short-term missions

Our mission at Grace is to glorify God by KNOWING Christ, GROWING in Him, and GOING in His service.  Short-term mission trips play a big role in accomplishing all three aspects of our mission.  Teams are made up of believers growing in their faith who are now ready to go and share the gospel so that others might come to know Jesus Christ as their Savior.  These trips are life-changing and play a major role in helping believers see people as Jesus sees them.

cleveland

*Ladies Only* Journey by van to Cleveland where you will support Norma Nulph and her work with inner-city people. Take toiletry bags (generously supplied by the church body) and all the fixings for a meal (chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, and a cookie). The people at the clinic have access to donated clothing, and after listening to a sermon, they go through the food line for lunch. The team helps with kitchen clean-up before heading back to Troy.  Look below to see how you can give!

houston

Journey to Houston, Texas, where you will partner with Samaritan's Purse teams in rebuilding damaged areas from Hurricane Harvey.  The team will be involved in repairing homes and working on new home construction.  We are hoping to take two trips and the possible dates of these trips are June 10-15 and July 29 - August 3.  If you are interested in joining the team, please contact Pastor Shawn  as soon as possible at hess@findinggrace.net to let him know what week you would be interested in.  You will also need to complete the application located at the bottom of the page.

zambia

Journey to Zambia by plane where you will serve alongside our missionaries Jamie and Mandy Smith.    2-5 people are needed for these very specific tasks: Leading and organizing a children's/youth outreach program, training adults in children/youth ministries, and construction or other renovations of church property.  People signing up for this trip must have the required skills needed to complete these tasks.  If you are interested in this trip, please contact Holly McElwee at hollymcelwee@gmail.com prior to submitting your application.

peru

Journey to Peru by plane where you will serve as a personal missionary assistant to the Yanac family. 2-3 people are needed to teach/homeschool the Yanac boys, Danny and Luis, in August.  Duties would include setting up the homeschool room, getting the school year started, arrange creative lessons for 3-4 other missionary kids, bringing school supplies supplied by the church, and general help with the boys as Ade and Rachel come off a year long furlough and manage the busy trekking season.  If you are interested in this trip, contact Holly McElwee at hollymcelwee@gmail.com prior to submitting your application.

chile

Journey to Chile by plane where you will serve as a personal missionary assistant to the Garcia family.  2-5 people are needed for  a construction project in the Garcia's home.  The main task will be installing a new roof on their carport.  People signing up for this trip must have the required skills needed to complete the tasks.  If you are interested in this trip, please contact Holly McElwee at hollymcelwee@gmail.com before submitting your application.

2018 Mission Trip Packet

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previous trips

God continues to expand the many ways He uses the Grace Family through short-term mission trips.  Our various mission teams have seen the hand of God move in many mighty and amazing ways over the years.  Below you will find some of the videos from previous short-term mission trips.