Future Mission Trips

TRIP 1 - GUYS AND GIRLS  ACTIVITY CAMP

We will offer athletic and other activities for our male and female orphanage graduates (volleyball, soccer, basketball, table tennis, team building games, tours, cultural events), as well as sharing with our guy grads what is means to be a man from a biblical perspective, and with our girls what if means to be a woman from a biblical perspective. 


You don’t need to be an athlete! You just need to be able to love our grads and share out of your life experience. 

We’re looking for people of all ages to form the team… from High School age to, well, whatever!

This camp will be held in Ivanovo, but orphanage graduates from all three regions where we have Ministry Centers will participate - Vladimir, Ivanovo, and Kostroma.

Costs for the trip: Air Fare (about $900-$950), all inclusive land costs (about $1400) and if its your first trip to Russia, a three-year visa ($400) Yes, there are cheaper mission trips… but Russia is a unique experience!

We will work with you to help raise support for your trip. Included in the cost is all land transportation, interpreters, good quality hotels, great Russian food, and cultural tours. This is basically an all inclusive trip. You’ll be working with staff having 25 years experience working with orphans as they leave their orphanage and learn to live “on their own.’”

Please contact Pastor John (click here to send an email) with any questions. 


TRIP 2 - IVANOVO ORIENTATION CAMP

Often the most frightening day in the life of an orphan is the day they leave their orphanage. In the orphanage all their needs are met. Then a day comes when they leave the orphanage and have to live on their own, without the benefit of family or faith. They don’t have the basic life skills that children learn from family. And so they often fail at independent living.

At our Orientation Camp we pick them up on the day they leave the orphanage and bring them to our Ministry Center, where we feed and house them for a week and teach them basic life skills - things like budgeting, shopping, cooking, personal hygiene, how to make good choices, and the place of faith in their lives. These are simple skills we take for granted, but which they have never learned.
                                                                                                 

Our recently built Ivanovo Ministry Center is a great facility for this event! We’ll not only spend time talking, but will take field trips with the grads to show them how to get around the city, where to shop, and where basic services are located (banks, hospitals, churches). They will also learn about our Ministry Center, which is there to help them with whatever they need every day. This is without exaggeration a life-changing week for them. 

Costs for the trip: Air Fare (about $800-$900), all inclusive land costs (about $1400) and if its your first trip to Russia, a three-year visa ($400) Yes, there are cheaper mission trips… but Russia is a unique experience!

We will work with you to help raise support for your trip. Included in the cost are all land transportation, interpreters, good quality hotels, great Russian food, and cultural tours. This is basically an all inclusive trip. You’ll be working with staff having 25 years experience working with orphans as they leave their orphanage and learn to live “on their own.’”

Please contact Pastor John (click here to send an email) with questions. 

                                                                                                                           

         Every Grad receives a backpack
     filled with supplies to start their new life!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   



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