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Mission Trips

Where in the World is God Calling You to GO?

Thank you for considering a short-term mission trip with Houston's First. This is more than a trip! You will be a part of fulfilling the Great Commission by going and making disciples to the ends of the earth.

    God will overwhelm your heart with compassion, open your eyes to spiritual needs, and leverage your calling and talents for the Kingdom of God in ways you never thought possible — all while making an eternal impact in the peoples of the world.

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    2025 Mission Trips

    Current mission trips January–May 2025. Summer and Fall 2025 Trips Coming Soon!
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    Southeast Asia Women’s Team

    January 15–25, 2025

    Our women’s team will partner with global workers who are serving women in this key city. This trip is sensitive in nature and will require team training and preparation.

    Team Leader: Andi Farrell

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    Puerto Rico Send Relief Trip

    February 1–7, 2025

    Puerto Rico is a beautiful island but also an island in need—physically, economically, and spiritually. Send Relief began responding to the needs in Puerto Rico after a series of natural disasters. Our mission team will mainly engage in light construction repair, community outreach, prayer walking, meal distribution, and more. This trip is being led by Pursuit LBS class and is open to Summit Young Adults.

    Team Leader: Lindsey Akridge and Joshua Reisner

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    East Africa "TCK" Care Trip

    February 7-16, 2025

    Caring for Global Worker families is essential to their long-term work on the field. Our missionary care team is taking a trip to East Africa to serve global worker (Third Culture Kids) kids at a bi-annual conference for Sub-Saharan global worker families. We are looking for people who love children and want to use their gifts to serve global worker families. Our team will provide teaching and engaging activities for children and teenagers.

    All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Kelsey Jarjour

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    London – Redeemer Queens Park Trip

    March ‘25

    Partner with Redeemer Queens Park, where we will receive equipping to understand what God is doing in London, assist with community outreach, engage in prayer walking and gospel conversations, and help them prepare for an upcoming community event.

    Team Leader: Peter Lee

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    Rushmore NYC/DC – HUB

    March 8-14, 2025

    Rushmore is a mission trip for 10th- 12th-grade students looking to take their mission experience to the next level! Taking place in either DC or NYC, this experience gives students a place to hone in on their missional gifting while serving NYC and DC Church Planters. At Rushmore, students will interact and minister to state-side international communities and learn about different ways of sharing Jesus!

    Rushmore requires an application process. Applications are available in September each year, and accompanying interviews will follow.

    Team Leader: Tommy Kersten

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    Rushmore NYC/DC – HUB

    March 8-14, 2025

    Rushmore is a mission trip for 10th- 12th-grade students looking to take their mission experience to the next level! Taking place in either DC or NYC, this experience gives students a place to hone in on their missional gifting while serving NYC and DC Church Planters. At Rushmore, students will interact and minister to state-side international communities and learn about different ways of sharing Jesus!

    Rushmore requires an application process. Applications are available in September each year, and accompanying interviews will follow.

    Team Leader: Tony Bianco

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    Rushmore NYC/DC – HUB

    March 8-14, 2025

    Rushmore is a mission trip for 10th- 12th-grade students looking to take their mission experience to the next level! Taking place in either DC or NYC, this experience gives students a place to hone in on their missional gifting while serving NYC and DC Church Planters. At Rushmore, students will interact and minister to state-side international communities and learn about different ways of sharing Jesus!

    Rushmore requires an application process. Applications are available in September each year, and accompanying interviews will follow.

    Team Leader: Giancarlo Callejas

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    Rushmore NYC/DC – HUB

    March 8-14, 2025

    10-12th Grade students are invited to join the team for Rushmore 2024! Students will go to either New York City or Washington DC to lean into their spiritual gifts and find new ways to show the love of Jesus. The city features partnerships with North American Mission Board (NAMB) church planters, experiences unique to Rushmore, new ways to share the Gospel, and deeper community with HUB Students & Staff!

    Team Leader: Mark Cox

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    Boston Kings Hill Church – College Ministry

    March 11-15, 2025

    Boston is home to more than 250,000 college students and a thriving international community. Houston’s First college students are partnering with Kings Hill Church to serve the Greater Boston area in Jesus’ name. This trip is open to college students that attend Houston’s First College Ministry. Not a college student? You are invited to partner with the college ministry team through prayer and sending!

