Sunday Services: 9am, 11am, 5pm
2013 Calvary Short-Term Trip Schedule
Mexico- Grace: December 14 & 15
Grace Children's Home, Women's Tea & Christmas party.
Mexico- Ensenada: December 13- 15
Ensenada Trip Shoebox Trip. Be part of making Christmas happen to the children at Mt. Zion church!
2014 Calvary Short-Term Trip Schedule
Kampala Uganda- July 2014 Cost: $3,000
MINISTRY TYPES: Children, Church, School, Evangelism/Outreach
With half of the country’s population under fourteen years of age, Uganda is full of children. That is a big reason why we support the work of ministries actively discipling and educating the next generation of Ugandan youth. Our team will be visiting God Cares School (Primary & High School) spending time with the students, leading chapel services, and encouraging the teachers and staff. We will also visit other communities in Kampala working through the local churches to share the Good News of Jesus in both Word and Deed. Trips also provide the opportunity to meet the children of the Buyamaba Uganda Child Sponsorship program. If you sponsor one of the children it is an incredible opportunity to spend time with them and show them the love of Jesus.
Kadoma, Zimbabwe- July 2014 Cost: $3,200
MINISTRY TYPES : Camp, Construction, Orphan outreach
Calvary-supported missionaries Alistar & Shelley Croudace are the founders and directors of Lasting Impressions in Kadoma, Zimbabwe. This camp provides environmental education and leadership training to students in schools all throughout their region all while being given the freedom to openly share the Gospel. The Croudace’s have also helped establish an orphanage that cares for close to 30 orphans and runs a medical clinic from the camp facilities. Calvary will be sending a team to help serve at a week-long camp in July 2014. There will also be opportunities to help with construction projects and visit children at the orphanage.
Lamothe, Haiti- July 2014 (1 week) COST: $1,500
MINISTRY TYPES : Vacation Bible School, Projects, Evangelism
Calvary has been in partnership with Hope Outreach International helping provide both relief and development efforts to communities in Haiti. Hope Outreach is lead by Calvary missionary Pastor Julio Volcy. We will be sending a team to help run a Vacation Bible School in the village of Lamothe (just outside of Port-au-Prince) for close to 1,000 children. There will also be opportunity to visit a discipleship training center for young adults who have left former lives of gangs, drugs and crime. Pastor Julio has also planted two new churches in Haiti that are raising up young Christian leaders to help transform the nation. Our team will join them for their Sunday worship service.
Tegucigalpa, Honduras- Spring or Summer 2014 (1 week) COST: $1,500
MINISTRY TYPES : Children, Men’s & Women’s Ministry
Calvary is planning to send a team to work alongside missionary Gloria Del Cid and her marketplace ministry in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. This ministry is making an impact in the lives of many children providing educational opportunity through sponsorships, spiritual formation and a place of belonging at the youth center. Our team will be spending time with the children and their families through tutoring, Bible studies, arts & crafts and games. Depending on the make-up of the team, there is opportunity for a marriage retreat, construction, Celebrate Recovery class- es and pastoral training. It will be an amazing week of ministry!
Europe/ Eastern Europe
L’arcada Family Camp; Girona, Spain- July 2014 (9 days) COST: $2,500
MINISTRY TYPES : Camp, Service, Construction
Join in the work God is doing in Spain through serving at L’arcada Family Camp. This camp was founded by Calvary supported missionaries, David & Debbie Frank, and is impacting the lives of many in Post-Christian Europe where less than 2% of the population claim to be Christian. The team will help facilitate a week-long camp and serve in a variety of ways to help the staff of L’arcada. It will be a life changing week!
Mukachevo, Ukraine- Spring & Fall Trips (6 days) COST: $2,800
MINISTRY TYPES : Children’s Ministry, Leadership training
Through the impact of our Ukraine Child Sponsorship program, two soup kitchens are currently feeding and providing basic education for hundreds of children each week in gypsy camps in Western Ukraine. We send teams to share the love of Jesus with the children, deliver needed cloth- ing (winter coats/summer clothes) and encourage our ministry partners who are serving daily in the camps. Pastor/leadership training is another need throughout all the gypsy camps and we have sent teams to help train up leaders of the gypsy churches.
