Upcoming Trips

​Upcoming Trips​

International Trips ​
 
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
Costa Rica ​January 4-15, 2015 Abby Friel & Suzanne Holcombe
​ICO Costa Rica will be working with La Iglesia Metodista (The Methodist Church) in Carillos de Poas. The team will be hosting a vacation Bible school for the children at the church. The team will also be performing on-site construction projects at the church that may include painting, cementing, tiling and other small projects. The team will also build relationships with the people of the church during the evenings and free time.
   
Jamaica January 5-15, 2015 Sarah Stadler & Chad Knox
​The team will work with and live on site at Robin’s Nest Children’s Home. Possible projects include 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; and ministry to the staff (e.g. education in child development, child psychology, health, nutrition).
Honduras January 11-17, 2015 Derek Shirey & Maddie Plessinger
​The team will partner with Central American Relief Efforts (CARE) to provide medical clinics in Honduran villages. Team members will assist CARE members to take blood pressures, fill prescriptions, and provide other medical care. Training in all of these areas is provided before clinics. Also, the team will visit an orphanage and play with children. If needed, the team may be involved in light construction such as painting and repair to buildings.
 
 
Domestic Trips
 
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
ICO NYC November 21-26, 2014 ​Chesterton Cobb & Joanna LeFevre
​ICO NYC will serve with Big Apple Chapel in Manhattan to partner with a variety of ministries in the city. Team members will work with the NYC Rescue Mission – participating in a worship and gospel service as a team, preparing and serving food in the kitchen, guiding and caring for the overnight guests staying at the mission. The team will also minister with FCA in Central Park and assist Christian Youth Theatre in the production of their Christmas show by marketing, handing out fliers, mentoring and teaching the children, and building any needed stage sets.
ICO Rhode Island ​November 22-28, 2014 ​Claire Boykiw, Adeline Ferguson & James McKay
​ICO Rhode Island will serve for a week at the Providence Rescue Mission, helping with painting, preparing food, helping with the nightly chapel service, assisting with office work, organizing the clothing bank, as well as talking to the guests at the mission every evening.