    Team Leader: Hunter Mullennix

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    Phoenix, Arizona – Phoenix Street Reach

    March 11-17, 2025

    Join our team serving alongside Phoenix Street Reach for a week of prayer walking, evangelism, and meeting physical needs among the homeless population.

    Team Leader: Alan Stumbaugh

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    Middle East New Ground Team

    March 11–17, 2025

    Join our team serving in a key Middle Eastern country as we minister to men and women. Together, we will support the disciple-making movement through our partnership with this key ministry. Commitment to team meetings for training in evangelism, cross-cultural engagement, and discipleship are required.

    Team Leader: Jason and Paige Swiggart

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    NYC Queens Church – Women’s Conference

    April 2025

    Join a women’s team helping our church partner, Queens Church with their seventh annual women’s conference. Queens Church is a church plant ministering to people in Woodside, a residential neighborhood near Astoria.

    All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Candice Corley

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    Southeast Asia - New Ground Team

    April 21–May 1, 2025

    Do you like adventure, traveling to rural areas, meeting friendly people, and aren’t afraid to try new things? If so, the New Ground Team might be for you! Team members must complete training in EV, cross-cultural engagement, and more. The New Ground Team is all about immersing yourself in a new culture while sowing gospel seeds in areas of the world where the gospel has yet to have been proclaimed.

    All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Attend the Southeast Asia interest meeting on Sunday, July 14 at 12:30p. Fill out the interest form for specific information!

    Team Leader: Laura Trotta

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    Guatemala – Medical Mission Trip

    Late Spring ‘25

    Guatemala is a beautiful country with significant spiritual and physical needs. We are looking for doctors, nurses, physical therapists, dentists, and bilingual translators to serve families in the rural areas of Guatemala. We will partner with Agape in Action to provide medical clinics in areas of need.

    Team Leader: Marcus Rodriguez

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    Guatemala – Convencíon Familiar

    Late Spring ‘25

    Legacy 68:5— the adoption, foster care, and kinship care ministry of Houston’s First is partnering with Vida Real Church and Alianza Cristiana Para Los Huérfanos to strengthen and equip foster families in Guatemala. This trip is available to Legacy 68:5 families or volunteers who are bilingual, have completed training, and have been approved for service.

    All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Toni Steere

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    2024 Mission Trips

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    Oakham, England (HUB International - Grades 11-12)

    June 4–14, 2024

    Ever wonder what Christianity looks like around the world? Do you want to see how other cultures worship and share Jesus? HUB International is the best way to experience overseas missions and how God's Kingdom is growing around the world. 11th & 12th Grade students have the opportunity to partner with Oakham Baptist Church in Oakham, Rutland (2 hours north of London) in June! Students will learn what it looks like to be a follower of Jesus in a post-Christian culture, share their faith in different environments and locations, and experience church in very different ways!

    Team Leader: Tony Bianco

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    Italy Mission Trip

    July 5–12, 2024

    This team will work alongside a Global Worker Family and Centro Agape, a local church in Palermo, Italy. The team will lead a three-day VBS, host two community outreach events, and evangelize at the University of Palermo. Their mission is part of a long-term partnership between HFBC Cypress Campus and the global workers in Palermo, aimed at making disciples, church planting, and strengthening local churches. All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    This particular trip is closed. You are invited to partner with the team through prayer and sending.

    Team Leader: Lonnie Hamilton

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    Costa Rica Mission Trip (HUB Cypress)

    June 7–14, 2024

    This group of 11-12th graders will work alongside InStep International and Yellow River Church, a local church in Jaco, Costa Rica. This team will partner with Yellow River Church to host community outreach events, partner with local schools for evangelistic teaching lessons, and do local work projects in Jaco. Their mission is part of a long-term partnership between HFBC-Cypress and InStep-International Costa Rica, aimed at strengthening local pastors, churches, and families.

