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.



Thailand: February 1–14 
Fact Sheet | Application

 A soul care trip for servants abroad within an English Language teaching organization. We will host a prayer room at their Annual conference and be available to minister to the needs of the 600 organization's personnel there. 


Size: 5
Cost: ~$ 1700


Bangkok: February 4–March 6 (Level 1)
Fact Sheet | Application


Teaching one or more of the 4 levels of evangelistic English classes to Thai students. Build relationships with them to share the Gospel.


Size: 1–15
Cost: ~$ 2400


Burkina Faso: March 24April 6 (Level 2)
Fact Sheet | Application


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


India: April 18–28 (Level 3) 
Fact Sheet | Application


We will be helping Reach All Nations with their annual convention for local pastors. 


Size: 5–10
Cost: ~$2500


Kenya: February 27–March 8 (Level 2)
Fact Sheet | Application


Our goal will be to visit and encourage our Global Partners, to serve them, and most importantly, to better understand their vision for using creation care as a means of fulfilling the Great Commission. 


Size: 5–10
Cost: ~$2500


Club 4th/Chad: May 2–11 (Level 3)
Fact Sheet | Application

 We will be providing the programming for children and youth (ages birth–11) at a family spiritual life conference.   


Size: 10–12
Cost: ~$2400


Czech Republic: May 15–25 (Level 2)
Fact Sheet | Application


We will partner with our Global Partners Mark and Gretchen Potma doing a variety of things to help their church planting ministry with their one church on three campuses.   


Size: 4–8
Cost: ~$2400


Sweden: May 27–June 8 (Level 1)
Fact Sheet | Application 


We will focus on prayer and helping local churches, church planters, missionaries and Cru ministries in Sweden by listening, learning, helping, encouraging and then praying and helping more with the insight they give us. 


Size: 12
Cost: ~$ 3100


Ohio: June 12–18 (Level 1)
Fact Sheet | Application


We will partner with our Global Partners encouraging those who are and will be serving behind the scenes in missionary aviation. As the adults are in the plenary session for the spiritual life conference we will be working with the children.  


Size: 8–12
Cost: ~$200


Guatemala: June 19–30 (Level 2)
Fact Sheet | Application 


We will partner with our Global Partners by helping build an extra classroom for a rural school. 


Size: 10–12
Cost: ~$2400


San Diego: June 22–27 (Level 1)
Fact Sheet | Application  

We will partner with one of our TCT church planters in San Diego for a project called “Serve the City.” They gather the local kids every year for a basketball camp and also do other service projects around the city.


Size: 20
Cost: ~$550


Dominican Republic: July 15–23 (Level 1)
Fact Sheet | Application   

We will support a local church in the Dominican Republic with community development, children's Bible school, evangelism, and community outreach.


Size: 10–25
Cost: ~$2000


Northern Ireland: July 17–31 (Level 1)
Fact Sheet | Application


We will be partnering with two churches in Kilkeel, Northern Ireland to minister to the Catholic communities in the area.  We will reach out in love by having teas for the ladies, kids programs, sports for the youth, and evening activities for all ages. 


Size: 4–15
Cost: ~$2100


SE Asia: July 15–Aug 1st. and July 15– Aug 13 (Level 3)
Fact Sheet | Application


We will directly assist our Global Partner’s efforts to see the gospel transform this almost 100% Islamic group. We will experience the Sea Tribe culture up-close and in-person with the assistance of the national guides. In the villages we will participate in community development programs, traditional Sea Tribe cultural events, and local sports.


Size: 10–15
Cost: ~$3700 and $4300


Cass Lake: July 17-24 (Level 1)
Fact Sheet | Application 


We will be working in Cass Lake, MN building relationships with native people from the housing development on Tract 33. This will include Back Yard Bible Clubs, Basketball tournament, and home visits.


Size: 8–20
Cost: ~$300


Club 4th/Thailand: August 6–16 (Level 2)
Fact Sheet | Application  


We will be providing the programming for children and youth (ages 4–11) at a family spiritual life conference.   


Size: 25–30
Cost: ~$2,500


Congo: November 2015 (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


CLUB 4th


CLUB 4th is an organization developed around the unique needs of Third Culture Kids (TCK's) with the desire and purpose to help them connect with and grow in their understanding and practical living of the 4th Culture (God's Kingdom culture).


Visit their website or contact for more information.


Crisis Response


Since no one is able to schedule crises, our goal is to have a network of volunteers who can gather on short notice to deploy to a crisis area and provide critical supplies, spiritual, and emotional care. We are also providing training for volunteers (and others interested) to be equipped to minister both to those affected by large-scale disasters as well as personal crises.


Contact the Global Outreach Dept ( for more information about our Crisis Response Team.

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