Summer Mission Team

This is my SMT Story – Joe Caddy

The year was 2001 and 20 year-old me somehow found himself in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina riding in the back of a large, thrift store box truck with his head sticking out a porthole type window trying to find some fresh air in a desperate attempt to fend off motion sickness. I could only stand there…

This is my SMT Story – Kenneth Jones

One of the greatest joys when I served on a missions team, came from a corps officer during an open air ministry. There was a particular town that was hit by a tornado and was still recovering years later. During his alter call and while in uniform, he got down on his knees on dirt…

This is my SMT story – Shannon Cabrera

In 2016 I was a part of the Mexico Team, and last year, 2017, I was a part of the Costa Rica Team. Lucky for me, I’m fluent in Spanish and found myself translating quite a bit my first year. Translating was actually one of my least favorite things to do, and it was mostly…

This is my SMT story – Brenna Lee

Summer Mission Team was one of the best experiences of my life and provided me with opportunities that are so unimaginable. My three summers (2008- Central One/Eleuthera, Bahamas Team, 2009-Moldova Team, 2011- India Team) serving on Summer Mission Team were filled with life-changing experiences that deepened my love for God & for His people, in…

Fourth Quarter Newsletter

In this issue of the  newsletter you can read about: Ways to Make a Difference This Christmas Partners in Mission Salvation Army Emergency Relief Work And more!

This is my SMT story – Rebecca Hixenbaugh

In 2013 I was accepted to be a part of team Caribbean where 6 other young adults and I served in Belize and Jamaica.  Then in 2015 I was accepted again to be a part of team Hungary with 4 other young adults. While serving on both missions teams I was able to experience deep…

SMT CAST – Update #5

Hola, Buen Día! CAST has been busy once again. This week, we were in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Good Air, Land of Silver) for the Conservatorio Divisional de Música y Artes (CDMA), held at Cuerpo Central. We taught, we performed; we laughed, we cried; we made new friends, and we ate great food. We were able…

SMT Moldova – Update #5

Team Moldova has reached the end of our time here in the country that welcomed us into their homes and hearts. Our final full week was spent in Edineț, a Corps that was apart of the 20 New Corps Initiative. During the week, our team helped with a day camp. The women joined a women’s…

SMT Costa Rica – Update #5

After five weeks of painting, cleaning, scraping, and did we mention painting? We’ve finally finished our work project in one of the buildings located on the compound of Centro Modelo. It was a process to completely renovate the facility, that took a lot of hands, but through that we connected with men in the rehabilitation…

SMT India – Update #5

Our fifth and final full week was filled with more fun at three new schools and adventures at the Queen of Hills. Monday and Tuesday we were able to meet two new sets of children. Each school had children full of joy and who kept us laughing the whole time. We quickly became attached to…