    Team Leader: Tommy Kersten

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    Costa Rica Family Mission Trip

    June 8th-15th, 2024

    The trip is designed for families and first-time international trip participants. Team members will participate in a variety of ministry opportunities including community outreach, mercy ministries, evangelism, and work projects. Come join God with your family in His work in Costa Rica. All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Kevin Spivey

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    South Asia #1

    June 29–July 7, 2024

    Be part of the South Asia disciple-making movement on this evangelism focused trip. Be ready to engage people who are eager to have spiritual conversations while exploring a challenging cross-cultural context. Team preparation, meetings, and trainings are mandatory. Applications will be reviewed, and notifications will be sent upon approval.

    Team Leader: Aaron Maurer

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    South Asia #2 (The5)

    July 2–11, 2024

    Be part of the South Asia disciple-making movement on this evangelism focused trip. Be ready to engage people who are eager to have spiritual conversations while exploring a challenging cross-cultural context. Team preparation, meetings, and trainings are mandatory. Applications will be reviewed, and notifications will be sent upon approval.

    Team Leader: Hunter Mullennix

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    PDX Multi-Gen Mission Trip

    July 3–8, 2024

    This multi-generational team will partner with Remedy City Church, a local church in the Portland, OR area. The team will be assisting with Remedy City’s community partners, prayer walking various neighborhoods, and throwing a 4th of July block party. Remedy City’s mission and vision is to guide others into extraordinary life in the Kingdom of God, and we want to join them in their work.

    Team Leader: Daniel Champagne

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    Alaska Mission Trip

    July 23–31, 2024

    Be part of a team focusing on service projects for Alaskan residents who camp on the Cook Inlet beaches at the Kenai River during the height of salmon fishing season. This ministry approach is gentle servanthood and meeting needs through various methods including kids club, prayer walking, traffic control, trash pick-up, and serving food. Engage the community through servant evangelism. Think “beach reach” Alaskan style! All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Chris Heitman

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    Europe Connect Mission Trip

    July 13–20, 2024

    We are honored to partner with the International Mission Board’s Asia Member Care Team at their Asia affinity’s general meeting, as they strive to provide proactive wellness checks for their global worker units. On this trip, our primary tasks are to encourage the global workers and to assist the Member Care Team in conducting 30 minute, 3 times a day wellness checks for Asia global workers, the result of which will be providing the IMB Member Care Team with feedback from the wellness checks resulting in an opportunity for both proactive and reactive follow up. We will be given a basic template for how to best conduct wellness checks, but we will also provide a great deal of training to equip the team in how to relate to and care for these workers throughout and beyond the wellness checks.

    This particular trip is closed. You are invited to partner with the team through prayer and sending.

    Team Leader: Abby Treece

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    Seattle Mission Trip

    July 13–18, 2024

    Partner with Summit LIFE Church to minister to their local community by serving at a VBS/Sports Camp for elementary-aged children.

    All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Peter Lee

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    YWAM Montana Mission Trip

    Aug 27–Sep 1, 2024

    While in Montana we will provide some much-needed Missionary Care to the full-time staff at YWAM Lakeside during their annual staff retreat. Our group will be divided into two teams: Kitchen/Hospitality Team – this team will serve the YWAM staff by running the kitchen each day. Childcare/VBS Team – this team will provide childcare to the YWAM staff during the retreat for ages birth thru 5th grade. VBS curriculum, playing game, making arts and crafts, etc. will be provided to the staff children. All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Tyler Scott

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    Albania Mission Trip

    July 5–13, 2024

    Partner with Cru - Momentum Europe - as they reach and disciple college-aged young adults. We will have a week-long camp where we will utilize games, Bible stories and character development themes to weave the gospel story and share Christ, through word and deed.

    Team Leader: Peter Lee

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    FALL - Maine Baptist Convention Church Renewal Summit (Adult II)

    Sep 11–17, 2024

    Adult II (primarily empty-nesters 50-75) is leading a Mission trip to Maine. The purpose is to support the revitalizing of several of our Southern Baptist Churches within the Maine Baptist Association. We will be partnering and working alongside 4-6 local churches. The team will follow the lead of these partner churches during their revitalization process - community outreach, church gatherings, conferences/seminars, prayer initiatives… As we serve alongside our brothers and sisters in Maine we hope to gain tools that will train us in our mission here at HFBC.

