Short Term Teams for 2019
Making God’s Love Famous…all over the world!
The world is a big place with incredible needs. We at TerraNova feel drawn to somehow be used of God in this needy world, among nations and people groups. As we spend time in the short term with “in-country partners” who live and work within these people groups each day, our capacity to love, trust, and give increases ten-fold.
Bottom line: serving on a short term team cross-culturally is a great way to grow in your relationship with God, show God's love to others, and join God in his great plan to bless all the nations on earth.
MEXICO HOUSEBUILD TEAM (High School Students)
Dates: June 30 –July 5 Cost: $250
Focus: Our team of high school students and staff will be venturing down to Ensenada Mexico to work with Pastor Sergio, who has identified a family in need of a home. Within the span of four days, our team will build the home from start to finish! This is an annual opportunity for TerraNova to impact some of the poorest of the poor in Mexico, introducing them to the love of Jesus.
This trip is being facilitated by our trusted friends at Las Tres Palmas
To express interest and receive an application, contact team leader Zack Neelands
SOUTH EAST ASIA ISLAND TEAM (College / Young Adult)
Dates: August 5-15 Cost: $1800
Focus: On “Sumbi lsland”, we’ll be on the front lines of a culture that desperately needs Jesus. We will learn about sharing Jesus in a way that can be done anywhere. We’ll answer the call to live intentionally and to love exceptionally. And getting in the flow of village life also means we will share in some outdoor adventures like snorkeling, surfing, hiking, and more!
This trip is being facilitated by one of our favorite organizations run by a TerraNova member: Shemah Tours
To express interest and receive an application, contact team leader Ashley Neelands
SOUTH EAST AFRICA TEAM (Open to all)
Dates: 12 day trip in late August (dates TBA) Cost: $2500
Focus: Come and be a part of a movement that is helping people to know and love God, to follow his leadership in their lives, and to become a part of God-led communities. Our team will learn from and assist the “in-country” workers as they serve this unique people group through leadership training. And the leadership curriculum is--you guessed it—the New Testament. Our team will also get to get into ‘the bush’ to see some of Africa’s amazing sites and animals!
This trip is being facilitated by one of our most trusted TerraNova partners: Partners in Holistic Development.
To express interest and receive an application, contact team leader John Reed
MIDDLE EAST PLAYGROUND TEAM (Open to all)
Dates: October 18-28 Cost: $2600
Focus: Our team will land in Beirut and head inland to the city of Zahle. We will serve a Syrian refugee family that has a big dream to impact their neighbors. Our project will center around a beautiful story of a transformed family that God is using to bless their friends. During this trip, you will be building playgrounds, relationships and see the tremendous impact followers of Jesus are having in the country. You will come back from Lebanon with new friends and with a special heart for the people in the Middle East.
This trip is being facilitated by one of our favorite TerraNova partners: Kids Around the World
To express interest and receive an application, contact team leader Danielle Smith
EL SALVADOR THANKSGIVING WEEK PLAYGROUD TEAM (Parents and kids)
Dates: November 24-30 Cost: $1400
Focus: Our team will work in the coastal town of El Zonte, with a great family from San Diego who serves this needy community. Over the last year, a group of children met I on a vacant lot weekly to play, do homework and here about the Good News of Jesus. The leaders there have a dream of building a playground and community center for the children to enjoy and the entire town would benefit. This will be a great trip to create lasting memories for families who envision their children growing into adults who love Jesus and give more than they take.
This trip is being facilitated by our amazing friends at El Salvador Missionary Fellowship
To express interest and receive an application, contact team leader Lyle Castellaw