2016 ISP and USP Service Opportunities
ISP Service Projects
Africa Healthcare - June 16-July 8 - Are you interested in a future in healthcare? This team will serve in areas of mobile health outreach, health prevention and education, support groups and activities for those with HIV and other chronic diseases, home based healthcare, volunteer work at a healthcare center and hospice, exposing you to many aspects of healthcare as a profession.
Africa Community Engagement - June 16-July 8 - Are you interested in a future in healthcare? This team will serve in areas of mobile health outreach, health prevention and education, support groups and activities for those with HIV and other chronic diseases, home based healthcare, volunteer work at a healthcare center and hospice, exposing you to many aspects of healthcare as a profession.
Canada University Engagement - June 2-22 - Join this team engaging the largest English speaking population in this major city and begin a brand new ministry with incredible potential! This team will utilize Rec Sports, going to the gym, as you get to know people from various cultural backgrounds and you share your faith and your life with other students and individuals. In a dark region that is considered more than 99% unreached, you could share hope and truth.
Central Asia Cultural Connection - May 4-24 - Interested in meeting people from around the world of all ages? Be a part of a strategic ministry to reach those who have never heard from around the world, hosting outreach, sharing culture and encouraging new believers. Teams will participate in Rec Sports, conversational English groups and other outreach projects.
Central Asia Cultural Exchange - June 2-22 - Are you interested in meeting others from a different culture and building new friendships? Join this team as they engage the community using conversational English clubs and events to build relationships and share the gospel.
East Asia Applied Science - May 4-24 - Have a heart to see communities transformed physically and spiritually? Join this team as they engage the local community through service projects and develop relationships in hopes of sharing the Truth.
East Asia Cultural Fusion - May 4-24 - Do you have a desire to help and improve living conditions for others, and share Christ with the lost? This project will help local workers be able to gain access in villages and homes through the relationships formed as a result of this project. Which deals with water distribution and system design and construction to teach rural communities about clean water, with the intention of sharing truth, as well.
East Asia Cultural Connection - June 2-22 - This team will connect with the community and share truth through conversational English clubs, outreach and evangelism opportunities. As the two cultures meet, you will recognize the hopelessness of those who do not know Christ. This team will work with children, conduct general outreach and share lessons in schools. Join this team to share hope and truth.
East Asia Music - June 2-22 - Do you love music? Use your love of music and gifts to share the gospel in this country where less than 1% are Christians. This group will travel and perform in local churches and venues, sharing stories and using their gifts to build relationships and connect with the local population.
East Asia Village Outreach - May 4-24 - An adventure awaits as you travel to rural villages and communities, caring for those with needs and teaching conversational English. This team will also utilize prayer walking and seek opportunities to share the gospel as physical needs are met.
East Asia University Engagement - May 4-24 - In a city with over 160,000 college students, this team will partner with local churches to reach a greater number of people with the gospel. Come face to face with the lost in East Asia, and share the truth of Jesus with those who have never heard!
Europe Sports Camp - June 16-July 6 - Do you love sports? Join this team as they reach out to local families and minister to the children in the community by running a summer sports camp. Share the love of Jesus with children and their families.
Europe Cheerleading - June 16-July 6 - Do you love cheer or have you cheered in the past? Join this team as they reach out to local families and minister to the children in the community by running a summer cheer camp. Share the love of Jesus with children and their families.
Europe Community Connection - May 19-June 8 - Join this team as they seek to connect and engage those of Muslim faith from people groups around the world. Share hope through relationship building and making disciples by sharing His Word and truth.
Europe Community Engagement - May 19-June 8 - Engage college students and the local community through rec sports, conversational English clubs and building relationship with the intention of sharing truth!
Europe Cultural Exchange - May 4-24 - In this historical location where there are more than 120,000 college students and 12 different universities, this team will serve as conversational partners and native speakers to those learning English, participate in Rec Sports, such as Ultimate Frisbee, soccer and football, at local universities, take part in prayer walking throughout the city and assist with ESL tutoring discovering ways to share the gospel with those who have not heard!
Europe Cultural Interface - May 19-June 8 - Cultural Interface is where two cultures come together and interact with one another. Through this interaction, tremendous opportunities present themselves to live out your faith and share truth.
Europe University Engagement - May 4-24 - Want to get to know college students from a completely different culture? Join this team as they spend time engaging in relationships with local university students with the aim of gaining an audience to share truth, using English clubs and rec sports to build relationships and share truth.
Europe Sports - June 2-22 - Join this team as they reach out to local families and minister to the children and youth in schools and the community by running various sports camps. This team will also teach conversational English as a way of sharing the gospel.
