Go Chicago Youth Missions

Give your teens a summer mission experience that will leave them changed while helping to change the world.

Go Chicago

What to Expect

GO Chicago is a one-week mission experience for youth groups that will help them grow in their understanding of God, the church, and what it means to serve others together by working alongside Chicagoland church planters.

Cost is $250 per person and includes lodging, food, project resources, and transportation to ministry sites each day.


Show up

Arrive on Monday July 24th. You will check in and be assigned into groups which will consist of your youth group.



Each Day Your Group will be working with a Church Planter in Chicago doing different projects.



Every night there will be a time to worship and study Scripture with different church planters from Chicago.


Community Pride

These projects will be done in conjunction with the community the church is in to help build connections inside the community so the gospel can go out.

Bible Clubs/VBS

Some groups will be asked to help churches perform Backyard Bible Clubs or VBS at a Church Plant


Some of the plants and partners you will be working with will need some help with demolition or renovation.

People You need to know

Kevin Jones
State Director of Church Planting for Illinois Baptist State Association
Korey Torres
Shannon Ford
State Director of Missions for Illinois Baptist State Association
Terry Dennis
John Yi
Church Planting Catalyst for the North American Mission Board
Katy Gilmore

Helpful Resources


More detailed information about the trip.


What to bring with you.


Outline of events.