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International Outreach

"To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map."

A Great Commission

Each week we conclude our worship gathering with, “you are sent”. That is our reminder to one another that the gospel is never intended to stay just with us. Jesus told his disciples to take the great hope of the gospel all the way to the ends of the earth (Matthew 28:18-20), and each generation of believers has sought to advance that mission for the past 2,000 years. This is our time. With the joy and power the gospel gives us, Mercy Church is committed to taking the gospel to people groups who have never heard it.

Go Short-Term

Mercy Church believes that God’s plan for taking the gospel to the ends of the earth will be carried out through healthy local churches. That’s why our short-term trips are sent to serve alongside strategic church planters and long-term missionary partners both here in the US and around the world. The gospel propels us to go to the nations, and we believe that these short-term trips are one of the best ways for you to experience how God is working all over the world and grow as a disciple of Jesus. You, your friends, or even your community group can pick a trip and apply today!

Steps for going short term

  1. Pray and ask questions
  2. Pick a trip and apply
  3. Pay your deposit*
  4. Apply for or renew your passport
  5. Attend team meetings
  6. Take the trip!

* $300 for international, $100 for domestic trips.

Short Term Trips

Kenya | March 1-11

Projected Cost: $2,250 Join us as we partner with Freedom Global and long-term church planters to display Christ’s love to the people of Kenya. While with us, you will have the opportunity to develop relationships with Kenyans and see first-hand how creating businesses for the poor, giving youth education, and having intentional Christian discipleship can equip people to find freedom from both physical and spiritual poverty. TRIP CLOSED

Cuba | March 13-19

Projected Cost: $2,250 We will be partnering with Cuban church planters to share the gospel in a week-long evangelistic campaign in a province where we are developing a long-term church planting partnership. God is saving people in Cuba. Would you consider being a part of this movement? TRIP CLOSED

South Africa | April 19-28

Projected Cost: $2,250 Go with us as we partner with our long-term church planters serving among college students and unreached people groups. While with us, you’ll have the opportunity to share the gospel and encourage our long-term partners. Would you join us in April? TRIP CLOSED

Ireland | June 7-16

Projected Cost: $1,850 We are so excited to send a team to partner with our new church planters in Dublin, Ireland. Along with getting to share the gospel, we will also have the opportunity to encourage and support the church planting team in their new work. Want to see what it looks like to be a part of an international church plant? Join us in Dublin! TRIP CLOSED

New York City | June 10-16

Projected Cost: $1,100 We will be partnering with Global Gates to share the gospel with unreached people groups in the most diverse county in the United States. Looking for experience sharing your faith? This is a great trip for you! Come have an impact on the nations right in our backyard! TRIP CLOSED

Greece | July 26-August 4

Projected Cost: $2,250

We will be partnering with long-term church planters in a week-long evangelism campaign. This is our first trip to support these planters and we are excited to join them in their prayer-filled work to see a gospel awakening in Greece!

TRIP CLOSED

Southeast Asia | August 2-11

Projected Cost: $2,300

Go with us as we partner with long-term church planters serving among unreached people groups in Southeast Asia. While with us, you’ll have the opportunity to develop relationships and share the gospel through teaching English.

TRIP CLOSED

South Asia | August 30 – September 8

Projected Cost: $2,250

Join our team as we go to South Asia to partner with our long-term church planters in evangelism and training. God is moving in South Asia. Would you consider being a part of it?

TRIP CLOSED

Middle East | October 11-20

Projected Cost: $2,250 Go with us as we partner with our long-term church planters in the Middle East. Along with sharing the gospel to some of the most unreached people groups in the world, we will encourage our church planters and live everyday life with them. Come be a part of what God is doing in the Middle East! Application Deadline: Jul. 28

Atlanta | October 26-28

Projected Cost: $150 Come with us as we serve alongside our church planters at Image Church as they seek to engage their city with the gospel! Though this trip is open for anyone, it is an especially great trip for parents and their children who are upper elementary-aged and older. Application Deadline: Sep. 30