Our Impact

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About Us

Mission trips with Lake Forest serve two purposes.

First, mission trips allow us to encourage and partner in what God is doing through his local church in another place and culture. We share a spiritual and missional unity with all followers of Jesus around the globe. Mission trips are a way for us to value what God is doing through our brothers and sisters in another place and culture, but only when these trips are done in sustained, long-term partnerships that are mutually beneficial. It takes humility, cultural intelligence, and true sacrifice in some unexpected areas to ensure we are encouraging and supporting the mission of the local church and not just serving our own needs and jetting home.

Second, mission trips are a catalytic spiritual experience when we humble ourselves and ask God to make us more like Jesus through this experience. When trips are done well with training and follow through, we see that people discover and better live out their own role in God’s mission, both at home and abroad. We’ve seen both spiritual explorers and even long-time followers of Jesus capture a new vision of who God is and what his purpose is in the world. At their best, mission trips can lead to: refocusing the life-mission of entire families, expanding our cultural understanding to better love those who are different than us, discovering a love for generosity, living to serve others like Jesus did, and more.

Come join us in these two purposes and see what God will do in and through you as you partner with him on His mission!

Please contact missiontrips@lakeforest.org if you would like to talk to someone about one of our trips or if you have any questions.


Something Clicked - by Sophie Biancofiore

By Lindsay White on 7/6/2018

How many times have you had a friend come back from a mission trip,...

On Mission with Your Spouse - from Lauran & Shane Harmon

By Lindsay White on 7/4/2018

Man, I love Honduras. I love the sights, the sounds, the people, th...

Golmania, Food Distributions, and a Stealing Dog - Jessica Fox

By Lindsay White on 7/2/2018

Hey y'all it's Jessica from the team, First, let me tell y'all i...


By Lindsay White on 7/1/2018

HEY FRIENDS! We are in HONDURAS! Thank you for your patience...


People Engaged with Lake Forest Church Mission Trips

Jim Brundage Becca Deal Shelby Blythe Thompson Krissy Feighery Mike Wells Kendall Cameli Lee McCracken Andy Elliott Jonathan Tornberg Avery Wilkinson Kerry Patterson Emmett Donelson Kendall Watson Kristen Edwards Geoff Watson Sarah  Biancofiore Grace Biancofiore Kevin Feighery Amy Eatmon Michal Hatley Jessica  Fox Becky Barger Angela Gallo-Wilkinson Karen Murdock Kevin Fensley Jr Edna Wyatt Reagan Marie Craft Jennifer Fensley Angie Smith Rebecca Brainerd MaryRobin Gibson ZoëAnna Gibson The Fensley  Family Alexandra Biancofiore Lindsey Fisher Ken "Chip" Wildman Karen Poppen Bud Brainerd Sara Yang Kylie Fensley Robin Hazen Mark Edwards Will Watson Lauran Harmon Amy Courson Riley Deal Janette Wells Allison  Steele Teresa & Mike Sharp Sophie Elyse Biancofiore pam sharp Shane Harmon Betsy Eatmon Lindsay White Natalie Christian Nicholas Biancofiore Elisabeth Iler Valerie Jackson Mallie Courson Kendall Fisher Adam Stein Jeremy Jones Mike Sharp Jeff Flanagan Sandra Eason Joyner Jones Daryl Poppen Patrick  Lilly Steve Malcolm Justin Larsen Lilly Feighery Molly Feighery Allison Lilly KATHERINE NIETO Amelia Wyatt Terry Paskadi Malakai Partridge Bethany Miller  Haycox Sandra Larsen Noah Larsen Maddie Wildman William  Lilly Jonathan Taylor Haycox Zach Gaddy Samantha Malcolm Marc Donelson Judson Jones Payton Franco Emma Larsen Madison  Wolfe Julie Elliott Karly Patterson Daniel James Haycox Mandy Franco Greta Jones Terry James Haycox Cameron Rogers Kirby  Nickerson Cortney Donelson Connor Yang

Past Opportunities

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