Go Teams (1-2 Weeks)
Before You Apply - Do you have a valid passport?
Before applying for your GO Team you must have a valid passport (it should not expire within 6 months of the return date of your trip).
We will accept a digital picture/screen shot of your completed application from your local USPS/online as confirmation you have applied. You may send the image to You can apply online or by visiting your local post office.
Upcoming Info Meetings
Haiti Kid's Ministry (VBS)
Join this team and help our partner Open Door Haiti with a VBS! If you are great with kids and are ready to GO, this is the trip for you. We are so excited to be a part of what God is doing in Haiti! We need people that are excited about investing in the future of this desperate country. Once accepted, we will connect you with your team leader and they will inform you of your first team meeting. Meeting will start soon so sign up TODAY!
Team Leader: Rob Simmons
Age: High school students and adults needed
Team size: 10-12
Brazil English Camp
Join over 150 Brazilians at a camp outside the city of Manuas! Teaching conversational English, playing sports (soccer), and other specially planned camp-style events will be the platform for sharing the Gospel. Pack your bags and get ready to see what God has planned for you in Brazil. Once accepted, we will connect you with your team leader and they will inform you of your first team meeting.
Team Leader: Cindy Beier
Age- some HS students as well as some adults needed
Team size: 15-20
This team will work in Nicaragua doing construction projects for schools and churches. We are looking for people that can do light construction and are willing to jump into a project. This is an great opportunity to connect with locals as you work side by side. Are you ready to experience what God has called us to do? Once accepted you will be notified by your team leader regarding team training meetings.
Team Leader: Mike Schulte
Age: 18 and up
15-17 yrs with approval
Czech 20's Camp
Although the Czech people are not very open to the Gospel overall, the 20's age group is! In past years we've seen great fruit from this camp focused on 20 year olds. Your time will be spent participating in small group discussions, praying, worshiping, socializing, and having quality time with Christians growing in their faith. We are looking for a team of 20 people with about ten 20 year olds and about ten older adults. Once accepted, we will connect you with your team leader and they will inform you of your first team meeting.
Team Leaders: Bob and Kaeligh Timm
Team Size: 8-10
July 29-Aug 6
Join this team to help serve the thousands of refugees that are stranded in Greece. If you are flexible and ready to serve this is the trip for you. As the situation is ever changing so is the need. You will have opportunities to show love and compassion to many displaced families struggling to survive in less than ideal living conditions.
Team Leader: Ed Sotiroff
Age: 18 and up
July 31 - Aug 5
You can make a transforming impact in the life of grade school kids from Clifford Court, in Elgin and kids from near by Aurora. Spend the week at Riverwoods beautiful 84 acre campus in St. Charles. Serve alongside camp counselors for times of worship, canoeing and more. When approved you will be contacted by your team leader with dates and times for your three team meetings.
Leader: Sue Anderson
Age: 14 and up
Brazil English Camp Pro
July 30 - Aug 7
Joni this team and take off to Manaus, Brazil to teach conversational English to local professionals. This is a great opportunity to meet working professionals that are excited to practice speaking English. If you are ready to help teach some basic English and share your story this is a great trip for you! Once accepted we will connect you with your team leader and they will inform you of your first team meeting.
Team Leader: Cory Webster
Age: 18 and up
This team will work in Nicaragua with Chosen Children Ministries, doing construction projects for schools and churches. We are looking for people that can do light construction and are willing to jump into a project. We will also have an opportunity to mister through the game of baseball! This is a great opportunity to connect with local kids while sharing the love of Christ (and of the game). Are you ready to experience what God has called us to do? Once accepted you will be notified by your team leader regarding team training meetings.
Team Leader: Alex Esquivel
Brazil River Trip
Travel down the Amazon River and bring the Gospel to the people of Brazil. This team will work on water systems in remote villages, participate in children's ministry, and have an opportunity for medical professionals to use their skills in the local villages. You'll spend 5 days on the river, traveling by boat alongside a small team of Brazilians from our partner ministry. Once accepted we will connect you with your team leader and they will inform you of your first team meeting.
Team Leader: Eric Hanson
November 26- Dec 4
Join in celebrating the 40th anniversary of Christian Service Society in Bangladesh. CSS has invited their global support partners to gather over a three day period that will include a day of celebration, strategic planning/tours of their ministry activities and prayer. This Go Team will also run a VBS type program concurrent with the celebration for about 500 girls at the CSS Home Of Blessing in Khulna, and facilitate a Leadership Training Program for about 100 college students on topics like ethics, faith in the workplace, and marriage through the Christian perspective. Join us for this one of a kind chance to serve and celebrate with our partner CSS in Bangladesh this fall.
Team Leader: Jim Jarozol
Team Size: 15
Age: 18 and up
"All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age." Matthew 28:18-20