Short-Term Trips

Our short-term trips are designed to create meaningful opportunities where people encounter Jesus. While serving on these trips, you will be traveling with a group of people from ECC that serves in association with our mission partners. All details are administered by ECC.

INDIA / Jesus Mercy Home Association

We are very excited to be working with Pastor Glory Dhas and the JMHA ministry in India. On this trip, we will be partnering with them in various outreach opportunities to the poor, orphans, and the lepers by providing medical care, clean water, and sharing in practical ways the love of Christ.

Location: Tamil Nadu & Bangalore, India
Date: July 6-18, 2017
Leader: Kevin Eshleman
Trip Cost: $1,600 – $2,000
** Trip cost includes transportation and travel, food, lodging, and insurance at destination.
Deposit: $100
Application Deadline: April 2
Requirement: Application, Deposit, Passport, Travel Visa, and Pre-trip Meetings.

*This trip is full.

Guatemala

Last year we had a team from ECC visit a village in Northern Guatemala. Since then a number of connections have been made through Hugo’s family, reaching out to the children of this village. The goal of this trip is to continue building relationships and trust within the village. This team will focus on working with the children as well as other various village ministry and projects.

Location: Northern Guatemalan Mountains
Date: July 8 – 15, 2017
Leader: Hugo Tomas
Trip Cost: $1,000 – 1,200
** Trip cost includes transportation and travel, food, lodging, and insurance at destination.
Deposit: $100
Application Deadline: May 14
Requirement: Application, Deposit, Passport, Travel Visa, and Pre-trip Meetings.

If interest – contact the office (or Wes)

HARRISBURG / Faith in Action

This outreach equips students and leaders to step outside of their comfort zone through intentionally sharing their faith.  All students and staff will be housed at Harrisburg First Assembly in Harrisburg. During the week-long youth conference, students will spend time volunteering at local non-profit organizations, nursing homes, food banks, and performing some street ministry. Participants will experience passionate worship during morning and evening sessions as well as relevant ministry training and interaction with other students.

Youth Trip for Students entering 7th – 12th grade
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Date: July 10-15, 2017
Leader: Chris Weber & Kate Darnold
Trip Cost: $125
** Trip cost includes transportation, food, and lodging.
Deposit: $25
Application Deadline: May 21

*This trip is full.

MISSISSIPPI / We Will Go Ministries

This outreach is in partnership with We Will Go Ministries, led by David and Amy Lancaster, who carries a vision for complete transformation of the city of Jackson. Students will have endless opportunities to pray for people, encourage the missionaries on staff, be involved with some street ministry, and serve the community in practical ways.

Youth Trip for Students entering 9th – 12th grade
Location: Jackson, MS
Date: July 29-August 7
Leader: Chris Weber & Kate Darnold
Trip Cost: $450
* Trip cost includes transportation, food, and lodging.
** Group fundraising available.
Deposit: $100
Application Deadline: May 21

*This trip is full.

GUYANA / Balm of Gilead Church

As in any nation, the children are the future. This team will work in partnership with Pastor Ovid Shultz’s congregation (Balm of Gilead) in leading a children’s crusade. If you love kids, you will not want to miss this great opportunity to demonstrate God’s love to children in another nation.

Location: Berbice, Guyana
Date: August 8-14, 2017
** Trip open to students entering 11-12th grades without a parent/guardian.
Leader: Ivan Martin
Trip Cost: $800 – $1,100
** Trip cost includes transportation and travel, food, lodging, and insurance at destination.
Deposit: $100
Application Deadline: June 11
Requirement: Application, Deposit, Passport, and Team Meetings.

This trip is full.

GUYANA / Balm of Gilead Church

This team will work in partnership with Pastor Ovid Shultz’s congregation (Balm of Gilead). As a church, they minister to a number of villages and so this trip will focus on assisting with a number of village ministry projects.

Location: Berbice, Guyana
Date: November 27 – December 4, 2017
Leader: Kevin Eshleman
Trip Cost: $800 – $1,100
** Trip cost includes transportation and travel, food, lodging, and insurance at destination.
Deposit: $100
Application Deadline: September 10
Requirement: Application, Deposit, Passport, and Team Meetings.

Questions? Email eccmissionconnect@gmail.com