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Missions

"Go ye into all the world …"

As followers of Christ, we are called to selflessly reach out to the poor in spirit - to bring the Good News and a helping hand - wherever they might live, whatever their circumstances, and whatever ours.  

Many students have discovered that a missions trip expands their worldview, their hearts for compassion toward others, and their understanding of how their vocation can serve others

Roberts missions opportunities tend to be focused on long term relationships with people and places to increase our influence where we serve.  

Mission Trips for 2013 - 2014

Habitat for Humanity: South Eastern United States 

Date: February 15 - 23 (Completed)

Leaders: Dr. Jason Taylor & Becca Taylor

This is a domestic trip that was organized to help devastated areas rebuild their community. The work focused on construction type projects, i.e. putting up drywall, pouring cement for foundations, painting, demolition/cleaning debris out of homes, repairing damaged walls, etc. 

El Salvador

Date: February 15 - 23 (Completed)

Leaders: Rebecca and Bobby McColl

This trip was through Christ for the City (CFCI).  The trip focused on soccer and sports related ministries to youth and children in the El Salvador. CFCI El Salvador is bringing the Kingdom into this nation.  This group extended a hand to at-risk youth through the Soccer training school and addressed the physical needs of families living in impoverished neighborhoods by providing food, clothes and the Gospel to the poorest areas of the city.

Dublin, Ireland

Date: May 10 - 19 

Leaders: Julianne and Drew Dusendang

The Dublin missions trip is a unique ministry opportunity coordinated through the Dublin Christian Mission (the oldest continuing mission in Europe). Team members will have the opportunity to work with children and teens, helping with after school and evening clubs.  These clubs include one-on-one interaction, as well as the opportunity to lead activities (games, soccer, basketball, crafts, etc.). Team members will also work at the Lighthouse homeless shelter where they will serve meals, sort clothing, and participate in worship.  The team also travels to the mission’s campground outside of the city to prepare the property for summer camps.