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Welcome to International Service and Missions INFO night!. Introductions. Chad Frey – Agape Center Director Carol Zook – International Missions Coordinator Agape Center Local Community Service World Christian Fellowship Human Rights Awareness Service Trips (National Break Trips)

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introductions
Introductions
  • Chad Frey – Agape Center Director
  • Carol Zook – International Missions Coordinator
  • Agape Center
  • Local Community Service
  • World Christian Fellowship
  • Human Rights Awareness
  • Service Trips (National Break Trips)
  • Service-Learning
  • ** International Service and Mission **
tonight s agenda
Tonight’s Agenda:
  • Why go?
  • How to go? Teams and/or Service-Learning
  • Money Issues
  • Important Dates
  • Application details
  • Q & A time
how to go
How to go:
  • Messiah teams
  • Service-Learning (SERV 231 & 232)
spring break teams
Spring Break Teams
  • Northern Ireland
  • Toro Toro, Bolivia
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Toro Toro, Bolivia
  • Organization: Food for the Hungry
  • Trip Advisor: Erik and Molly Lindquist
  • Team Leaders: Kristin Sicher;
  • Timothy Swartz
  • In Country: March 14 – 23, 2014
  • Themes: Environmental
  • Women’s Advocacy
  • Economic Development
food for the hungry
Food For the Hungry
  • MISSION STATEMENT: “To walk with churches, leaders and families
  • in overcoming all forms of human poverty by
  • living in healthy relationship with God and his
  • creation.”
  • Food for the Hungry embraces an intensely
  • personal and biblical response to God’s call to
  • end physical and spiritual hungers worldwide.
  • This intentional walk with the poor mirrors God’s
  • walk with each of us, recognizing our own
  • brokenness and His transforming grace that
  • brings out our God-given potential.”
northern ireland
Northern Ireland
  • Organization: Local School System
  • Trip Advisors: Chad Frey and David Downey
  • In Country: March 14 – 23, 2014
  • Mission:
  • Outreach and relationship building with youth
  • Outreach and Sharing Christ in schools
  • Modeling ecumenism and reconciliation
summer trip 2014
Summer Trip 2014
  • Advisors: Jan and Rod Dormer and Alberto Poxes
  • Student Leaders: To be decided
  • In Country: May 24 or 25 – June 9, 2014
  • Mission:
  • Learn about Sports and English Evangelism
  • Visit Brazilian schools teaching English and/or Sports
  • Help run a camp for Brazilian adolescents and teens
  • Visit Iguacu Falls, at the intersection of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina
service learning course serv 231 232
Service-Learning course (sERv 231 & 232)
  • Spring Class (3 Credit)
  • Summer Experience
  • Fall Class (1 Credit)
  • On own or through one of Messiah’s extended teams
  • Major learning project is a funded grant proposal.
  • Required for all team leaders.
money issues
Money Issues
  • Team approach
  • Support Raising
  • Fund Raising
  • Grants and Scholarships
  • Service –Learning Class
  • Team Trips
  • Financial Responsibility
estimated trip costs
Estimated Trip Costs
  • Bolivia Team goal :
  • (team of 12) $27,700
  • Northern Ireland team goal : $12,000
  • (team of 12)
  • Brazil team goal : $45,400
  • (team of 15)
grant opportunities
Grant Opportunities
  • Keep a personal journal;
  • Participate in the re-entry retreat;
  • Put together scrapbook pages of their experience;
  • Write a thank you card by the end of the re-entry retreat;
  • Write a double spaced 3-5 page service-learning reflection paper.
application process
Application process:
  • Link online: NISM website
  • Go to Messiah’s website and click Service-Learning, then click International Opportunities and Sign up!
  • Fill out the application.
  • Applications for TEAM LEADER are due by September 30, 2013.
  • Applications for TEAM MEMBER are due by October 7, 2013.
  • Selected group will interview with Team Advisors and Team Leaders
important dates
Important Dates
  • October 7 through October 29 – Interview and Selection Process
  • October 29, 2013 --- Fund Raising Meeting; 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.; Boyer 131
  • November 14, 2013 --- List of addresses due
  • November 25, 2013 --- Solicitation letters mailed.
  • Risk Management Forms (online on Terradotta, TBA (3 weeks before trips))
  • Re-entry retreats -- TBA

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international missions salt n light
International Missions Salt-N-Light
  • Chapel Dates TBA.
  • 2 in February.
  • 1 in March.
important dates1
Important dates
  • Fundraisers:
  • Canoe-A-Thon: October 5, 2013,
  • 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. At Yellow Breeches
  • Ducky Derby: February TBA
  • Discount Cards: TBA
where to get more info
Where to get more Info:
  • Agape Center’s Website:
  • www.messiah.edu/agape/nism
  • Agape Center’s Resources
  • Contact Carol Zook
  • nismoffice@messiah.edu
next steps
NEXt steps…..
  • APPLY ON-LINE