bring back a report with regards to how they are doing in ministry from firsthand experience.
  • Location: Varies
  • Date: Varies
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 2-4; willingness to serve and outreach minded
  • Team Leader: N/A

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See how to serve in this ministry on the Serve Here page.