Upcoming Trips

​Upcoming Trips​

International Trips ​
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic Jan. 2-16, 2016 Kayley Heller & Anna Jorgenson
ICO Hato Mayor partners with Meeting God in Missions to minister to the Dominicans and Haitians who live in Hato Mayor. Projects will include assisting with an eye glass clinic, medical clinic, dental clinic, and baseball clinic in different villages each day as well as going on prayer walks and doing door-to-door evangelism. Additionally the team will lead a Vacation Bible School for the children in the villages. There will also be opportunities to be involved in construction.
Montego Bay, Jamaica ​Jan. 3-13, 2016 ​Chad Knox & Kaylee Strawhun
​ICO Jamaica partners with Robin’s Nest Children’s Home to serve the children who live at the home. Possible projects while in Jamaica include education of children (running classes at the on-site preschool, helping with homework or assisting with home schooling of 8-12 year olds, Vacation Bible School, bible study or daily devotions for the children, sports education, e.g. soccer camp); maintenance/improvements to property; general tasks like laundry, cleaning, cooking, childcare; ministry to the staff (education in child development, child psychology, health, nutrition).
Carillos de Poas, Costa Rica ​Jan. 5-17, 2016 ​Abby Friel & Suzanne Holcombe
​ICO Costa Rica partners with La Iglesia Metodista, a church in Carillos de Poas. During the trip the team will be hosting a Vacation Bible School for several days for the local children as well as be involved in construction projects at the church. Past projects have included painting, tiling, grouting, plastering and sanding. The team will also serve the church by building relationships with the people of the church and community. The team will attend church services on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights.
Pespire, Honduras ​Jan. 10-16, 2016 ​Peter Nesbitt & Evelyn Andersen
​ICO Honduras partners with CARE (Central American Relief Efforts) to share the love of Christ with the people of Pespire by providing for their physical needs. The team will work with the CARE staff to hold medical clinics, distribute donated hygiene items, teach dental hygiene to school children, and do eye screenings on children. The team will also help paint a local hospital.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ​March 19-26, 2016 ​Rebecca McLaughlin
​This trip will be working with the Sisters of the Divine Providence in Santo Domingo. During their time in the DR, they will be working with the elderly, spending time with the school children at a Catholic school, and possibly working at an orphanage with another group of nuns.
Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic ​March 19-27, 2016 Alycia Bini & Kelleigh Huber
​ICO Hato Mayor partners with Meeting God in Missions to minister to the Dominicans and Haitians living in Hato Mayor and the surrounding villages. On this trip, students will be involved in facilitating Vacation Bible Schools, construction projects, and medical/optic clinics. There will also be opportunities for prayer walks and evangelism to individual houses. For several of the nights the team will also travel to different churches and get to be a part of their worship services. 
San Andres, Guatemala ​March 19-28, 2016 Laura Smith, Sarah McMahon, Robbie Davis
​ICO Guatemala partners with and stays at Hogar de Vida in San Andres, which is an orphanage for children, ranging from ages 0-18. The team will spend time with the children playing games and sports, making crafts and swimming in the river, as well as participating in a hair washing ministry for surrounding villages to San Andres. The team also may be involved in construction projects at the orphanage.
Domestic Trips
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
Providence, Rhode Island
​Nov. 21-27, 2015
Emily Bartlow & Cody Work
​ICO Rhode Island partners with Providence Rescue Mission and helps with food preparation and meal service each day at the Mission, boxing Thanksgiving meals, office work, and general cleaning. Team members also visit with guests and build relationship each evening.
New York City ​Nov. 21-25, 2015 ​Arthur LaMotta, James Leach & Kira Hellweg
​ICO NYC partners with Big Apple Chapel to do a variety of outreaches in NYC. During the trip the team will work with the Christian Youth Theatre to help with their fall production. Additionally, the team will be involved in homeless ministry, partner with NYC Rescue Mission, and do street outreach evangelism.
Chicago, Illinois ​March 18-24, 2016 ​Ryan Pietryga, Lauren Bimber & Alexandra Heiman
​ICO Chicago will partner with Central Assembly of God in Chicago to do ministry activities including a VBS camp, an after school program and construction projects.
Los Angeles, California March 18-28, 2016 Slater Simek & Megan Fabie
ICO LA will partner with the Dream Center to serve the people of LA. The team will have the opportunity to be involved in many different ministries that the Dream Center runs including Adopt-a-Block, construction, helping with the food bank and food truck ministries, working with the kids’ ministry, and working with the transitional housing program.
Ashland, Kentucky March 19-25, 2016 Celeste Anderson & Jeni Rairigh
​ICO Ashland works with Habitat for Humanity and Hillcrest-Bruce Mission, an organization that serves low-income apartments in Ashland and has a preschool, food pantry, classes for women, etc. The team also will work with Safe Harbor, a battered women’s shelter, and, in the past, this team has done some work with a local pregnancy care center. Time will also be spent playing with children who live in a local apartment complex for low-income families.
Tucson, Arizona ​March 19-25, 2016 ​Caroline Baker, Evan Gourley and Jeff Kaday
​ICO Tucson will partner with Life in Christ Church. They will lead a VBS for children in the community, serve meals to the homeless, and participate in construction projects at the church.