    All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Don Munton

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    NYC Brooklyn Mission Trip

    Sep 4–8

    Partner with Grace Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York, where we will receive equipping to understand what God is doing in New York City! We will assist with community outreach, help the church prepare for an upcoming community event, and help in church restoration.

    All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Eddie Huerta

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    Las Vegas Favor City Church

    Oct 3–6, 2024

    Favor City Church is turning 3 years old! Join a small team traveling to Las Vegas to support the kids ministry and other ministries at their birthday celebration. Come learn about church planting and the work of Favor City Church to reach the city of Las Vegas. All team members must be Safeguarding screened prior to joining the team.

    Team Leader: Laura Trotta

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    South Asia #3 – Mountain Team

    Oct 11–23, 2024

    What do you get when you combine hiking, backpacking, and evangelism? The Mountain Team! The Gospel has reached some of the most remote places in South Asia through our partnership with global workers and the local team. Evangelism proficiency, the ability to carry a backpack for days, and a willingness to “rough it” are a must. Team meetings and trainings are mandatory.

    Team Leader: Justin Seale

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    Puerto Rico Send Relief

    Nov 9–15, 2024

    Puerto Rico is a beautiful island but also an island in need—physically, economically, and spiritually. Send Relief began responding to the needs in Puerto Rico after a series of natural disasters. Our mission team will mainly engage in light construction repair, community outreach, prayer walking, meal distribution, and more.

    Team Leader: Marcus Rodriguez

    Join our interest meeting on Sunday, June 9 @ 12:30-1:30p (Room 150/C)

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    Costa Rica ACH Conference (Legacy 68:5)

    Nov 13–Nov 17

    This team will partner with Alianza Cristiana para los Huerfanos, a crucial missions partner in the work of caring for vulnerable children throughout Latin America. The team will lead and help create a welcoming space at the ACH conference where attendees can receive prayer and encouragement. ACH’s mission and vision is to equip the church and society to love like Christ as they serve vulnerable children and families, working to highlight the inherent dignity of individuals as reflections of God’s image.

    Team Leader: Jorge Lopez

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    South Asia #4 – New Ground Team

    Nov 22–Dec 1

    There is a disciple-making movement occurring in this region of South Asia. The team will go to strengthen that effort by proclaiming the Gospel and training local believers to make disciples. The work is in partnership with local leaders who will care for those ministered to and continue long-term discipleship and church formation. Team meetings and trainings are mandatory.

    Team Leader: Tiffany Seale

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    Celebrating completed 2024 Mission Trips!

    • London – Redeemer Queens Park (Downtown Campus) Mar 8–16, 2024
    • Rushmore NYC/DC (HUB Students) Mar 9–14, 2024
    • Boston – Kings Hill Church (College Ministry) Mar 12–16, 2024
    • Maine Baptist Convention – Church Renewal Summit (Adult II) Apr 3–7, 2024
    • NYC – Queens Church Women’s Conference Apr 11–14, 2024
    • East Africa – Global Worker Care Trip April 19-29, 2024
    • Guatemala – Equipping Adoption and Foster Families (Legacy 68:5) April 25–29, 2024

    Why do we go on Mission Trips?

    • To share the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world
    • To serve others in Jesus Name
    • To strengthen and encourage local churches and ministry partners by joining them on the mission field.
    • To disciple trip participants with a perspective of God’s heart for the nations
    • To develop followers of Christ called to explore long-term involvement in missions

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    Mission Trip Interest Form

    How to Join a Mission Team

    1. Complete the interest form above or click on open trip applications. Check with team leader for interest meeting dates.
    2. Fill out the trip application.
    3. Trip applications will be reviewed by each team leader. The team leader will notify you regarding the status of your application. In some instances, other requirements may need to be met before approval.
    4. Upon approval, submit trip deposit and join the trip group online platform called, GO Method.
    5. Complete GO Method video training and begin fulfilling trip requirements.

    NOTE: Applicants are required to complete Safeguarding screening prior to joining trips that require Safeguarding screening. Click here to learn more about Safeguarding.

    Mission trip questions? Email Laura.Trotta@houstonsfirst.org