If you're a Goer, you're a valiant messenger, courageous enough to step out of your comfort zone and carry the message of God's love to others in our community, across our nation, and around the globe. You're very hands-on and don't mind getting your fingers dirty while you make a difference in others' lives. Whether you prefer to mold the minds of children or you like to build things from the ground up, there are plenty of opportunities available for you to get your hands-on fix, right here at FBMaryville. Read below to see how.
Africa Vision Trip
March 1 - 11, 2017
This team will travel to Zambia with African Vision of Hope to discover how FBMaryville can help meet the needs in this country. Please pray with us as we continue to seek God for his direction in this mission.
June 25 - 30, 2017
Join us at Serenity for our 2nd annual family missions experience as we host and facilitate a kids’ summer camp for inner-city kids. Campers will enjoy this overnight experience as we dig deeper into God’s Word through Bible study, high-energy worship, organized games, crafts, and of course, lake activities!
July 5 - 14, 2017
Are you a college-aged student looking to serve on an international mission field? Join us as we minister to students (ages 12 - 18) from 19 different countries throughout Europe and the Middle East. “Euroventure,” is an English-speaking student camp sponsored by the International Baptist Convention. Participants in Euroventure vary from U.S. military kids, missionary kids, overseas corporate business kids, church youth groups, and their friends.
July 9 - 15, 2017
Entering their 4th year, this team will serve the Cercadillo Village by providing a baseball camp for children from ages 8 - 17. Through this camp, we establish lasting relationships with our Dominican Republic friends and encourage them to share the Gospel, grow in their faith, and lead in the community.
July 23 - 29. 2017
Entering their 4th year, this group of educators will serve the Cercadillo community by mentoring teachers at a local school. Through daily workshops, the team will provide practical training in literacy techniques and classroom management. Their goal is to help meet basic needs in education while sharing Jesus’ love.
July 28 - August 8, 2017
Join African Vision of Hope (AVOH) as they travel throughout Zambia to provide medical care, Vacation Bible schools, skills training, HIV/AIDS education, and construction aid. For more information about this trip or AVOH, contact AVOH at 618.288.7695 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 4 - 12. 2017
Bikers and non-bikers are invited to participate in a booth run by the South Dakota Baptist Convention. Bikers come from all over the world to this event. Come share the gospel and be part of this incredible journey.
Haiti Mission Trip
August 16 - 22, 2017
This team will teach local pastors basic first-aid as well as equip pastors in leadership development. This mission needs 4 - 5 team members to serve on the medical team along with an additional 4 - 5 team members for leadership development.
Chicago Construction Trip | Resurrection City Church Plant
September 20 - 24, 2017
Team members will partner with Pastor Dave and the Avondale community as they assist with construction needs for this Chicago church plant. Resurrection City Church commissions projects in exchange for rent-free space for their weekly services and activities. In past years, we have rehabbed a school dance studio, as well as a culinary classroom. More information will be coming soon about the construction plans for this year.
September 25 - October 1, 2017
Club 180 is a ministry that helps meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of children and youth in the coal-mining community of Harlan County, KY. The mission focus for this team is two-fold. One team will provide assistance for ongoing repairs and construction needs for the Club 180 facility, while the other team will provide support for the weekly programming, activities, and outreach events for Club 180 and the Rivers Edge church plant.
Dominican Republic | Construction Trip
November 12 - 18. 2017
This team will serve the Cercadillo Village by assisting to improve the living conditions of low-income families by building quads (bath houses) which will serve as a place where families can bathe and maintain personal hygiene. 8 - 10 team members will be needed for this trip.
Dominican Republic | Medical Trip
January 21 - 27, 2018
This medical team will be training women from the Cercadillo Village on medical care; including advanced first-aid training. This intensive training will equip the village women to care for basic medical needs in their community. Their goal is to minister to the physical needs of the villagers while extending compassion and encouragement.