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Students Invited to Spring Service and Mission Trips With Christian Outreach
Christian Outreach, a student religious and spiritual life group of Hendricks Chapel, is offering students four alternative break service and mission trips during Spring 2022.
Three options for spring break include service trips to work with underserved youth in the Bronx or respond to tornado damage in Kentucky, and a mission trip to provide spiritual care to spring breakers on South Padre Island, Texas. The group will also return to Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, in May 2022 to support long-term disaster relief and community development.
All Syracuse University and SUNY-ESF students are welcome to participate. There will be an open interest and information meeting on Jan. 30 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Noble Room of Hendricks Chapel.
Christian Outreach is working closely with University staff to ensure a safe experience for all students. These trips, as with all University programs, are subject to public health conditions and CDC guidelines.
Applications are now available online and are due Sunday, Feb. 6 at 11:59 p.m. Please note: Applying does not commit you to attending.
Christian Outreach has participated in disaster relief, crisis response and spiritual service trips for more than 10 years. One of their primary partners is Send Relief, who they will work with in Kentucky and Puerto Rico.
“Send Relief depends on the leadership of community organizers, like local pastors, to identify communities who need assistance and meet those specific needs,” says Baptist Chaplain Devon Bartholomew.
Learn more about the upcoming opportunities:
Bronx: March 12-18
Be part of a New York City church’s holistic approach to community development in Mott Haven, a neighborhood in the Bronx, through after school programming, English as a Second Language education and facilities projects.
Texas: March 12-18
Join other Christian college students on South Padre Island, Texas, to meet needs in Christ’s name and proclaim his love to thousands of spring breakers. Please note: This trip is best suited for people willing to provide Christ-inspired spiritual care to people in need.
Kentucky: March 12-18
Respond to an immediate relief need for those impacted by tornadoes in Kentucky by participating in debris clean-up, organizing donations and distributing goods to families in need.
Puerto Rico: May 21-27
Support local churches in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, with projects such as long term disaster relief, adoption and foster care support, church planting, and sustainable community development.
For questions, contact Kate Bartholomew at email@example.com.