Serve Far

Contact

Ministry Leader:
Joyce Feil
jfeil@4fbc.org

Ministry Asst:
Kathy Rinta
krinta@4fbc.org
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 (coming February 2019), or pray for the teams heading out.

Denver, CO – Westside Church International (WCI) Easter Outreach Event

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: David and Michelle Warren
  • Purpose/Description: The team will help host a weekend of events for the community around Westside Church Internacional.  Events include a Youth Basketball Tournament and helping WCI prepare for Easter.
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Date: Day Trips: Thursday, April 18 (evening) and Saturday, April 20, 2019 (mid-day)
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 10-20 each day; willingness to serve
  • Team Leader: Austin Kauffman
  • Estimated Participation Cost:  $0
  • Ministry Supplies: To make this outreach possible, our goal is to collect $500 for food, tournament supplies, and printed materials. To give, click the GIVE button below and select “WCI:Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Denver, CO – Westside Church International (WCI) Summer Outreach Event

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: David and Michelle Warren
  • Purpose/Description:  The team will help host 80219 Day, an outreach event in the zip code 80219 on 8/02/19, to reach out to the community around Westside Church Internacional.
  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Date: 08/02/19
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 10-20; willingness to serve
  • Team Leader: Jared Kaufman
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $0
  • Ministry Supplies: To reach the community and host a festival in the park, we will need $1,000 for resources such as food and supplies.  To give, click the GIVE button below and select “WCI:Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

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: August 7-10, 2019; This is a 3-4 day GO Trip and attending all days of the outreach is encouraged but not required. Wednesday night prayer walk and training; Thursday – Saturday 7:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • 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: Kendall Fay
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $0
  • Ministry Supplies: Our goal is to collect $750 to purchase food to feed the homeless to initiate conversation. We will also use the funds for printed material to distribute as the team shares the Gospel.  To give, click the GIVE button below and select “ODM: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Cheyenne, WY – FE Warren Air Force Base Day Trip – Wing Lunch

  • 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: May 1, June 12, July 10 and August 14, 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 15; willingness to serve
  • Team Leader: Jon Slankard
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $20. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Cheyenne: Team.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Cheyenne, WY – FE Warren Air Force Base Day Trip – Higher Grounds

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Brad and Debbie Ellgen
  • Purpose/Description: The team will spend the evening building relationships, playing games, and having dinner with the Airmen at Higher Grounds.
  • Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming
  • Date: Wednesday nights throughout the summer
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 6; relationally minded and willingness to serve
  • Team Leader: TBD, please contact Joyce Feil or Kathy Rinta with questions.
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $20. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Cheyenne: Team.”

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.  The team will also help with some maintenance projects on the Charley property.
  • Location: Chinle, Arizona
  • Date: June 15-21, 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 11; a willingness to serve, desire to work with youth, and an openness to cultural training. Families welcome.
  • Team Leader: Lisa Stevens
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $738 each (double) / $1,108(single). To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Chinle: Team.”
  • Ministry Supplies: Our goal is to collect $1,750 to rent the basketball court for the evangelistic tournament, purchase supplies for VBS, and provide food for both outreach events. To give, click the GIVE button below and select “Chinle: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Sierra Leone – Early Childhood Education Training

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Don and Joyce Osman
  • Purpose/Description: The team will assist in leading an Early Childhood Education Training Conference for 100 Sierra Leonean teachers.  Team members will help with the details of hosting a training, lead trainings, media support, and engage with, pray for, and counsel the teachers.
  • Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
  • Date: July 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 12-15; Helping hands and trainers specializing in areas of ECE, Elementary Education, and Children’s Ministry are needed, ability to submit to authority is also very important.
  • Team Leader: TBD, please contact Joyce Feil or Kathy Rinta with questions.
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $4,200. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Sierra Leone: Team.”
  • Ministry Supplies:  Our goal is to collect $2,500 to produce training material and resources for the conference. To give, click the GIVE button below and select “Sierra Leone: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

