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Here are our Trip Policies which include notes about inoculations, insurance, and deductibility.
May 15-24, 2013
The National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon, the extension of our Presbyterian family in the region, is based in Beirut which will be our base, as well. For almost two years, the Synod has worked diligently to address the crisis faced by its churches in Syria whose members in places like Homs and Aleppo have been displaced by the war. This visit of solidarity is intended to encourage the Church there through these difficult times while also discerning ways in which we can most effectively provide support and partnership at this critical time, while allowing congregations and individuals who have supported the Syria Relief Appeal through The Outreach Foundation to experience the situation first-hand. We will meet with displaced families and learn of the complex relief initiatives of the Synod from the Rev. Salam Hanna, who is directing operations, as well as from Dr. Mary Mikhael (recently retired President of Near
Tete Province, Mozambique
June 10-20, 2013
For more than a decade, The Outreach Foundation has helped to lead a creative holistic evangelism project that demonstrates God’s love through churches, schools, clinics, water projects, leader training, and much more. Sixty congregations have been established. Leaders will be project director Rev. Nedson Zulu, public health nurse Sebber Banda, and Outreach Foundation board member Berry Long. This trip is almost full, please call The Outreach Foundation office for information about availability.
Women's Trip to Rwanda
July 4-16, 2013
In the African culture, women often work harder than men. In several African countries, including Rwanda, Christian women are leaders in the church and some have high positions in the leadership of the country. It is said that in Rwanda, women hold 53% of government’s key positions. They have made incredible contributions to the rebuilding as well as to the reconciliation of the nation of Rwanda after the genocide of 1994. The Outreach Foundation’s women’s trips offer an opportunity for U.S. Presbyterian women pastors, elders, deacons, and mission committee members to visit Rwanda, enjoy fellowship with their Presbyterian sisters, and encourage, learn and, embrace the cultural diversity in Rwanda. It will also offer an opportunity to work alongside Rwandan women, feeding the hungry, visiting the sick, building churches - an opportunity to witness the reconciliation and healing that has taken root in the nation and
July 21-August 2, 2013
This trip will introduce travelers to our partners in Zambia. The itinerary will include a visit with three crisis nurseries in Lusaka and Justo Mwale Theological University College. In addition, we’ll meet with leaders of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) while also spending six days at Namumu Orphanage Center. This trip is led by Southern Africa Coordinator, Bill Warlick.
September 9-18, 2013
Come meet the Presbyterian Reformed Church in Cuba! During this trip the group will stay mainly in Matanzas, where the Evangelical Theological Seminary will host us, but we will also spend several nights in Havana. Along the way we will be learning from church leaders and visiting congregations of the Presbyterian Reformed Church in Cuba. We will have opportunity to learn about the history and culture that shape the ministry context for our partners to the south. This trip is intended to encourage pastors and mission leaders to explore the possibility of developing a new mission partnership for their congregation in Cuba. Congregations who are already connected to Cuba through The Outreach Foundation are also welcome to apply.
October 16-29, 2013
In this country where the church today is growing in unparalleled ways, we will meet with partners to discern how God’s Spirit has worked in the past and is working today through a dynamic and vital church. This trip is led by China Mission Specialist, Peter Lim.
October 25-28, 2013
Travel with Rob Weingartner to visit Haiti Outreach Ministries. This creative, Christ-centered ministry works in four poor neighborhoods and involves churches, schools, clinics, housing, vocational training, and more - offering great opportunities for mission partnerships.
November 8-16, 2013
Join the Rev. Nancy Fox and Marilyn Borst in Egypt this fall to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Evangelical Theological Seminary of Cairo, which is training the next generation of leaders for the 400+ Presbyterian churches in Egypt and beyond. Egypt is a land with a long, grand, and diverse history; this history includes the amazing stories of God’s church. We will also visit new church developments in the “suburbs” and “satellite cities” around Cairo, meet current and future church leaders, and be inspired by the church’s bold and progressive mission vision even as our presence there will encourage local Christians. Estimated land cost, $1,300; estimated airfare, $1,300.