First Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant

Global Teams

Our Mission Statement & Goals for Short-Term Teams

Our mission is to work alongside IMB partners and local believers to see healthy, reproducing churches established among the unreached. 


Our goal is to 1) encourage IMB partners and local believers and 2) to work with these partners to see people become healthy disciples that multiply other healthy disciples, which in turn 3) establish healthy churches that multiply into other healthy churches. 

Guatemala

 

Dates: January 13-19

Application Deadline: September 16

 

Details: We will be sending a team to work alongside our partners, David & Regina, as we continue to work among the villages of the Ch'ortí. The team will participate in evangelism and taking time to encourage our partners and the national believers. 

 

Cost: ~$1,500 (depending on airfare)

 

If you have any questions, please don't  hesitate to contact us!


Teach English in Thailand


Dates: January 17-27, 2019

Application Deadline: October 2018


Details: We are partnering with East Cooper Baptist to work with their partners in Thailand. Volunteers will teach basic English to small groups (8-15 people per class). No prior teaching experience needed. The classes are VERY easy to lead. Basic training on how to teach the classes will be given prior to starting. We will pair the team in groups of two to co-teach each class. The classes last about one hour with extra time for socializing with the students. Each pari of teachers will likely be assigned 3-4 classes per day (Mon-Fri). The classes will also expore students to a clear, culturally based Gospel presentation. 


The classes are a part of a larger church planting strategy of ECBC's partners in Bangkok. 


Cost: airfare ($900-$1,400) plus $350​​​​​​​


Indonesia

 

Dates: 10-14 days during January, February 2019. 

 

Details: We are partnering with East Cooper Baptist to scuba dive/snorkel and explore the islands of Indonesia as we share with people we meet along the way in order to open doors for partners. 

 

Cost: $1,200 plus airfare


India


Dates: April 28-May 8, 2019

Application Deadline: January 1


Details: We will be taking a team to encourage our partners in India and spend some time being involved in the work they're doing!


Cost: ~$2,000 (depending on airfare)


If you have any questions, please don't  hesitate to contact us!


Syrian Refugee Project in Jordan


Dates: April 2-11, 2019


Details: A volunteer team, led by members of East Cooper, will be working in coorperation with their partners in Jordan to provide English language classes, arts and craft projects, and other assistance to Syrian refugee children at a school the church is helping sponsor. 


Cost: Approximately $2,100 


Guatemala


Dates: June 9-15, 2019

Application Deadline: February 24


Details: We will be sending a team to work alongside our partners, David & Regina, as we continue to work among the villages of the Ch'ortí. The team will participate in evangelism and taking time to encourage our partners and the national believers. 


Cost: ~$1,500 (depending on airfare)


If you have any questions, please don't  hesitate to contact us!


Czech Republic English and Sports Camp


Dates: Late June - Early July 2019

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019


Details: We need about 12 volunteers to help a Czech church do an evangelistic English and Sports Camp for young people. East Cooper has helped with this camp for four years and has seen God use it powerfully. Watch this short video to get a better understanding of the camp.  


Cost: Airfare ($1,600) plus $400


Bali, Indonesia


Dates: Summer 2019


Details: We will be working alongside East Cooper and their partners, Don & Kathy, in a variety of serving and sharing opportunities. For more details and to express interenst, contact, Sharon Basha.   


Cost: $2,500