China – HL Summer Camp

  • Purpose/Description: The team will host a summer camp for the Healthy Lives Nosu Students that are sponsored by FBC attenders. The theme for the camp is “New Beginnings” and team members will have an opportunity to build relationships with the students, share their testimony, and lead games and crafts.
  • Location: Xichang, China
  • Date:  July 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 8; relationally minded
  • Team LeaderLeslie Crockett
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $3,400. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “China: Team.”
  • Ministry Supplies:  Help make this camp a wonderful success by giving towards our goal of $2,500 to resource this life changing opportunity for the students. To give, click the GIVE button below and select “China: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Ecuador – Children and Youth Ministry

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: David and Rocio Martinez and Mark and Ruth Lans
  • Purpose/Description: The team will serve our GO Workers in Ecuador by providing care, fun and Bible lessons for their children during a week-long Spiritual Life Conference for the SIM Team. They will also participate in conversational English events with university students in Loja.
  • Location: Loja Providence, Ecuador
  • Date: July 26 – August 8, 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 10; relationally minded, experience working with children, ability to speak Spanish is helpful but not required.
  • Team Leader: TBD, please contact Joyce Feil or Kathy Rinta with questions.
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $2,800. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Ecuador: Team.”
  • Ministry Supplies: We want to love on these kids well.  We need $2,000 to provide necessary resources to make this possible. To give, click the GIVE button below and select “Ecuador: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

France – Operation Transit Outreach

  • Purpose/Description: Millions of North Africans travel by ferry each year between Africa and Europe and our team will serve alongside other Christians to distribute materials to them presenting the Gospel.  Over the course of 21 years, more than 10 million items have been distributed with almost 3,000 North Africans indicating decisions to receive Christ.
  • Location: Marseille, France
  • Date: June 22 – July 6, 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 6-12
  • Team Leader: Josh and Emily Dekker
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $2,700. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “France: Team.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Poland – Student English Camp

  • Working with FBC GO Workers: Dawid and Aleksandra Werner
  • Purpose/Description: The teams 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 15-30, 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 10 (1 team) or 20 (2 teams); relationally minded, experience with youth, teaching English and evangelism preferred.
  • Team Leader: Nick Jones
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $2,500. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Poland: Team.”
  • Ministry Supplies: Our goal is to collect $1,500 to purchase supplies for English classes, theme nights and games. To give, click the GIVE button below and select “Poland: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Tanzania

  • Purpose/Description: This team will come alongside our FBC GO Workers and their young church to build relationships, meet needs as a bridge for sharing the Gospel, and making disciples. Projects include a Gospel filled field day, building rabbit cages, vision testing for glasses, a Days for Girls distribution, and continued exposure and involvement into the work of our GO Workers and the Tanzanian culture.
  • Location: Tanzania
  • Date: July 13-28, 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 7
  • Team Leader: Richard Diaz
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $2,800. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Tanzania: Team.”
  • Ministry Supplies: Help resource this team by giving towards our goal of $1,000 to purchase listening devices that contain the oral New Testament and eye glasses.  To give, click the GIVE button below and select “Tanzania: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

Lebanon – Syrian Refuge Camp

  • Purpose/Description:  This is a pre-evangelism team that will help build bridges for future sharing of the Gospel. They will serve alongside an Education and Health Team to lead a week-long English camp and meet needs for Syrian Refugees.
  • Location: Lebanon
  • Date: Fall 2019
  • Team Size/Qualifications: 8; experience teaching English preferred
  • Team Leader: Kevin Stafford
  • Estimated Participation Cost: $3,000. To help send the team, click the GIVE button below and select “Lebanon: Team.”
  • Ministry Supplies: $2,000 is needed to purchase the resources for this strategic endeavor. To give, click the GIVE button below and select “Lebanon: Ministry Supplies.”
  • Other Ways to Support This Team: Click here

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