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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.



Stories

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...

WE MADE IT!

By Lindsay White on 7/1/2018

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



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People Engaged with Lake Forest Church Mission Trips

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


Past Opportunities

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