Engagement Trip Previews

Each participant will select up to three project preferences on their application. Each project is rated on difficulty and physical fitness. Additionally, the legend below will help participants understand the focus on the project on a level of ministry involvement and evangelism. You will need both the project number and name to insert on your application.

Note:  Projects are still being finalized with fieldworkers.  If a project is lacking information, check back later for more complete information.  You will have an opportunity to update your project preferences during your interview.

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Africa

AfricaRegion

Project 2001: Africa Bridges
 
Project 2002: Cure International         
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: Wave 4 (June 18-July 9)   Date Range: May 5 - 25
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 4   Evangelism: 2
Description: The focus will be on evangelism and discipleship of new believers. You will participate in some rec sports and ESL to open doors to communities.    Description: Cure International is committed to hearing for today, tomorrow, and eternity. Join this team to make a difference and minister to families facing treatable health conditions. Use your background in health or nursing to serve children and their families at a Cure International Hospital while learning to integrate faith and healthcare. Cure helps patients experience the life-changing message of God's love for them and helps provide surgical treatment regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity. Cure has provided over 230,000 life-changing surgeries and trained over 8,100 medical professionals.
Project 2003: VantagePoint Contingent
 
Project 2004: South Africa Community Outreach
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: June 23 - July 11   Date Range: Wave 4 (June 18-July 9)
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 3   Difficulty: 1
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 1
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: 4
Evangelism: 2   Evangelism: 1
Description: Join VantagePoint as it serves alongside the Living Room hospice, a 24 bed inpatient hospice that provides care and services to adults and children living with life-threatening illnesses. In addition to working with this ministry, you will also work with local orphans, teaching them stories from the Bible and the love of Jesus. To qualify for this team, you must regularly attend or be a member at VantagePoint Church.    Description: Volunteer alongside Living Hope, a ministry that seeks to reach people for Christ in South Africa. A key task will be working with children and youth in local townships while teaching them about the love of Jesus.
Project 2005: South Africa Healthcare/Nursing
 
Project 2006: North Africa Engagement  CANCELLED
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: Wave 3 (June 4 - 24)
  Date Range: TBD
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 1   DifficultyTBD
Physical Fitness: 1   Physical Fitness: TBD
Ministry Involvement: 4   Ministry Involvement: TBD
Evangelism: 1   Evangelism: TBD
Description: Work alongside home-based health professionals in South Africa while caring for those impacted by poverty and illness. You will also work with local youth with the intention of discipling students towards Christ.   Description: In an area of the world that is resistant to Christianity, this team will work alongside partners who are passionate about reaching those who have not yet heard the Good News. Join this team ministering to those from Muslim backgrounds while building relationships with the hope of sharing the gospel. 

Central America

Central America Region

Project 2007: OPS Engagement ISP
 
 
Trip Type: Engagement    
Date Range: June 15-24    
Cost Range: $2,000    
Length of Assignment: 8 - 10 days    
Difficulty: 1    
Physical Fitness: 1    
Ministry Involvement: 3    
Evangelism: 2    
Description: Join this team as they work in rural villages educating families and working with kids and youth by serving in an area of the world that is stricken with poverty an a lack of resources. All OPS students are eligible for this team. Get to know other OPS students and faculty while bringing hope to those who have little.     

Central Asia

Central Asia Region

Project 2008: Central Asia Deaf Outreach
 
Project 2009: Central Asia ESL/The Grove
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement

Date Range: Wave 3 (June 4-24) or Wave 4 (June 18-July 9)

  Date Range: TBD
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2   Ministry Involvement: 3
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: The deaf are considered the least reached people group in the world! It is estimated that out of 250-300 million deaf in the world, only 2% are Christians. Come and share with those who have never heard of the love of Christ.   Description: The Grove Community Church partnership that will be teaching ESL as a bridge to share the gospel.
Project 2010: Central Asia Cultural Fusion Cancelled
 
 
Trip Type: Engagement    
Date Range: June 4 - 24    
Cost Range: $3,500    
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks    
Difficulty: 2    
Physical Fitness: 2    
Ministry Involvement: 3    
Evangelism: 3    
Description: Engage in university ministry and building relationships to make the gospel known.    

East Asia

East Asia Region

Project 2011: East Asia Applied Science
 
Project 2012: East Asia Village Outreach
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: May 7 - 27   Date Range: May 7 - 27
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 3   Difficulty: 3
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2 - 3   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: Build latrines, water systems, and relationships with the intention of sharing the gospel. You will also have opportunities to worship with local believers and encourage the indigenous church.   Description: Engage with unreached people groups through teaching ESL, building relationships, and engaging in engineering or construction projects that will help build relationships with rural villages.
Project 2013: East Asia Cultural Fusion
 
Project 2014: East Asia University Engagement
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: May 7 - 27   Date Range: May 7 - 27
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 1
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 1
Ministry Involvement: 2   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: The focus will be on university ministry, building relationships and working alongside the indigenous church.   Description: The main tasks will be university ministry and building relationships with the intention of sharing the gospel

Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe Region

Project 2015: Eastern Europe Bridges
 
Project 2016: Eastern Europe Cultural Fusion
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: June 18 - July 9   Date Range: TBD
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 3
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 3
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: 3
Evangelism: 2   Evangelism: 3
Description: Partner with the local community center to teach ESL, develop projects for the community, and build relationships to open doors to the gospel.  

