Service Trips

Each year Evangel students travel around the world serving and proclaiming Jesus Christ.

One of the faith and learning outcomes for students is the opportunity to experience their faith in the field. Making a global impact is one of the factors that makes an Evangel education unique.

Organized service trips allow students to disperse during summer or spring break and minister to the world. Trips are typically organized either through CROSSwalk, Evangel’s student-led ministry organization, or Global Connections.

In both cases, they are designed to help students develop personal spiritual formation, experience global cultures, learn about other perspectives and world views, and actively participate in service and witness projects.

By going to new countries and engaging with various cultures, students graduate prepared to influence the world with their gifts. Evangel groups have traveled to serve in domestic cities (Los Angeles and Chicago) and abroad in places like Brazil, Dominican Republic, France, Greece, Belgium, Scotland, Turkey and Wales. Many performance groups from the Music department also travel regularly, including the concert choir, concert orchestra, and marching band.

Below is a summary of upcoming trip opportunities and photo albums from past excursions.

Planned Service Opportunities for 2014-15:

*subject to change

CROSSwalk & Global Connection Trips
Trip Location Trip Sponsor Dates
El Salvador Jeff Fulks Spring Break
Russia, St. Petersburg Steve Smallwood Spring Break
Birmingham, England Jeremy Harris & Deb Gehris Spring Break
Greece Donna Trower Spring Break
St. Louis Dream Center Tina Moore Spring Break
Israel Wave Nunnally Summer 2016
Indonesia Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Japan Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Laos Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Myanmar Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Thailand Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Vietnam Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Cambodia Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Nepal Gary Martindale Summer 2016
Kisumu, Kenya Paul York Summer 2016
Sri Lanka Glenda Mohr Summer 2016
Israel, Archeology Mark Jenkins Jul-16


Departmental & Specialized Trips
Trip Location Trip Sponsor Dates
Kenya – Psychology Grant Jones Dec/Jan
USA, LA Film – Communication Chip Stanek Spring Break
England – AS Lisa Tyson Spring Break
Belize – Educ. Shannon Crawford Spring Break
USA, Washington Studies – Social Sciences Jon Spence Feb. 26 – Mar 6
TBD – Business Bernie Dana Spring Break
England, Oxford – Communication Chip Stanek Summer 2016
Korea, HMN – TESOL Jennifer Morrison Summer 2016
Mexico – Medical Missions Jason Streubal & Mike Tenneson Summer 2016
Israel – CHLS Church Ministries Mike Jaffe Summer 2016
Europe – Orchestra Larry Dissmore Summer 2016
Philippines – WM Basketball TBD August 2016

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