Upcoming Trips

​Upcoming Trips​

International ​
 
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
Montego Bay, Jamaica ​Jan. 3-11, 2017 ​   Kaylee Strawhun &
   Connor Holloway

​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).
Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic Jan. 7-21, 2017    Emma Hosack &
   Lacey Murray
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. 
Guatemala ​March 4-12,
2017
Ariella Carter, Kurt Witters
& Juliet Millard
​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.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ​March 6-12, 2017 Melanie Wizorek​
​The ICO Santo Domingo team will be working with the Sisters of the Divine Providence in Santo Domingo. During their time in the DR, they will be visiting their elderly center daily and their grade school. They also plan to work with an orphanage and paint classrooms at the grade school.
 
 
Domestic
 
Destination and Description Dates Leaders
Providence, Rhode Island ​Nov. 19-25, 2016 ​Sarah Markley & Nick Clinton
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.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ​March 3-8, 2017 ​Darla Mooney & Lexie Hunker
​ICO Philadelphia partners with The Philadelphia Project to minister in inner-city Philadelphia. Students will be able to choose different ministry options including home repair projects, playing with and teaching kids at a pre-school, and homeless ministry. In the evenings the team will come together for an evening program with a speaker and be exposed to the different forms of worship found in the city.
Chicago, Illinois March 3-9, 2017 ​Alex Heiman, Parker Fisher & Andrew Myers
​Trip Description: 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 3-11, 2017 ​Megan Baak, Quaide Simek & Anna Collins
​ICO Los Angeles 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.
Tucson, Arizona March 4-11, 2017​ ​Sarah Weaver & Andrew Schauer
​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.
Ashland, Kentucky March 4-12, 2017 Alex Moldovan & Jackson Place
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.