Willingdon Short Term Teams


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Current & Upcoming Teams

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BRAZIL March 7-21, 2019

Jerry Hranka is a WIllingdon supported Missionary serving with Project Amazon in Brazil.  Project Amazon has embarked on a church planting initiative to plant 2000 churches along the Amazon River Basin. There are currently 30,000 villages with no gospel witness. Compassion Canada partners with the local church  to end poverty in the lives of children and their families. Compassion Canada provides a holistic approach by helping to develop children in all aspects of thier lives- thier minds, bodies and realtionships while discovering God's love for them in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Willingdon Church currently has 137 children supported through Compassion Canada in the City of Fortelza Brazil. Willingdon Church will be sending a team to encourage Jerry Hranka in Santarem  and then visit a Compassion Center in Fortaleza Brazil.

Team Status: Full

Pray

  • For the spiritual preparation of the team.
  • For travelling mercies as the team has an extensive travel schedule.
  • For the staff at both Project Amazon and at the Compassion Centers in Fortaleza, Brazil.

 

PHILIPPINES  March 6-18,2019

Seed Care International Ministries is a registered charity with both the Canadian and Philippine Governments and exist to help strengthen and support the ministries of indigenous pastors of independent church plants in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. Willingdon Church will be sending a team to assist with a Pastoral Retreat for approximately 50 pastors supported by Seed Care. The team will also be involved in a School Outreach, Evangelistic Services, Bible Distribution, Prayer and Vistitation ministries.

Team Status: Full   

Pray

  • For the renewal and refreshment for the indigenous pastors supported by SeedCare at the pastoral retreat planned for them. 
  • Pray that many would come to a faith in Jesus Chirst through the outreach events.
  • Pray for physical and spiritual strength for the team. 

 

LAPAZ MEXICO April 20-27, 2019

Jorge and Aimee Salazar are Willingdon supported  Missionaries who have established a church in La Paz, Mexico. During the Easter School Break, the church will be holding a Vacation Bible School to reach out to children in the community that do not normally attend church. This is an evangelistic outreach and they have requested the assistance of Willingdon Church to support this outreach. 

Team Status: Full

Pray

  • For the Church Leaders in La Paz as they develop the Vacation Bible School Program
  • For many children from the neightbourhood to attend the Vacation Bible School
  • For the spiritual preparation of the team.

 

ROSARIO, ARGENTINA May 30 - June 8, 2019

Willingdon Church is sending a team to come on board the Logos Hope Ship operated by OM Ships International. The goal of the ship is to bring knowledge, help and hope to the people of the world. They do this by visiting various ports in the world and supplying vital literature resources, encouraging cross-cultural understanding, training young people for effective life and service, providing needed relief and sharing a message of hope in God whenever there is an opportunity. For more info www.omships.org

Team Status: Full

Pray: 

  • Pray that doors will open for the OM crew to serve people in many different countries. Ask God to bless the crew with favour in the eyes of authorities.
  • Pray for those who visit the ship, that they will be impacted by God’s love when they step on board.

  • Team members will have a meaningful and challenging experience through the specific ministry and training opportunities on board and in the port community.

 

BERDYANSK, UKRAINE June 20 to July 2, 2019

Heart of Christ MB Church is a small, vibrant MB church that has a huge passion and vision for reaching Berdyansk with the gospel.  Berdyansk is a Ukrainian vacation spot, on the Sea of Azov, and during the summer, the population multiplies several times. The church has requested assistance with a Children's Day Camp run at the church facilities in Berdyansk.

Team Status:Open and Recruiting

Pray

  • For the Holy Spirit to work inthe lives of the children as they hear the gospel message
  • For the planning and preparation of the camp.
  • For the ongoing development of relationship between Willingdon Church and the MB church in Berdyansk

 

BIELEFELD, GERMANY July 12-21, 2019

Willingdon Church will been sending a short term team to assist the Brackwede MB Church with an Outreach Ministry called "MCDU".  This is a chidlren's summer camp reaching out to children and youth in the community. The camp involvers crafts, drama, music, sports and gospel presentations. Over 100 young people attend the camp. WIllingdon Church has been developed an ongoing relationship the Brackwede community over the last several years. 

Team Status: Open and Recruiting

Pray:

  • Pray for the planning of the camp by the Brackwede Church
  • Pray for the children and youth in the community who come from predominantly immigrant families.
  • Pray that the Holy Spirit would open the hearts and minds of the children and youth to the Gospel message.  

