Posted on March 5, 2011 by hollycraw
For many homeschool families, short term missions plans are part of the curriculum. Learning about other cultures, serving needy people across the globe, and sharing of their faith are important keystones that often shape the direction of a student’s future. Many homeschoolers participate in missions through their churches or other organizations, and often a key component is fund raising for the cost of the trip.
What if there could be a way to win money to apply to a mission adventure by doing something that many homeschoolers love? For a few young men or women, a good portion of the cost of a trip could be garnered by writing an essay.
Global Encounters is a world-wide Christian ministry focusing on short-term missions in numerous exotic, but needy places. For summer, 2011, trip destinations include Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Romania. For those who may not be connected to a church already planning a service opportunity, Global Encounters is a place to plug into an organized program.
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