Description: Join this team in building relationships with youth and university students while hosting English clubs and teaching basic ESL. In this country, students understand religion to be legalistic, but we want them to understand what it means to have a personal relationship with Jesus. You will partner with a team focused on discipleship and church planting in order to engage the unreached and disciple youth and college students towards Christ!

Middle East

Middle East Region

Project 2017: Weave Encounter Team
   
Trip Type: Engagement    
Date Range:  TBD    
Cost Range: $3,500    
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks    
Difficulty: 3    
Physical Fitness: 2    
Ministry Involvement: 3    
Evangelism: 3    
Description: Weave exists to align the hearts of families with God's global purposes by equipping them to define, embrace and live out their unique role in advancing the Kingdom all while growing to their fullest potential in Christ. This team will interact with individuals from around the world and come alongside Weave in their efforts to equip the local church and disciple others towards Christ.     

North America

North America Region

Project 2018: Canada Bridges
 
 
Trip Type: Engagement    
Date Range: Wave 1 (May 7-27)
   
Cost Range: $3,500    
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks    
Difficulty: 2    
Physical Fitness: 2    
Ministry Involvement: 3    
Evangelism: 3    
Description: Be a part of this team as they develop relationships within the Sikh communities in this urban city and build relationships with the hope of sharing the gospel. This team will utilize rec sports, ESL, and other forms of outreach to invite new friends to learn about Jesus.    

South America

South America Region

Project 2019: South America Deaf Outreach I and II/The Grove
 
Project 2020: South America Urban Venture
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: TBD   Date Range: TBD
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 3   DifficultyTBD
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: TBD
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: TBD
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: TBD
Description: The deaf are considered one of the least reached people groups in the world! it is estimated that out of 250-300 million deaf in the world, only 2% are Christians. If you have a passion for the deaf, this may be the team for you. Come and share with those who have never heard the gospel, build relationships, and meet people in order to find opportunities to share the gospel. this team is for regular attendees or members of The Grove Community Church.   Description: Join this team as they build relationships, teach ESL, and share the gospel in the city's capital.
Project 2021: South America Mobile Health Clinics
   
Trip Type: Engagement    
Date Range: May 28-June 11
   
Cost Range: $3,000    
Length of Assignment: 2 weeks    
Difficulty: 2    
Physical Fitness: 2    
Ministry Involvement: 2    
Evangelism: 3    
Description: Have you considered using your nursing or healthcare background in serve others? Join this team as they work in the poor favelas of South America, offering healthcare and sharing the gospel at every opportunity.     

South Asia

South Asia Region

Project 2022: South Asia Cultural Exchange
 
Project 2023: South Asia Community Connect
Trip Type: Engagement    Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: TBD    Date Range: June 4-24
Cost Range: $3,500    Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks    Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 3    Difficulty: 3
Physical Fitness: 4    Physical Fitness: 3
Ministry Involvement: 3    Ministry Involvement: 3
Evangelism: 3    Evangelism: 4
Description: This area of the world hosts 28 million people who have never heard the name of Jesus! Join this team as they seek to build relationships in communities, teach ESL, participate in rec sports, and serve those who have never heard the gospel.    Description: Join this team as they serve one of the most unreached countries in the world, with 1.2 billion unreached never having heard the name of Jesus. Serve the local communities through service projects, ESL, and community outreach efforts.

Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Region

Project 2024: Southeast Asia Basketball
 
Project 2025: Southeast Asia Community Connections
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: May 7 - 27   Date Range: May 7-27
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 3   Difficulty: 3
Physical Fitness: 3 - 4   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 2
Description: If you love basketball and Jesus, this team is for you! Compete against local teams, travel throughout the country, and build relationships with the intention of sharing the gospel.   Description: TBD
Project 2026: Southeast Asia Community Encounter
 
Project 2027: Southeast Asia Community Outreach
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: May 7-27
  Date Range:  May 7-27
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 3   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: This opportunity will focus on university ministry, including rec sports, building relationships, and teaching ESL. The population in this location is varied and includes individuals from Muslim, Buddhist, and Christian backgrounds. What an incredible opportunity to build new relationships and share the love of Christ with those who have never heard!   Description: University ministry, ESL and building relationships is the task for this team with the hope of sharing the gospel.
Project 2028: Southeast Asia Cultural Exploration
 