 

BURGHAUSEN, Germany July 19- Aug 5, 2019

Willingdon Church will be sending a short term team to assist the Protestant Free Church in a wilderness camp in the mountains of Bavaria. The camp will be attended by 60 campers from ages 9-14. Campers will being sleeping in tents and cooking meals over an open fire. Daily activities will include devotional times, bible study, gospel presentations, games and outdoor activites.       

Team Status: open and Recruiting

Pray:

  • Pray for the Protestant Free Church and their gospel witness in the community
  • Pray that God would work in the lives of the campers
  • Pray for spiritual and physical protection over all those involved in the camp.      

 

FRANCE July 13-29, 2019

Jaimee Caramay is a Willingdon Long Term Missionary serving with YWAM in Paris France. She has requested that Willingdon Church send a team to assist with an evangelistic outreach from July 13-29 in Paris. The team will be joining over 100 short termers from various countries. The team will have teaching sessions in the morning followed by street evangelism in the afternoon. There are opportunities for team members to also provide logistic support to the outreach team members. 

Team Status: Open and Recruiting

Pray

  • For God to raise up many workers for this outreach.
  • For the logistical planning and preparation for this outreach.
  • For the gospel message to be proclaimed and for many people to respond to the invitation to become followers of Jesus Christ. 

 

BERDYANSK, UKRAINE July 25 to August 7, 2019

Heart of Christ MB Church is a small, vibrant MB church that has a huge passion and vision for reaching Berdyansk with the gospel.  Berdyansk is a Ukrainian vacation spot, on the Sea of Azov, and during the summer, the population multiplies several times. The church has requested assistance with a Youth Camp on the Sea of Azov near Berdyansk. 

Team Status:Open and Recruiting

Pray

  • For the Holy Spirit to work in the lives of the 90 youth who will attend the camp
  • For spirtual protection over the campers.
  • For the leadership of the Berdyansk Church as they plan and make preparation for the camp.

 

CUBA YOUTH TEAM  August 14-22, 2019

A team of Willingdon Youth will be travelling to Holguin Cuba to assist World Serve Ministries with Children's Ministry and outreach initiatives in the City of Holguin. The team will also assist with some light construction and visit and encourage various churches and micro-business initiatives of World Serve.

Team Status: Full

Pray

  • For the spiritual preparation of the team as they prepare to minister.
  • For team unity as they work with Cuban Ministry Leaders.
  • For safety in travel.

 

INDIA Sept 28 to Oct 20, 2019

Child of Mine is a charitable society from Canada partnering with children’s homes in India. They  are called to come alongside the homes in such a way that we can bring value to their vision.They invest in the lives of children from desperate situations developing leaders to love and serve India. Willingdon Church will be sending a short term team to assist with a construction project and ongoing maintenance at the homes. They will also  spend time with the children and staff providing encouragement and care. Come join us and be part of a team that helps make a difference in the lives of the Child of Mine family.

Team Status: Open and Recruiting

Pray: 

  • For the ongoing educational and life skills programs provided to the children
  • Pray for wsidom for the staff of the Children's Homes
  • Pray for the spiritual preparation of the team as they  prepare to serve.

 

CUBA- NOV 3-12, 2019

World Serve Ministries currently operate a Micro-Business ministry in Cuba which seeks to provide Christian entrepreneurs with training, mentorship, guidance and ideas to help enhance local Micro Business projects. Willingdon Church have been asked to provide a team to teach budgeting, business planning, marketing, biblical business principles and record keeping. The team will be involved in teaching at  two conferences and visiting micro business operations in Cuba.

Team Status: Open and Recruiting

Pray: 

  • For effective teaching times at the conferences.
  • Pray for the Cuban Entrepreneurs as they seek to establish viable businesses in Cuba
  • Pray for the spiritual preparation of the team.

 

SOUTH EAST ASIA Nov 19 to Dec 3, 2019

Discipleship International is a Christian Organization who are committed to the call of God to make disciples of all nations. They have been asked to provide teaching to local Bible students and pastors using the Equip to Serve Discipleship Training Material.  Additionally they will be providing literacy and skills training for marginalized women. Team size limited to 6 people.

Team Status: Open and Recruiting

Pray

  • For effective teaching of discipleship materials.
  • Pray for the spiritual preparation of the team.
  • Pray for spiritual growth of the students and pastors.           

 

     

    STAY TUNED for more details on upcoming trips:

    Short Term Teams in Development

    South East Asia- Oct 2019

     

     

     

     

    For more details contact Blair Staples at bstaples@willingdon.org

    If you'd like information on how to get involved in short term missions, please contact Blair Staples, our Short-Term Mission Coordinator.