Ryazan/Moscow, Russia- July 2014 (7-10 days) COST: $2,800
MINISTRY TYPES : Singles & Family Retreat
In partnership with Christian Associates, a team will be traveling to lead a marriage and singles retreat for several churches Calvary supports in Russia. At the retreat, there will be main teaching sessions and break out groups as well as fun activities such as volleyball and soccer. There will also be plenty of time to get to know our Russian friends and share our lives and faith with one another. After the retreat, their will be an option to travel to St. Petersburg for a few days to tour the city and debrief the trip.
Ensenada, Mexico- April & July 2014 (3 day weekend trips) Cost: $125 adult/$75 13 & under
MINISTRY TYPES : Church, Children, Evangelism/Outreach, Construction
For nearly two decades, Calvary has partnered with Mt. Zion Church and Pastor Luis and Mimi Ojeda in Ensenada, Mexico to help engage their community for Christ. Mt. Zion is a light and place of refuge for many in the community of Bella Vista. Our teams help support the ministries of the church through construction projects, Vacation Bible Schools, Shoebox Christmas parties, men’s and women’s ministries and help with their day care ministry. We also help support Casa Shekina, a residential home for Kumiai Indian girls that gives them access to better education and spiritual formation. These are great introductory mission trips for individuals or families!
Tijuana, Mexico (Grace Children’s Home) DATE: April & July 2014 (Weekend trips Sat.-Sun) COST: $100 adult/$75 13 & under (must be accompanied by adult)
MINISTRY TYPES : Children, Relational, Projects/Construction
Grace Children’s Home is a place of refuge for orphaned, neglected or abused children just outside Tijuana, Mexico. Calvary has established a sponsorship ministry to help financially support the ministry and sends multiple trips a year to spend time with the children and staff. Weekend trips include lots of relational time with the children (most of whom speak English), games, crafts and pizza parties. The teams also help with any projects that are of need on the property. Grace Children Home trips are a great opportunity for individuals or families wanting to take a first step into missions.
Bethleham, Israel- July 2014 Cost: $3,000
MINISTRY TYPES : Children’s camp, Tour
Reconciliation is at the heart of the Gospel. The Good News is that Jesus gave his life as a ransom so that we might be brought back into full relationship with God. As followers of Jesus, we too have been given the ministry of Reconciliation to go out into a world full of brokenness helping bring others backs into right relationship with God and one another. Our team will serve will Musalaha Ministry of Reconciliation in Israel who builds bridges of peace between Israeli and Palestinian communities through children’s camps, conferences and various retreats. Our team will be serving at a children’s camp for a week leading games, arts and crafts and creatively sharing biblical stories & values. The team will also have the opportunity to tour various sites in the Holy Land during the second week of the trip. You will never read your Bible the same after walking
in the places Jesus walked!
The Oaks Camp:
Lake Hughes, CA- July
2014 (1 week) COST: $400 MINISTRY
MINISTRY TYPES : Church, Children, Evangelism/Outreach, Construction
In partnership with Joni & Friends and World Impact, Calvary has helped support this week-long camp to serve and bless
affected by disability. Short- term missionaries serve by coming
alongside one of the camp participants for the week and being their buddy. The week is full of fun activities, times of sharing and
plenty more. This past year 20 volunteers from Calvary served and had an incredible week coming
alongside these families
in great need of support.
an incredible opportunity this is for us
serve those Jesus cares so much about!
Lake Arrowhead, CA- Sept. 13-15, Oct. 18-20 2013/ More TBD trips in 2014 COST: $200
MINISTRY TYPES :
Camp, Special Needs
God is working in amazing ways through Calvary’s Special Needs ministry. Families
finding a place of refuge, help and hope through the ministry. As the ministry
continues to grow, we have partnered with Jill’s
House to provide opportunities for
families to send their child with special needs
to camp and also open the opportunity for others to go serve these children for a weekend. This is available through the
The camp is in need of volunteers who will be a buddy for a child during the camp. There is no special
training required to participate as Jill’s House provides
experienced professionals. It is a wonderful opportunity to make an impact in the life of a child
with special needs. You too will be incredibly impacted!
*Please note that all trips are subject to
change/cancellation based on trip interest, social/political events,
natural disaster, etc. Other trips will also be added throughout the
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