Ministries

Global Mission Opportunities

2019 MISSION OPPORTUNITIES

*Please Note: Costs will be based on good faith estimates and may vary slightly. A $300 non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. Additional payments towards the balance may be paid via check to the church or by credit/debit card through the F1 online giving on our website (select the fund-”Go Funds” & then the applicable “Subfund”). Partial scholarships may be available upon request.  To ensure your spot, any remaining balance is due 2 weeks prior to departure.  All Online registration links will be available soon. 

ETHIOPIA: March 7-16 (Trip Full)
Cost: $2,200
We will focus on ministry support and construction. For more information, contact leader Dr. Don Barrick at don@thewoodlandsfirst.org.

BUA SAN ANTONIO: June 3-7, 2019 
Costs for trip participants will be as noted below:

  • Couple with hotel accommodations and food--$600
  • Single with shared hotel acommodations(if available-linked to demand)--$300
  • Single with private hotel accommodations and food--$550
  • Single or Couple staying at BUA student village--$100 per person

The on-campus housing village which serves the majority of BUA (Baptist University of Americas) students has many physical needs for improvement. Our team will be involved with small construction projects, installing new fixtures, painting, and some grounds work at the village to help increase the curb appeal of the student village to attract students to BUA to strengthen the enrollment of the university. For more information, contact leader Bryan Butler at bryan@thewoodlandsfirst.org or Dr. Don Higginbotham at donh@thewoodlandsfirst.org.
REGISTER SAN ANTONIO

CUZCO, PERU: May 30 - June 9
Cost: $1,600 (Includes airfare, 10 nights of hotel, meals, transportation and travel insurance). Extra $200 Machupichu (optional)
We’ll be working with two churches: “Iglesia Bautista El Puente” in Cuzco and “Iglesia Bautista Morada de Dios in Lima”. We will be doing construction, block party, VBS, preaching, and evangelism. The idea is to work together with 2 Peruvian churches to plant a new church in the city of Cuzco. Come with us to serve God in the beautiful city of Cuzco.  For more information, contact leader Juan Lambarria at juan@thewoodlandsfirst.org.
REGISTER PERU

GERMANY: July 5-14
Cost: $1350 Each summer, we partner with Synergy Missions. They have significant church partnerships in Germany and help us connect with those who need the gospel. We have had ground breaking effectiveness through baseball camps for children & youth in Germany. For more information, contact leader Kimberly Texidor at kimberly@thewoodlandsfirst.org.
REGISTER GERMANY

ENGLAND (Lichfield): July 19-28 (TRIP FULL)
Cost: $1400
We will be partnering with Wade Street Church in Lichfield, England to minister to the community through Baseball Camp. We will be working with kids 7-12 yr. of age in the morning and ages 13-18 yrs. in the afternoon. If you are a student, you must have completed 10th grade. For younger students who wish to attend, a parent must accompany them. For more information, contact leader Matt Poe at matt@thewoodlandsfirst.org.

OAXACA: July 20-27 (TRIP FULL)
Cost: $995 (Includes airfare, lodging, meals, transportation and travel insurance). In Oaxaca, our partnership is with the Lacy Baptist Seminary. We will be providing medical and dental work, VBS in the morning and preparing VBS materials that we provide for 100 churches in Oaxaca. We will also be doing construction, evangelism and preaching in the area. For more information, contact leader Juan Lambarria at juan@thewoodlandsfirst.org.

ENGLAND (Swadlincote): July 26 - August 3 (TRIP FULL)
ENGLAND (Swadlincote/Lichfield): July 26 - August 4 (TRIP FULL)
Just Swadlincote Cost: $1400
Both Swadlincote/Lichfield Cost: $1,500
We will be partnering with Hill Street Baptist Church in Swadlincote, England to minister through baseball camp. We will be working with kids ages 7-12 yr. in the morning and ages 13-18 yrs. in the afternoon. If you are a student, you must have completed 10th grade. For younger students who wish to attend, a parent must accompany them. For more information, contact leader Daniel Pratt at danielp@thewoodlandsfirst.org.

BRAZIL: September 12-21
Cost: $2,000
Join us as we provide ministry support for our partner church Nova Alianza and their local Bible Institute in Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil. Some participants will also have the opportunity to venture into the Amazon jungle to share the gospel with indigenous people groups. Each evening we will participate in preaching and teaching services as well as light construction during the day. (*Please note that Brazil has a visa requirement. Approximate cost is $160 for 10 years). For more information, contact leader Juan Lambarria at juan@thewodlandsfirst.org.
REGISTER BRAZIL

ETHIOPIA: October 10-19Cost: $2,200
We will focus on ministry support and construction, W.A.S.H. Project, and women’s hygiene. For more information, contact leader Dr. Don Barrick at don@thewoodlandsfirst.org.
REGISTER ETHIOPIA