NNU On A Mission: Listen, Learn and Serve

We are on a mission to listen. We go to hear the stories of those we encounter.  We go to pay attention to what the needs are—physical, emotional and spiritual. 
We are on a mission to learn We go to learn about the host culture and our own culture.  We go to be taught about how God is working and how we might be invited to participate with God and with the people.   
We are on a mission to serve.  We go with humble hearts that are open to God'€™s lead and the people'€™s invitation to serve.  We go to serve in a way that encourages and supports the long-term hopes of the people and the church.
 

 

 

Argentina
Dates: Tentative May 9-29, 2016

Trip Description: This team will partner with NNU Engineering team who is going to build a micro wind generator for a community in Formosa, Argentina. The non-engineering team or "general team" will aid in the engineering project as needed. The general team will partner with the Church of the Nazarene in ongoing ministry in PIllar and in Formosa. Opportunities for service will be dependent on the skill make up of the team and needs of the hosts. Service activities may include health education, children's ministry, outreach and VBS, and sports ministry. If we had students with a soical work, health and nursing background we could offer first aid, and sanitary and health workshops in communities that are challenged with poverty.  More ministry details forthcoming.  

Number of Participants: 10-12   Cross-Cultural Requirement: Level 4

Cost: Estimated $4000-$4200


Vaccinations Recommended for Argentina not included in the price of the trip: Click Here

To see pictures and to learn more about last year's Argentina trip: Click Here

YOU WILL NEED A PASSPORT

*The price of the Argentina trip will be determined by mid-January when we finalize our team's air travel. This is our best estimate based on fall airline prices and fuel surcharges. Flight costs change depending on factors such as availability, fuel surcharges, number of team members, etc.

 


 

Medellin, Colombia
Dates: Tentative May 9-25, 2016


Trip Description:
Our team will be partnering with the Biblical Seminary of Colombia. The team will have opportunites to explore issues related to forgiveness and reconciliation. Students will spend 2 weeks living on the seminary campus, interacting with Colombian students and serving in the seminary's outreach library. Opportunities for service will depend on the skill set and interest of the team. However, potential activities and service could be: leading workshops for teachers and school administrators, teaching ESL to children, visiting a local prison, leading a VBS with children, maintenance projects at the seminary, collaborating with soccer institutes in practice and evangelism, and leading lessons on forgiveness.

To see pictures and learn more about last year's Colombia trip experience visit the team's Facebook page: Click Here 

Number of Participants: 10                  Cross-Cultural Requirement: Level 4


Cost: Estimated $2650

Vaccinations Recommended for Colombia not included in the price of the trip:  Click Here

YOU WILL NEED A PASSPORT

*The price of the Colombia trip will be determined by mid-January when we finalize our team's air travel. This is our best estimate based on fall airline prices and fuel surcharges. Flight costs change depending on factors such as availability, fuel surcharges, number of team members, etc.
 

 


Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Dates: Tentative May 9-25, 2016


Trip Description: 


The team will spend 2 weeks in Haiti. One week will be spent in Port-au-Prince and a second week in a rural community.  NNU will return to serve at Hope Home, an orphanage for children and youth with disabilities.  Team members with interest in kinesiology may help the house moms/physical therapists with hands-on physical therapy.  More details are forth coming related to the week in the rural area.  The team will participate both in the city and in the rural area with an intention of offering a ministry of presence.   

To see pictures and learn about last year's trip experience visit the team's Facebook page: Click Here

Number of participants: Up to 8 students          Cross-Cultural Requirement: Level 4

Cost: Tentative (especially dependent on in country travel) $2700*

Click here to learn about Haiti Travel Vaccinations not Included in the price of the trip.

*The price of the Haiti airline ticket will be determined by mid-January when we finalize the team's airline travel. This is our best estimate base on fall airline prices and fuel surcharges. Flight costs fluctuate due to availability, fuel costs and by the number of people on the trip.

 



Pozan, Poland
Dates: May 9-28, 2016


Trip Description:
The Church of the Nazarene has 2 coffee shops in Poland. The team will serve with the church in the coffee shops in Poznan and Krakow.  Students may partner with the Polish ministry team in offering English classes, Bible Studies, cultural nights, etc.  The main ministry will be visiting local schools and offering conversational classes.   To offer a historical and cultural context for ministry, the team will visit Berlin, Germany, Auschwitz-Birkenau and Budapest, Hungary

Number of Participants: 10   Cross-Cultural Requirement: Level 4

Cost: Tentative $3299*

Vaccinations Recommended for Poland not included in the price of the trip:  Click Here


To see pictures and learn about last year's trip experience visit the team's Facebook page: Click Here

YOU WILL NEED A PASSPORT

*The price of the Poland trip will be determined by mid-January when we finalize our team's air travel. This is our best estimate based on fall airline prices and fuel surcharges. Flight costs change depending on factors such as availability, fuel surcharges, number of team members, etc. In addition a student may elect to stay in Europe for a set period of time whereby the flight cost will change depending on departure logistics.



Sinoe County, Liberia
Dates: May 9-25, 2016

Students will travel from Monrovia to Sinoe County by plane.  Once on the ground in Sinoe County, students will engage in the community through a variety of ministries which may include but not limited to: Children's ministry, sports, art, computer skills, and health education. NNU will be partnering with Innovative Education Liberia (IEL) and NNU's Doceo Center.  IEL is utilizing low cost technology to accelerate student learning in K-12 schools.  The team will explore how NNU might partner further with IEL and the local service agencies to resource the community.  The trip will focus on encouraging young women in areas of leadership and growth.   


Number of Participants: Up to 13.   Cross-Cultural Requirement: Level 4

Cost: Tentative $4500* (We are actively working to lower this cost)

Vaccinations Recommended for Liberia not included in the price of the trip:  Click http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/liberia

YOU WILL NEED A PASSPORT

*The price of the Liberia trip will be determined by mid-January when we finalize our team's air travel. This is our best estimate based on fall airline prices and fuel surcharges. Flight costs change depending on factors such as availability, fuel surcharges, number of team members, etc.  

Youth In Mission--Various locations around the United States.
Dates: June 1-August 1

Youth In Mission is a 2 month long mission experience for young adults (18-25+) looking to serve alongside Nazarene leaders in strategic Urban or Rural locations on the USA/Canada region. This program is run through the General Church of the Nazarene.  

To watch a video promo click here.
To learn more, go directly and to apply directly to Youth In Mission's website here.