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Find answers to your mission trip questions


What is the mission trip experience all about?

A short-term mission trip is an exciting, engaging experience in which faith is put into action by partnering with brothers and sisters from different cultures and life experiences.

Mt Pleasant Presbyterian Church of Mt Pleasant, South Carolina, mission trip to LaCeiba, Honduras. Photo by Ed Wagner

Participation in a mission trip offers you and your church group a chance to share your time and talents with mission partners from other countries and other cultures and to learn, worship and serve together.

Equipping for Mission Involvement is the PC(USA) World Mission program that provides resources that will help you and your mission partners to see themselves with new eyes as, together, you cross cultural and spiritual borders.  When you return home, we can help you to continue the growth you experienced on your trip  in a variety of ways.

Click here for tools and resources for trip leaders

Do you have more questions about mission trips?

  • What kind of a group in my church might want to consider planning a mission trip?
  • How can my group arrange a mission trip?
  • How can I find out all I need to know about possible host sites?
  • What else should I know?

Find answers to these and other questions

See a list of available host sites.