These trips are designed for Illinois Baptist women to make missional living a part of their lives. Ladies who have been on these trips repeatedly share how they were impacted by sharing the love of Christ by meeting physical needs. All trips have a $30 deposit due per trip with application and require proof of medical insurance.
Application for 2014 Illinois Women's Mission and Ministry Trips
Uptown Baptist Church Summer Team - July 11-16, 2014 Cost: $300 (Includes lodging, breakfast at hotel and dinner.) We will minister at Uptown to the homeless and impoverished on the north side of Chicago. Team members prepare and serve a Monday night meal, provide women's meetings, visit with ladies at a local half-way house and hospital and minister to those on the streets through various giveaways. Application deadline is May 1, 2014.
CAC Back to School Team
- July 31-August 2, 2014 Cost: $30 (Pays for ministry supplies, team members are responsible for meals, lodging and transportation costs) Application Deadline: June 1 or until trip is full.
Illinois WMU has partnered with the Christian Activity Center in East St. Louis for a number of years, assisting them with their Annual Back to School Event. Participants will help provide bible study, crafts and other activities as a Women's Day Event as well as sort through clothing and school supplies in preparation for the Saturday event. Team members will minister to parents and children, working during the Back-to-School Garage Sale.
Mosaic Church, Chicago Team - September 5-7, 2014 Cost: $250 (includes transportation, lodging and some meals) Application deadline is July 1, 2014.
We will be working alongside Scott Venable, a NAMB missionary, and his ministry at Mosaic Church. The team will assist with many activities including community outreach. Scott was featured during the Annie Armstrong offering promotional material in 2013 and will be featured at the Women's Missions Celebration May 2014.