South Asia Deaf Outreach - May 4-24 - There are over 7.5 million deaf in India alone! Join this team as they reach out to a forgotten community as they work among the deaf peoples of Southeast Asia. *Participants are required to be proficient in ASL.
South Asia Community Engagement - May 4-24 - Join this team as they reach out to the millions of lost people living in this major city. Be a part of a strategic plan to share the gospel and shine a light in this dark place.
South Asia Cultural Exchange - May 4-24 - Join this team as they seek to share truth and light in a dark place. This is an incredible opportunity to build relationships, show love, and share hope with this South Asian culture.
South Asia Nursing-Dates TBD - Join this team as they utilize their training as nurses to serve in one of the darkest cities in South Asia. This team will also come alongside national healthcare workers, learning what medical care looks like in this country and supporting and encouraging those who serve daily, looking for opportunities to share hope.
Global Studies - Dates TBD - Need to fulfill that Global Studies requirement so you can graduate? Join this team as they build relationships with locals, learn the cultural and religious background and seek opportunities to share truth with those around you. This project fulfills the Global Studies requirement.
OPS University Ethnography - TBD - If you are an OPS student and would like to participate on an ISP team, this team is for you. This team will be led by OPS Faculty, and will coordinate within the OPS academic calendar. They will conduct ground breaking ethnography, to help our partners discover more about the population of 40,000 university students, and how they can be reached with the gospel. In addition, they will build relationships on the university campus a the gym, playing rec sports and spending time with those on the university campus.
Southeast Asia Basketball - May 4-24 - Hoop it up! Join this team as they compete in locally organized basketball tournaments, teach local clinics, and gain an audience to share truth by participating in an increasingly popular sport in one of the least reach areas of the world.
Southeast Asia Community Engagement - May 19-June 8 - Travel to rural villages where you will connect with locals, meet physical needs and share the love of Christ, in a place where they have not heard.
Southeast Asia Village Nursing -June 2-22 - This team will use their skills as nursing students to meet physical needs in rural villages. Through care and relationship, you will be able to share truth and hope with those who have never heard the name of Jesus.
Southeast Asia Cultural Fusion - May 4-24 - Build friendships with college students and young professionals in local area parks and ESL clubs and share Jesus with those who have never heard! Many are hungry to hear truth!.Be a part of this team and bring Truth to the lost.
SOS-Europe - 8 weeks May 4-June 28 - If you have ever considered long-term service, SOS could be for you! Spend 8 weeks of your summer immersed in this European culture, building relationships and serving those you come into contact with. Learn about strategy, sacrifice, and what it looks like to live out your faith day to day!
SOS East Asia - 8 weeks, Dates TBD - If you have ever considered long-term service, SOS could be for you! Spend 8 weeks of your summer immersed in this East Asian culture, building relationships and serving those you come into contact with. Learn about strategy, sacrifice, and what it looks like to live out your faith day to day!
SOS South Asia - 8 weeks, Dates TBD - Do you desire to know if God is calling you to long-term service? This team will spend 8 weeks in South Asia, learning from committed workers who will expose you to the culture, teach you about building relationships and serving the lost in South Asia.
USP Service Projects
Atlanta Bridges - June 9-19 - Just outside of Atlanta, there are thousands of lost people from unreached people groups around the world. Share the gospel with those who have never heard! Be a part of this strategic ministry that reaches out to people from every tongue, tribe and nation, and grow in your awareness of the lost living inside of the United States!
Baltimore City Uprising - TBD - Join this team serving a long time, valuable ministry partner as they seek to reach the lost in Baltimore. This is a strategic team, reaching out through evangelism, service projects and showing the love of Christ to those from the inner city, reaching into neighborhoods that represent many different religious groups from around the world.
Virginia Jill's House - Dates TBD - Desire a rewarding summer, using your knowledge and experience to minister to children with developmental disabilities? This team will have the opportunity to give children with disabilities the opportunity to attend a summer camp, where you will be their encourager, cheerleader and friend, a rare treat for a child with intellectual disabilities. In addition, learn how this non-profit is structured. Make a difference in the life of a child this summer!
Nashville Bridges - Dates TBD - In Nashville, there are thousands of lost people from unreached people groups around the world living within the city limits. Share the gospel with those who have never heard! Be a part of this strategic ministry that reaches out to people from every tongue,tribe and nation, right in our own backyard!
*All teams and locations are subject to change pending Executive Council and CBU Trustee approval.
Applications are available here and due October 10.
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