All who are sent on a short-term trip by Bethlehem must complete our Short-Term Ministry Trip Application. This includes both individual short-term trips through agencies (such as Converge, Campus Outreach, etc.) as well as Bethlehem-sponsored short-term trips. 


If you are interested in being considered to lead future Bethlehem Short-Term Ministry Trips, contact the Global Outreach Department (


Bethlehem Short-Term Ministry Trips


Each year, Bethlehem takes a number of short-term ministry trips to bless and support our global partners and other ministry connections.


Availability for trips is limited, so applying does not guarantee a spot on the trip. You will be contacted by the Global Outreach Department once your application has been processed. All trips are ranked on a scale from one to three based upon the level of spiritual maturity needed for each trip.



Nepal: October 10–25 (Level 3)



The STMMC is organizing a two week trip to Nepal to assist in the relief and rebuilding efforts following the earthquake that occurred there in April. We will be partnering with Action International Ministries which is a missions group that has been there for many years. We will be focused on rural areas that have not received much help from the local government or international relief agencies.

Size: 10


Burkina Faso: December 27, 2015—January 8, 2016 (Level 2)

 Fact SheetApplication


Team will assist in project activities designed to create learning opportunities where local health and community people are equipped and empowered to build healthy and developing communities. 

Size: 25+
Cost: ~$ 3300

Bosnia: December 27, 2015- January 8, 2016 (Level 2)

Fact SheetApplication

Team will build relationships to share the love of Christ through a snowboard and ski camp.
Size: 8-10
Cost: $2100

North East Africa: February 2016 (Level 3)

Fact Sheet l Application

Team will help serve the community at a local English-language school, to have intentional conversation about spiritual things, and to help identify and develop strategic relationships for the long-term team to follow-up with. 

 Size: 8

East Africa: March 2016 (Level 2)

Fact SheetApplication

Team will go for a week of basketball, cultural exchange, and inter-faith dialogue. Additionally, we are looking for basketball “experts”(those who’ve played in college or have coached at the high school level) to invest in the development of our coaches and top players. 


Congo: April 2016 (Level 3)

Fact Sheet | Application

This will be a prayer/vision trip, and we will be observing and learning about both the physical and spiritual needs in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Size: 6

Cost: ~$2900 





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