Project 2029: Southeast Asia Cultural Fusion
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: May 7-27
  Date Range: May 21-June 10
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 3   Difficulty: 3
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3 - 4
Description: Visit rural villages through eco-tourism where you will prayer walk, build relationships, and look for opportunities to share the gospel.   Description: University ministry, ESL, and building relationships is the task for this team with the hope of sharing the gospel.
Project 2030: Southeast Asia Expedition
 
Project 2031: Southeast Asia Nursing
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: May 7 - 27   Date Range: 2 weeks TBA
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,000
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 4   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: Visit rural villages through eco-tourism, where you will prayer walk, build relationships, and look for opportunities to share the gospel.   Description: Use your nursing/healthcare skills to work with local public schools and health clinics to develop health records for children while sharing the gospel.
Project 2032: Southeast Asia Village Trekking - CANCELLED
 
Project 2033: Thailand Urban Outreach
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: TBD   Date Range: May 21 - June 10
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 4   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3 - 4   Evangelism: 3
Description: Visit rural villages through eco-tourism, where you will prayer walk, build relationships, and look for opportunities to share the gospel.   Description: The task is ESL clinics and building relationships with the intention of sharing the gospel.

Western Europe

Western Europe Region

Project 2034: France Bridges I
 
Project 2035: France Bridges II
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: June 18 - July 9   Date Range: June 18 - July 9
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: Evangelism and handing out tracts to the NAME people group will be the primary focus of this opportunity. You will also build relationships by frequenting marketplaces and businesses with the hope of sharing the gospel.   Description: Evangelism and handing out tracts to the NAME people group will be the primary focus of this opportunity. You will also build relationships by frequenting marketplaces and businesses with the hope of sharing the gospel.
Project 2036: Germany Sports Outreach
 
Project 2037: Greece Bridges
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: June 18 - July 9   Date Range: June 18 - July 9
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 3   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: You will work with local schools teaching theology and sports and building relationships with those previously closed to the gospel.   Description: You will work with displaced peoples, hear their stories, and meet needs through a local community center teaching ESL with the hope of sharing the gospel.
Project 2038: Poland Cultural Exchange
 
Project 2039: Portugal Community Outreach
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: May 7 - May 27   Date Range: June 18 - July 9
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 1   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 4   Ministry Involvement: 3
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: You will teach ESL and English corners in order to build relationships with the intention of sharing the gospel.   Description: Come alongside the indigenous church in order to build relationships and work with children and youth through camps with the hope of sharing the gospel.
Project 2040: Spain Cheer Camps
 
Project 2041: Spain Community Engagement
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: June 18 - July 9   Date Range: May 7 - May 27
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: 4
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: Those with cheer experience can use their skills to teach children and youth at local sports camps. Over 400 children attended last year!   Description: You will be working with the indigenous church in rural Spain where there are less than 1% evangelical believers. This team will move from city to city coming alongside the church, building relationships, encouraging believers, and sharing the gospel.
Project 2042: Spain Cultural Fusion
 
Project 2043: Spain Sports Camps
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement
Date Range: June 4 - June 24   Date Range: June 18 - July 9
Cost Range: $3,500   Cost Range: $3,500
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks   Length of Assignment: 3 weeks
Difficulty: 2   Difficulty: 2
Physical Fitness: 2   Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 3   Ministry Involvement: 3
Evangelism: 3   Evangelism: 3
Description: In an area where there is 0% evangelical believers, we will come alongside a brand new church plant with the intention of reaching out to the community and drawing in seekers through camps, outreach events, and evangelism.   Description: Over 400 children will attend sports camps where they will learn about Jesus through sports and cheer programs. Come and share your love for sports and children while serving the local church in Spain. 
Project 2044: UK Bridges
 
Project 2045: Global Leadership 101
Trip Type: Engagement   Trip Type: Engagement 
Date Range: May 21 - June 10    Date Range: June 10  - 24
Cost Range: $3,500    Cost Range: $3,000
Length of Assignment: 3 weeks    Length of Assignment: 2 weeks
Difficulty: 1    Difficulty: 1
Physical Fitness: 2    Physical Fitness: 2
Ministry Involvement: 2    Ministry Involvement: 2
Evangelism: 3 - 4    Evangelism: 3 - 4
Description: The primary task will be working with NAME people in the United Kingdom through after school programs and camps where families are drawn in through trust and relationships with the intention of sharing the gospel.    Description: A training program for those interested in leading an ISP Engagement team for the first time as well as those who would like to participate in missions at your church. This training will help you develop and understand God's heart for the nations, the difference between mobilization and recruitment, and a global Christian perspective. This team will train with other ISP teams and will culminate with a two-week overseas training incorporating multiple worldviews and team scenarios that will prepare you to lead others globally.